Monthly Archives: October 2020

Library accounts now available through MyLSU sign-on

Starting in November, students and faculty will be able to log in to their online library accounts using their LSU IDs and passwords, no longer requiring a separate library log-in to view checkouts, renew books, place holds, or pay fines.

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Media Literacy Week 2020

LSU Libraries is hosting its third annual Media Literacy Week event on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The event, “News Consumption and How It Impacts Our Decisions,” will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Zoom.  Do you get your news from a newspaper,

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Libraries purchases ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global

LSU Libraries has purchased a campus-wide subscription to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal), available through the Libraries website. PQDTGlobal is the most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress

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Implementing Affordable Educational Resources (AER) and Open Educational Resources (OER)

Act 125/SB117 is a bipartisan bill signed into law in June 2019, requiring transparency in textbook pricing for students and creating an incentive model for the wide-scale adoption of low and no-cost course materials.  As a result of Act 125/SB117, Louisiana’s

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LSU Libraries adds workshop and how-to playlists to YouTube channel

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LSU Libraries’ Research and Instruction (RIS) unit is now hosting their individual instruction and group workshops virtually. Andrea Hebert, Human Sciences, Education, and Distance Learning Librarian, and Brittany O’Neill, Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, have posted two public playlists that feature workshops and how-to

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In memoriam: Jennifer Cargill

Jennifer Cargill, Dean of LSU Libraries from July 1991 until her retirement in 2013, passed away on October 6, 2020. A distinguished graduate of LSU’s School of Library and Information Science, Cargill began her career as an assistant acquisitions librarian

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Lois Kuyper-Rushing authors book about Eugene Bozza’s work

Lois Kuyper-Rushing, Associate Dean of Public & Collection Services at LSU Libraries, has authored a book titled “A Thematic Index of Works by Eugene Bozza.” This volume is a chronological listing of all of Bozza’s compositions, both published and in manuscript. Each entry includes

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LSU Libraries employees honored at the 2020 LOUIS Users Conference (LUC)

On Monday, October 5, 2020, eight LSU Libraries faculty and staff were honored with two awards by LOUIS, the Louisiana library consortium, at the 2020 LOUIS Users Conference (LUC), an annual gathering of consortium members from throughout the state. Jacob Fontenot,

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