Ask A Librarian

Visit Us:

A librarian can help jump-start your research.  Visit the library to get help with finding information, choosing books, evaluating sources, and selecting appropriate article research databases. 

Phone Us: 

Speak with a librarian at 870-460-1080. 

Email Us:

Please send an email to for all reference questions.  The librarian will respond to your request within 24 hours, Monday – Friday.

Research Consultation: 

For in-depth instruction to individuals and groups, schedule an appointment with one of the research specialists listed below:

Kathy Anderson, Librarian for School of Computer Information Systems and School of Education

Dan Boice, Librarian for the School of Mathematics and Science, School of Nursing

Dr. Renée Clark, Librarian for the School of Arts & Humanities and School of Business

D.J. Reece, Librarian for the School of Forestry and Natural Resources and School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Course Materials

Library Guide for Historiography

To search catalogs from libraries across the world


To Find Journal Articles

Academic Search Complete
SocINDEX with Full Text
History Library Guide

To Find Newspaper Articles

Lexis Nexis Academic
Library of Congress Historic Newspapers 
News Library Guide

To Find Legal Sources

Lexis Nexis Academic
Federal Digital System

To Find Information About Avoiding Plagiarism

Library Guide on Plagiarism

To Find Information and Primary Sources for World History

Library of Congress Country Studies
Library of Congress Global Gateway


British National Archives
British Library
Cities and Buildings Database
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
British Movietone on YouTube
European Union


Library and Archives Canada
Canadian War Poster Collection
Early Canadian Maps
Fur Trade in Canada

To Find Information and Primary Sources for American History

Library of Congress American Memory
National Archives and Records Administration
United States Census Bureau
Music Online
Digital Public Library of America
Documenting the American South
Emergence of Advertising in America
Home Economics
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
Omeka Powered Websites
The Presidential Recordings Program
Samuel May Anti-Slavery Collection
Smithsonian Libraries

Research on Arkansas

Secondary Sources
         Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture Online                       
         Index Arkansas 

   Primary Sources
          UAM Library Digital Collections 
          Council of University of Arkansas Research Libraries Digital Projects
           Arkansas Digital Ark-ives                       
           Butler Center Online Collections

            UAM Library Special Collections
            Drew County Historical Society
             Arkansas History Commission
             Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
             Clinton Presidential Center
             Historic Arkansas Museum 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I renew my books online?

  1. Go to the library’s online catalog:

  2. Click My Library Account.

  3. Type your last name, first name.

  4. Type your 10-digit UAM ID number (ID# plus the number under the picture on the front of your id).  Example:  1234567891

  5. Click Submit.

  6. Click Items Currently Checked Out.

  7. Renew individual titles by checking the box beside the book you want to renew.  Select the Renew Marked Items button.

  8. To renew all titles, select the Renew All button.  The system will renew all items that can be renewed and display the new due date in the status column.

  9. Click Log Out.

Customers cannot renew a book if the book has reached the maximum number of renewals, if there are holds on the book, or if it is too soon to renew the book (more than 7 days remain in the current loan period.

Does the library have textbooks that are used in UAM courses?

While the library may occasionally have a textbook that is being used in a UAM course, as a general rule we do not order textbooks.

Off Campus Access

All currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff have remote access to library research databases, indexes and online journals.  When prompted, login by entering your last name, first name, and UAM ID number.  Your UAM ID number is a nine digit number assigned by the university plus the card number on the front (under your picture) of your UAM ID.  For additional assistance contact the library at 870-460-1080 or Ask A Librarian.

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Avoiding Plagiarism