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State and Local Transportation & Development

Louisiana Dept. of Transportation & Development

Statewide Transportation Plan

Acadiana Planning Commission

2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment No. 5

    Public comment will be accepted 5/20/19 - 6/3/19.

Public comment form


 


 

Literary

Brightly – Online resource devoted to helping parents to raise lifelong readers.

Libby – User-friendly app for borrowing library ebooks and audiobooks, designed by Overdrive.

LibraryReads – Monthly list of librarian nominated top ten newly published books.

Teen Ink – A teen Literary magazine and website.

 


 

Newspapers

Out of State Newspapers – Some of these newspapers may require that you pay a fee, or register, or both to gain access to their content.

Louisiana Newspapers – LSU Libraries is proud to present the Digitizing Louisiana Newspaper Project (DLNP), which offers 78 titles from the state of Louisiana published between 1836 through 1922.

LSU Libraries Special Collections Louisiana Newspapers on Microfilm - Online catalog of Louisiana newspapers in the LSU Libraries. Along with other titles, includes The Lafayette Advertiser (1900-1914) and The Daily Advertiser (1914-present).

Digital Archives of the Lafayette Public Library – Daily Advertiser (1974-1978); Sunday Advertiser (1974-1978); Lafayette Gazette (1893-1908)

Chronicling America – Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

 


 

Featured Library Resources

Genealogy Resource Guide

Louisiana Library Connection: Free Resources

 


 

Tax Filing Information

IRS

Louisiana Department of Revenue

 


 

Local Public Education

St. Martin Parish School Board

 


 

Local News & Government

The Teche News

The Baton Rouge Advocate

The Daily Advertiser

The Daily Iberian

KATC ABC Channel 3

KLFY CBS Channel 10

City of Breaux Bridge 

City of St. Martinville

Village of Parks

Town of Arnaudville

 


 

Online Safety and Internet Topics

San Jose Public Library's Virtual Privacy Lab – Interactive site that teaches about online privacy. 

Common Sense Media Family Toolbox  – Designed to support and empower families in raising kids who think critically, participate responsibly, and behave ethically in their online lives.

 


 

Health Topics

Mental Health Websites

Crisis Hotlines

Medline Plus  – Health information from the National Library of Medicine. 

Health Topics A to Z   – Federal Government website managed by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Environmental Public Health Tracking

MyPlate  – United States Department of Agriculture's website offering tools and tips for healthy eating.

My Family Health Portrait  – The Surgeon General's internet-based tool that makes it easy for you to record your family health history.

DailyMed  – The official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). Also includes a tablet/capsule ID tool.

 


 

Research & Citation Resources

The Owl at Purdue: Research and Citation Resources

The University of Chicago: Turabian Quick Guide 

World Book, Inc. MLA Citations Poster

 


 

Disaster Recovery

State Library of Louisiana's Emergency Assistance links

NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center

After the Flood: Advice for Salvaging Damaged Family Treasures

Drying Our Your Precious Momentos 

Dr. Ed Benoit, III, Assistant Professor in the School of Library & Information Science, and coordinator of the Archival Studies and Cultural Heritage Resource Management graduate programs, offers the following advice for salvaging family treasures - See more at: http://www.lsu.edu/chse/news/flood_recovery.php#sthash.SYhzzVi2.dpuf

 


 

Legal Information Resources

Louisiana State Legislature

Law Library of Louisiana

2013 Louisiana Legal Services and Pro Bono Desk Manual

How to Research a Legal Problem: A guide for non-lawyers  – This guide is intended to help a person with a legal problem find legal rules that can resolved or prevent conflict. It is most useful to work through the steps and sources in the order given. Created by the Legal Information Services to the Public Special Interest Section (LISP-SIS) in 2014.

State Bar Association's Legal Education & Assistance Program

Legal Assistance Resource Guide

Louisiana Free Legal Answers

LouisianaLawHelp.org  – Louisiana's online guide to free legal help.

 

Legal Forms

Louisiana Access to Justice Commission Self-Represented Litigant Forms

Looking for legal form templates? Go to our databases page and look for "Gale Legal Forms" listed in the right-hand column under "Statewide Databases".

 


 

General Resources for the Public

Louisiana HiSET replaced GED in 2014. Requirements can be found here. Program providers include SLCC & VITA .

Finding Study Guides for Civil Service Exams: A Manual for Public and Institutional Libraries

Note: The above link connects to a 2004 publication of the State Library of Louisiana. Some of the information may no longer be accurate. For example, the publication references a Series 7000/7001 test for Clerical/Office/Administrative Support Test (COAST); that test has been replaced with the Series 8500 Office Support Exam (OSE). Sample questions for some tests are offered on the Louisiana Department of State Civil Service.

State Library of Louisiana: Civil Service Exam and Test Prep

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Need help filing unemployment claims?

Contact the St. Martin Parish Business & Career Solutions Center: 337-394-2205

215 Evangeline Blvd., St. Martinville

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  M, Tu, W        8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Th, F

State of Louisiana Dept. of Children & Family Services  – Apply for SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), or Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP), or Child Support Enforcement Services

Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline

Defensive Driving Online Course   – State of Louisiana Office of Risk Management (ORM)defensive driving course. *Note: In order to print certificate at the end of the course, connect using Internet Explorer web browser.