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General Information


Library hours are aligned with semesters; see Hours


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


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.


Ask a Librarian

Cajun Card

Check out books using your Cajun Card. Use it to pay fines or Interlibrary Loan fees. Add funds to your Cajun Card using the ADM machine located in 1st floor Copy Center


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 one million bound volumes, 200,000+ ebooks, 6,000 serial titles, two million microform units and much more

Copy Machines

Available on all three floors; see Copier Services

  • 1st and 2nd floor - Copy Centers
  • 3rd floor - Jefferson Caffery Reading Room


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


see Employment

Group Study Rooms / Private Study Carrels

Sound Levels

Special Collections


Combination of trained professional and civil service staff



Students, faculty, staff and visitors

Vending Machines

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

Writing Center Tutors

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