Communities

Core Collection Working Group

The Remote Authentication Working Group is tasked with reviewing this initial assessment, 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.

Members:

Heather Plaisance (ULL), Jodi Duet (Fletcher), Marlene Bishop (LSUHSC New Orleans), Hannah White (Xavier), Kevin Cuccia (LA Tech), Phebe Huderson-Poydras (Southern Law), Sarah Mazur (BPCC), Jeanne Pavy (UNO), Rebecca Bealer (LSUHSC New Orleans), Shanna Clevenger (Delgado), Megan Lowe (ULM), Cristina Caminita (LSU)
 

Service Desk Software Working Group

The move from LSU to the Louisiana Board of Regents necessitates that LOUIS select new software to manage the LOUIS service desk operations.  This working group has been charge with reviewing and providing input on the LOUIS plans as they relate to implications for member libraries and LOUIS central staff services and support

Working Documents and Reports

Members:

Arthur Almazan (ULL), Chauncey Cammon (SUNO), Jodi Duet (Fletcher), Chuck Hughes (ULL), Mike Waller (LSUA), Lucy Rosenbloom (Loyola)

Open Source Resource Sharing Software Working Group

The Open Source Resource Sharing Software Working Group is tasked with conducting an initial assessment of ReShare and providing recommendations on the next steps in evaluating Open Source Resource Sharing Software needs of the consortium prior to the Spring 2020 membership meeting.

Working Documents and Reports

Preliminary Report/Presentation Due: March 6, 2020
Deliver Presentation at Membership Meeting: March 20, 2020
Final Report/Presentation Due: April 3, 2020

Members:

Chair: Jacob Fontenot (LSU), Debbie Huntington (NSULA), Jessica Hawkes (LSUS), Maya Banks (SUBR), Rebecca Bealer (LSUHSCNO), Cindy Knight (NTCC), Ian Richardson (ULL), Shanna Clevenger (DCC), LOUIS Support: Marcy Stevens

Disaster Planning Working Group

The Disaster Planning Working Group will evaluate the ASERL Principles of Mutual Aid and develop a proposal for mutual aid for LOUIS member libraries.

Working Documents and Reports

Final Report is available in the TASK Portal.

Members:

Beverly Harris (Dillard), Zack Stein (ULL), Diana Schaubhut (Holy Cross), Blair Stapleton (ULL), Janine Smith (Delgado), Catherine Dean (Southern at Shreveport), Mike Matthews (Northwestern), Barbara Reilly (LSUHSC Shreveport), Debra Harmon (LSUS), Amy Baptist (Southeastern), Elissa Plank (LSU)

Board of Regents Master Plan Alignment Working Group

Evaluate opportunities for libraries to contribute to the goals of the BOR Master Plan.

Working Documents and Reports

Preliminary Report/Presentation Due: March 6, 2020
Deliver Presentation at Membership Meeting: March 20, 2020
Final Report/Presentation Due: April 3, 2020

Members:

Chair: Megan Lowe (ULM), Sherri Voebel (NSULA), Dawn Kight (SUBR), Marlene Bishop (LSUHSC), Johannah White (BRCC), Gina Costello (LSU), Lora Amsberryaugier (UNO), Megan Lowe (ULM), Tamera Hanken (Xavier), David Duggar (LSUHSCS), Teri Gallaway (LOUIS)

Reciprocal ILL Borrowing Working Group

Examine possible privilege extensions or use of statewide delivery to support online students who want to utilize ILL services.

Working Documents and Reports

Preliminary Report/Presentation Due: March 6, 2020
Deliver Presentation at Membership Meeting: March 20, 2020
Final Report/Presentation Due: April 3, 2020

Members:

Chair: Tim Stamm (DCC), Debra Harmon (LSUS), Vanissa Eli (SUBR), Lonnie Beene (McNeese), Larissa Elliott (LSU), Blair Stapleton (ULL), Connie Chemay (RPCC), ZeeZee Zamin (LOUIS)

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.

Members:

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)

Controlled Digital Lending Working Group

The Controlled Digital Lending Working Group is tasked with conducting an initial assessment of controlled digital lending software, services, and agreements and providing recommendations on the next steps in evaluating opportunities for implementing or supporting controlled digital lending in the consortium prior to the Spring 2020 membership meeting.

Working Documents and Reports

Preliminary Report/Presentation Due: March 6, 2020
Deliver Presentation at Membership Meeting: March 20, 2020
Final Report/Presentation Due: April 3, 2020

Members:

Chair: Brian Sherman (LSUS), Amy Baptist (SELU), Rebecca Bealer (LSUHSCNO), Kelly Blessinger (LSU), Melinda Matthews (ULM), Maren Williams (ULM), Janelle Zetty (ULL), Tim Osteen (BPCC), Melanie Sims (LSU), Tamera Hanken (Xavier), Lisa Stigall (LOUIS)

 

Shared Print Working Group

The Shared Print Working Group is tasked with conducting an initial assessment of shared print software, services, and agreements and providing recommendations on the next steps in evaluating the shared print needs of the consortium prior to the Spring 2020 membership meeting.  Investigate the possibility of joining a cooperative shared print repository.

Working Documents and Reports

Preliminary Report/Presentation Due: March 6, 2020
Deliver Presentation at Membership Meeting: March 20, 2020
Final Report/Presentation Due: April 3, 2020

Members:

Chair: Tamera Hanken (Xavier),  Debra Harmon (LSUS), Charlotte Henderson (SUBR), Eddie Hughes (SUBR), Adrienne Shields (SULC), Sheryl Curry (ULL), Connie Chemay (RPCC), Christy Wrenn (Centenary), Victor Sanchez (LOUIS)