About MSU LibrariesSpecial Events
Conferences and Workshops
Technology and Research Workshops
Our faculty and staff offer workshops on topics related to research, scholarship, academic integrity, thesis and dissertation formatting, emerging technologies, a variety of software packages, and how to use the library.
MegaResource School Librarian Workshops
The annual MegaResource workshop covers topics related to technology, instruction, and online databases for K-12 librarians.
MSU Libraries Scholarly Communication Summit
Increasingly, researchers rely on academic libraries for support with the data lifecycle. As responses to these needs emerge within our profession, it is vital to come together to share ideas, struggles, and successes. The MSU Libraries are providing an opportunity to collaborate and strategize at the Scholarly Communication Summit. We invite you to join us and submit proposals to share your experiences and expertise in providing data services to researchers.
Mississippi Land and Literature at Cotesworth Culture and Heritage Center
The Mississippi Land & Literature Series is a programming partnership among Mississippi State University Libraries, Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, and Cotesworth Culture and Heritage Center.
John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Lecture Series
Each event in the Marszalek Lecture Series includes papers presented by MSU students and a lecture by an established, nationally known historian.
Morris W. H. (Bill) Collins Speaker Series
The Collins Speaker Series brings leading figures of the day to the Mississippi State University campus to engage in close and personal discussions about their lives and careers.
The Frank and Virginia Williams Annual Lecture on Lincoln and Civil War Studies
The Williams Lecture was established in 2017 by former Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Williams and his wife, Virginia, to provide the university community and others a chance to reflect on Lincoln and the Civil War by bringing leading scholars to campus.
Festivals and Fairs
Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival
Concerts and seminars by world-renowned ragtime musicians, along with tours of the Templeton Music Museum.
E. O. Templeton History & Genealogy Fair
An all-day event featuring a variety of sessions, workshops, and research opportunities for genealogy and local history enthusiasts.