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,
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.