Student Services

Library Hours: Monday –Thursday - 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Individual identification cards are required of each student before checking out library resources.

A total of five books are checked out at any given time. A due date print out will be given when books are due back.

Visually or physically disabled users should feel free to ask for special assistance.

Students have the liberty of requesting book loans from other libraries if the campus library does not have the required book(s). This service may be requested at the reference and circulation desk.

Library Orientations are offered for freshman, transfer students, and new faculty at the beginning of each semester. Individual orientations are provided as requested. Ask the library staff for more information.

Tutoring is coordinated by staff tutors. Professional tutors work with students during developmental education classes, in small groups, and in one-on-one sessions.

Multifunctioning Xerox machines are available in the library. These machines allow users to print, scan, make copies and laminate. Printing and copy prices are $0.10 cent per copy for black and white and color for $0.25. Laminating prices are as followed Letter sized 8.5 by 11 $0.50 cent; Legal size 8.5 by 14 $0.75: all other over sizes are $1.00.”

Atlantic Journal North West Mississippi Daily Journal              Tupelo Daily Journal 
Chicago Defender Pittsburg Courier Wall Street Journal 
Chicago Tribune        Saint Louis Post  
Final Call             Saturday Evening Post  
New York Times                                                  South Reporter  
New Yorker                Tri-State Defender  
E- Journals and Magazines 
American History Explicator Library Teaching, Education 
American Journal of Education Forbes, Social Studies Library Journal 
American Journal of Science GQ, culture, recreation Library Resources 
American Journal of Sociology Good House Keeping, recreation Library Trends 
American Literature Griot, Social Science MIT, Education 
American Mathematics Monthly Harper’s , Recreation Miss. Historical Society 
American Scholar Health and Social work Mississippi Magazine 
Black College Today Instructor, Education Modern Drama 
Better Homes JOPERD, Physical Education Music Education 
Better Homes and Gardens Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy Nation 
Business Week Journal of American History National geographic 
Child Development Journal of Broadcasting New Republic 
Child Welfare Journal of Black Studies The New Yorker 
Childhood Ed. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronics News Week 
Christian Century Journal of Counseling Psychology Office Pro. 
Christianity Today Journal of Education for Business  Parent, Education 
Choice Journal of Ethics and Cultural Diversity in Social Work Poetry, Humanities 
Childhood Ed. Journal of Family Social Work Popular Science, Physical Science 
Christian Century Journal of Gay and Lesbian Services Prevention, Religion 
Christianity Today Journal of Learning disabilities Publishers Weekly, Education 
College English Journal of Marriage and Family, Social work Readers Digest, General 
College Teaching Journal of Negro Education, Social Science School Arts, Education 
Chronicle Of Higher Ed. Journal of Politics, Social Science Science 
Computers in Library Journal of Public Administration, Business Science News 
Congressional Digest Journal of Research Learning Disabilities, Education   
Entrepreneur Journal of School Psychology  
Essence Language Arts, Humanities  
Esquire Library Arts, Humanities  

Special Collection

The Archival Collection is a repository with a mission to identify records artifacts and papers of enduring value after critical evaluation; to preserve evaluate and make acquisitions available to patrons. This collection is located on the 3rd floor of the library.

The Ida B. Wells Social Justice Collection is a collection of books, records and artifacts of Ida B. Well and other social justice participants. This collection is located on the 3rd floor of the library.

The Roy Wilkins Collection is a collection of books, papers, Artifacts, accolades, paraphilia, books and pictures donated in 1986 by Mrs. Amanda Wilkins, his wife. Other artifacts were added to this collection after his death. This collection is located on the 3rd floor of the library.

Beulah Compton Social Work Collection is a collection of Social work and other books donated by Beulah Compton. This collection is located on the 3rd floor of the library.

The International Room is a collection of artifacts and printed materials and clothes from (10) countries. They are: Denmark, Norway, Pakistan, India, China, Mexico, Egypt, Israel, West Africa, and the United States. This collection is located on the 1st floor of the library.

The United Methodist Room is a collection of Church Histories, Religious, Poetry and speech writings, books for ministries and ministerial students. Dr. Martin Luther King and Rev. Howard Thurman tapes are also available. This collection is located on the 1st floor of the Library.

The Audio Visual Collection is a collection of DVD’s, CD’s Tapes, and Records. This collection is located on the 3rd floor of the library.

Permission to tour special collections can be acquired at the circulation desk. We ask that users reserve the right to tour in advance.

Mrs. Wanda Pegues

Interim Library Director, MLIS, SLP, SPED

Mrs. Ferristeen Clayborn

Circulation Assistant, M.Ed.

Mrs. Gwendolyn Jones

Technical Processing, M.Ed.

Mr. Theoplis Walton

IT Specialist, Bachelor of Computer Science

Donations Are Welcome

Examples: pledges, gifts, individual retirements, beneficiaries