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Smith receives award from State Library group

Contact: Rene Abadie


   HAMMOND -- Lori Smith, head of government documents at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Sims Memorial Library, has been recognized with the Outstanding Academic Librarian Award by the Louisiana Library Association.
   The award, which recognizes individuals who have made a difference in the advancement of librarianship in the state, was presented at the association’s conference in Baton Rouge on March 12.
   Smith has served as the head of government documents since joining the Southeastern library in 1991. A member of the American Library Association Government Documents Roundtable and the Academic Section of the Louisiana Library Association, she currently chairs the Louisiana Advisory Council for the State Documents Depository Program.
   She holds an undergraduate degree from Ball State University and a master of library science degree from Indiana University.

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