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 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
  • 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