Jaketha Farmer

Forward Thinking

A Librarian Plans Ahead While Maintaining Existing Systems
Location: 
Bossier City, Louisiana
Librarian: 
Jaketha Farmer

As the first systems administrator for Bossier Parish Library System's seven branches (and one historical center), Jaketha Farmer has maintained her enthusiasm for technology despite grappling with a daunting workload.

Overhauling the System from the Bottom Up

How one librarian is reinforcing the foundation of a "Leaning Tower of Pisa" network
Location: 
Bossier City, LA
Librarian: 
Jaketha Farmer

Located in the heart of the Deep South, Bossier Parish, Louisiana is home to nearly 100,000 people. Within the 935-square-mile county are the seven branches of the Bossier Parish Libraries, with the Bossier Central Library near Shreveport at the system's center. New to the library, in both role and person, is Jaketha Farmer.