Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.

Using the Library - Things to Know

Please review the following information, and don't hesitate to ask for help at any of our service desks!

Library Hours

For the most up-to-date hours, and for information on individual areas of the Libraries, please refer to the Main Library's hours page.

Folio Transition

MSU Libraries just moved to a new catalog system (see project FAQ). The main search box on the library website now provides seamless access to books, journals, e-books, e-journals, articles, and streaming videos. To request delivery of material or to request a scan of material, please visit Get it @ MSU while we are working to get these features available again.

To learn more information, please see our FAQ page  and our policy on Personal Data Collection and Usage for Library Accounts.