Professional Activities & Grants

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

National: American Library Association (ALA) (1985-date);

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) membership 2011-date;

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) membership 2008-2010; Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) membership 2000-2003;

Library Information Technology Association (LITA) division membership 1990-date, Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award Committee 2006-2008, Chair, 2007-2008, Representative to ALA Literacy Task Force 2003-2006;

Publications Committee 2002-2006, Chair 2004-2006, representative from Telecommunications Electronic Reviews (TER) 2000- 2001, Web Coordinating Committee, representative from Publications Committee 2003-2005, Web Policy Task Force 2003-2005, LITA Leaders Executive Committee 1998-2000,TER Editorial Board from inception in 1994-2001, Education Committee 1991-1993, Chair 1992-1993;

Public Library Association (PLA) 2011-date; Reference and Services Division 1988-1990, Reviewer for RQ 1991-1996;

Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) 1990-1993, Task Force on the Environment 1990-1993, Co-Chair 1992-1993. NOTIS Library Users Council 1999-2000. Special Libraries Association (SLA) membership 1985-1988.

State:

Louisiana Chapter of ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) 2000-2001, Executive Board 2000-2001;

Louisiana Library Association 1988-2001 and 2011- date, Executive Board 2000-2001, Annual Conference Program Committee for 1989, Academic Section 1988-2001, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect 1999/2000, Chair 2000/2001;

Public Library Section 2011-date; Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium (LALINC) Grants Committee 2008-2009; Resource and Development Committee 2000-2006, Chair 2003- 2005;

Louisiana Library Network (LLN) Technology Committee 1997-2006, Secretary 1997-2006.

UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES:

Louisiana State University: LSU Internationalization Initiative (2009 - 2010) LSU Libraries representative
and Faculty Focus Group member. LSU Sesquicentennial (2008 - 2010), LSU Libraries representative, LSU
On The Road subcommittee, LSU Serves The World / web site subcommittee. Flagship IT Strategy (FITS)
Infrastructure Task Force, Chair, 2006-2009. Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Advisory Group 2006-2008. LSU IT Security and Policy Committee 2006-2010. Joint ITS/Libraries Digital
Learning Commons Task Force, Chair, 2010. Joint ITS/Libraries Information Commons Task Force, Chair,
2006-2010. Assistant/Associate Deans/Directors 1998-2010. Faculty Senate LSU Press Committee 2003-
2006. Administrative Systems Advisory Committee 2002-2003. InTech Executive Committee (technology
expo) 1996-2000. Computing Services Advisory Committee 1992-1996. LSU Office of Telecommunications
Strategic Plan 1992. LSU Recycling Committee 1990-1993. Search committee for Director of Information
Technology Support 1990. Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Computing (ex officio) 1989-2003. LSU
ID Card Task Force 1989-1996.

LSU Libraries: Dean's administrative team, 1989-2010; Department heads, 1991-2010; Task Force on
Facilities Planning, 1989-2010; Appointment and Tenure Review Committee, Chair, 2007, Member, 2010,
2008, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1994, 1993; Technology Communications Task Force Chair,
2007-2010; Copyright Task Force 2006-2010; donor newsletter editor 2006-2010; staff newsletter co-editor
2008-2010. Mentoring Committee 1999-2001, Chair 2000-2001, tenure-track mentor 1999-2010. Newsletter
Co-Editor 2002-2003. Travel Committee 1992. Statistics Committee 1991-1992. OPAC Screen Redesign
Task Force 1990-1992. Bibliographic Procedures Committee 1989-1998. Orientation Committee 1988-1989.
Member and/or chair of several screening committees for library faculty and professional/administrative
positions.

GRANTS:

Co-Principal Investigator, “Creating an Institutional Repository for LSU,” Louisiana Education Quality
Support Fund – Traditional Enhancement Program 2011-2012, $126,784, submitted October, 2010.

Administrative support staff, “Electronic Readiness Laboratory,” Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund
- Enhancement Program 1995-1996, July 1, 1995 - December 31, 1996, $182,000.

Administrative support staff, "Provide Predominantly Undergraduate Colleges and Universities in Louisiana
Access to the Academic Library Network," Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund - Enhancement
Program 1994-1995, January 1, 1995 - December 31, 1995, $250,000.

Administrative support staff, "The Engineering Information Resources Frontier Initiative," Louisiana
Education Quality Support Fund - Enhancement Program 1994-1995, January 1, 1995 - December 31,
1995, $250,000.

Administrative support staff, "Louisiana Libraries Network Project," United States Department of Education,
Title IIB: Library Research and Demonstration Program, Statewide Multitype Library Network and
Database, January 1, 1994 - March 31, 1995, $2,480,000.

Administrative support staff, "Louisiana Academic Library Network," United States Department of
Education, Title IID: College Library Technology and Cooperations Grant Program - Networking, October 1,
1992 - September, 1994, $162,469.

Administrative support staff, "Louisiana Academic Library Network," Louisiana Education Quality Support
Fund - Enhancement Program 1991-1992, July 1, 1992 - December 31, 1994, $824,816.

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