Instruction and Reference Services

Instruction Services

As the amount of information expands at an exponential rate, the library is here to help our academic community make choices that will solve their needs. Below are some of the types of classes or sessions that we teach:

Library Instruction Sessions

A class that is specifically designed for a library assignment. The session usually lasts one class period and includes both lecture and discussion with active learning exercises. Some exercises may go beyond the class period depending on the class and the instructor.

Demonstrations on Various Library Databases

Open classes are available to all on a first come, first served basis. Some of the sessions include the following: Library Catalog, Academic Search Premier, OverDrive, and ScienceDirect, among others. Other topics are added as needed or by request.

General Tours

Just the basics of the library: what we have and where things are.

Faculty Information Sessions

Departments or individual faculty members who want an overview of the types of materials that we have in general or in their discipline.

To schedule a library instruction session, tour, faculty information session, or class use with no library instruction call 501.882.8959 or fill out the Schedule Library instruction form.

Library Research Guides

Library research guides cover a variety of subject areas from database search guides to using documentation styles to subject specific resources. These guides are available online at Tutorials for the library's online products are also available at

Reference Services

Reference is provided on all subject areas in-person, via telephone, or online via Zoom, upon request. Call 501.882.8959 or fill out the ask a librarian form.

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Transfer Options

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Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent enrollment enables students to get a jump on their degree path by gaining college credits while still in high school.

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Regional Career Center

Courses taken at the Regional Career Center are full academic credit through your high school. Students are also eligible to receive concurrent college credit for most of our programs.

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GED Offices

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GED Testing

The ASU-Beebe Adult Education Centers offer Official GED® Testing on the Searcy campus. 

Services Offered

ASUB Adult Ed offers a variety of services and trainings to better prepare the community for the workforce.

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Workforce Education

These short-term classes are usually offered at night, weekends, or online and are designed to enhance personal or professional skills. 

Community Education

The Continuing Education/Workforce Development Department at ASU-Beebe sponsors numerous non-credit classes that are designed to meet the needs of the general public and business workforce.

Advanced Programs

Through a partnership between A-State and ASUB, students may earn baccalaureate degrees from Arkansas State University by taking coursework at the Degree Center on the Beebe campus.

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