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.
PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. 98% of the material is peer-reviewed. PsycINFO covers the fields of psychology, nursing, sociology, business, anthropology, education, and more.