Children’s Literature Guide
The UAM Taylor Library Digital Collections provide online access to selected rare
and unique library materials which document the history of the University of Arkansas
at Monticello (UAM) and the southeast Arkansas region. Search or browse through a growing collection of images and texts.
Government and Arkansas Documents
Maps and Atlases
The maps and atlases are located on the first floor of the library, to the right of
the security gates.
The print reference collection, located on the second floor, includes general and
specialized encyclopedias, English and foreign language dictionaries, concordances,
directories, style manuals, biographical sources, current and retrospective bibliographies,
thesauri, almanacs, and indices.
Special Collections and University Archives
Interested in learning more about the history of Arkansas? Keep the William F. Droessler
Special Collections Room in mind!
Formally known as the Arkansas Room, the collections area was renamed in June 2004
in honor of Dr. Droessler. Serving UAM for 27 years as Library Director and as Cataloging
Librarian, Dr. Droessler was also instrumental in establishing the Special Collections
Room. For more information, please contact Dan Boice Boice@uamont.edu 870-460-1480.
About The Collection:
Special Collections houses books and periodicals pertaining to Arkansas. We have a
particular focus on Southeast Arkansas and carry journals for the region, including
the Drew County Historical Journal. We also have journals and books about the surrounding
counties of Ashley, Bradley, Cleveland, Lincoln, Desha, and Chicot.
Special Collections also houses archival materials. The materials focus on the history
of the university. They include Arkansas A & M Board Minutes from the 1930s to the
1960s, yearbooks from 1925 to 2009, and university publications such as the UAM Alumni
Donations and Transfers:
Special Collections needs your help! The library is actively collecting materials
relating to UAM. If you have materials you would like to donate or transfer to special
collections, please contact Dan Boice Boice@uamont.edu 870-460-1480. Please review the guidelines for transfer for the appropriate category:
Administration, Departments, Faculty, or Organizations. Donations and transfers are accepted based on the library's collection development
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Researchers are always advised to call ahead of time to confirm hours of operation
and to discuss their research project. An appointment is encouraged so the staff can
assist researchers more effectively.