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Sims' Johnson to head LALINC executive council

Contact: Rene Abadie


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Eric Johnson

     HAMMOND -- Eric Johnson, director of Southeastern Louisiana University’s Sims Memorial Library, has been elected chair of the Executive Council of LALINC, the Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium.

     The consortium is a partnership of 44 academic libraries and organizations formed under the general governance of the Louisiana Board of Regents. The group develops cooperative endeavors in a broad range of library services, fosters research sharing among state academic libraries and works closely with LOUIS, the Louisiana Online University Information System.

     Johnson previously served as secretary and vice-chair of the organization. He joined Southeastern in 1998 after holding a number of positions with academic libraries in Connecticut. He has headed and worked on several committees of the American Library Association and the Association for College and Research Libraries. Johnson holds a Master of Library Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University.

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