Library

Location & Contact

  • James C. Bolton Library
    8100 Hwy 71 South
    Alexandria, LA 71302
  • Phone: (318) 473-6441
  • Reference: (318) 473-6442
  • Fax: (318) 473-6556
  • Email: library@lsua.edu

Library Services offers resources and services to promote student growth and development.  An integral part of the university experience, Library Services provides individual and collaborative study space and enables students to conduct research and develop individual interests.

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All library electronic resources can be accessed from off-campus with an OaKard/campus ID number and 4-digit birth year.

Library Services includes the Archives and Special Collections division which collects university records and preserves primary sources that document Central Louisiana history.  The Library also houses a permanent art collection that features the works of regional artists of exceptional talent. The works are displayed throughout the building.

Hours of Operation

Fall 2013

Aug. 26 - Dec. 13
M - Th: 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
F: 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Sa - Su: Closed
Dec. 16 - Dec. 20
M - F: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sa - Su: Closed
Special Hours
9/2: Closed (Labor Day)
10/9-11: 7:45 am - 4:30 pm (Fall Break)
11/27 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
11/28-29 Closed (Thanksgiving Holiday)
12/23-1/3: Closed (Christmas Holiday)

Spring 2014

Jan. 6 - 10
M - F: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sa - Su: Closed
Jan. 13-May 9
M - Th: 7:45 am - 7:00 pm
F: 7:45 am-4:30 pm
Sa - Su: Closed
May 12-30
M – F: 8:00-4:30
Sa – Su: Closed
Special Hours
1/20: Closed (MLK Holiday)
3/3-4: Closed (Mardi Gras)
4/14-17: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
4/18: Closed (Good Friday)

Summer 2014

June 2 – July 31
M - F: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sa - Su: Closed
Special Hours
7/4: Closed (4th of July)