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LSU Libraries Digitizes Renowned Journal, “1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era”

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LSU Libraries has digitized the early years of the academic journal 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, making them available online for the first time in the journal’s publication history. 1650-1850 publishes scholarly studies and book

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

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

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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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Maximizing Research Efficiency: LSU Libraries’ Resources for Agricultural Studies

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Each year, Louisiana’s agricultural industry contributes billions of dollars to the nation’s economy. In 2020 alone, it generated around $3.2 billion and represented 2.8 percent of the total state GDP. In order to protect and develop one of the state’s

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Navigating Coastal and Environmental Research: LSU Libraries’ Support for Scholars

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Louisiana’s vast and fragile coastal ecosystem is both critical to the state’s economy and under threat from a range of environmental stressors, making LSU’s coastal research and education vital to the future of our state and region. As a national

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Listen: Board Games in Libraries with Danielle Costello and Lili Bedoya from LSU Libraries

Listen to LSU Libraries’ Lili Bedoya, Research and Instruction Services Coordinator, and Danielle Costello, Science Librarian, talk about how we established our board game collection for patrons on the Listen with LOUIS podcast from LOUIS, the Louisiana Library Network.

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Video: LSU Libraries Special Collections is Restoring a 19th-Century Mardi Gras Scrapbook

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Video: a Mardi Gras scrapbook originally put together in the 1800s is being restored by LSU Libraries to preserve part of Louisiana’s cultural heritage. You can also view the digitized images of the scrapbook on the Louisiana Digital Library.

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New Resource: LSU Libraries is Digitizing Louisiana Prison Newspapers

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Since 1948, LSU Libraries has committed significant resources to the preservation of historic and current newspapers published in Louisiana. As part of that ongoing effort, the Libraries has collaborated with Reveal Digital on their initiative, American Prison Newspapers 1800–2020: Voices

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LSU Students Capture the Voices of Louisiana’s Veterans

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Students in an LSU Ogden Honors College seminar are capturing the first-person narratives of Louisianans who have served in the military. In addition to being added to the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History, part of the LSU Libraries,

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Faculty Spotlight: Mikel LeDee, Head of Music Resources

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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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LSU Libraries adds three new JSTOR Collections: Business IV, Lives of Literature, and Sustainability

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The LSU Libraries is pleased to announce subscriptions to three new JSTOR collections: Business IV, Lives of Literature, and Sustainability. Access the resources in these collections via the LSU Libraries’ main JSTOR search page. Business IV The JSTOR Business IV

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