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LSU Libraries Special Collections announces new exhibition: “The Legacies They Built: Honoring Pinkie Gordon Lane, Lutrill and Pearl Payne, and Julian T. White”

Julian T. White and student review architectural plans

In 2022, LSU’s Board of Supervisors voted to recognize the significant contributions of four Black LSU pioneers by naming two programs and one building in their honor: the Pinkie Gordon Lane Graduate School, Lutrill and Pearl Payne School of Education, and

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LSU Libraries Celebrates Its Volunteers at “Giving Back to Those Who Give” Event

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Following the Friends of the LSU Libraries’ (FOLL’s) annual Book Bazaar in April, which garnered a record-breaking turnout and raised an impressive $80,000, LSU Libraries honored the volunteers who played an integral role in this success. The inaugural “Giving Back

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Louisiana Digital Library Fest Celebrates State’s Cultural Digital Heritage

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LSU Libraries recently hosted a celebration of Louisiana’s rich cultural heritage, bringing together librarians, content administrators, educators, and researchers from across the state. The three-day event was the first biannual Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) Fest, held on May 17-19, 2023,

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Special Collections Exhibition: “Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands”

sepia image of a man standing on the street in a flooded town

LSU Libraries’ new exhibition, “Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands,” will be on display in Hill Memorial Library from Sept. 6 – Dec. 21 and is free and open to the public. The exhibition tells the

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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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LSU Library’s hours modified for finals and May intersession

Libraries Hours

For finals week, LSU Library will extend its Friday and weekend hours to accommodate students. The hours will be as follows: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25 , 2021  7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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LSU Libraries hosts successful first virtual open house

For the entire month of October, LSU Libraries hosted its annual Frankenfaire Open House virtually for the first time. Attendees participated in a Digital Escape Room, and those who completed the game were entered into a drawing to win three

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Media Literacy Week 2020

LSU Libraries is hosting its third annual Media Literacy Week event on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The event, “News Consumption and How It Impacts Our Decisions,” will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Zoom.  Do you get your news from a newspaper,

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Employees of the Libraries attend Diversity 101 Workshop

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Dr. Dereck Rovaris, LSU’s Vice Provost for Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer, led 31 LSU Libraries faculty and staff through the LSU Office of Diversity’s Diversity 101 Workshop. Last organized by LSU Libraries Diversity Committee

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Finals week events Fall 2019

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 8-13). The Relaxation Room is open from December 3 through December 13 and is open 24/7. Visit here for more information on the events. Sunday ,

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Music in Middleton November 2019

Music in Middleton

Music in Middleton will present two performances in the month of November. The first performance will be held Monday, Nov. 18 in the Middleton Library lobby at noon, and the second will be held Monday, Nov. 25. in the Design

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Sparking the Explosion: Perspectives on the Artist’s Book Format by LSU Art Faculty

On October 24th, LSU Libraries Special Collections hosted “Afternoon in the Archives: Book Arts” in conjunction with the “Exploding the Codex: Book Arts in Special Collections” exhibition now open in Hill Memorial Library. The work of three of LSU’s Art

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