We provide our members a space in which to share, learn, teach, and question. Communication is paramount to success, and these communities have contributed greatly to the success of LOUIS by sharing their expertise and ideas.

Active Working Groups

Remote Authentication Working Group

The Remote Authentication Workgroup is tasked with reviewing an initial assessment conducted by LOUIS, requesting supplemental data from LOUIS staff as needed, and providing recommendations on the next steps in evaluating remote authentication needs of the consortium, including an assessment of OpenAthens, prior to the Spring 2019 membership meeting.

Working Documents and Reports

Final report is available in the TASK Portal.


Shanna Clevenger (Delgado), Arthur Almazan (ULL), Will Olmstadt (LSUHSC Shreveport), Lucy Rosenbloom (Loyola), Blair Stapleton (ULL), Penny Hecker (Southeastern), Dave Comeaux (LSU), Debra Harmon (LSUS), Rebecca Bealer (LSUHSC New Orleans), Elizabeth Outler (Southern Law), Megan Lounsberry (LSU), Brian Sherman (LSUS)