Loan Periods

The Libraries have uniform loan periods for all patrons. For further information, please contact Circulation.

Patrons can renew most books one time, in person, by email ( or or by phone (504-568-6100 or 504-941-8158).

Books/Monographs (in Dental or Ische Stacks)

2 weeks; 1 renewal for another 2 weeks

General Reserve Books (behind the Circulation Desk)

Overnight; may be checked out 1 hour before closing, due back 1 hour after next opening.
Fines for overdue materials are $1 per hour per item.

Personal, Restricted, and Serials Reserves

No overnight loans


Unbound - 1 day
Bound - 1 week

Nursing Journals




ILL Material

Material borrowed on Interlibrary Loan follows the restrictions placed on the material by the lending library, including due dates.


Updated December 2013