Edith Garland Dupré Library is at the heart of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, centrally located on the main campus. Students, faculty, and staff are the primary users, but the library is open to everyone.
As a UL Lafayette student, faculty, or staff member, you have full access to library resources through the Dupré Library Catalog and research databases. Online resources are available on and off campus.
The library is open to the public and welcomes visitors, guests, and researchers who may use library books, periodicals, online resources, archival collections, Federal Depository Library, and other materials on-site for general and research purposes.
Library resources span more than 1.5 million bound volumes, 2 million microform units, 6,000 serial titles, print and non-print backfiles, over 250 research databases, 560,000+ eBooks, 100+ research guides, an array of items from special collections and archives, U.S. government information, and much more.
- Dupré Library Catalog
- Online Library Resources
- Cajun & Creole Music Collection (CCMC)
- Ernest J. Gaines Center
- Louisiana Room (which includes the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room)
- Rare Book Collection
- University Archives & Manuscripts Collection
- U.S. Government Information
- Blanco Public Policy Center
Affiliated libraries include:
- Instructional Materials Center and Reading Center – located on campus in Maxim Doucet Hall, Room 101B & 104 – materials to be used in classroom instruction on elementary and secondary levels
- William S. Patout III Sugar Library – located in Jeanerette, LA
- Hilliard Art Museum – located on campus
The library is home to several high-traffic student computer labs on the 1st and 2nd floors.
- Gloria S. Cline, D.L.S Bibliographic Instruction Laboratory (Bib Lab/SMART Classroom)
- Graduate Student Computer Lab
- Reference Online Center (ROC) Lab
- STEP Labs
Here at the library, faculty and staff members have interests and talents in many fields, allowing us to provide the highest quality service to you. We are making a constant effort to improve the University Library system. The rapid growth of collections and use of the latest technologies in efficient library service, plus work with faculty across the campus, all work together to assure you receive the finest in library service.
Who Was Edith Garland Dupré?
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