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Pamela Louderback

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Dr Pamela Louderback


  • Executive Director Library
    General Library

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Library 234
    (918) 449-6452


Pamela Louderback is a Professor of Library Services and the Library Director at Northeastern State Universitys Broken Arrow campus. She holds a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration and Public Policy from Oklahoma State University, a Masters in Library and Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelors in Governance and Public Policy. Louderback is a Fulbright Scholar whose research study focused on the comparison of language revitalization policies. She continues to serve the Fulbright as a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador.


  • OtherPostdoctoral Fulbright Research Fellowship, Governance and Public Policy, Queens University Belfast, 2011
  • EdD, Higher Education Administration, Oklahoma State University, Summa cum laude, 2008
  • OtherMasters in Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Academic/Library Science, University of Oklahoma, Magna cum laude, 1997
  • BA, Government and Public Policy/Political Science, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Magna cum laude, 1984
Louderback's research and publications focus on Indigenous academic success, curriculum technology integration, incorporating OER into the curriculum, and in assisting underrepresented students in the transition to college.
Louderback's teaching interest include information literacy, learning management systems, the organization of materials, instructional design and online educational resources (OER).

Intellectual Content:

  • Creating Subject Headings for Indigenous Topics: A Culturally Respectful Guide (Book, Scholarly-New), Teaching & Learning, Published, March, 2023
  • Open Educational Resources: Basics and Beyond (Book, Scholarly-New), Discovery, Published, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2021
  • During and Post COVID-19 Practices of a Regional Academic Library (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, August, 2021
  • Planning and Assessing Patron Experience and Needs for an Academic Library Website (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, November, 2020
  • Developing Culturally Responsive Curriculum and Learning Resources for School Library Education Programs (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, December, 2017
  • Bridging Worlds: Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe (Book Review), Discovery, Published, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2017
  • Inclusive education practices for a culturally responsive teacher education program (Conference Proceeding), Discovery, Published, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2016
  • Academic Encounters of American Indian Freshmen: Indentifying Factors that Promote Academic Success for Native Students (Book, Scholarly-New), Discovery, Published, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2009
  • Setting Sail for Tipasa: Preparing for an Interlibrary Loan System Transition (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2019


  • Creatively Integrating the ACRL Framework through the Big Read Grant Program - Making Information Meaningful - Tulsa Community College - SE Campus - October 2015
  • Distinguished Judge - Institute of Ideas Debating Matters, UK - Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Belfast, Northern Ireland - November 2010
  • Rightfully Hers - Rightfully Hers Popup Traveling Exhibit - Broken Arrow, OK - September 2019
  • OPEN OCO & OPEN OKSTATE Pressbooks Basics - Oklahoma Learning Innovations Summit (OKLIS) 2021 - - April 2021
  • Open Educational Resources & the NSU Libraries - Open Educational Resources & the NSU Libraries - - January 2019

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Online Research - LIBM 4611 - Spring 2019