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.
The PBS Video Collection supports a wide range of academic curricula, including history, science and engineering, diversity studies, and current events. This video collection provides access to hundreds of PBS documentaries and series, including NOVA, American Experience, and e2: Energy.