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Awards / Honors

Libraries' Louise Feldman recognized for outstanding contributions

May 5, 2009

CSU Libraries Assistant Professor Louise Feldmann has been selected as the recipient of the 2009 Colorado State University Libraries Faculty Award for Excellence. This award recognizes a member of the Libraries faculty for outstanding contributions to the Libraries, to the University, and/or to the library profession.

College of Business liaison

Professor Feldmann has been recognized not only for her practice of librarianship, but also for her many scholarly and creative contributions to the profession. Professor Feldmann, joined the University Libraries faculty in 2005 as the Liaison Librarian to the College of Business.

Feldmann recently initiated the “Librarian to Go” program, providing reference services and consultation hours within Rockwell Hall at the College of Business. Her research has covered topics ranging from an assessment of the CSU Libraries circulating laptop service to using Web 2.0 technology in libraries, and other topics related to business and finance.

Excelled in outreach

Professor Feldmann has excelled in her outreach to the Northern Colorado business community. She volunteers collaborating with other regional business librarians providing industry and market research for clients of the Rocky Mountain Innovative Initiative (RMI2), a city of Fort Collins-Colorado State University nonprofit technology incubator.

Professor Feldmann is also active in the Northern Colorado Business Assistance Consortium, a group of business representatives from Weld and Larimer Counties, made up of chambers of commerce executives, county workforce directors, Small Business Administration directors, Colorado State University business leaders, and business librarians. In 2008, Professor Feldmann worked collaboratively with the Poudre River Public Library District, to obtain a grant from PBS/Frontline to jointly present a series of films and discussions on social entrepreneurship.

Contact: Teresa Negrucci
Phone: (970) 491-1438