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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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Maximizing Research Efficiency: LSU Libraries’ Resources for Agricultural Studies

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Each year, Louisiana’s agricultural industry contributes billions of dollars to the nation’s economy. In 2020 alone, it generated around $3.2 billion and represented 2.8 percent of the total state GDP. In order to protect and develop one of the state’s

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LSU Libraries Announces New Government Publications and Open Scholarship Department

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In the latter half of 2022, the Government Documents and Open Scholarship & Affordable Learning departments combined into a new LSU Libraries department named Open Scholarship & Government Publications. This new department aims to combine the uncopyrighted materials in Government

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Navigating Coastal and Environmental Research: LSU Libraries’ Support for Scholars

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Louisiana’s vast and fragile coastal ecosystem is both critical to the state’s economy and under threat from a range of environmental stressors, making LSU’s coastal research and education vital to the future of our state and region. As a national

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LSU Students Capture the Voices of Louisiana’s Veterans

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Students in an LSU Ogden Honors College seminar are capturing the first-person narratives of Louisianans who have served in the military. In addition to being added to the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History, part of the LSU Libraries,

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Food for Fines: Pay Library Fines with Food Donations During November 2022

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LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back for November 2022. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services Desk in the Main Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during the entire

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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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Watch “Everybody Has A Story To Tell,” (LSU Science Café June 2022)

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Mossville, Louisiana, is located outside Lake Charles and was founded by freed Black slaves around 1790. However, the petrochemical industry built factories surrounding the community, resulting in environmental health problems that pushed people out. As the once thriving community began

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Hispanic American Newspapers database, now available to LSU community

A new collection of historic newspapers is available to researchers at LSU. Hispanic American Newspapers: 1808-1980, which includes 368 publications, represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. This distinctive collection

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2021

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back for November 2021. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services Desk in the Main Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during the entire

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LSU Library hours modified for 4th of July weekend

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LSU Library will be closed Saturday, July 3rd, & Sunday, July 4th; modified hours will commence Monday, July 5th, from 12pm to 8pm. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6th. Visit www.lib.lsu.edu/about/hours for a full schedule of library hours.

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LSU Library’s hours modified for finals and May intersession

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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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