Library resources handpicked for distance learners.
Last Updated: May 30, 2014
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- Academic Search Complete
a large, general, multidisciplinary database
- Business Source Complete
contains business, industry, and company information
searches through most of what the MSU Libraries has available both physically and electronically
- IEEE Xplore
technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics
stands for "Journal Storage" and contains multi-topic articles that are 3 years old and older
- Lexis-Nexis Academic
contains legal resources, newspapers, and more
contains articles, reports, and abstracts for health, life, and physical sciences and more
- How to Find Articles
Not sure how to use the databases to get to the articles you need here at Mississippi State University Libraries? Use this tutorial to help you learn how!
- How to Find Books
Not sure how to use the online catalog to get to the books you need here at Mississippi State University Libraries? Use this tutorial to help you learn how!
- How to Use Interlibrary Loan
Did you know that you can get many articles emailed to you directly? At no cost to you, as a distance learner? Use this tutorial to sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (with ILLiad) and get started today!
- How to Use Library Express
Library Express for distance learners allows you to get books, book chapters, and articles that are held in the MSU Libraries sent to you at no cost. Watch this short tutorial to get started!
The Mississippi State University Libraries and the Center for Distance Education have partnered to showcase the wide variety of services available to all of Mississippi State University's distance education students, as well as those students working on dissertation and thesis hours out of state.
If you need additional access to information not covered in this guide, contact the Reference Department at (662) 325-7667 or go to Ask-A-Librarian.
You do not have to pay for the research articles you need! For information on how to login in a secured environment, please visit http://library.msstate.edu/VPN.