New Faculty FAQs

  • Contact your subject librarian.
    She or he can meet with you to:
    • review collections and resources in your area
    • schedule a class session
    • create a Research Guide to help your students with research assignments
    • place items on course reserve
    • assist you with tools to store and manage citations
    • assist you with tools to identify publication opportunities or to assess the scholarly impact of your published research
  • Quick question? Stop by, call, email, chat, or text the reference librarians. Help is available 24/7 through our chat cooperative.
  • Your university id card is your library card.
  • You can log into Your Library Account any time to view current checkouts or holds and to renew items. Use your UARK username (without the @uark.edu) and password to log into your library account.
  • Faculty may check out books for 16 weeks and bound periodicals for 1 week. More...
  • Laptops are available for checkout at the Information Technology Services (ITS) desk within in Mullins library.  Laptops can be reserved in advance at online at reserveit.uark.edu
  • Faculty may authorize a student assistant to check out materials for them. More...
  • Use the Library Catalog to search for books, journals, media, manuscripts, and other materials. Or try QuickSearch.
  • The catalog includes holdings from Mullins and all branch libraries: Chemistry and Biochemistry, Fine Arts, Physics, and Law, as well as the Crystal Bridges Museum library and Internet items.
  • Use the Map It! button to view items in Mullins Library on a floor map or consult our call number guide.
  • Both electronic and print holdings are listed in the catalog.
  • An A-Z list of electronic resources is also available.
  • In the library catalog, click the Request button to place a hold on an item. The item will be held at the pickup location you specify.
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  • Use ILLiad, the University Libraries Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system , to request books, articles, or other materials from other libraries.
  • First-time users of ILLiad will need to create an account.
  • On average, photocopied articles and book chapters are delivered electronically within 2 working days; books take a little longer.
  • You may also request a scan of print articles or chapters held by the Libraries through the RazorRush service.
  • There are three Kic walk-up scanners: two near the main service desk and one in the Hodges Periodicals Room on Level 2 of Mullins Library.
  • Scanning computer stations are available in the Learning Commons in Mullins, as well as in branch libraries.
  • A copier is located in the Hodges Periodicals Reading Room on Level 2 of Mullins Library, with additional copiers in the Fine Arts and Physics libraries.
    • You can make paper copies with Razorbuck$ or cash.
    • You can also scan materials at copiers for no cost; these scans may be sent to email or saved to a jump drive.
  • Microfilm / Microfiche scanners are available in the Hodges Periodicals Room on Level 2 of Mullins Library.
  • Use RazorRush to request scans of articles or chapters in items held by the Libraries. More...
  • Complete the course reserve request form on our web site and send it to the library where you wish the reserve materials to be housed..
  • Course reserves are made available to students in two different ways:
    • Electronic Reserves (e-reserves) are items such as journal articles, book chapters, lecture notes, or test examples, that are converted into digital files and made available through your Blackboard course.
    • Print and Media Reserves are placed at the appropriate service desk with limited check out times to allow all students in a particular course to share the materials equitably.
    • You may search for print and media reserves by instructor or class in our online catalog.
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  • There is a waiting list; submit applications to the Dean of Libraries (479-575-6702) each April for approval.
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University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701-4002
  • Phone: 479-575-4104
  • Text/SMS: 479-385-0803
  • Toll-free: 866-818-8115
  • Fax: 479-575-6656