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Washington Post archives now available online from 1877-2004

1986 Newspaper Articles

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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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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Four new primary source databases available from LSU Libraries

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Adam Matthew Digital is an academic publisher specializing in online primary source databases. LSU Libraries has recently subscribed to four of the databases, covering an array of topics from Early Modern England to the Mass Observation Project. The Early Modern

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LSU Libraries purchases content from JoVE Science Education video collection

LSU Libraries purchased two new products from the JoVE Science Education Video Collection. The purchase includes Chemistry and Core Biology content. JoVE Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations. Educators and

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E-books for LSU faculty and students

More than 500,000 ebooks are available through the LSU Libraries e-textbook platform https://www.lib.lsu.edu/ebooks/faculty, a database of e-books from academic publishers that are either available for textbook use or available to request as a library purchase, allowing faculty to design courses

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The Advocate Historical Archive (1845-2015) now available through LSU Libraries

The Advocate (Baton Rouge) Historical Archive (1845-2015) is now available through the Newsbank database. With this purchase, LSU users will have access to content from 1845-present. Explore current and archived issues of The Advocate with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles.

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LSU Libraries is first in North America to sign a “Read and Publish” transformative agreement with the American Chemical Society

Louisiana State University Libraries and The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) have announced a transformative open access agreement. The one-year agreement with ACS will provide financial support for up to 28 LSU-affiliated corresponding authors who publish articles

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Louisiana’s Natural Treasure: Margaret Stones, Botanical Artist

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Note: Exhibition has been extended through December 4, 2020. Visit the LSU Libraries Special Collections web site for information on available hours. LSU Libraries Special Collections presents “Louisiana’s Natural Treasure: Margaret Stones, Botanical Artist,” on exhibition at Hill Memorial Library

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Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms awarded digital project grant

LSU Libraries’ Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms have been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Projects for the Public Discovery grant for $30,000. This grant supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and

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LSU Libraries awarded digital collections grant

LSU Libraries has been awarded a grant from Collections as Data: Part to Whole, an effort made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to encourage the computational use of digital collections. The grant will allow librarians, archivists, and curators

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LSU Libraries launches Mobile Digitization Lab

LSU Libraries has launched the Mobile Digitization Lab, a new initiative that shares digitization equipment and expertise with small, community-oriented libraries, archives, and museums across Louisiana. For the pilot project, completed this month, faculty and staff from LSU Libraries visited

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