Located in Alcorn State, Miss., J. D. Boyd Library is governed by Alcorn State University. The library offers books and journals on wide range of subjects, including agriculture, business, education, general information, government resources, health, medicine and nursing, laws, liberal arts, library science, science and technology, and social science. It also provides a variety of journals, newspapers, research materials, and publications to its members. J.D. Boyd Library participates in the interlibrary loan network that allows it to borrow from other libraries materials needed for research that are not a part of its collection. It additionally offers online public access catalog enabling search through author, title, name title, command search and call number. Its Web site offers free software, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, Firefox, The GIMP, Java, OpenOffice.org, POPFile, Spybot - Search and Destroy, and Thunderbird.