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Fall 2020 Services

Library Hours

August 17 - November 25, 2020

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For closures, reduced & extended hours, and hours for library departments, see our Hours page.

Library Use

Dupré Library is open at 50% capacity for the Fall semester.

Face coverings are required in all areas of the library and everyone is expected to practice appropriate physical distancing.

Circulation Services and Reserves

Books and materials may be borrowed and reserved as usual.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services

Interlibrary Loan is accepting requests for books and journal articles, book chapters, theses, and dissertations. Arrival of materials will depend on closures at other libraries.

Library Instructional Services

Librarians are offering information literacy sessions to support courses. The library is offering the option for asynchronous or synchronous virtual instructional sessions. Virtual workshops will also be offered. 

Reference & Research Services

Access to digital resources is available as usual. Authentication with a ULID is required.

Research assistance is available at the Reference Desk and through the Ask a Librarian service during the following hours. Research assistance will also be available by scheduled appointments via email at reference@louisiana.edu.

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday | 1:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Special Collections (Archives, Cajun & Creole Music Collection, Gaines Center)

Special Collections research services are provided remotely, including duplication and digitization of materials in the collections.

Research assistance with the Special Collections staff is available via email at speccoll@louisiana.edu, through the Ask Us! Special Collections chat box, and face-to-face by scheduled appointments only.

U.S. Government Information (Special Collections)

Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Eagle Logo Access to browse physical material is restricted at this time. Please ask the Reference Desk for assistance if needing material. Access to online U.S. government information and Federal depository publications are available via our website, research guides, and online catalog.

Research assistance is available at the Reference Desk and through the Ask a Librarian service during the following hours, and by scheduled appointments, either in-person or remotely, during library hours.

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Friday | 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday | 1:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

STEP Lab

The STEP Labs located on the first and second floors of the library is open during building hours. The labs are reduced in size to maintain social distancing restrictions. Printing is available.

Group & Individual Study Rooms (including Grad Computer Lab)

These rooms are closed indefinitely.

Library Equipment

The copiers and scanners are available for use.

Library Updates & FAQs

Our Library Services FAQ & COVID-19 Resources guide has answers to frequently asked questions about library services during this time as well as information and resources related to the pandemic.

Visit the library website, FAQ guide, and social media sites for up-to-date information about hours of operation and protocols and procedures to obtain library materials and information.