The University Library strives to transform students into scholars. By providing a wealth of unique materials, and resources for study, it promotes an innovative and adaptive environment that allows for creative, collaborative, and independent learning.
The library serves students, faculty, staff, and community members on the Macon, Atlanta, Douglas, and Henry campuses, as well as distance learners. Its branches provide tailored, accessible resources through collections, partnerships, and special services.
The Skelton Medical Libraries in Macon support the independent learning activities of Mercer University School of Medicine students, faculty and residents. The libraries provide a collection of biomedical books and journals in print and online as well as searchable databases and other resources. Anatomical models, charts and skeletons are also available for checkout.
The Furman Smith Law Library in Macon is the center for legal information and research in the Law School. Students have access to a rich and varied collection of print and electronic resources, accessible from the law library’s website and the LawCat online catalog. The former features an extensive collection of annotated links to state and federal legal research materials.
The American Baptist Historical Society Archives is located on Mercer’s Atlanta campus. The collection includes historical records on the American Baptist Churches USA, which is comprised of 5,800 churches and 1.5 million people, in addition to documents from many different Baptist denominations in North America and around the world. The archives are the largest and most diverse collection of Baptist historical materials.