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Books and Streaming Media: eBooks
This guide will show you how to find books and video at the library.
Offers complete full-text articles in all subjects and ebooks as well. JSTOR uses a 5 year moving wall meaning that any article older than 5 years from today is full-text on JSTOR. Articles published within 5 years of today are only citation/abstract. All ebooks require no special app and are fully accessible on the web.
Includes credible content from authoritative, scholarly sources. Off-campus users may have to authenticate, with Lyon College user ID and password. You will need Adobe Digital Ed., a free download on the web. Mobile devices and tablets will need Blue Fire Reader, at either the App Store or Google Play. An Adobe ID is required for all devices. Download in Epub for better resizing of text. When you download, it will come up in Blue Fire Reader for phones and tablets.
The Arkansas Digital Library Consortium (ADLC) is an open consortium formed to facilitate the acquisition and use of digital content by pooling the buying power of Arkansas public libraries. However, Lyon College members are also welcome to view or listen to the 80,000 plus ebooks, ejournals, and audiobooks. You have to have a library card at an Arkansas public library. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and our Independence County Library will set up your library card!
Give them your name, address, phone number, and college id. They'll set you up with a library card online, and you use your library card id or your cell number to access these books. Be sure to mention you are a member of the Lyon College Community.
This collection is from Overdrive and you can use their handy app called Libby for your devices.
If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given Google permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy.
The world’s public domain music at your fingertips!
How to Use JSTOR, Proquest eBook Central, and Overdrive eBooks
Library Hours 2020
Our virtual library is always open! However, the physical bricks and mortar library is locked and can only be entered with permission from student life. You must be on our list. We are open 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday and closed weekends,.
Visitors from off-campus are not allowed but research consultations and appointments can be made by calling 870-307-7205.
Contact us at: email@example.com anytime!
Interlibrary Loan. For any items that we do not own, but you need for research, please fill out the ILL Request form that you see in the WorldCat search result for the item. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the bibliographic information on the item. Physical copies of books can be acquired for local faculty, staff and students. Only digital copies of articles can be acquired for non-locals. If retrieving a physical ILL item, we will allow your entrance to Anna’s office. Please return physical items to the book return in the breezeway.
Curbside pickup. We are implementing curbside pickup and books can be ordered for pickup at email@example.com. We’ll notify you when they are on the cart which will be rolled into the breezeway. They will already be checked out in your name and all you have to do is pick them up!
Returned books should be returned in the wall slot which is also in the breezeway entrance on the right when facing the library.
Use WorldCat Discovery to find most of what you'll need for your research needs. It's the search box in the upper left corner! If that doesn't work, try the A-Z blue box.
Reserves. Because of Covid the reserve collection has been disbanded for this academic year. Please check with the librarians if you need to order an ebook or streaming media. Additionally, documents can be scanned and links loaded into Schoology.
All study rooms on the third floor are locked and a key can be checked out at the front desk to use a study rooms. Your ID card must be submitted to check out a key. This is only for students with permission from student life to use the library.
All returned items will be in quarantine for 96 hours (4 days).
When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your Lyon user ID of: firstname.lastname@example.org and your password to login. You no longer have to use RDS to log in. Find your browser, your web page, your database, search the database, and when the authentication screen pops up, use your student ID and password. You only have to do this once a session.
Community members who have purchased a card can use the databases in the library building but not remotely.
Having issues logging in? Clear your cache (CTRL + SHIFT + DEL) and try again.
If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at: 870-307-7555 or contact email@example.com.