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EVENTS & NEWS

News

Library Open House to Show How Library Can Help Students on Aug. 25

THIBODAUX, La. — The Ellender Memorial Library is more than you might expect, and you can find out all about it next week at the …

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Ellender Memorial Library Celebrates Summer Events with Little Colonels

THIBODAUX, La. — Over the summer, Little Colonels visiting the Ellender Memorial Library were able to be Baby Shark, meet Lady Liberty and celebrate Christmas …

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Nicholls to Use NCAA Grant to Help Establish Academic Center for Student-Athletes

THIBODAUX, La. — The NCAA will give Nicholls State University $100,000 to augment student-athlete academic advancement as part of its Accelerating Academic Success Program.  As part of the award, the …

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Mission Statement

Mission:

As a unit of Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library shares the University’s overall goals and objectives. The primary mission of the Library is to support the University’s curriculum, instruction, and research and public service programs. The Library strives to ensure that all students and faculty have access to information and services which support the processes of learning and enhance the development of independent life-long learners.

Core Functions:

  • Acquire, organize, preserve, and provide access to information in a variety of formats through procurement and subscriptions, memberships, consortia, and cooperative resource sharing.
  • Promote information literacy and bibliographic skills through services such as information desk operations and instruction.
  • Provide a variety of appropriate spaces to facilitate learning and communication.
  • Serve the public by providing access to materials and services that foster learning and preserve the intellectual and cultural heritage of the citizens of South Central Louisiana and the Bayou Region.

CONTACT INFORMATION

106 Leighton Drive
Thibodaux, LA 70310
Phone: 985-448-4654
E-mail: el.reference@nicholls.edu

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