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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Library Credit Course

Information Services librarians teach numerous for-credit courses each semester.

LIR 1011: Introduction to Academic Research

These one credit, half-semester course teaches students strategies for effective information research, including:

  • Becoming familiar with all resources the Library has to offer, and learning how to use them effectively
  • Formulating search strategies
  • Information literacy
  • Evaluating all types of tools available for searching
  • Evaluating information found on the web for accuracy and validity
  • Selecting the appropriate resources

There is no prerequisite for the course.

These classes are taught in two two fully wired classrooms, both equipped with smart boards, ceiling-mounted projectors and student workstations for hands-on learning.

Library Instruction, Orientation & Tours

Our librarians are available for personal consultations or can be scheduled to present to an entire class on enhancing research skills, using the library catalog and databases, and evaluating data found online.
Contact us at 870-972-3208 for a personal consultation.


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