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Congressional and Political Research Center

Providing information on federal, state, and local politics and politicians

For Researchers

  • Citation Policy
    The following bibliographic citation is recommended for Research Center materials:
    identification of item, name of collection, folder number or title, and container number, Congressional and Political Research Center, Mississippi State University Libraries.
  • Access & Registration Form (.pdf)
    If this is your first time using Congressional and Political Research Center materials in person, you must complete the research application, read and sign the attached Research Rules, and provide photo ID.
  • Audio Recordings and Moving Image Reproduction Services
    Policy and form for use and reproduction of audio and moving image materials.
  • Image Reproduction Services
    Policy and form for requesting publication-quality images.
  • Personal Camera Use
    Policy and form governing the use of personal photography for reproduction.
  • Reproduction Price List
    Prices for photocopies, digitization, audio or video files, and digital media.
  • Reproduction Services
    Policy and form governing reference quality reproduction services.
  • Written Permission to Publish and Its Limitations
    Information about publishing Special Collections materials.