Welcome to the State Library of Louisiana's Civil Service Exam and Test Preparation guide. Here you will find a number of electronic resources and test preparation books that will help you prepare for a variety of civil service exams. All books are available from the State Library through interlibrary loan.
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New Office Support Exam (OSE) to Replace the Coast
The new OSE grades will expire two years from the date they become effective. State Civil Service is also implementing a new general policy of grade expiration for all tests.
For more details regarding the implementationof the OSE and new grade expiration policy, refer toGeneral Circular Number 2013-017.
For questions regarding the implementation of the new test, please email Max Reichert, Staffing DivisionAssistant Administrator at
PLE Study Guide
****NEW**** PLE study guide now available. Ask at the Reference Desk of the State Library for more information.
While the questions in the new PLE study guide are not the same as the old PET study guide, the PET guides continue to remain useful. Civil Service has informed us that the type of knowledge needed to answer the questions remains the same.
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