COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Library Information

The library is open to MUW and MSMS students, faculty, and staff via swipe card access, and to the public by appointment. Masks and social distancing are required. Contact-free curbside pickup of books is available upon request. The 24-hour lab will remain open seven days a week. See our COVID Library Info guide for more information.

About John Clayton Fant Memorial Library


History of Fant Library

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Who is Athena?

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Library Vision and Strategic Goals

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Circulation Policies

Library Policies


Library Faculty & Staff

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Library Employment

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Contact Information

Phone: (662) 329-7332
Fax: (662) 329-7348
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Mailing Address: 1100 College Street, MUW-1625, Columbus, MS 39701