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. Books are to be returned according to the two-week period stamped on the book.
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.
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) or Library Catalog is an index of all library resources held in the Leontyne Price Library. Resources may be accessed by AUTHOR, TITLE, or SUBJECT. This automatic catalog can be accessed on and off campus.
ProQuest is a multidisciplinary database with a collection of thousands of academic journals, news articles dissertations, magazines and eBooks.
Magnolia is a statewide consortium funded by the Mississippi Legislature that provides journals, dissertations, newspapers, magazines, and eBooks.
Oxford Journal is an academic database that offers books, academic journals and magazines. It serves students, researchers, professors, and others.
JSTOR is a digital library that provides approximately 50 research databases. These databases provide online research of academic journals, dissertations, magazines, primary resources, and eBooks.
E-Books/e-magazines and newspapers are available at the Leontyne Price Library.
Electronic books and magazines are available at the Leontyne Price Library. These resources may be accessed on and off campus by the Rust College community; with the use of an access code given at the library.
Click the "For Researcher's" tab
credentials: username: rustcollege 13
|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|
|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|
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