Welcome to the Archives of The Mabee-Simpson Library. We strives to preserve and present the history of Lyon College.
Special collections include the John Quincy Wolf Folklore Collection, the Stroud Collection of historic papers, the Craig Genealogy Collection, the Folklore and Oral History Collections, the Presbyterian Collection, the Kennard Collection, and collections of rare books and historic photographs. The Regional Studies Center also serves as caretaker for the Grigsby House, a nineteenth-century cabin on the Lyon College campus.
WorldCat Discovery searches for books, media, and articles in our library and nationwide.
Try ADVANCED SEARCH for more options.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
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When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your Lyon user ID of: email@example.com 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.
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If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at: 870-307-7555 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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