Dupré Library

Centrally located on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, Edith Garland Dupré Library is essential to the academic and creative life of the University.

It is open to students, faculty, staff, and the public. Many of its resources are available off-site to University users, and we want to help you find what you need. Find articles and books.

Services & Support

Not only do we hold the information you want and need, but we have librarians and staff members to help you, Writing Center tutors, computer labs, group study rooms and much more.

You can also access our online articles and our millions of volumes.

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STEP Computer Lab at Your Disposal

The Dupré STEP Lab is considered by students and campus I.T. as a premier open computer lab and a model for other labs to follow in providing service to patrons. 

A large majority of the student body utilizes our lab to further their academic goals.

Study Break

A perfect place to study and re-energize, Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery is conveniently located in the back of Dupré Library.

At Jazzman’s Cafe you can enjoy tasty treats such as fresh brewed and flavored coffees, smoothies, cookies, salads, and sandwiches. Relax after finding the articles or locating the books you need.

Nice and Quiet

If you are looking for a peaceful place to study look no further. Dupré Library has a comfy chair or table just for you.

So the next time your roommates are making a racket or you just need to unplug from distractions, make your way over to the library.

You can find the articles and books you need for your research and your downtime.


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Centrally located on the main campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Edith Garland Dupré Library is at the heart of the University. Here, you have access to millions of volumes and e-resources, plus an array of special collections like the Ernest J. Gaines Center and the Cajun and Creole Music Collection.

Explore our resources or take a break to sip a coffee in Jazzman's Café. Feel free to use one of our 200+ computers, or learn about the library's resources in our SMART classroom.

Charging StationJust charge it!

The library provides charging stations throughout the building for mobile devices including cell phones, smart phones and tablets.  Need something more?  We also have 30 secure lockers located beyond the central stairwell that provide power outlets for charging laptops.  Go to the library's Technology page to find out more.