Monthly Archives: April 2020

Hayley Johnson receives the Louisiana Library Association’s Margaret T. Lane Award

Hayley Johnson, LSU Libraries Head of Government Documents and Microforms, has been announced as the 2020 Margaret T. Lane Award recipient by the Louisiana Library Association for her exemplary work at LSU Libraries. Johnson’s hard work and dedication to her

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Latin American Newspapers Series 1 & 2 (1805-1922) now available

LSU Libraries has purchased Latin American Newspapers Series 1 (1805-1922) and Series 2 (1822-1922) through Readex, a division of Newsbank.  Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries—one of the world’s largest and most important newspaper repositories—Latin American Newspapers,

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University Archives launches initiative to document COVID-19 in the LSU community

We find ourselves living in a historic moment. The outbreak of COVID-19 has thrust the LSU community into the unprecedented challenges of safely living, working, teaching and learning during a pandemic. LSU Libraries Special Collections is launching a campus-wide initiative

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This just in: A Bible from the late Middle Ages

As our days under lockdown turn to weeks and now months, it’s getting harder to remember a time when going to the library and physically touching books was a possibility, and the tactile experience of holding a material piece of

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LSU Libraries purchases subscription to PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online

LSU Libraries has purchased a subscription to PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online. PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers who monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives and personal pages maintained

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LSU Libraries purchases content from JoVE Science Education video collection

LSU Libraries purchased two new products from the JoVE Science Education Video Collection. The purchase includes Chemistry and Core Biology content. JoVE Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations. Educators and

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170 reserve books now available online

In response to university closures, several publishers have made electronic books freely-available for the 2020 spring semester. LSU Libraries has identified more than 170 titles that were formerly on reserve at Middleton Library and are now available through our e-book

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