LSU Libraries is a new member of the OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP), a collaborative venue for research libraries that benefits scholars and researchers everywhere through significant, innovative, and collective action. The affiliated institutions, from 12 countries, collectively identify, analyze, prioritize, and brainstorm solutions to shared challenges. RLP highlights the leadership and goals provided by innovative libraries. Dean of LSU Libraries Stanley Wilder believes that collaborating with other RLP members will enable LSU Libraries to be even more creative and innovative. RFP areas of research includes the data life-cycle, open access, information management and more.
Along with LSU Libraries, the University of Nevada, Reno and Virginia Tech have recently joined the partnership.