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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.


Have you ever been lost in the library?
Yes: 7 votes (77.78%)
No: 1 votes (11.11%)
Someone, anyone, please get me out of here!: 1 votes (11.11%)
Total Votes: 9

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.


Did you know...

Did you know that the 4th and 5th floors of the library are designated quiet areas? Report excess noise to the library's service desk on the 2nd floor. You can call, email, or send us a chat, and we will send up our Chief Shushing Officer.

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