Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The College Library is a two-building complex centrally located on
campus. Collections are housed at 5329 Didesse Drive. Student
computers and study rooms are also available at this location.
Additional computers and study space, as well as a lounge, a
kitchen area and rooms for collaborative work, can be found
next door at the Library Commons.
To support the College’s educational, research and public service
programs, the Library acquires, catalogs, and maintains materials
representing practically every field of knowledge, with emphasis on
nursing and allied health. The Library's collections and services
reflect both the curricula and the general information needs of the
The Library offers:
A collection of more than 35,000 print and electronic books;
More than 300 periodical subscription titles, with access to
thousands of additional periodicals through electronic
An audio visual collection of over 1,700 items;
A collection of reference materials in print and online, including a reserve
collection of faculty-selected readings and course textbooks;
An interlibrary loan service that draws from resources
Reference and library assistance by phone, email or instant
Computers (with Internet access and Microsoft Office software),
photocopiers, and printers;
Wireless access to the OLOLC network; and
Group study rooms.
Hours of operation are listed above. During holidays, over the
summer and between
semesters, hours may vary. For verification, please see the Library
page on the College’s website or call the Library at (225) 768-1730.
Students enrolled in distributed learning programs and courses have
the same Library privileges as those enrolled in traditional
on-campus programs and courses as presented in this Catalog.