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LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

Address: Frey Computing Services; Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
United States

Parish: East Baton Rouge View map of all libraries in East Baton Rouge County.

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Library details: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network (view map) .

Other Info: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network is a project of the Louisiana Academic Library Information Network (LALINC), a consortium of public and private college and university libraries. This partnership, established in 1992 by academic library deans and directors, currently has 47 members, and is funded by LALINC members and the Louisiana Board of Regents. With a centralized support staff of 9, LOUIS combines the collective resources of all members to produce a dynamic library consortium. LOUIS provides member-approved initiatives, which include information technology solutions such as an integrated library system, a discovery system, an interlibrary loan system, electronic scholarly resources, remote access to resources any time, any place, as well as a host of other services. LOUIS is growing, adding new member institutions, as a result of the continued efforts of the state to refine the community and technical college system.

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Administration: The director of the library is Sara Zimmerman .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2001
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1985
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2012
Discovery InterfaceEnterprise2017
OpenURL Link resolverLinkSource2005
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network (view map)
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers ID64882
WorldCat Registry ID54253

Record History: This listing was created on May 16, 2012 and was last modified on Aug 8, 2017.

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LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
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