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LOUIS is a library consortium widely recognized as a model for cost-effective collaboration in higher education. We work to ensure equitable access to resources, services, and technologies by maximizing purchasing power and sharing expertise.

Affordable Learning Administrator

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Emily Frank
Contact:
1201 N. Third Street
Suit 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225.219.7128

About Emily

Emily Frank joined LOUIS is September 2018 as the Affordable Learning Program Administrator, coordinating the work of Affordable Learning LOUISiana. Previously, she worked at LSU Libraries as the Coordinator for Scholarship and Open Access. She led the library’s affordable course materials projects, including the e-textbook initiative focused on aligning licensed e-books with courses and the Open Education Resources program. She received her MLIS from the University of Kentucky and an International Master’s in Digital Library Learning from universities in Norway, Estonia, and Italy through an Erasmus Mundus program funded by the European Union.  

Presentations

Banks, D., Bernhardt, B., & Frank, E. (2018, June). Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (ALCTS CMS): Textbook Affordability: Practical Applications and Visions. Presentation at American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Frank, E. (2018, June). LSU’s Affordability Program: Designing and Implementing the Approach. Invited presentation at Springer Nature Lunch and Learn at American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Fulkerson, M., Bradley, A., Berghahn, V., & Frank, E. (2018, May). The Tipping Point: Why the Future of E-books is DRM-free. Presentation at Society for Scholarly Publishing, Chicago, IL.

Frank, E. & Tarpley, S. (2018, March). eBooks as Course Materials: Libraries and Affordable Educational Resources. Invited presentation at Gale webinar.

Frank, E. & Gallaway, G. (2018, February). Scaling Up OERs in Louisiana: A Statewide Plan for Building a Sustainable Library Effort. Invited webinar presentation for PALNI, the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana.

Frank, E. (2018, February). LSU’s E-textbook Program: Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating the Approach. Invited presentation at University of South Alabama/Alabama Commission on Higher Education’s Open Educational Resources Workshop, Mobile, AL.

Frank, E. (2018, February). LSU’s E-textbook Program: Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating the Approach. Invited presentation at Athens State University/Alabama Commission on Higher Education’s Open Educational Resources Workshop, Athens, AL.

Comeaux, D., Waugh, M, & Frank, E. (2017, October). Assessing and Testing EDS. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. (2017, October). Measuring Results to Assure Success: Student Surveys for E-textbook Programs. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. & Pavy, J. (2017, October) Measuring Openness and Matching Strategy to Support a Cultural Change. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. & Gallaway, G. (2017, October). Scaling Up OERs in Louisiana: A Statewide Plan for Building a Sustainable Library Effort. Presentation at Open Education, Anaheim, CA.

Frank, E., Gallaway, T., Pavy, J., Phillips, L., & Stigall, L. (2017, July). eBook for Course Adoption. Presented in Learning with LOUIS webinar.

Comeaux, D. & Frank, E. (2017, April). UX and Ebooks: Usability Testing of an E-Textbook Website. Presented at Designing for Digital, Austin, TX.

Carncross, M., Harmer, A., Frank, E., & MacDonald, A. (2017, March). Charting New Courses: How Three Libraries Transformed Credit Classes Using the ACRL Framework. Presented at Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Cuillier, C., Frank, E., Gallaway, T., & Wallace, N. (2017, March). Course Use: Faculty Outreach Strategies. Presentation at the Charlotte Initiative Open Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Li, C., Comeaux, D., Frank, E., Wiswell, J., & Winterling, R. (2017, March). User Experience: User Study Panel Discussion. Presentation at the Charlotte Initiative Open Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Frank, E., Gallaway, T., Pavy, J., Phillips, L., Reno, L., Robertson, C., & Sherman, B. (2017, March). Dazed by DRM: An Explanatory Panel on Licensing for E-Books. Presented in Learning with LOUIS webinar.

Comeaux, D. & Frank, E. (2016, October). Designing and Implementing Usability Testing for E-textbook Web Page Enhancements. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Reno, L., Frank, E., Phillips, L., Sherman, B., and Gallaway, T. [Panel] (2016, October). Dazed by DRM: An Explanatory Panel on Licensing for E-textbooks. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. & MacDonald, M. (2016, August). Study abroad as strategic exploration. Presentation at NOLA Information Literacy Collective conference, New Orleans, LA.

Waugh, M., Frank, E., & Comeaux, D. (2016, April). e-Books as Course Materials: Demonstrating Value with ‘Free’ Textbooks. Presentation at Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, TX.

Frank, E., Comeaux, D., & Waugh, M. (2015, October). LSU's E-Textbooks Project: Strategy, Implementation, and Moving Forward. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. & Daugherty, A. (2015, October) E-books @ LSU: Moving away from the DDA model. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E. & MacDonald, M. (2015, August). Eyes towards the future: Framing for-credit IL instruction. Presentation at NOLA Information Literacy Collective conference, New Orleans, LA.

Frank, E. (2015, July) Free STEM e-textbooks: LSU Libraries’ initiative and its impact. Presentation at the Texas STEM Librarians’ Conference, Arlington, TX.

Kelley, R., Frank, E., Miller, M., & Caminita, C. (2015, March). Making engagement fun: LSU Libraries open house events. Presented at Louisiana Library Association Conference, Shreveport, LA. [contributed content but did not present]

Vobel, S., Frank, E., Primeaux, R., & Zimmerman, S. (2015, March). E-textbooks: Digital Disruption—Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation. Invited panel at Annual Conference for Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges, Baton Rouge, LA. 

Waugh, M., Frank, E., & Frierson, E. (2014, November). Implementing a library reading list tool in a learning management system. Presentation at the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Forum, Albuquerque, NM.

Frank, E., Caminita, C., & Miller, M. (2014, October). Jumpstarting the research process: Promoting one-on-one consultations to meet student needs. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Waugh, M., Frank, E., & Comeaux, D. (2014, October). A usability assessment of EBSCO Discovery Service. Presentation at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Frank, E., & Miller, M. (2014, March). Oh, Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas (City or Kentucky) anymore!: Adapting to changes in your career path. Presentation at the Louisiana Library Association 2014 Annual Conference, Lafayette, LA.