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NOTE: The Real-Time Reference and Email Reference services are intended primarily for students, faculty, and staff of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. If you are not affiliated with UL Lafayette, we will reply to your inquiry only if it relates to the University or to a resource unique to Dupré Library.
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