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Telephone Reference

You may call the Hill Memorial Library Reference Desk for assistance at (225) 578-6568 or our Public Services Desk at (225) 578-6544 during regular hours.

Email Reference

Ask a Librarian Email Reference Form

You may submit questions to our form 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please state your question as clearly as possible to facilitate a prompt response. Information about how to request copies of Special Collections materials is available on the Duplication page.

We accept reference questions from LSU faculty, students, and staff, and members of general public.

Regarding Genealogy: Though a limited number of our sources may be valuable to genealogists, the Main Library of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library is best suited for genealogy research. Contact them at 225-231-3751 or The Main Library is located at 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806.


Mailing Address

Head of Public Services
Special Collections
Hill Memorial Library
Louisiana State University Libraries
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300