Services

Professional Development: Certifications

LOUIS now offers six professional development courses through Moodle in three areas: System Administrator training, Electronic Resources Administrator training, and Digital Privacy training. 

These courses are reserved for LOUIS members. All LOUIS members can take the Level 1 Sys Admin, Level 1 ER Admin, and Digital Privacy courses. The Level 2 and Level 3 Sys Admin, and Level 2 ER Admin courses are reserved for the points of contact in those areas for each library.

More information about these trainings, such as how long they are expected to take to complete, and how to complete a course, is available in the TASK Portal (account required).







ILS System Administrator Training

The Level 1 Sys Admin course covers working with LOUIS as a system administrator and beginner topics in Symphony WorkFlows.

System Administrator 2 Certificate and Badge

Intermediate System Administrator Training

The Level 2 Sys Admin course covers intermediate topics in Symphony WorkFlows, Enterprise, and BLUEcloud Analytics.

System Administrator 3 Certification and Badge

Advanced System Administrator Training

The Level 3 Sys Admin course covers advanced topics in Symphony Workflows and BLUEcloud Analytics. Additionally, the Level 3 Sys Admin course also requires students to complete a capstone project demonstrating  some form of mastery over any aspect of ILS System Administration.

Electronic Resources 1 Certificate and Badge

Beginner Electronic Resources Administrator Training

The beginner ER Admin Training takes students through fundamental concepts for Electronic Resource Librarians.

Electronic Resources 2 Certificate and Badge

Intermediate Electronic Resources Administrator Training

The intermediate ER Admin Training course was designed to help librarians gain core competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians as identified by the NASIG Core Competencies Task Force (NCCTF). 

Digital Privacy Training

The Digital Privacy Training course serves as an introduction to the issue of privacy in libraries for library staff with a focus on digital technologies and other issues that concern academic libraries.

Awarded Certificates

Name Institution Email Phone
Name Institution Email Phone
Tim Osteen System Administrator Level 2  Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 System Administrator Level 1 Bossier Parish Community College tosteen@bpcc.edu 318-678-6543
Daenel A. Vaughn-Tucker System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 System Administrator Level 1 Central Louisiana Technical Community College dvaughntucker@cltcc.edu 318-487-5443 ext 1137
Elizabeth Sanders System Administrator Level 1 Southeastern Louisiana University Elizabeth.Sanders-3@southeastern.edu 985-549-5935
Elizabeth Batte System Administrator Level 1      
Carl Close System Administrator Level 1      
Courtney Rimes-Stortz System Administrator Level 2 Delgado Community College crimes@dcc.edu 504-671-5315
Shanna Clevenger System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Delgado Community College scleve@dcc.edu 504-762-3153
Daniel Dupont System Administrator Level 1 Delgado Community College pdupon@dcc.edu 504-671-5320
Glenda Edwards Wade System Administrator Level 1 Grambling State University corbing@gram.edu 318-274-3142
Debra Harmon System Administrator Level 1 Louisiana State University Shreveport debra.harmon@lsus.edu 318-797-5382
Lonnie Beene System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 McNeese State University lbeene@mcneese.edu 337-475-5724
Chairity Waugh Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Louisiana State University cwaugh3@lsu.edu 225-578-9796
Melissa Templeton System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1      
Michael Matthews System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Northwestern State University of Louisiana matthewsm@nsula.edu 318-357-4466
Angie Estes System Administrator Level 2 Southeastern Louisiana University angie@selu.edu 985-549-3955
Catherine Dean System Administrator Level 2      
Holly Goodwin System Administrator Level 3 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 SOWELA Technical Community College holly.goodwin@sowela.edu 337-421-6567
Jennifer Creevy System Administrator Level 1 University of Holy Cross jcreevy@uhcno.edu 504-394-2102
Laurie Vanderbrook System Administrator Level 2 University of Louisiana at Lafayette laurie@louisiana.edu 337-482-6426
Lora Amsberryaugier System Administrator Level 2 University of New Orleans lamsberr@uno.edu 504-280-5563
Fatima Zamin System Administrator Level 1 Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Fatima.Zamin@franu.edu 225-490-1604
Mary Frances Sherwood System Administrator Level 1 SOWELA Technical Community College mary.sherwood@sowela.edu 337.421.6926
William Charron System Administrator Level 1 Nicholls State University william.charron@nicholls.edu 985-448-4635
Cain Madden System Administrator Level 1 Nicholls State University cavin.madden@nicholls.edu 985-448-4638
Haejin Kim System Administrator Level 1 Fletcher Technical Community College Haejin.Kim@fletcher.edu  
Kelsie Guidry System Administrator Level 1 Fletcher Technical Community College kelsie.guidry@fletcher.edu 985-448-7910
Sarah Mazur System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Louisiana State University Shreveport Sarah.Mazur@lsus.edu 318-797-5070
Will Ransom Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Loyola University New Orleans wransom@loyno.edu 504-864-7846
Michael Mitchell Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Michael.Mitchell@louisiana.edu 337-482-6197
Cindy Knight Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Northshore Technical Community College cynthiaknight@northshorecollege.edu 985-545-1265
James Bass Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1      
Lucy Rosenbloom System Administrator Level 1 Xavier University of Louisiana    
Adrian Johnson System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Bossier Parish Community College ajohnson@bpcc.edu 318-678-6077
Tiffany Ellis Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 University of Louisiana at Lafayette tiffany.ellis@louisiana.edu 337-482-5123
Michelle Guidry Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Northshore Technical Community College michelleguidry3@northshorecollege.edu 985-545-1740
Darren MacLennan System Administrator Level 3 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 SOWELA Technical Community College darren.maclennan@sowela.edu 337-421-6927
Connie Chemay System Administrator Level 1 River Parishes Community College cchemay@rpcc.edu 225-743-8551
Natalie Palermo System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Louisiana State University Law Center palermo@lsu.edu 225-578-6530
Jennifer Gauthier Schmidt System Administrator Level 1 South Louisiana Community College jennifer.gauthier@solacc.edu 337-521-8935
Amelia Brister System Administrator Level 1 Louisiana Delta Community College ameliabrister@ladelta.edu 318-345-9143
Jeremy Fontenot Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 System Administrator Level 2 Louisiana State University jfont27@lsu.edu 225-578-1443
Karl Simmerman Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Louisiana State University karl@lsu.edu 225-578-2407
David Comeaux System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Louisiana State University davidcomeaux@lsu.edu 225-578-6083
Christine Todd System Administrator Level 1 Nunez Community College ctodd@nunez.edu 504-278-6231
Khalil El-Bathy System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 SOWELA Technical Community College khalil.el-bathy@sowela.edu 337-421-6928
Maletta Payne System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Southern University maletta_payne@subr.edu 225-771-2604
Christopher Russell Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Southern University christopher_russell@subr.edu 225-771-2491
KC Celestine System Administrator Level 1 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Fletcher Technical Community College Kara.Celestine@fletcher.edu 985-448-7963
Ellen Jenkins Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Nicholls State University ellen.jenkins@nicholls.edu 985-448-4663
Bill French Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 South Louisiana Community College bill.french@solacc.edu 337-521-8998
Katelyn Baroody Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1      
Rachel Sherman System Administrator Level 1 Centenary College of Louisiana rsherman@centenary.edu 318-869-5220
Angela Balius System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 System Administrator Level 1 Northshore Technical Community College angelabalius@northshorecollege.edu 985-545-1649
Patrick Morgan System Administrator Level 1 Centenary College of Louisiana pmorgan@centenary.edu 318-869-5171
Patrick Lonergan System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 System Administrator Level 1 Northshore Technical Community College patricklonergan@northshorecollege.edu 985-543-1518
Andrea Alexander System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 System Administrator Level 1 River Parishes Community College aalexander@rpcc.edu 225-743-8550
Kelly Kingrey-Edwards System Administrator Level 2 Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Central Louisiana Technical Community College kellyedwards@cltcc.edu 318-487-5433
Penny Hecker Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Southeastern Louisiana University phecker@selu.edu 985-549-2290
Kat Williamson Electronic Resources Administrator Level 1 Centenary College of Louisiana at Lafayette kwilliamson@centenary.edu 318-869-5220
Calie Dison Electronic Resources Administrator Level 2 Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College caliedison@nltcc.edu 318-371-3035 ext. 1115
Phillip Martin System Administrator Level 1 Louisiana State University Shreveport phillip.martin@lsus.edu 318-797-4100