The 2019 LOUIS Users Conference will be held October 14-16th at the C. B. Pennington Jr. Conference Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Want to Participate?

We offer a number of opportunities to participate in the conference. If you are interested in participating, check out the list of conference sessions and start brainstorming!

Conference sessions include:

  • General Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • Panel Discussions / Roundtables
  • Sharing Sessions
  • Training Workshops

The general sessions are pre-determined based on special topics and need. If you have a suggestion for a general session, email Laurie at

Topics for the conference sessions often cover:

  • Library Technology
  • Library Services
  • Best Practices
  • Scholarly Resource Platforms and Content
  • Information Literacy
  • Local, Statewide, and National Trends and Initiatives
  • Web Resources and Tools
  • Programming and Development

Call for Proposals Now Open!

Do any of these statements describe you?

  • "My department accomplished something pretty great!"
  • "My library met a challenge!"
  • "Our group found a new way to work better together!"
  • "I have something I am just dying to share!"

Well, then you are in LUCk because we're now accepting proposals for the LUC 2019 conference.

Want to Volunteer?

We also offer SLIS students the opportunity to volunteer at the conference, which allows them an inside-view of library conferences and invaluable networking opportunities.

If you are interested in volunteering, email Laurie at