Undergraduate Student

Things Undergraduate Students Should Know about UM Libraries...

Personalized Expert Assistance

  • A subject specialist with a Masters in Library Science has been assigned to each discipline to assist you with your projects and research. A librarian is available to assist you, without an appointment, at the Reference Desk in J.D. Williams Library, or by phone, email or chat.


  • University Libraries are the J.D. Williams Library (Main) and the Science Library. The Science Library is located in the Thad Cochran Research Center and houses chemistry and pharmacy collections.
  • The Libraries subscribe to 231 databases with access to articles and magazines, newspapers, trade periodicals and scholarly journals.
  • The Libraries provide 640,000 e-books, 26,500 periodicals and 75,973 e-journals. Access online library resources off campus using your myOleMiss ID and password.
  • The Libraries hold over 2 million print volumes, with access to millions of other resources around the world via Interlibrary Loan.

An Important Message from Interlibrary Loan

If we do not have a book or article you need in our collection you may request the material through Interlibrary Loan. Books take about a week to arrive and articles are delivered to your email electronically in about 24 to 48 hours.

If you are a first time user you will need to set up an account. It is quick and easy online.

Important Links

  • Student Jobs at the Library. An online application for student employment at the library is available on our jobs/employment page.



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