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WorldCat Discovery Search Box

WorldCat Discovery searches for books, videos, and articles in our library and nationwide. 
Check out theRESERVES list for your professor's reserve collection. Try ADVANCED SEARCH  for more options.

The A-Z list provides a complete list of the library's databases, which can be sorted by subject, item type, title, popular, or new additions.  This includes paper books, ebooks, digital and paper articles, but frankly, mostly digital and mostly full-text.

Spring Hours 2020
Monday thru Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed weekends

Special Procedures

*All individuals must check in at the front desk.

*Those students who live in Independence County need to email Dean Mulick 24-hours prior to coming to campus to notify him of your reason for coming and the duration of your stay. He will then inform the appropriate offices and personnel of your approval to be on-campus. This notification is required for students who are regularly coming to campus to use buildings like the library.

*Lyon students outside of Independence County are NOT allowed on campus at all.

*The general public is NOT ALLOWED in the library.

*Call 870-307-7205 for assistance or visit our website at:

2300 Highland Road

Batesville, AR  72501

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Updated 03-31-20

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Blogs @ the Library

Covid-19 News

For the latest updates the librarians suggest the following:

CDC  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map

Lyon College Information for the Campus

For the governor of Arkansas updates please Google:  LIVE: Governor Hutchinson Provides COVID-19 Update to Media



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