Search Tools

The Millsaps Library offers a variety of search tools to connect you to the library's electronic and print resources. You can use many of those tools via our home page or choose by publication format from the list below.

Books, DVDs, videos, scores and more

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Advanced Keyword Search
Call Number Search
Browse Alphabetically by Author, Title or Subject
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   Most Popular Article Databases

     Project Muse
     First Search

   Most Popular Online Reference Sources

    Oxford English Dictionary
    Oxford Reference Online
    Encyclopaedia Britannica


   All Article Databases & Indexes

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If we don't have the book or article you need, you may request it via Interlibrary Loan.


Newspaper Articles - Find newspapers in the Millsaps Library and search Newspaper Indexes.

Online Reference Tools - All of the basic research tools such as dictionaries and encyclopedias that you expect to find in a library.

Find reserve items your professor has placed in one of the electronic or physical reserve collections.


Find Other Libraries - A list of libraries in our area from which you may be able to borrow books. If you don't have a library card, ask us and we can help you get the items you need.



This is a searchable index of all the newspapers, magazines, and journals with full-text articles available through either the Library's print or online subscriptions. Make sure to search by journal title, not article title.


If we do not have the journal you are looking for, use Interlibrary Loan to request the journal article you need.


Don't Know Where To Start?

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Ask us! - You can call us at 601-974-1073, email us at or drop by the front desk. We are here to help.