Professional Resource Library – Anderson Design Center
- Located in the Kate Hubbard House, the interior design program occupies a dedicated
studio facility at the Southern Miss Hattiesburg Campus. The recently renovated Design
Studio is a 5,255 square foot multi-level building that resides on the southwest side
of campus, across from the College of Arts & Letters. The studio houses two (2) teaching
design studio classrooms, a lecture room, student lounge, conference room, four (4)
offices, two (2) resource libraries, and a printing and plotting room. Multimedia
equipment is utilized for most classrooms, with lecture materials provided to students
for review through faculty websites, Blackboard, and other digital formats, offering
students an array of learning methods and supportive information. Studio classrooms
have power ports and wireless internet/networking available throughout the studio,
as well as the Southern Miss campus.
- The Studio provides students with a relaxed and inviting learning environment, with
the student lounge acting as a central hub for student interaction. The resource
rooms house a variety of up-to-date product books and materials samples for residential
and commercial application. In addition, the interior design program maintains a
private library collection of current technical and design reference literature available
for interior design students to review and check out. The Studio’s “Printing and
Plotting Room” provides interior design students with a variety of printing, plotting,
scanning, and computing equipment and resources for use in interior design program
courses. Students enrolled in the program also have 24/7 access.
- In addition to the in-house library, students have full access to a professional design
library located @ Anderson Design Center.