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Our collections are enhanced by our membership in the Mississippi Library Partnership. If you can't find a particular print or electronic title in our collection, search the Online Catalog to find it at another library, request it, and pick it up at the library of your choice.

General Book Collection

Our printed books are organized according to the Library of Congress Classification system.

In Mitchell Memorial Library:

See a guide to finding books.


Books with Multimedia

The MaxxSouth Digital Media Center houses Mitchell Memorial Library's media collection, including books on CD and books with associated media.

Juvenile Collection

The Juvenile Collection contains books for use in K-12 classrooms, including young adult books, a wide variety of award-winning books, graphic novels, picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for K-12 students and pre-service teachers. You can search just the MSU Juvenile Collection within our catalog to find just what you need.

Browse the collection on the 4th floor of Mitchell Memorial Library.

Rare Books

Our collection of rare and significant books includes several distinct collections pulled together by individuals, reflecting special interests or periods of printing. In addition, there are volumes which are rare by virtue of the scarcity of copies, the fragility of the volumes, association with certain individuals, or special features of printing, binding or illustration.

State of Mississippi Adopted Textbook Collection

Microform Books

The Microforms Collection includes a number of book collections, including Early English Books I and II. Location: 2nd Floor of Mitchell Memorial Library