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Mission Statement

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.