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Human Kinetics Library Core Collection available to the LSU community

The Human Kinetics Library is the digital home to online resources for sports, physical activity, and dance content. Published by Bloomsbury, this resource’s mission is to increase knowledge, enhance performance and improve the health and fitness of people around the

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Los Angeles Times (1881-2013) is now available to the LSU community

  Online access to over a century of the Los Angeles Times is now available to LSU researchers. This historical newspaper has reported on the America West from the late nineteenth through the entire twentieth century and beyond. The progression of various

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Hispanic American Newspapers database, now available to LSU community

A new collection of historic newspapers is available to researchers at LSU. Hispanic American Newspapers: 1808-1980, which includes 368 publications, represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. This distinctive collection

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New book on how academic libraries are supporting student success

Academic libraries are confronting a myriad of challenges, including consequences stemming from the pandemic, the changing demographics of student bodies, and the financial obstacles that many students are struggling to overcome. What’s needed is practical guidance on how to effectively

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Most important private collection of African American poetry now in Special Collections

The Wyatt Houston Day Collection of Poetry by African Americans, the most important private collection of Black poetry, now belongs to LSU. The LSU Libraries Special Collections will house the over 800 items previously owned by book collector and dealer

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Special Collections to host LEH Witness to Change reading and discussion series

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, through the Coastal Impacts initiative, has chosen LSU Libraries – Special Collections as a host site for a new adult reading and discussion series. “Witness to Change: Community Conversations on Coastal Impacts”.

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Database Digital Theatre+, now available to LSU community

Beginning this semester, the LSU community will have access to the database Digital Theatre+.  Digital Theatre+ provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of unique films of current, leading British theatre productions, musicals, and operas; behind-the-scenes documentaries; and teaching and learning

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LSU librarians selected by LOUIS to contribute to the Interactive OER for Dual Enrollment program

Four LSU librarians have been selected by LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network to join a cohort of 25 librarians from across the state to work alongside instructional designers in order to foster the creation of the Interactive Open Education Resources

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