Monthly Archives: August 2023

Enhancing Research Success: The Role of LSU Libraries in Undergraduate Research

a student looks over his laptop and notes

LSU Libraries is more than just a place to check out books. With a broad selection of invaluable resources, LSU Libraries provides undergraduate students with comprehensive support to help them excel in their academic journey. Here are just a few

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Message from the Dean: Progress on the New Main Library Building

Dean Stanley Wilder

It’s my pleasure to kick off the start of the fall semester with some great news. The 2023 Louisiana legislative session made history by being the most successful ever as regards investment in LSU. The $232 million allocated across all

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WRKF: LSU Libraries’ podcast highlights conversations with some of the first women to live in LSU’s dorms

Elena Carter Percy trading cattle for room and board, 1932. Louisiana State University Photograph Collection, A5000, Louisiana State University Archives, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

These first-person testimonies were recorded and preserved by LSU’s T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History. This story was reproduced by WRKF and originally aired in 2010 as an episode of LSU’s What Endures podcast, hosted by the center’s director, Jennifer Abraham Cramer.

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New LSU Libraries Resources: The Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991 and American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Part VI

black and white photo of an antique car

Thanks to a generous donation from the LSU Department of History, LSU Libraries is pleased to announce that it offers two new digital resources: The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991, and American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, part VI.

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LLA Awards LSU Libraries’ Elissa Plank for Meritorious Service

Elissa Plank, outdoors, holds LLA award

We are pleased to announce that on July 7, Louisiana Library Association (LLA) awarded Elissa Plank, LSU Libraries’ Head of Circulation, a Meritorious Service Award for her years of service to LLA. LLA is a statewide professional organization for librarians and

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