The Guyton Library staff is here to help you use the library and to help you find information. The following steps are intended to guide you on the resources and services that we provide. Everything in this list can be found on the library’s home page.

Ask a Librarian – In the upper right hand corner of the web page. Use this link if you want to contact us by e-mail.

Online Catalog – in the center of the page in the amber colored box. Use this link to locate books, DVDs, and periodicals in the library.


EBSCOhost Web Resources – for information on most topics.

EBSCOhost Tutorials and Ebooks – for assistance with EBSCOhost.

Gale Literary Index – to find literature sources. Go to the Help link for assistance on using the

Gale Volumes Available – for a list of titles and volumes the library has.

BMC E-books – for access to electronic books. (The tutorial is above) – to find items in other libraries. There is no tutorial/assistance link.
Get the bibliographic information for an interlibrary loan request.

Magnolia – for information on most topics. Contact us or your local Mississippi library for the password.

Facts On File – for general news, timely articles. Go to the Help link for assistance.

First Research – for business/industry related queries. There is no tutorial/assistance link.

JSTOR – for information on most topics. Go to the Help link for a tutorial on using the database.

General Sources

Online Catalog Tutorial – an 11 minute tutorial on how to use the library’s catalog, E-books, how to reserve books and creating bookbags.

Citation Style Guides – for assistance in citing information and for citation styles.

Interlibrary Loan Form – for requesting an item from another library. For a book, include the author and title. For a specific edition or year, be sure to include it. For an article, include author, title of article, name of magazine/periodical, volume, number, year, and pages of the article. When the book arrives, we will contact you. If it is an article, we will e-mail it to you.


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