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The campus no longer requires COVID screening to enter the Education II building.
When using the Library, you may choose to wear a mask, but it is no longer required. We have also resumed normal seating arrangements and it is no longer necessary to limit access to the group study rooms.
September 2021 COVID-19 Access Information Update for the Library
Library and Student Success Center Guidance for COVID
Campus COVID-19 precautions currently in effect in the Library are:
The UAMS Library is open only to UAMS employees and students with badge access. (Non-affiliated visitors are not permitted on campus at this time. For assistance with information needs, please contact the Education and Research Services Department at 501-686-6734).
Everyone MUST wear a mask in all areas of the Library, including group rooms, the Active Learning Center, the Student Success Center, and the Testing Center.
Food and drink are allowed only in the Lounge area on 1st floor.
Sanitizing wipes, gloves, and hand sanitizer gel are available on each floor to use before occupying a study or computer space.
The Library is in the ED II Building on campus. As of September 2021, while all Library spaces are open and ready for use at 100% capacity without social distancing guidelines, access is limited to UAMS students and employees.
ALL LIBRARY SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE
Library assistance and support in locating authoritative information is available. Library Liaisons work with each department to assist students, faculty, staff and clinicians with their information needs. Please visit the library E&RS Department on the 1st floor of the Library to meet with our librarians or request an online consult or other support at: https://library.uams.edu/online-forms/. Additionally, a list of our Library Liaisons and their contact information is located at https://libguides.uams.edu/liaisons.
TESTING SERVICES AVAILABLE
The Testing Center is located on the 3rd floor of the UAMS Library. Testing is available Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Testing reservations are submitted by faculty. Students do not reserve testing spaces for themselves.
STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER SERVICES AVAILABLE
All Student Success Center services are available. All visitors to the Student Success Center will follow the COVID-19 precautions currently in effect in the Library. Student Support Services are located on the 3rd floor of the Library. Faculty within the department provide support to all UAMS students. Please visit the Student Success Center to request service or locate our faculty contact information at: https://studentsuccess.uams.edu/about-us/contact-us/
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY?
The Library is historically a favorite place for students to study individually as well as to meet and study in groups. However, the COVID-19 pandemic requires us to reconsider the use of the space for the safety of everyone. It is critical in this space used by so many, that everyone adhere to these directives for your own well-being and for the good of those around us.
* Failure to comply with the expectations above will result in a report to your college, program, or department.
For questions relating to the Library, please call 501-686-6732. For questions regarding the Student Success Center, please call 501-686-6208.