The MSU library collection includes over 4,500,000 volumes, and 33,000 magazine and journal subscriptions...

MSU Library

In addition to the Art | Art History | Design Visual Resource Library, faculty and students will also find the resources provided by the MSU Libraries helpful. 

The MSU Main Library collection includes over 4,500,000 volumes, 33,000 magazine and journal subscriptions, 200,000 maps, 40,000 sound recordings, plus access to hundreds of electronic resources. During the Fall and Spring semesters, when MSU classes are in session, the Main Library building is open 24 hours a day from Sunday at Noon to Friday at 10 p.m. 


The Fine Arts Library is located in the west wing of the Main Library on the fourth floor. It houses the collections for art (including the visual arts, architecture and photography) and music (including scores, recordings, and books).




The Comic Art Collection holds over 200,000 items. Most of these items are American comic books, but also included are over 1,000 books of collected newspaper comic strips, nearly 15,000 foreign comic books, and several thousand books and periodicals about comics.