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Catholicism in the South: Home

This guide provides access to the Monroe Library's resources related to Catholicism in the South.

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Circulating Books

Circulating books may be found in the Monroe Library stacks and may be checked out by authorized Monroe Library users.


e-Books may be found in the Monroe Library catalog and read either on or off campus by Monroe Library users. Click the blue link that says "URL" in the item record to access the e-Book.

Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources

Please see our Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources (last revised Aug. 2013).

Special Collections & Archives

Catholic Book Store Collection

Special Collections & Archives materials must be used in the Reading Room. Our hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00AM - 4:30PM. Please contact for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Jesuit Archives

The Archives for the New Orleans Province, Society of Jesus are housed in the Monroe Library at Loyola University New Orleans. Books from the Jesuit Archives may be used in the Special Collections Reading Room. Researchers of other Jesuit Archives materials are welcomed by appointment only. For more information email Joan Gaulene at or call 504-864-7095.

Digital Collections

Digitized materials from Loyola University New Orleans’ Special Collections & Archives are available in the Louisiana Digital Library and the Internet Archive’s American Libraries LYRASIS collection.

Catholic Databases

Use the following databases to find information on Catholicism.

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