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Where can I send a fax? 

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The library does not have a fax machine. To send a fax on campus, go to Pak Mail located in Crosby Hall. https://www.pakmailolemiss.com/scan-fax-services.php

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How do I print in the library?

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Printing costs $.15 per page for black and white and $.50 per page for color. Printing MUST be paid for with your Ole Miss ID card and the money is taken from your OleMiss Express account (No Flex and no cash option available). To send your document to a printer, use your LAPTOP or a library computer. Then, go to a library printer and swipe your University ID, select your document, and logout. Here’s a video that shows how to print https://youtu.be/ZP0aUyhzWOM

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My instructor told me to find something on reserve for a class. Where can I find reserves?

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All reserve items should be listed on this page: https://guides.lib.olemiss.edu/Course_EReserves

If you need more help, contact Tess Graham tgraham@olemiss.edu or 662-915-5876.

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Can you hold a book for me that I want to check out?

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YES! Use OneSearch or the library catalog to find what you want to check out. Then use the Paging Request Form to list the items you want us to hold at the desk for you. https://libraries.olemiss.edu/paging-request-form/

Include your contact information so we can confirm your request. Look for a confirmation email BEFORE coming over to pick up items from the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the J.D. Williams Library.  Don’t forget your University ID! Material not picked up after 7 days will be re-shelved.

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Why am I getting this error message when trying to find articles, “file missing: docs/ deny.htm”?

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This error message usually appears when you are no longer a current employee or registered student. We see a lot of students get this error after a semester ends. Make sure you are enrolled in at least one class for the current semester or for an upcoming semester. The system will automatically renew your library access after 24 hours from registering. If the problem continues after you have confirmed you are a current employee or student, please contact us at asklib@olemiss.edu as this may be a deeper issue.

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How can I return a book to the library?

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You can bring books back to us inside the library at the main circulation desks located just inside each entrance to the J.D. Williams Library or in the Science Library. We also have an outdoor book drop for book returns located at the corner of Dormitory Row North and Dormitory Row West. When using the outdoor book drop, be certain the items fall safely inside the bin. Please do not place Interlibrary Loan items, reserves, or videos in the Book Drop or leave any item on top of or beside the bin. Be aware that University outdoor trash cans look similar to the Book Drop, but don’t be fooled: there is ONLY ONE BOOK DROP 😊

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Who do I contact for help with my research paper?

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For every major at the university, there is a librarian assigned to help with collection support, research consultations, and instruction help. https://libraries.olemiss.edu/request-a-library-research-consultations/

Book an appointment or email your librarian for help at any stage of the research process. We can't wait to work with you!

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How do I check out a book?

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Use OneSearch or the library catalog to find what you want to check out. Then, use the item’s call number to find it in our libraries. You can checkout as many books as you want at one time. Take items to our circulation desks located next to our main entrances and use your University ID to check them out. How long you can keep an item depends on your status https://libraries.olemiss.edu/loans-limitations/

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Where are Ole Miss Yearbooks?

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Use this link to find all of our fully digitized annuals https://egrove.olemiss.edu/yearbooks/ If you want to see anything in print, please email Special Collections at archivesdept@olemiss.edu

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How long can I check a book out? And can I renew my books without bringing them back to the library?

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Loan Periods for book checkout depends on your status https://libraries.olemiss.edu/loans-limitations/

To see what items you have checked out and if you can renew them, use “My Library Account” https://umiss.lib.olemiss.edu/screens/accountlogin.html  As long as a book is not overdue, you can renew it online up to 3 times. If you have problems with your account, contact Access Services at 662-915-5858 or libcirc@olemiss.edu

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How can I find resources for my topic in library databases?

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Start by searching Databases on the library’s homepage. Use the drop-down menu under “All Subjects” to find your subject area and see the databases we recommend for finding information on your topic. If you want to explore a wide range of databases, start with OneSearch. In OneSearch, you can limit your result list by “Subject Term” on the left-side of the screen. Here are some helpful library video tutorials to get you started.

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Does the library have wireless printing?

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Yes. You can print from your own device in the library. Remember that printing must be paid using Ole Miss Express. The direct link to print is here https://dionysus.lib.olemiss.edu/cps/?lang=en_US
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How can I reserve a study room?

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Use this page to reserve group study rooms in the J.D. Williams Library and Science Library https://calendar.lib.olemiss.edu/allspaces  You can only reserve 120 minutes per day. 
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How can I set up a research consultation?

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Library Subject Liaisons are available to assist you with your research. Please click on your subject librarian’s name to see their contact information and booking options in order to make a research appointment. We can work with you online (email or Zoom), face-to-face in our office, or by phone.

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What are the library’s hours? 

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Use this link to see our library hours for the J.D. Williams Library, Science Library, Special Collections, and Chat https://libraries.olemiss.edu/calendar-hours/ Library hours are also updated daily on the library's homepage https://libraries.olemiss.edu/ 

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I have a library hold on my account. How can I pay the fine?

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Please contact Access Services with questions about your account, fines, fees, and holds by phone: 662-915-5858 or by emailing Holly Holder-Brown at hcholder@olemiss.edu.

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How can I access the library's wifi?

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The J.D. Williams Library offers complete wireless coverage for patrons who wish to use laptops or other mobile devices. All you need is your Ole Miss WebID and password. Visitors who do not have a WebID can pick up guest login instructions at the circulation desks. For more help with wireless access, use this link https://wifi.olemiss.edu/

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Can I still access library databases, like JSTOR, after I graduate? 

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Our license agreements restrict access to our databases to current employees and students. Use this link for alumni services https://guides.lib.olemiss.edu/AlumniServices and remember that when you visit campus (alumni or a visitor), you are welcome to use computers inside the libraries to access databases without a login. If you are in-between semesters, you are not counted in the system as a current student, so as soon as you register for a class a 24 hour automatic transition takes place before you can resume library access. 

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Does the library have any student employment opportunities?

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A variety of jobs are available for students on an ongoing basis. If you are interested in becoming a library student assistant, please fill out our application! Download Library Student Assistant Application and email the completed form to umladmin@go.olemiss.edu or turn it in to the administration office on the 3rd floor of the JD Williams Library. 

 

The University of Mississippi Libraries recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a supportive educational and professional environment that actively affirms the value of cultural diversity. We encourage applications from candidates who are traditionally underrepresented in academia and from all candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. (https://libraries.olemiss.edu/diversity/)”

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What is SciFinder? 

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SciFinder allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. Individual SciFinder accounts are required to use this database on or off campus. You will need to click here to register.
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