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Use the Classic Catalog to find and access books at Fant Memorial Library.

Books are on the first floor (Government Documents, Juvenile Books, New Books, and Reference Materials) and the second floor (Circulating Materials and Special Collections) of the Library. Please ask for help at the Information Desk if you need a hand locating any materials!

Click here to access the full Classic Catalog.

Checkout/Return Policies

Item Type Loan Period Grace Period Item Limit Renewal Limit
Circulating Items 28 days 30 days no limit 2 times
Reference Items and Bound Journals 3 days 0 days no limit no renewals
DVDs and other media 7 days 0 days no limit 2 times
Course Reserves per instructor 0 days no limit no renewals
  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 90 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

Item Type Loan Period Grace Period Item Limit Renewal Limit
Circulating Items 56 days 30 days no limit 2 times
Reference Items and Bound Journals 3 days 0 days no limit no renewals
DVDs and other media 7 days 0 days no limit 2 times
Course reserves per instructor 0 days no limit no renewals

 

  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 90 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

MUW, MSMS, MSU, and EMCC Faculty 

Item Type Checkout Period Grace Period Item Limit Renewal Limit
Circulating Items 120 days 30 days no limit 2 renewals
Reference Items and Bound Journals 7 days 0 days no limit no renewals
  • There are no late fees for overdue items! 
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 90 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.
Item Type Loan Period Grace Period Item Limit Renewal Limit
Circulating Items 28 days 30 days no limit 2 times
Reference Items and Bound Journals 3 days 0 days no limit no renewals
DVDs and other media 7 days 0 days no limit 2 times
Course Reserves per instructor 0 days no limit no renewals

  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 90 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

Item Type Loan Period Grace Period Item Limit Renewal Limit
Circulating Items 28 days 30 days no limit 2 renewals

Mississippi Library Partnership Members are listed here.

  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date. If you return the book after the grace period, you will be assessed a $10 fine.
  • After 90 days, you’ll be assessed the cost of replacing the book.

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Search the eBooks Database

Search the eBook Collection

Our eBook Collection includes numerous titles on business and economics. Use the Search Bar below to get started with a keyword search or Click Here to browse books on the topic. 

eBooks

Get books outside of Fant Memorial

To get books from other libraries in the Mississippi Library Partnership (MLP) system, use the Place Hold button to request that item to be sent to you. You will get an email notification when the item is ready to be picked up at Fant Memorial! 

To go beyond the MLP, use the WorldCat Database to find books all over the world, and make a request for titles you find with Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

 

Search tip

When you find a book that suits you, click the links under subject to find more relevant results.

You can also search for subjects in the drop-down menu!