Jan 26 16:01

Apply Now: $1,000 Scholarship from UMKC Friends of the Library

This $1,000 Scholarship is available to any UMKC student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree seeking program.

Jan 24 13:40

Starr Research Award Winner: Austin Williams

Award winner Austin R. Williams (right) poses with David Weeda in front of Kansas City LGBT Historical Marker, erected in October 2016.

Jan 10 14:24

African American Read-In 2017

The UMKC University Libraries invite you to attend our 8th Annual African American Read-In

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor iX Theatre


Dec 12 14:19

Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker Hoard

“Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker Hoard”

Paintings, photography, and jewelry from Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard, Professor of Fine Art and Black Studies at UMKC

Nov 15 10:19

Flip Chart Survey Results

The results of of our flip chart survey are in! Thanks to everyone who participated.

More comments and suggestions can always be submitted to library.umkc.edu/blog/suggestions.

Prefer to read the infographic on paper? There are a few hanging in the most high-traffic areas of the library. If you're struggling to find one, the staff at our service desk will be happy to direct you.


Nov 07 17:28

Stop and Smell the Roses, Man

Our newest exhibit in the Miller Nichols Library will make you want to "Stop and Smell the Roses, Man!"

Nov 07 15:43

UMKC Librarian Receives Excellence Award

On October 24, 2016 Tracey Hughes (middle), the Library Instruction and Reference Librarian at the UMKC Dental Library, received the Bernice M. Hetzner Award for Excellence in Academic Health Sciences Librarianship.

Oct 18 12:16

"Luckiest Girl Alive" Discussion

The Trauma Behind the Mask: The "It" Girl with a Secret

12:00pm - 1:00pm | Wednesday, November 2

Miller Nichols Library | Room 325

Sep 12 14:44

Leon Jordan and Black Politics in KC

Leon Jordan & The Rise of Black Politics in Kansas City