MAGNOLIA is a statewide consortium funded by the Mississippi Legislature which provides online research databases for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi. Magnolia Databases are available in the libraries, from your home computer, or other device with internet access. Topics can easily be searched by subject.
How to Access
Click on the name of the city below that is nearest you. Take note of the user name; you will need it to log in.
Laurel – The user name is magn1130
Ellisville – The user name is magn1063
Magnolia Databases include:
Consumer Health Complete - Full text content covering all areas of health and wellness. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and more.
Credo Reference- Full-text, aggregated content covering every major subject from the world’s best publishers of reference.
EBSCOhost – Journal, magazine and newspaper articles.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia – Over 25,000 records, including images biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Garden, Landscape & Horticulture – Indexes and abstracts for more than 300 core titles on topics including botany, ecology, garden management, landscape design, and more.
General Science – Full text for more than 60 popular science publications, including Discover, National Geographic, Scientific American and many others.
Newspaper Source– Full text for 28 U.S. and International newspapers and more than 260 regional newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are provided from ABC, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and more.
NoveList – A comprehensive reader’s advisory for fiction lovers.
Student Research Center – Students can find research information by using keywords or by topic.