Main Number: (225) 342-4913
The reference librarians respond to questions and assist the public using the State Library's collections of books, federal documents, and databases. Assistance is provided by telephone, in person at service desks, and by email and regular mail. Reference librarians are responsible for selecting materials for the general collection and items for the federal documents depository. The Reference staff trains state employees in the use of the Library's electronic resources and conducts workshops on reference work for public library staff.