Libraries & Departments

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is Tulane University's main library with nearly 4 million volumes, 600+ database subscriptions, over 100 computers with specialized software, more than 38,000 audio recordings, and more than 21,000 DVDs. In the library you will find expert research help from librarians, extensive special collections, technology assistance, printers, and a coffee shop.

 (504) 865-5605  libref@tulane.edu

Howard-Tilton Libraries & Departments

The Architecture Library is a unit of Tulane University Libraries in association with the Southeastern Architectural Archive (SEAA). Collections are primarily focused on current architecture publications, but also include works related to urban design, sustainability, and historic preservation.
 (504) 865-5391  arch@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Hogan Jazz Archive is the leading research center for the study of New Orleans jazz and related musical genres, including New Orleans ragtime, gospel, blues, rhythm and blues, and Creole songs.
 (504) 865-5688  jazz@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Latin American Library is among the world's foremost collections of Latin American research materials and one of the most comprehensive of its kind with over 510,000 volumes, 640 current periodical subscriptions, substantial collections of rare books, ephemera, manuscripts and an image archive, as well as a growing number of electronic resources.
 (504) 865-5681  LAL@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive research center for New Orleans and the second largest for Louisiana. As an integrated research library and archives, LaRC offers a full range of library and archival research resources, from books and manuscripts to maps and images.
 (504) 865-5685  LaRC@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Math Library serves the faculty and graduate students of the Mathematics Department and all other sections of Tulane University in mathematics oriented research, as well as the New Orleans academic community.
 (504) 862-3455  gwc@tulane.edu Visit Website
Located on the 2nd floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, the Microforms & Newspapers Department houses printed newspapers and magazines as well as a vast collection of microfilm and microfiche resources.
 (504) 865-5683  libref@tulane.edu Visit Website
Located on the 4th floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, the Music & Media Center is the primary service point for music reference, sound recordings, and video recordings.
 (504) 865-5642  musiclib@tulane.edu Visit Website
Special Collections' Rare Books unit preserves approximately 50,000 titles dating from a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible (ca. 1456) to recent first editions.
 (504) 247-1934  kmccalli@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Southeastern Architectural Archive is the largest repository of architectural records in the southern United States. The SEAA has progressively sought to enhance the preservation and conservation of architectural records associated with the built environment of the southeastern Gulf Region.
 (504) 865-5699  SEAA@tulane.edu Visit Website
The University Archives comprises one of our richest sources of information on campus. We invite you to visit the "physical memory" of Tulane University.
 (504) 865-5685  archives@tulane.edu Visit Website

Coordinate Libraries

The Amistad Research Center is the nation's oldest, largest and most comprehensive independent archive specializing in the history of African Americans and other ethnic minorities.
The Koch Library supports the activities of the Herbarium of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, one of the principal herbaria of the Gulf South region.
 (504) 862-8287  abradbu@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Law Library's primary mission is to serve the educational and research needs of the faculty, students and staff of Tulane University Law School.
 (504) 862-8872  lawlib@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Rudolph Matas Library is the primary resource library for the Tulane University Health Sciences Center comprising the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the National Primate Center.
 (504) 988-5155  medref@tulane.edu Visit Website
The Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections collect, preserve, and make available records, manuscript materials, and a non-circulating special collection library devoted to the history of women at Newcomb College and Tulane University, women in the American South, culinary history, women's education, prescriptive literature, Newcomb authors, third wave feminist zines, and the work of women in general, as well as the Marla Custard collection on sexuality.
 (504) 314-2723  susannah@tulane.edu Visit Website
The primary mission of the Lillian A. and Robert L. Turchin Library is to serve the research needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the A.B. Freeman School of Business.
 (504) 865-5376  turchin@tulane.edu Visit Website