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Q. Now that I have graduated, may I still use the libraries?

Can alumni still check our books?

Answered By: Beth Juhl
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2023     Views: 1054

Congratulations! Anyone, whether alumnus or visitor, is welcome to come to the library and use our materials on site. 

Borrowing Privileges and Interlibrary Loan

If you want to check out materials or use the Interlibrary Loan service, you will need to obtain library privileges. There are two ways to do so:

  1. Members of the Arkansas Alumni Association have library privileges with no fee. To apply for alumni borrowing privileges, complete our application form or contact User Services at 479-575-4104 (local), 866-818-8115 (toll free), or email: libpriv@uark.edu.
  2. If you are not a member of the Alumni Association, you can pay a yearly fee as a community borrower.  Find out more on our community borrowers page.

Database Access

Remote access to library databases, e-journals, and e-books is generally only licensed for current students, faculty, and staff.  Recent graduates will retain remote access while their UARK email account is still active. 

While Alumni do not have remote access to library databases, electronic journals or electronic books, you are welcome to visit the library and access these materials through the campus network. Most online resources allow walk-in use by campus visitors. 

We also encourage you to explore our growing collection of open databases freely available to all

Check our Alumni Services page for alumni and open access databases.