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LSU Libraries Going Higher Tech with New Student Tech Fee Award

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This fall, the LSU Libraries will be adding new technology and upgrading technology-enabled spaces in the main library thanks to a $85,612 LSU Student Tech Fee award. These funds will directly benefit students and provide technology to a wide variety

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LSU Digital Commons surpasses 8 million downloads of University scholarship

Thursday, March 13, 2022, marked the 8 millionth download of LSU scholarship from LSU Digital Commons, the University’s institutional repository.  Among the 3415 items downloaded were LSU theses and dissertations, journal articles published by LSU researchers, and articles from the

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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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Faculty & staff book delivery from LSU Libraries

Access Services at LSU Library offers a Book Delivery service for faculty and staff. Materials requested from LSU Library and from Interlibrary Loan are delivered directly to departmental mailboxes on campus. To use the service, patrons should request books through

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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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LSU Libraries assumes publication of Library Diversity and Residency Studies journal

LSU Libraries has assumed publication responsibilities for the national journal Library Diversity and Residency Studies (LDRS), making it newly available through LSU Digital Commons, LSU’s institutional repository. An open access, peer-reviewed journal founded and published by a team of librarians

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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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Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science, LSU added to LSU’s institutional repository

The Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University are now available through LSU Digital Commons, LSU’s institutional repository. The journal is a scientific peer-reviewed publication and an important part of the LSU Museum of Natural Science‘s distinction of being the only comprehensive research natural history museum in the south-central United

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Additional Springer e-book collection now available at LSU Libraries

LSU Libraries has recently purchased Springer’s 2020 e-book package. The collection includes 7,800 titles. This is in addition to the 15,000+ collection of e-book subscriptions that LSU Libraries purchased last spring. Both collections feature the following subjects: Behavioral Science and

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Washington Post archives now available online from 1877-2004

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LSU students, faculty, and staff now have access to historical issues of the Washington Post through ProQuest. This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers, and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society, and events of the

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LSU Libraries provides access to new digital resources

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LSU Libraries is providing access to 50 additional Adam Matthew databases as part of its membership in The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL).  These databases cover an array of interesting topics from disciplines such as anthropology, business, literature, and

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