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Cunetto, Stephen

P.O. Box 5408
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (662) 325-8542

E-mail: scunetto@library.msstate.edu

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Direct responsibilities for overseeing and managing the Systems, Web Services, Instructional Media Center, Access Services and the Digital and Presevations Departments within the Library. He is also responsible for Library Technology and is a member of the Library Administrative Council. He also serves as the head of the Golden Triangle Regional Library Consortium and the Mississippi Academic Library Consortium.

Cunetto is currently serving as the Vice President of the Mississippi Library Association.

  • Library Administrative Council
  • Library Technology Committee (Chair)
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Digital Priorities Committee
  • Charles Templeton Ragtime Festival Committee (Chair)
  • Information Technology Advisory Committee (MSU)
  • EBSCO Academic Advisory Committee
  • MAGNOLIA Steering Committee


Stephen Cunetto, Administrator of Systems at Mississippi State University Libraries, earned his B.S. in Communication at Mississippi State University and his Masters in Library and Information Science at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2006. As the Administrator of Systems he provides strategic direction, oversight, and maintenance of the Libraries' technological infrastructure and technology services, ensuring tight integration of all digital and online services. He manages and provide direction for several libraries departments including Access Services, Instructional Media Center, Systems, Web Services, Digital Preservation and Access Unit, and the Charles Templeton Music Museum. Other responsibilities include serving as the director of the Mississippi Library Partnership, a consortium of 53 academic, public and school libraries, managing the Mississippi Academic Library Consortium and serving as the Technical Advisor for the MAGNOLIA project. He is a member of the Library Administrative Council, chairs the Libraries' Library Technology Committee and the Assessment Committee. He serves on several campus committees including the MSU Information Technology Oversight Committee and serves as chair of the MSU Lyceum Committee. He has received grants in from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mississippi Arts Commission. Cunetto served as the President of several organizations including the Mississippi Library Association (2012), Mississippi Theatre Association (2001-2002), Starkville Area Arts Council (2001), and Starkville Community Theatre (1999-2001). He has served as the Executive Director of the Mississippi Theatre Association since 2003. In 1999 Cunetto was awarded the Mississippi Library Association's Peggy May Award.