Louisiana Lagniappe is a collection of more than 70 web resources pertaining to Louisiana history, law, business, government, geography and education.

Business and Employment | Educational Resources | Geography and History
Legal and Legislative | Louisiana Government | Newspapers and Periodicals


  • Corporations Database – From Secretary of State. Database of Louisiana corporations searchable by corporate or personal name. Provides full contact information as well as date of incorporation.
  • New Businesses – The First Stop Shop gives current and potential business owners a single place to go for licensing information needed to start a business in Louisiana.
  • Business Resource Guide – Business Resource Guide from Louisiana Department of Economic Development. Available online only. Describes process for starting a new business in Louisiana, includes permits and licensing, taxes, contacts, etc. Can be downloaded for printing. Excellent source of information.
  • Jobs with the State – Jobs available with State Police, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, Corrections Services, Transportation & Development, Civil Service, Environmental Quality, and library jobs.
  • Civil Service Test Questions – These sample questions provide an idea of what Louisiana Civil Service tests are like.
  • Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) – Search for over 400 Louisiana nonprofit organizations by name, area or keyword. Full contact information.
  • Louisiana Workforce Development Office (LA Works) – Inquire about local job opportunities, training, resume assistance, and unemployment claims.
  • Office of State Examiners – Information about employment opportunities with municpal fire and police departments.