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Edith Garland Dupré Library

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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 electronic resources, plus an array of special collections like the Ernest J. Gaines Center and the Cajun & Creole Music Collection.

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


Credo Reference provides over 3 million full-text entries on all disciplines from reference works including online dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, guides, and more. It also includes additional content from other sources such as EBSCO, JSTOR, and Google Books. Credo is updated regularly.


Credo's Mind Map is a brainstorming tool to find related terms and expand your search.


Titles added to the Credo collection in June:

Encyclopedia of African-American Literature by Wilfred D. Samuels Encyclopedia of American Literature by Inc. Manly Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections by Larry J. Sabato, Howard R. Ernst Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature by James Wyatt Cook Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome by Matthew Bunson Encyclopedia of Evolution by  Stanley A. Rice, Ph.D. Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas by Stewart R. King Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature by Jay Ruud Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century by Alexander Ewen, Jeffrey Wollock Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World by David Sacks Essential Bible Dictionary by Moises Silva