Saturday, March 31, 2012

Millsaps-Wilson Library – On Your Smartphone!

Are you interested in accessing the Millsaps-Wilson Library’s online services from your Smartphone?  The Millsaps-Wilson Library’s mobile interface may be just what you need.  Click on the link below to view the mobile website:
Smartphone-friendly links on the mobile site include:
-        EBSCO databases
-        Library Hours
-        Library Catalog
-        JSTOR
-        Project Muse
A link to the mobile site is also on the library’s webpage.  Look for the link in the bottom left corner of the webpage.
What do you think of the mobile library site?  Please send your feedback to

Monday, March 19, 2012

New Titles - March 2012

The Millsaps-Wilson Library recently added new academic titles and also books by recent speakers in Millsaps College’s Visiting Writers Series to the collection.

New books are often displayed on the shelf in the hall just to the west of the front desk.  If you have any questions, feel free to ask for assistance at the front desk or e-mail us at

The titles below are arranged by title, author, and call number:

Recent Visiting Writers Series Authors:

The Night Swimmer: A Novel
Bondurant, Matt
PS3602.O657 N54 2012

The Wettest County in the World:  A Novel Based on a True Story
Bondurant, Matt
PS3602.O657 W48 2008

Gryphon:  New and Selected Stories
Baxter, Charles
PS3552.A854 G79 2012

Army Cats:  Poems
Sleigh, Tom
PS3569.L36 A88 2011

New Academic Books:

Alexander the Great and His Empire:  A Short Introduction
Briant, Pierre.
DF234.37 .B7413 2010

Beyond Fundamentalism:  Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization
Aslan, Reza.
BP182 .A65 2010

Building Brains:  An Introduction to Neural Development
Price, David J.
QP363.5 .B85 2011

Business Writing in the Digital Age
Canavor, Natalie
HF5718.3 .C365 2012

The Cambridge Introduction to Sylvia Plath
Gill, Jo
PS3566.L27 Z665 2008

The Civil War:  The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It
Sears, Stephen W.
E464 .S562 2012

A Companion to the Crying of Lot 49
Grant, J. Kerry
PS3566.Y55 C792 2008

A Concise History of Modern Korea:  from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present
Seth, Michael J.
DS907.18 .S424 2010

Deadly Choices:  How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All
Offit, Paul A.
RJ240 .O38 2011

The Guns of August:  The Proud Tower
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
D530 .T8 2012

International Business in the 21st Century
Keillor, Bruce David
HF1379 .I5674 2011 V.1

On Greek religion
Parker, Robert
BL790 .P37 2011

Rawls:  An Introduction
Maffettone, Sebastiano
JC251.R32 M34 2010

She-Wolves:  The Women Who Ruled England before Elizabeth
Castor, Helen
DA28.2 .C37 2011

Slavery in the Roman World
Joshel, Sandra R.
HT863 .J67 2010

The Solitary Self:  Darwin and the Selfish Gene
Midgley, Mary
B1647.M473 S65 2010

Unbeatable Résumés:  America's Top Recruiter Reveals what Really Gets You Hired
Beshara, Tony
HF5383 .B4335 2011