Coastal Commerce Bank Library awarded the 2017 Library of the Year by LOUIS

Library Staff wins LOUIS Library of the Year Award 2017

Pictured Left to Right: Dr. Regina Verdin, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, Teri Oaks Gallaway, Associate Commissioner for LOUIS, Sarah Dauterive, Director of Library Services, Nicole Shaw, Library Specialist, and Jodi Duet, Technical Services Librarian

SCHRIEVER, LA — Fletcher Technical Community College’s Coastal Commerce Bank Library awarded the 2017 Library of the Year by LOUIS. The award ceremony was in Baton Rouge on October 18, 2017 at the LOUIS Users Conference. The award is given to a library in the LOUIS system that demonstrates excellence in at least one of the following areas: service to their community; creativity and innovation in developing specific community programs or a dramatic increase in library usage; leadership in creating programs that can be emulated by other libraries

Fletcher’s Chancellor, Dr. Kristine Strickland, commented, “I would like to congratulate our library staff on this recognition. The Fletcher library team works diligently every day to provide quality academic resources to our students. Their efforts in reducing the cost of textbooks to students is just one of many accomplishments for which they are being recognized.  It is through their efforts that Fletcher continues to provide a quality and affordable education to our community.”

About The Louisiana Library Network “LOUIS”:

LOUIS is a consortium of public and private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana. This partnership was formed in 1992 by the library deans and directors at these institutions, in order to create a cost-effective collaboration among the institutions for the procurement of library technology and resources. The consortium currently has forty-seven members.

LOUIS implements intuitive, robust technologies that allows their members to successfully conduct and manage vital library operations; provides library users the means to discover integrated scholarly resources; ensures valuable library resources and services are available to the library’s authorized users, anywhere, anytime; and enhances our members’ collections by enabling reciprocal lending and borrowing within the state, and global.