Monthly Archives: January 2020

Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms awarded digital project grant

LSU Libraries’ Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms have been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Projects for the Public Discovery grant for $30,000. This grant supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and

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This just in: Special Collections acquires monumental work of medieval printing

While LSU Football was winding its way through a successful 2020 postseason, Special Collections was enjoying a big win of its own, adding a copy of the large, impressive Nuremberg Chronicle to our rare book collections. Published in 1493 in

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Middleton Library hours modified for MLK weekend

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LSU Libraries will have modified hours for Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Middleton Library will be: CLOSED on Saturday, January 18, OPEN noon-6 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, and OPEN 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Monday, January 20. Regular

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LSU Libraries awarded digital collections grant

LSU Libraries has been awarded a grant from Collections as Data: Part to Whole, an effort made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to encourage the computational use of digital collections. The grant will allow librarians, archivists, and curators

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In memoriam: Margaret “Sissy” Albertine

On November 22, 2019, Margaret “Sissy” Albertine passed away at the age of 62. She joined LSU Libraries Special Collections in 1986. During her 33 years in the Libraries, Albertine was widely known for her professionalism, generosity, and friendship. An

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Zach Tompkins joins LSU Libraries as University Archivist

LSU Libraries welcomes Zach Tompkins as University Archivist. With this position, Tompkins will be collecting the university’s primary source materials that document the diverse and historically significant academic, scholarly, social, and cultural activities of LSU. A goal that Tompkins has for

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