Alumni and Friends
Alumni and members of the general public are welcome in all University Libraries locations and may use our resources on-campus. If you wish to check out books or use other services, please consider joining the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association (alumni) or the Friends of University Libraries (public).
A University ID card is required to check out items from any University Libraries location.
Community borrowers may check out up to 5 items at any given time.
Loan periods vary according to collection or material type as follows:
- 30 days - General Collection Materials
- 14 days - Curriculum Materials, Media, and Media Equipment
Bound periodicals, reference materials, and atlases are non-circulating for community borrowers.
Dry-erase board markers are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. They are due by closing of the day they are checked out.
For more information: University Libraries Circulation Policy
For information about printing, faxing, scanning, public computers, wireless access, and passwords, please see below.
Printing: The University of Southern Mississippi uses the WEPA system. Click here for more information on using Wepa.
Faxing: Faxing is available at the Circulation Desk, located in the lobby of Cook Library. Local faxes are $1.00 flat rate. For long distance faxes the first page is $2.50 and additional pages are $1.00 per page.
Scanning: Multiple scanners are available in the Learning Commons on the first floor of the Cook Library.
Public Computers: 307 PC’s are available throughout Cook Library along with 8 iMac Computers in the Learning Commons on the first floor. iTech maintains a complete list of available public computing.
Wireless Access: Is available on campus. Go to iTech's site for additional information