Due to the recent weather closures, the deadline for making schedule adjustments (Drop/Add period) has been extended until Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. The final fee payment deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Further information on any additional changes to the spring calendar will be forthcoming.


7:30am - 11:00pm

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Library Policies and Mission

Borrowing & Circulation

Children in the Library

Collection Development

Conduct In and Around the Library

Faculty Reserve Guidelines

Faculty Use of Sims Library

Government Documents Circulation

Interlibrary Loan

Laptop Loan

Lost and Found

Media Circulation

Noise - If someone in the library is being noisy or disruptive, please report the problem to the Circulation Desk at (985) 549-3968.

Proctoring Exams

Wireless Network Guest Access

Our Mission

The mission of the Linus A. Sims Memorial Library is to provide materials, services and instruction that support the University community and to promote information literacy and lifelong learning within the region.

To this end, Sims Memorial Library shall:

provide access to appropriate resources through acquisition and subscriptions, through membership in academic library consortia, and through other information retrieval and delivery systems;

educate and encourage users to retrieve and utilize information independently, wisely, and efficiently;

partner with the region's libraries and parish school systems to prepare students for the higher education environment, and

provide informational and cultural resources for the people of southeast Louisiana.