The Arkansas State Library (ASL) is a federal and state depository library, as well as the state's only U.S. patent and trademark resource center. ASL collections also include non-fiction, reference, and library science materials.
Additionally, the library holds a wide array of state newspapers and subscriptions to several online databases (mostly for in-house use).
Material Available to Check out
Published materials about Arkansas, its history, and its people. Limited circulation.
Information published by or for the Arkansas state government. Circulating collection.
The rules and regulations of Arkansas state agencies. Circulating collection.
Local access to publications from all three branches of the Federal government.
Materials reflecting the current body of knowledge of the library and information science fields; circulating collection.
Online Database - 80+ databases for in-house use, due to licensing agreements; Traveler databases have statewide remote access.
Patents & Trademarks
Depository containing backfile collections of patents and trademarks, including the Official Gazette, along with access to current patents and trademarks.
Non-circulating materials which supply current, authoritative information and identify information sources useful for further research.