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A comic book themed sticker decorating  the shelf of the new graphic novel and games collection.

Marvel at Sims Memorial Library’s newest collection

Chloe Williams, Editor-in-Chief July 6, 2023

Starting this summer, students will be able to do more than just print, study and utilize library resources when it comes to the services offered by Sims Memorial Library. Last Thursday, the library...

A student surrounded by books bought over the semesters.  To save money, students can look toward Sims Memorial Library or their local libraries to borrow books.

Buying books on a budget? Consider a library

Chloe Williams, Social Media Editor September 13, 2022

Whether students are reading for pleasure or trying to meet deadlines for class, books are an essential and costly part of college life.  While some texts are not too pricey, the costs can add up over...

President John. L Crain provides remarks at the grand opening of the Innovation Hub.

President Crain welcomes new Innovation Hub to campus

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Sims Memorial Library now has a new section on the second floor, devoted to group projects and new ideas for campus.  The Innovation Hub, or iHub, is a collaboration between SLU and Louisiana Economic...

Sims Memorial Library has the guide “Using Sims Library during COVID-19 closure” available for students. The guide contains information on accessing databases, including 40 temporary resources provided by database vendors, course reserves, research help and other information.

Library maintains engagement off campus

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter May 5, 2020

Although the building is closed, the Sims Memorial Library is operating virtually to ensure that students get the help and resources they need for their classes. During the stay-at-home order, the library...

The Sims Memorial Library will remain open and continue to offer computer lab services, book checkouts and non-event related services.

Library remains open but events are cancelled

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter March 18, 2020

Several events related to the Sims Memorial Library have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibition Opening at the library on March 16 and the “Let’s...

Turtle Cove and impacts of coastal wetlands loss

Turtle Cove and impacts of coastal wetlands loss

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter February 14, 2020

The Green Talk series partnered with the Sims Memorial Library on Feb. 5 to discuss Turtle Cove and the impacts of coastal wetlands loss in Louisiana. The event was hosted by Dr. Robert Moreau, professor...

The Friends of Sims Library hosted a wine tasting event to raise money for the library. Along with a silent auction and live music, Wine with Friends brought members of the community together to raise money for Sims Library.

Library hosts wine tasting fundraiser

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter November 9, 2019

A fundraiser continued its prominence at the library this semester. The Friends of Sims Library hosted the 11th annual "Wine with Friends" on Friday, Nov. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. in Sims Memorial Library. Library...

Participants enjoy during the wine-tasting event organized by the Friends of Sims Library.

Get more involved with Friends of Sims Library

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter September 10, 2019

Friends of Sims Library is a community based organization whose goal is to promote and benefit the general well-fare of the university’s library. Students can become a member and participate in all that...

The truth about the math lab

The truth about the math lab

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter March 19, 2019

A loud mathematics professor and a squeaking door opening and closing are just some of the things you will hear as you are face to face with a computer at the math lab. The math lab, which is located...

Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, checks a book in the library. She has worked in the Sims Memorial Library for three years.

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

Prakriti Adhikari , Staff Reporter November 13, 2018

To some students, the library is a second home where they make memorable experiences and lifelong relationships. Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, performs responsibilities in the university...

Ten years of wine tasting

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter November 5, 2018

The Friends of Sims Library organized the 10th annual "Wine with Friends" to help the Sims Memorial Library financially. The event was held at the library on Friday, Nov. 3. The event included a...

Breathe to relax

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter October 24, 2018

The University Health Center has partnered with Sims Memorial Library to offer a space for students who cannot find the time in their day to breathe. Mindfulness Breaks occur each Tuesday on the third...

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