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Writing Center now Open

The Writing Center satellite location in Dupré Library is open for the Spring 2014 semester.

Writing Center tutor and student

Hours this semester:

Monday  4:00-9:00 pm
Tuesday  4:00-9:00 pm
Wednesday  6:00-9:00 pm
Thursday  6:00-9:00 pm

Writing Center tutors assist students in all disciplines at any stage of the writing process. Tutors use a table in the Reference area. Students are welcome to stop by for 30-minute sessions. A sign-up sheet is posted when the satellite is open.

The satellite will be closed during Spring Break. The final date for the service this semester is May 1.

For questions about the Writing Center, go to or email Denise Rogers,


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Spring Break/Easter Holiday Hours 2014

Spring Break/Easter Holiday 2014 Hours


Library Spring Semester 2014 Hours

Library Spring Semester 2014 Hours


New Library Course for Fall 2014 --Earn One Credit Hour!

ENGL 305 course

If you’re a student who wants to improve your research skills using the library and other resources, sign up for English 305: Research Skills in the Information Age. This one-credit class is available to both undergraduate and graduate students in the fall semester, as long as you’ve passed English 101 and 102.

The class offers tips on using the library’s print and online resources for research, finding good sources online, creating bibliographies, using citation management software, and strategies for planning and implementing research.

For more information, contact Dupré Library Instructional Services Librarian Jeremiah Paschke-Wood at 482-1160 or


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About Edith Garland Dupré Library

Edith Garland Dupré Library is centrally situated on the main campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at 400 E. St. Mary Blvd. The library is open to students, faculty, staff, and the public.  Dupré Library recently added its one millionth bound volume (The Nature of Things at Lake Martin: exploring the Wonder of Cypress Island Preserve in Southern Louisiana by Nancy Camel). 

Special collections include:  U.S. government documents, Louisiana government documents, materials pertaining to the history and culture of Acadiana (in the Jefferson Caffery Louisiana Room), the University Archives and Acadiana Manuscripts Collection and the Rare Book Collection. Funds from a BORSF grant received in 2003 have been used to establish the Cajun and Creole Music Collection, a collection of commercial recordings of Cajun, Creole, zydeco and swamp pop music. The CCMC shares a space on the third floor with the Ernest J. Gaines Center, an international center of scholarship on the author Ernest J. Gaines and his works.

Most of the library's collections are available online through the library's catalog. Patrons may access the catalog over the Internet from home, office, or campus. Educational materials housed in the Instructional Materials Center may be searched separately or in conjunction with a search of Dupré Library's holdings.

The librarians at Edith Garland Dupré Library are eager to help prepare students by providing them with the resources they need for their education.


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Contact the Reference Desk:

  • Call us at (337)482-6030
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Please visit the library's Ask a Librarian page for more information.


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New Mental Health Resource for Spring 2014

DSM - 5

The DSM-5 Library is a set of searchable, full-text reference works for psychiatric diagnosis. It includes DSM-5, the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide to diagnose mental disorders; the DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis; and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.

Access the DSM-5 Library from the Dupré Library Reference Online Center web page
( using the Databases by Name drop-down menu.

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