General Library Information

Library Cards

To obtain a library barcode, a student must present a valid Alcorn State Gold Card along with a complete application form. Applications are  available at the library’s Circulations Desk.


Loan Periods

Books in the general collections  may be checked out for two weeks. Renewals are permissible for books not in great demand. Visit the circulation desk to request special loan periods.


Overdue Fines

Books should be returned on or before the due date to avoid overdue  fines. Late fines are five cents per day for books not returned to the  library by the specified return date.



Library materials are the property of the State of Mississippi and the  mutilation of such property is a felony under state law. Any person(s)  found guilty of such an offense will be subject to penalties in accordance  with the nature of his/her criminal offense.


Library Conduct

Students are asked to conduct themselves in a quiet and orderly  manner while visiting the library. Please refrain from eating,  drinking, and/or leaving trash on the tables. Repeat offenders  will be asked to leave the library indefinitely; their names will  be submitted to the disciplinary committee for proper disciplinary  action.