Monthly Archives: October 2022

Uncovering Hidden Histories from WWII to the Wild West

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By Christine Wendling For the past six years, LSU librarians Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms have helped give voice to the voiceless by uncovering the hidden histories of the United States of America. Their work began in 2016 with research

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Main Library Building Update

Preliminary planning is now underway for a new main library building on campus, generating new optimism and excitement about the future of Louisiana State University. Currently, a nationally prominent firm, brightspot, is leading the way along with a team of

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Faculty Spotlight: Mikel LeDee, Head of Music Resources

Mikel LeDee sits in front of shelves of musical scores

By Christine Wendling and Brooke Bell LSU Libraries’ new head of Music Resources, Mikel LeDee, defines music as “anything in motion.” Like his definition of music, LeDee seems to constantly be in motion as well. In his time with the

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New LSU Libraries Resources: Film and Television Literature Index, Women’s Wear Daily, and Communication Source

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Boasting a wide array of digital resources for its patrons, LSU Libraries announced three new subscriptions available now in their digital collections: Film and Television Literature Index, Women’s Wear Daily Archive, and Communication Source. Film and Television Literature Index “My

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Listen: LSU Special Collections Fall Exhibition featured on NPR’s “Louisiana Considered”

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LSU Libraries’ Exhibition Manager, Leah Wood Jewett, and Associate Professor at LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment, Tracy Quirk spoke on NPR’s “Louisiana Considered” about LSU Libraries’ new exhibition focused on the state’s wetlands. Dubbed, “Water, Water Everywhere: Control

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