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Uncovering Hidden Histories from WWII to the Wild West

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By Christine Wendling For the past six years, LSU librarians Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms have helped give voice to the voiceless by uncovering the hidden histories of the United States of America. Their work began in 2016 with research

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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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LSU Libraries Recognizes 2022 Staff and Faculty Awards Winners

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LSU Libraries is delighted to recognize Rikki Babin, Amanda Hawk, and Hans Rasmussen for the 2022 Library Staff and Faculty Awards. Babin, Hawk, and Rasmussen will receive $1,000 each for the Library Staff Award, the Early Career Librarian Award, and

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Calla Harper Awarded the LSU Libraries’ 2022 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship

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The LSU Libraries is more than just a place where students can come to access vital scholarly resources, enhance research and study skills, and engage with the latest technologies that facilitate learning. The LSU Libraries employs more students than any

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LSU Libraries welcomes Marcela Reyes, director of communications

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Marcela Reyes recently joined LSU Libraries as the new director of communications. She will lead and implement the communications for the Libraries, both internal and external. Her job ranges from boosting the libraries’ social media presence, highlighting newly acquired collections,

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LSU Libraries welcomes Michael Holt, head of research & instruction services

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Meet Michael Holt, LSU Libraries’ new head of research & instruction services. Holt supervises the research & instruction services (RIS) department in LSU Library, which delivers library instruction, research consultations, and supports both student and faculty research across the University.

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LSU Libraries recognizes three outstanding employees

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On Friday, June 11, 2021, LSU Libraries bestowed three employees—Jacob Fontenot, Hayley Johnson, and Andrea Hebert—with awards as part of the 2021 LSU Library Staff & Faculty Awards. They were nominated by their colleagues and chosen by a committee to

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LSU Libraries enhances collections by and about trans* people

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LSU students, faculty, and staff can now easily discover the Libraries’ recently updated collections by and about transgender, nonbinary, and intersex people through the Trans* Collections Libguide and a new link that displays relevant print and electronic books in LSU’s

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Three Ph.D. students awarded Special Collections travel grants for 2021-2022

LSU Libraries selected three scholars to receive travel grants supporting use of the LSU Libraries Special Collections in their dissertation projects. The grant covers travel and lodging costs associated with a research trip to Hill Memorial Library. We are excited

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Meet Danielle Stoulig, LSU Special Collections head of archival processing

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Meet Danielle Stoulig, she is the new head of archival processing for LSU Libraries’ Special Collections. As the head of archival processing, Stoulig will oversee the arrangement and descriptions of archival materials for Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collection and

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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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Darcée Olson named visiting program officer for digital rights initiative for The Association of Research Libraries

Darcée Olson, copyright and scholarly communications policy director for LSU Libraries, has been named as a visiting program officer in The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Advocacy & Public Policy program from April 2021 through April 2022. As visiting program

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