Monthly Archives: February 2016

Exhibition: A Voyage to the Floating World

Once isolated and mysterious, Japan captured the world’s imagination when it opened its doors to outsiders in the mid-nineteenth century. The colorful urban lifestyle of this era was chronicled by artists of a genre known as ukiyo-e. From geisha, samurai,

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Construction update: February 24

In the next few days, scaffolding will go up along a small portion of the east wall on the outside of Middleton Library, so ventilation for and HVAC system can be installed for the math lab. The work will involve

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Feb. 26: Introduction to Text Mining Workshop

This workshop is full.  Charles Pence, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at LSU, will give a workshop introducing text mining on February 26, 2016,  from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Middleton Library 295. The talk is part of a series hosted

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Libraries digitizes agriculture station bulletins and reports

LSU Research Works for Louisiana A grant-funded digitization project has made it possible for 807 LSU Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins and Annual Reports titles to be digitized and made available to the public.  The bulletins date back to 1890 and

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LSU Cenobium Yearbooks digitized

The Cenobium, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s yearbook, has been digitized and is now part of the LSU Libraries digital collections. In an effort to provide wider access to these records, Lisa Juengling, Archivist at the Veterinary Medicine Library, digitized

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Construction update: February 15

On February 16, contractors will begin demolition work on the third floor of Middleton Library. Demolition, which will include removing shelving, carpeting, and more, is scheduled for the 16th through the 24th. The demolition will take place during both daytime

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Libraries construction update: Feb. 4

Starting today, February 4, the numerous empty metal shelves on the third floor of Middleton Library will be dismantled. Students should expect some noise as we make way for new construction. The fourth floor and the Music Resources Center on the second

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A Taste of History: Students in food history class learn about primary source research

Food is one of those historical subjects that is as much a part of the archive as it is a part of everyday life. But finding primary sources about food isn’t always a piece of cake. That’s what students in

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