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Mission, Values and History

Mission:

The State Library of Louisiana, through technology and its nationwide resource sharing ability, with both print and electronic resources, public/private partnerships, cooperative agreements with other state, federal and local agencies, and its expert staff, employs traditional and innovative strategies to build an informed, educated, computer literate, and employable citizenry of lifelong learners.

The State Library of Louisiana, its Board of Commissioners and staff value:

  • Equal access to information for all citizens,
  • The literary and cultural heritage of Louisiana,
  • Intellectual freedom, and
  • Reading

History of the State Library, 1925-1950
History of the State Library, 1950-1975