Cook Library, located on the Hattiesburg campus, contains the principal collections of books, periodicals, microforms, government documents, and other materials which directly support the research and instructional programs of The University of Southern Mississippi at all levels.
McCain Library and Archives is home to the University Libraries Special Collections Department. This includes one of the leading children's literature collections in the United States, the de Grummond Collection.
Congressional Publications (ProQuest) covers the U.S. Congress as far back as 1789. Included is the full text of bills, laws, hearings, reports, and documents from both the House and Senate. Biographical profiles, committee assignments, and voting records for past and present members are also provided.