Libraries' News, Events, Exhibits en 120 New "Welcome to Cook Library" Guide Published, August 2014 Cook Library has published a new “Welcome to Cook Library” guide on its website, just in time to welcome new, and returning, students and other first-time visitors to the Hattiesburg campus for the start of the fall 2014 term.

The guide includes links to library hours, highlights of services available at the Circulation Desk and Library Assistance Desk, descriptions of quiet and group study spaces, information about printing and computers in the library, tips for finding books and articles, contact information for the Reference Services Department, and more. If you haven’t visited Cook Library before, this guide can help you to quickly get started finding what you need.

To view the guide, go to

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:00:50 -0500 John Blair <>
Summer 2014 Issue of The Primary Source Released Back issues will be added to the new interface in the coming months. ]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:10:35 -0500 John Blair <> Waller Photographs Collection Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:08:53 -0500 John Blair <> de Grummond Book Group Join us Thursday, August 21, 2014, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the August meeting, we will discuss the work of author/illustrator Deborah Wiles.  We will read Wiles’ newest book titled Revolution

The de Grummond Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the de Grummond Exhibit Room on the second floor of Cook Library (between the Library Administration office and the School of Library and Information Science). Adults interested in reading and discussing children’s literature are welcome.

For more information about the de Grummond Book Group, contact Ellen Ruffin at or 601.266.6543. To receive email about the meeting schedule and book selections, subscribe to the book group’s listserv at

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