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Students Guide to the Library: Home

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.

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Useful Research Guides



Welcome to the A-State Library!  

Library Mission Statement: We are a teaching Library. Our vital information resources and skills advance the university community's pursuit, development and sharing of knowledge.


Need research help?

Reasons to contact a librarian:

  • You aren't sure where to start
  • You need research assistance
  • You want to improve searching skills
  • You prefer to speak someone

Ways you can receive assistance:

  • 24 hour chat service
  •  Phone: 870-972-3208 or 870=972-3077 (main service desk #)
  • Email:
  • In person: Visit the Library Service Desk                                                                                                                              

**We can also assist you online via Skype or Zoom. Email us to schedule a time.



What do you like best about the Library?
Books: 6 votes (15.38%)
Study space: 15 votes (38.46%)
Research resources: 4 votes (10.26%)
Librarians: 5 votes (12.82%)
Bean bags: 1 votes (2.56%)
Social Distancing: 2 votes (5.13%)
Computers: 6 votes (15.38%)
Total Votes: 39