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General Information

Hours

Library hours align with semester schedules and University closures; open late evenings during Fall and Spring; open 24/7 during the week leading up to and the week of Final Exams; view Library Hours

Location

Edith Garland Dupré Library is at 400 E St Mary Blvd centrally located on the main campus; view Directions

Parking

Visitor parking is available on Levels 1 and 2 in the Girard Park Circle Parking Garage with hourly parking fees; use the ParkMobile app for hourly paid parking in designated areas; accessible parking spaces are available behind the Library off of Rex Street next to Parking Zone 8 (PDF)

Questions?

Ask a Librarian or Contact Us

Cajun Card

Check out library materials with your Cajun Card and use it to pay library fines or Interlibrary Loan fees; add funds to your Cajun Card

Catalog

Access the Library Catalog to find print and online books, periodical titles, government information, microforms, CDs/DVDs and more

Centers and Special Libraries

Located In Dupré Library:

Located On Campus:

Located Off-Campus:

Collection Size

Over 1.5 million bound volumes, 2 million microform units, 6,000 serial titles, over 200 research databases, 500,000 eBooks, an array of items from special collections, and much more

Computer Labs

Copy Machines

For campus departmental use only. Copy machines no longer accept Cajun Cards for student use.

Databases

Over 200 research databases, the majority of them available off-campus and via mobile devices; view Databases

Employment

View Employment Opportunities

Group / Individual Study Spaces

For your safety, Group Study Rooms will be unavailable for use until further notice.

Scanners

Sound Levels

  • 1st Floor — Normal Conversations
  • 2nd Floor — Individual & Group Study
  • 3rd Floor — Quiet Individual Study (use 2nd floor Quiet Zone during events on 3rd floor)

Special Collections

Staff

Combination of trained professional and civil service staff

Technology

Find more information on Technology in the Library.

Users

Mainly students, faculty, and staff of the University; Dupré Library is open to the public and welcomes visitors, guests, and researchers; view Visitor Information

Vending Machines

Maintained by outside vendors

  • Drinks — 1st floor Copy Center
  • Snacks — 1st floor Copy Center and 2nd floor Main Hallway
  • Student Supplies — 1st floor STEP Lab

Writing Center

Satellite Station — On-site during the Fall and Spring semesters to help students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines at any stage in the writing process; visit the Writing Center for hours and more information