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Athens State Off-Campus Centers - Library Guide: Welcome

This Library Guide is for those ASU students who attend classes at one of the ASU Off-Campus Centers on the campuses of Wallace State CC, Redstone Arsenal, Northeast Alabama CC, Northwest Shoals CC, or Snead State CC

Important Notice!!

New Login to use the Library's Databases: Sign-in using your First Name Last Name and for ASU ID:  ASU000xxxxx Where the 000xxxxx is your student/employee number.


NetLibrary has been purchased by EBSCOHost.  As such, your home login to will no longer work.  You will have create a new account with EBSCOhost as follows: 

1. Click on the "Find Journal Articles" link from our menu on the main ASU Library webpage. 

2.  Scroll down the list of databases and click on E-Books by EBSCOhost. 

3.  Sign-in using your First Name Last Name and for ASU ID:  ASU000xxxxx Where the 000xxxxx is your student/employee number. 

4.  Click on the Sign-in button on top of the EBSCOhost page that opens. 

5.  Click on the "Create New Account" button at the top. 

Now when you access an eBook, you will use this EBSCOhost account.

ASU Library

Opened in 1996, the ASU Library is located on the campus of Athens State University

Street Address:  Athens State University Library  407 E. Pryor St., Athens, Alabama 35611

Mailing Address:  Athens State University Library  300 N. Beaty St., Athens, Alabama 35611



Welcome to the Athens State University Library Guide created exclusively for our students taking courses at one of our sister institutions.

We have put this guide together in the hopes that it will help you with your research and library needs, and we hope that it will answer any questions that you have about the services available to you as an ASU student.

Our primary goal is to provide the patrons with the best possible assistance.  We trust that you will benefit from the resources and professional expertise available. The library houses approximately 100,000 volumes in subjects supporting our curriculum.  Additionally, electronic databases provide full-text for articles in thousands of periodical titles.

If you need assistance and you cannot find the answer using this guide, then please contact us at or call the Reference Desk at 256-216-6661.  For Circulation call 256-216-6669.  Our Normal Operating hours are:

Library Hours
The Library operating hours are as follows, but hours may vary between semesters.

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




Subject Guide

Del O'Neal


The mission of the Athens State University Library is to identify, acquire, maintain, preserve, and provide access to information and research in support of academic programs offered by the institution; to enhance bibliographic skills of patrons through instruction; to work cooperatively with faculty and the greater community to build appropriate collections in a variety of formats; to respond to advances in information technology; to establish and maintain cooperative agreements for resource sharing with other libraries; and to encourage research and life-long learning.