Communities

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.

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)

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)

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)