Mississippi State University Libraries

The Mississippi State University Libraries are a part of Mississippi State University. Mississippi State University Libraries house over 2,053,064 volumes and a journal collection of 18,103 titles, including 6,148 electronic subscriptions. Also, an array of other resources is made available via the World Wide Web (WWW) and through other expanding information technology resources.

The Central Branch of Mississippi State Libraries is Mitchell Memorial Library.

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