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Phone: 870-307-7205


Semester Hours 

Sunday: 2 PM-Midnight
Monday-Thursday: 8 AM-Midnight
Friday: 8 AM-7 PM
Saturday: 1-7 PM


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



Search Sources At The Mabee-Simpson Library

  • WorldCat Discovery-Books and Articles  
    Discovery searches for books and articles simultaneously. Discovery is the library's catalog and also searches worldwide for books that can be borrowed by our institution.
  • Articles  
    This guide contains the most popular databases for research and a complete list of the library's databases, as well as other sources on the internet.
  • Books  
    This guide provides additional book sources including print, digital, and directions for borrowing books.

User ID and Password?

When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your user ID of: and your password to login.

Friends of the Library can use and please call the front desk at 870-307-7205 or contact the library at: for the password. Only members in good standing, who are current in their membership can use our webpages from off-campus.

All campus members and guests can use the library’s services within the building. Our contracts with vendors prohibit anyone but members of the Lyon College community or Friends of the Lyon College Library from searching our databases from off-campus.

If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at:  870-307-7555 or contact



    Mission Statement

    In support of the mission of Lyon College, the Mabee-Simpson Library provides superior quality resources and services that foster learning, working, and professional development. While many of these resources are accessible through the campus network, many are also available in a comfortable physical facility that encourages freedom of inquiry, social exchanges, and the pursuit of personal growth. Library services will enrich the intellectual and cultural environment of the College, while promoting and supporting lifelong learning among students, faculty, and staff. The Mabee-Simpson Library is located at the heart of the campus, and offers an extensive collection of resource materials for researching a multitude of topics.


    • 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.

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