Monthly Archives: December 2019

LSU celebrates Linda Smith Griffin on the occasion of her retirement

On December 11, Linda Smith Griffin’s colleagues, friends, and family celebrated her and wished her the best for her retirement, which will begin in 2020.  Community leaders and colleagues reflected on her tremendous impact at LSU and on its students,

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Winter break and New Year’s holiday hours 2019-2020

Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library will have adjusted hours for the winter break and New Year’s holiday. Visit for more information.

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Finals week events Fall 2019

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 8-13). The Relaxation Room is open from December 3 through December 13 and is open 24/7. Visit here for more information on the events. Sunday ,

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Special Collections co-curates the exhibition Enslaved People in Southeast with ASERL

2019 marks the 400th anniversary of enslaved people landing on the shores of Virginia, thus beginning the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade in North America. To recognize this event, The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Special Collections Interest Group curated its

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Middleton Library extends hours during dead week and finals week

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LSU Libraries has extended hours during dead week and finals week. While Hill Memorial Library’s hours will remain unchanged, Middleton Library is open 24/7 the week before finals and throughout the week of finals (Dec. 2-Dec. 13). Visit for

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This just in: Special Collections acquires a Book of Hours published in 1500

As we head toward the holidays we’re reminded again at just how exciting it is to open packages: slicing through tape, unwrapping paper, shaking and guessing contents, before finally revealing the treasures tightly nestled in each box. This is especially

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