The Mississippi State University Libraries Genealogy Fair was founded to assist Mississippians with developing research skills, to encourage genealogists to use resources held by the Libraries, and to create community connections that would support donations of historical material to the Libraries.
Mississippi Library Association
Kennedy, C., Jennifer, M., & DeeDee, B. (2018). Using Family Connections to Create Community Connections: How a Genealogy Fair Can Benefit the Community and the Library. Mississippi Libraries, 81(4), 85-88.