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Phone: 870-307-7205

Semester Hours
Sun  2 PM - Midnight
Mon -Thu  8 AM to Midnight
Fri  8 AM to 7 PM
Sat  1 PM -7 PM

Thanksgiving Hours
Nov 25, Closing @ 5 PM
Nov 26-29,  Closed
Nov 30,  opening at 6 PM

Finals
Dec 1-4, 8 AM to 1 AM
Dec 5, 8 AM to 8 PM
Dec 6, 1 PM to 9 PM
Dec 7, 2 PM to 1 AM
Dec 8-11, 8 AM to 1 AM
Dec 12, 8 AM to 8 PM
Dec 13-14, CLOSED!

The Mabee-Simpson Library
Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR  72501

 

 

 

User ID and Password?

If you see that, do this.  Log into RDS (Remote Desktop Services)  and open a browser.  Now try searching the databases.  Lyonnet contains the RDS link under Web Tools.  Read the tutorial about RDS connections for computers for more information.  Confused?  Call support at 870-307-7555 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday or Email support.  You will see the request for user id and password if you are off campus.

Apps For Journals

For those of you searching databases on your phone use these links to apps that make searching easier.

  • ACS Mobile
    Available in Android or Apple.
  • EBSCOhost
    To use the EBSCOhost app, access EBSCOhost as you typically would via your library website or corporate intranet. Click the link at the bottom of any EBSCOhost page to email yourself the key to the app.
  • JSTOR
    JSTOR doesn't have an APP, but has optimized the website for mobile use.
  • Nature
    Register first with nature.com.
  • PubMed
    View the gallery of free APPs.
  • Science
    To read the full text of these articles you must e-mail yourself a link to the full text. Please note that in order to access the full text articles, you either must be at an institution with a site license that includes permissions to the content you are trying to read, or you must have an individual subscription to Science Journal.
  • ScienceDirect
    Register and create an account in ScienceDirect before downloading this APP.

Multi-Subject Article Databases

  • Academic Search Premier
    Contains a comprehensive, scholarly, full text database with more than 4,700 full text journals and over 4,000 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. This project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Additional state funds are provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
  • JSTOR
    Archives over 1,400 scholarly journals, as well as conference proceedings and primary source materials. Material covered is from the beginning of the magazine until 5 years ago.
  • Project Muse
    Provides humanities and social science content from over 120 university presses and scholarly societies.
  • Research Library
    Features a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Science Direct
    Comprises over 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and archives abstracts from 1823 to 1995 for certain titles.

Newspapers

  • LexisNexis
    Includes full text articles from over 2,500 contemporary newspapers from local, national, and international sources.
  • The New York Times Historical
    Provides researchers with first-hand accounts and coverage of politics, society and events from 1851 to 2009.
  • Newspaper Source
    Provides full text for over 40 United States and international newspapers, as well as over 380 regional newspapers. This project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Additional state funds are provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    Provides researchers with first-hand accounts and coverage of politics, society, and events from 1984 to the present.
  • The Wall Street Journal Historical
    Provides researchers with first-hand accounts and coverage of politics, society, and events from 1889 to 1995.

Database Collections

  • Ebsco
    Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic research materials.
  • Proquest
    Provides a wide variety of full text and bibliographies for articles and newspapers.
  • FirstSearch
    Searches three databases at once providing a wide variety of subjects.

Reference (non-bibliographic)

  • Credo Reference
    Contains encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations, bilingual dictionaries, crossword solvers, and measurement conversions.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Contains 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English.
  • Oxford Reference
    Provides quality, up-to-date reference material from over 6 million entries.

Dissertations

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