Technical Services
Main Number: (225) 342-4936

The Technical Services department:

  • procures new library materials, including books, magazines, audiobooks, and DVDs, disburses invoices, and processes incoming shipments
  • uses established cataloging rules to describe and organize all incoming library materials, modifying or creating bibliographic records for the library’s online catalog, and contributing our online catalog records to the OCLC bibliographic database
  • electronically captures and archives born-digital state documents for inclusion into the Louisiana State Documents Digital Archive
  • processes new materials to make them shelf-ready
  • mends damaged materials and prepares materials for binding


Name Position Phone
Lesli Thomas-Wilson Technical Services Coordinator (225) 342-4938
Matthew Jordan Original Cataloger (225) 342-4939
Michelle Dawson Library Specialist Supervisor (225) 342-4936
Karissa Bailey Cataloging Specialist (225) 342-4936
Kirsten Campbell Cataloging Specialist (225) 342-4936
Wendy Loup Acquisitions Specialist (225) 342-9715