• Maximizing Access through Consortial Partnership: Mississippi State Univeristy Libraries' Journal Expansion Project 

      Carr, Patrick L.; Williams, Virginia Kay; Jones, Mary Ann (Elsevier, Inc.Mississippi State University Libraries, 2007-12)
      Consortial licenses with online access clauses can offer libraries the opportunity to begin new journal subscriptions at no additional cost and without losing access to existing subscriptions. Mississippi State University ...
    • Mississippi State University Libraries’ Annual E.O. Templeton, Jr. History & Genealogy Fair 

      Kennedy, Corinne; McGillan, Jennifer; Baldwin, DeeDee (University Libraries, 2018)
      Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries has held an annual Genealogy Fair for the last twelve years as a way to engage the community. The fair, named for E.O. Templeton, Jr. in 2013, features a variety of sessions, ...
    • A New Institutional Repository: Building from the Ground Up 

      Shedd, Julie D. (University Libraries, 4/29/2016)
      The MSU Libraries began the implementation of an IR in the fall of 2014. A committee was appointed to build the IR from the ground up and tasked with researching common practices, writing policies & procedures, determining ...
    • Putting Out the Fire: A Review of Wildlife Agency Responses to Chronic Wasting Disease 

      Huang, Miranda; Thompson, Noelle; Christensen, Sonja; Demarais, Steve (The Wildlife Society 2020 Virtual ConferenceDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest Resources, 2020-10)
    • Supporting Graduate Education: A Library-Wide Approach 

      Lee, Deborah; Nail, James; Peyton, Gail (University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 4/1/2016)
      The Mississippi State University Libraries serves a diverse graduate student population that includes over 140 graduate majors or concentrations and approximately 3600 students. The MSU Libraries has developed a comprehensive ...
    • Teaching the Teachers: Introducing Comics with Library Instruction 

      Downey, Elizabeth M. (University Libraries, 6/23/2018)
      In 2010, we presented "Graphic Novels on Campus: Academic Outreach to the K-12 Community" at the American Library Association Annual Conference. At the time, we had just started to promote graphic novels and comics in our ...
    • Using Journal Evaluation as a Gateway to Collaboration 

      Jones, Mary Ann (Mississippi State University Libraries, 2011-06)
      Mississippi State University Libraries faced three consecutive years of journal cancellations. We looked at different ways to evaluate the remainder of our journal subscriptions by collaborating with campus constituents. ...
    • The Value of Oral Histories Beyond Discovery and Preservation 

      Guilbeau, Neil; Richardson, Hillary; Eichmann-Kalwara, Nickoal (University LibrariesUniversity Libraries, 2016-10)
      Libraries seeking to become the “Heart of their Communities” can reach out to their residents through oral history projects. These projects not only document and preserve the social memory of Mississippi’s communities, but ...