Skip to Main Content

Library update: Recent database changes

Learn more

Scholars Junction: Acceptance Criteria

Guidelines for what Scholars Junction accepts and from whom.


This guide will help you understand our acceptance criteria for Scholars Junction.

In short, we accept materials by, for, and about Mississippi State University.

  • By
    Any MSU student, faculty, or staff can submit their original scholarly work.
  • For
    Items should have been produced while the above people were affiliated with MSU.
  • About
    We collect materials that document MSU's history.
Scholars Junction

Overall Criteria

Types of Materials

The materials we accept include, but are not limited to, the following:

Scholarly Work

  • Pre- and post-print manuscripts
  • Published open access journal articles
  • Books
  • Book chapters
  • Conference proceedings
  • Extension publications
  • Data sets
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Presentation slides and posters
  • Honors theses and other undergraduate research
  • Photographs, drawings, maps
  • Audiovisual recordings

MSU History

  • Historical documents
  • University committee minutes and records
  • Alumni records and publications
  • Promotional materials
  • Recorded events and performances (where allowed by copyright)
  • Student publications
  • Course catalogs, curricula, bulletins, syllabi, and reading lists
  • Departmental newsletters
  • Departmental annual reports
  • Research center publications
  • Photographs, maps, blueprints of campus buildings
  • Statistics


Contact us to talk about your items and how they fit into MSU's scholarly and historical landscape.




[Scholars Junction] For More Information

More Guides and Tutorials