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New Students Guide to the Library: Getting around the Library

Welcome to the A-State Library! This guide will help you get started navigating around the library and using its resources. It's a big place, but there's no need to be intimidated.

Library Floor Plans

You can find floor plans for the different floors of the library at the link below:

‚ÄčLibrary Floor Plans

Directions to Campus

Jonesboro is easy to get to from anywhere in Arkansas and the Mid-South. Drive on over to check out our campus, you'll be glad you did.

Printable directions


Virtual Tour of the Library

This video provides a quick first-person tour of the library's main floor.


Our friends in the library building

The library building contains not just the library but also several other departments. 

1st floor:

  • The Writing Center
  • The Learning Commons
  • University College
  • IT Computer Lab
  • The A-State Museum (on second floor too)

2nd floor:

  • Main entrance to the library proper
  • Second floor entrance to the Museum
  • Simply2Go Café

3rd floor:

  • ITTC Faculty Center
  • Library Administration
  • Distance Learning/Compressed Video
  • Library General Collection/Study Rooms

4th and 5th floors:

  • Library General Collection/Study Rooms

6th floor:

  • Office of Assessment
  • ORTT

7th floor:

  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Heritage Studies

8th Floor:

  • Meeting space