Any individual who is a Michigan resident (18 years or older) is eligible for community library cards for the Michigan State University Libraries. The MSU Libraries house a collection of over 6 million print and electronic volumes, 235,000 maps, 85,844 sound recordings and films/videos and nearly 7,000,000 microfilm/microfiche.The digital collections created from MSU Libraries' holdings exceed 100 terabytes, and cover the breadth of collecting areas from Agriculture to Veterinary Medicine.
Virtual Library Tours are availableto help visitors and students learn to navigate these resources. A small number of mp3 devices are available at the Main Library Circulation Desk. Visitors may check one out and go on a self-guided walking tour of the Main Library.