The Jackson-Hinds Library System is a Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Funding Information Network ( As a member of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the Jackson-Hinds Library System provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center’s online database, Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Grants to Individuals Online. The fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders.
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The Jackson-Hinds Library System is dedicated to providing our patrons with a wealth of informational resources. You can explore some of the most requested areas online as they are listed on this page.

Clarion-Ledger Indexes
The Welty Library has The Clarion-Ledger newspaper on microfilm from 1955. Indexes for The Clarion-Ledger from 1985 to July 2002 can be found here online.You can even search by keyword. Once you find the article you need you can retrieve it at the Welty Library. Check it Out!

Reference Links on the Web
We have compiled an extensive listing of Web sites for researching information related to local, state and federal government, Mississippi colleges and universities, legal matters and much, much more. Check it out!

Listing of Area Clubs & Organizations
We have an extensive listing of local clubs and organizations with contact information and other details. Check it out!

E-mail the Reference Desk
If you need help finding references or have any questions about the Reference Center you can email us at We're glad to help and will reply promptly to your e-mail.


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