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Using Sims Library during COVID-19

For students and faculty during Spring 2020 cornonavirus period

A Message from Sims Library

Exterior photo of Sims Library

While the University is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sims Library is closed. However, Librarians -- and all online resources -- are still available 24/7 to help with your online classes.  You must simply login with your W number and PIN (your 6-digit birthday) to access online journals, databases, streaming video, and ebooks.  

You will be able to consult with a librarian about resources through Ask a Librarian or by contacting your library liaison.  These links are listed in this guide and on the Sims Library homepage at


For updated information on the University's response, please visit

Off-Campus Access

To access indexes, databases, and electronic reserves from off campus, you will be required to enter your User ID and PIN.  The User ID will be your W number (ex. w0123456).  The PIN will be your 6 digit birthdate (ex. 032101 for March 21, 2001).  If you have any questions about the databases, please contact the Reference Department at 985-549-2027 or "Ask A Librarian".

Sims 2-Geaux

Sims Library offers curbside pickup

Sims 2-Geaux Curbside Service

Sims Memorial Library is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning June 1, 2020, the library is offering Sims 2-Geaux curbside pickup of items from the library's collection, including books, technology and equipment.* Items will be available to pick up in touchless transactions. 

Curbside pickup is offered during these hours throughout the summer: 

Mondays - Thursdays

9:00 am to 3:00 pm 


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