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African American Literature

Request It! Services

Request It! Services

This service provides free articles, books, and media to MSU faculty/staff/students. Whether it's from another library, or from our own collection; all you need to do is place the request, select your pick up or delivery method (restrictions apply), and we'll let you know when it arrives. For more information, please visit our service page.


Main Collection

Our Main Collection, comprising most of our non-fiction books, is arranged by Dewey Decimal classification and covers most topics.


Main Collection 001-369 | 2nd Floor Stacks (behind the Athena statue)

Main Collection 370-629 | 2nd Floor East (Library Tower)

Main Collection 630-869 | 3rd Floor East (Library Tower)

Main Collection 870-999 | 4th Floor East (Library Tower)

Main Micro Index/Card/Fiche/Film Collection | 3rd Floor West, Room 300

Main Oversize Collection | 4th Floor East (Library Tower)

New Books | 1st Floor (Vending Area)


Diversity & Inclusion Collection

Location: 2nd Floor West
The Multicultural Room houses a reference collection of non-fiction and fiction works on various cultures around the world. It has cultural specific resources for many different topics and is decorated with artwork from different cultures.


Learning Resource Center

Location: 1st Floor East (Library Tower)
The Learning Resource Center collection contains audiovisual media which includes sound recordings, books on CD, media players, DVDs, and teaching aids such as puppets, games, and manipulatives. It also contains children’s literature book collection and a preschool–grade 12 collection of textbooks and materials to assist teachers. 







Juvenile / Young Adult