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MSU Libraries provides video tutorials, virtual library tours, coverage of Library events, promotional videos for Library events and services, and streaming video of selected campus events. Web Services uses several tools to make this possible: YouTube, Google Video (currently being phased out), and our own hosting and streaming.

Library Tour…?

YES! You can now take a tour of Mitchell Memorial Library, the main branch library of the Mississippi State University Libraries, by using your smartphone, Wi-Fi MP3 player, or by downloading the audio to any MP3 player. Here's how:

Try it now! These codes take you to the YouTube page or the list of audio files avalable for the tour.

Camera + QR Reader
If your device has a camera and you can download apps, search your app store or marketplace for a QR Reader. Run the QR app and scan the codes on the Library Tour signs to watch or listen to the tour.

Enter URLs in your Internet Browser
Entering the URLs in your device's Internet browser will take you to the Library's YouTube page or a page that lists the avaliable audio files. These URLs are the same on each sign, so bookmark the page for future use, or to continue your tour at a later date.

Download the MP3s to your device
Like any other MP3, the audio tour can be downloaded and saved to your MP3 player. Visit the Tour page and right-click on the MP3 you want to save. Choose "save link as" or "save target as" and save the file in your music folder. Import it into iTunes and sync your device or move it to your MP3 player, plug in your headphones, and start your tour!

MSU Libraries Meets Patrons Online

This fall, students, staff, and faculty will find Mississippi State University Libraries in more places than simply on MSU's campus.  MSU Libraries is actively establishing a notable online presence, and its services are reaching a broader audience than ever before.

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