Library Faculty/Staff

Classified Staff

  • Sumithra Kancharankandy Sumithra Kancharankandy
    Library Specialist 3, Reference/Interlibrary Loan
    A.C. Lewis Memorial Library, Room 111
    Phone: 318-274-7732, Fax: 318-274-3268
  • Employed at GSU since: September 1990
  • Education
    BA - Accounting, Grambling State University, Grambling, LA

Sumithra Kancharankandy graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and a minor in Computer Science in 1985 from Grambling State University. Before working at Grambling State University, she was a substitute teacher at the Lincoln Perish School System in Ruston and Grambling, LA.

She is responsible for the Interlibrary Loan borrowing and lending for the University patrons. As Interlibrary Loan/Reference Specialist, she coordinates the timely and efficient operation of the ILL and Document Delivery Services. She trains student workers on Interlibrary Loan activities including retrieving articles and books for delivery. She supports faculty members and graduate students with access to their research materials, that are not owned by the Grambling State University, through Interlibrary Loan process.

She has been working as Interlibrary Loan Specialist since 1990. In addition, she also works at the Reference Desk and the Circulation Desk. In 1989, she also worked in the Cataloging Department as a data entry paraprofessional.


A.C. Lewis Memorial Library
P.O. Box 4256, 403 Main Street, Grambling, LA 71245-2761, Phone: 318-274-3354, Fax: 318-274-3268