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.

About the Collection and e-Resources Interest Group

This interest group works together to address the collection development needs of the consortium, primarily for electronic resources.

Some tasks undertaken by the group include:

  • Investigate and recommend electronic resources for subscription, purchase, and/or de-selection;
  • Review the collection development needs of member libraries within the larger context of the State's interests;
  • Investigate and identify methods to assist libraries in developing, or restoring, local collections, services, and facilities;
  • Suggest programming for webinars, training workshops, and conferences;
  • Publish a quarterly update for the LOUIS newsletter;

Resources under the purview of this group includes:

Jim Hobbs

Jim Hobbs

James B. (Jim) Hobbs is Online Services Coordinator at the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library and Associate Professor at Loyola University New Orleans. His primary work is budgeting for and administering electronic information services. Hobbs is part of the library's reference and instruction programs and liaison to several natural and social science departments, and oversees interlibrary loan services. His research includes a computerized database of Cajun, Creole and zydeco music.

Jeanne Pavy

Want to Join?

The Collection and e-Resource Interest Group operates on the LER-L discussion list.

If you would like join the group, jump over to the TASK Portal for an in-depth overview of how the discussion lists work and subscribe today!