At MSU Libraries: Library Resources

We Support Diversity
On Sunday, December 2, 2013, Mississippi State met Loyola University Chicago on the hardwood for first time in Humphrey Coliseum. The first time the teams met, in the "Game of Change" at the 1963 NCAA Tournament, Mississippi State defied an unwritten state law prohibiting teams from playing integrated teams. Here, 1963 players Stan Brinker, former Bulldog, and Jerry Harkness, former Rambler, shake hands just as the team captains shook hands in 1963. Mississippi State lost the tournament match 50 years ago, 51-61, but the Bulldogs won Sunday's rematch in overtime, 65-64. Learn more about the "Game of Change".

These resources can help you learn more about diversity.

  • Electronic Databases
    This list of databases is a good place to start searching for articles about diversity.
  • Research Guides
    Introductions to resources on a variety of diversity-related topics from MSU Libraries and peer institutions.
  • Publications
    Links to books and articles on diversity-related topics from MSU librarians, the library profession as a whole, and more.
  • Collections
    Our Special Collections Department holds a number of significant collections from local, state, and national politicians and political activists; civil rights activists; journalists; and more.
  • Services
    We strive to provide quality service to all patrons.

Contact the MSU Libraries Diversity Committee

We want your input on diversity-related issues and how we can best accomplish the goals set forth in our Strategic Plan and our Diversity Policy.