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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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LSU Digital Commons: a model of motivation

Kae Hoon Chung came to LSU in the 1960s to earn a Ph.D. after attending college at Seoul National University. He arrived in Baton Rouge a few months early to save enough for housing by working as a hospital janitor.

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Special Collections acquires second medieval manuscript

Up until late last year Special Collections has been home to a single, medieval manuscript: a particularly fine book of hours generously donated to the Libraries by John S. McIlhenny in 1991 as the Library’s ceremonial two millionth book. Resting

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Laptops and more available to students through library

LSU has received funding through the CARES Act for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) with almost $700,000 going toward the purchase of equipment to make available for students to check out from the library. Now, students can choose from

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New arrivals of African American literature in Special Collections

Three books of African American Literature

LSU Libraries Special Collections’ manuscript collections are justly celebrated for their stories of African Americans in Louisiana and the south more broadly, be those stories told in the digital collection about the Free People of Color, or as recently cited

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LSU Library hours modified during winter holiday

Libraries Hours

LSU Library will have modified hours during the winter holiday (December 24-January 10). It will operate as follows: OPEN 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. December 21-23; CLOSED Thursday, December 24, 2020- Friday, January 1, 2021; OPEN 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, January

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Library accounts now available through MyLSU sign-on

Starting in November, students and faculty will be able to log in to their online library accounts using their LSU IDs and passwords, no longer requiring a separate library log-in to view checkouts, renew books, place holds, or pay fines.

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Libraries purchases ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global

LSU Libraries has purchased a campus-wide subscription to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal), available through the Libraries website. PQDTGlobal is the most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress

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Implementing Affordable Educational Resources (AER) and Open Educational Resources (OER)

Act 125/SB117 is a bipartisan bill signed into law in June 2019, requiring transparency in textbook pricing for students and creating an incentive model for the wide-scale adoption of low and no-cost course materials.  As a result of Act 125/SB117, Louisiana’s

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LSU Libraries adds workshop and how-to playlists to YouTube channel

Photo of students at computers

LSU Libraries’ Research and Instruction (RIS) unit is now hosting their individual instruction and group workshops virtually. Andrea Hebert, Human Sciences, Education, and Distance Learning Librarian, and Brittany O’Neill, Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, have posted two public playlists that feature workshops and how-to

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Campaigns & Elections in the Archives

photograph of election campaign buttons

War. Natural disaster. Epidemic. Social upheaval. Political turmoil. Spend enough time digging through archival collections and you’ll soon realize that these things happen over and over again throughout history, often simultaneously. Archives record the joys, sorrows, and monotony of being

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Research and Instruction Support for Faculty

LSU Libraries remains here to support the academic mission of the university by fostering teaching, learning, and research. In this unprecedented time requiring flexibility of services, the Libraries have pivoted to provide the same services you expect in a digital environment. LSU Libraries’

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