Welcome to the Mississippi Digital Library

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ALL collections are FREE
to search, browse and view
with no membership required.

Interested in using our materials in a publication? Publication requires consent from our partners to use their materials. Please contact us with the items or collections you are interested in using, and we will put you in touch with the appropriate representatives.

Topics found in our collections include Mississippi history, civil rights, blues, children's literature, family histories, the World Wars, military history and more.

Items include letters, documents, photographs, books, sheet music, scrapbooks, oral histories and digital reproductions of objects such as currency and uniforms.

More than 150,000 items, 100+ digital collections, over 30 partners and growing.

Becoming a partner is easy. We provide FREE hosting and training to all Mississippi cultural heritage institutions regardless of religious or political affiliation.

We are proud to offer an annual Cultural Heritage Digitization Award designed to help an institution jump start or significantly increase their digital collections. Details and information can be found here.

Our Partners Across the State

Our Newest Partners

Marion County Courthouse

Marion County was founded in 1811 by South Carolinians John and William Lott. They named the county after Revolutionary War hero General Francis Marion and the county seat after the Lott's home town. Known over the years for…

Mississippi Library Commission

The Mississippi Library Commission supports innovative programs and initiatives to strengthen and enhance library services for all Mississippians. The agency is funded by the Mississippi Legislature, with additional funding…

State Law Library of Mississippi

By state statute, we are the official State Law Library for the State of Mississippi. We collect, preserve, and make available to the public the foundation of Mississippi law.