Regular Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:45 a.m. - Midnight
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. – Midnight
(Maples Cafe' Study Area Open 24-hours with key card access)
To access Carson-Newman databases from an off-campus location, use the following login credentials when prompted on the Appalachian College Association login page:
Username: last name only (example: smith)
Password: lowercase cn + 7 digit ID # (example: cn0123456).
To search the library catalog and most of the periodical databases with one search, you may use the single search box below.
Welcome to the Stephens-Burnett Memorial Library! The Library houses a collection of over 200,000 print volumes, 250,000 e-books, numerous microfilms and audio-visual holdings, access to over 32,000 periodicals, most of which are available electronically, 52 computers including eight Mac’s for student use, and a Media Services Center with facilities for video and television production. The Special Collections Department houses the school's archives, Baptist archives for east and middle Tennessee, and Appalachian collection. In addition, the Library is a selective U.S. Government depository with access to thousands of government publications. The Library is also home to the Student Success Center, an evening IT Help Desk, and the Maples Café. The four story building comprises 52,116 square feet and memorializes the late Charles B. Stephens and Katherine Anne Stephens of Morristown.