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WRKF Baton Rouge reports

The LOUIS crisis has been reported on TV, newspapers, and ever radio! Here's an article and radio broadcast you can list to here: http://www.wrkf.org/batonrouge&newsID=205

Johnson says her school will pay more for LOUIS, but she's frustrated with the additional expense, "$20,000 to 25,000 thousand is what I'll be during this next year to provide my students with the same services that we used to get for $5,000 dollars a year."

LSUS's Resolutions in Support of LOUIS

The Louisiana State University in Shreveport Faculty Senate and Staff Senate have issued resolutions in support of LOUIS. Here is the text, and the original files are attached (DOC).

LSUS Faculty Senate


WHEREAS: LOUIS, the Louisiana Library Network, provides essential information resources and services that contribute to the success of our university and college students and faculty through a consortium of 47 member libraries;

The Advocate in Baton Rouge Advocates

Another press article reporting the crisis has appear in The Advocate. You can read it here on their site.

Here's a quote:

Zimmerman said Gov. Bobby Jindal has urged colleges to collaborate and to “do more with less.”

“LOUIS could’ve been the poster child for what to do right,” she said. “But it’s just an old project that isn’t exciting or sexy. It’s just library data.”

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