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Dylan Burchett Named Graphic Notation Music Competition Winner

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Congratulations to Dylan Burchett, winner of the first annual Music in Motion: Graphic Notation Music Competition, held by LSU Libraries’ Music Resources Department. Competitors were tasked with designing graphic notations, or expressive visual symbols that represent music, movement, or actions.

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LSU Libraries Celebrates Pinkie Gordon Lane’s Trailblazing Legacy

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In October 2023, LSU Libraries paid homage to Pinkie Gordon Lane, a trailblazer in Louisiana’s literary and academic history. The event, titled “Remembering Pinkie Gordon Lane: A Poetry Reading with Original Music,” commemorated her contributions both locally and on the

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LSU Libraries’ 2023 Annual Report: Community Connections

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LSU Libraries is proud to present to you our 2023 Impact Report. We hope you’ll find here a Libraries evolving as a dynamic hub of knowledge connecting learners across our campus, the nation, and the globe. This report captures the

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Special Collections Awards FY24 Research Grants to Three Scholars

By Brooke Bell LSU Libraries selected three scholars to receive Special Collections Research Grants during the 2023-2024 academic year for their projects using materials in Special Collections’ holdings. Three grants cover funds for travel, lodging, and other types of support

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Listen with LOUIS: Research Librarianship and Beneath Heavy Pines in World War II Louisiana with Sarah Simms & Hayley Johnson

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In this podcast, hear LSU Librarians Sarah Simms and Hayley Johnson talk about why they are driven to do research, how they find research inquires, why they choose to research with a partner, and so much more! They also talk

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LSU Students Help Librarian Who Fell

On the first day of school at LSU, an ordinary afternoon took an extraordinary turn when LSU librarian, Michael Russo, found himself in need of help after a sudden fall. Thanks to the quick-thinking actions of LSU students, including Leo

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LSU Libraries Digitizes Renowned Journal, “1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era”

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LSU Libraries has digitized the early years of the academic journal 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, making them available online for the first time in the journal’s publication history. 1650-1850 publishes scholarly studies and book

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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”

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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’s Tiger Den Data Storage System to Provide “Ease of Life”

LSU researchers have been awarded $500K by the National Science Foundation to build a shared data storage system to elevate the research experience not just at LSU, but at universities across Louisiana. According to Michael Stewart, LSU Libraries’ assistant director

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Special Collections Summer Project Program Series Part II: Madison Saucier

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LSU Libraries Special Collections is proud to have participated in LSU Discover’s Summer Research Program for the first time this year. Entrusted with Special Collections’ rich repository of resources, two undergraduate participants spent their summers in Hill Memorial Library exploring

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Special Collections Summer Project Program Series Part I: Nathaniel Dela Peña

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LSU Libraries Special Collections is proud to have participated in LSU Discover’s Summer Research Program for the first time this year. Entrusted with Special Collections’ rich repository of resources, two undergraduate participants spent their summers in Hill Memorial Library exploring

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Enhancing Research Success: The Role of LSU Libraries in Undergraduate Research

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LSU Libraries is more than just a place to check out books. With a broad selection of invaluable resources, LSU Libraries provides undergraduate students with comprehensive support to help them excel in their academic journey. Here are just a few

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