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General Information

Hours

Library hours are aligned 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; see current Library Hours

Location

Edith Garland Dupré Library is centrally located at 400 E St Mary Blvd in the heart of the main campus; see Directions

Parking

Visitor parking is available on Levels 1 and 2 in the parking garage located on Girard Park Circle; see Visitor Parking for hourly parking fees; accessible parking spaces are available behind the Library off of Rex Street.

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 using the ADM located in 1st Floor Copy Center

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 the 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 databases, 500,000 eBooks, an array of special collection items, and much more

Copy Machines

Available on all floors

Databases

Over 200 databases, many of them available remotely and via mobile device; see Databases

Employment

see Employment

Group Study Rooms / Individual Study Carrels

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

More information about available Technology

Users

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

Vending Machines

Maintained by outside vendors

  • Drinks & Snacks — 1st Floor in Copy Center
  • Student Supplies — 1st Floor near STEP Lab

Writing Center

On-site during the Fall and Spring semesters to help students at any stage in the writing process; see the Writing Center website for hours and more information