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Defined Terms

ALA- American Library Association

API- Application Programming Interface

BLUEcloud- Best Library User Experience

BLUEcloud LSP- Library Services Platform

CFO- Chief Financial Officer​

COSUGI- Cutomers of Sirsidynix User Group, Inc

EBSCO- Information Services

EDSEBSCO Discovery System

Footprints- an integrated IT service and asset management platform, for incident reporting. It allows the LOUIS team to correspond with specified contacts at each member library.

FTF- Full Test Finder

KB- Knowledge Base

LAICU- Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges amd Universities 

LCSC- Laker Central School Corporation

LCTCS- Louisiana Community and Technical College System

LUC- LOUIS User Conference

ILS- Integrated Library System

ITG- Integrated Technology group

LDL- Louisiana Digital Library

LTCTS- Louisiana Community & Technical College System

OCLC- Online Computer Library Center

OPAC- Oline Public Access Catalog

OTN- Open Textbook Network

RFID- Radio Frequency Identification

RFP- Request for Proposal

SREB- Southern Regional Education Board

Symphony- library automation system used by LOUIS

XSLT- Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation