Mar 04 2010

Archived Discover: The Cave Lady (UNews Article)

by Alexia Lang, March 1, 2010

At the end of the 19th Century, many caves in the Midwest were lying undiscovered.
Explorer, scientist and author Luella Agnes Owen changed that.

Feb 28 2010

Start your research with RooSearch

RooSearch provides Google-like ease for discovering scholarly resources.

UMKC Libraries is proud to introduce RooSearch, a sophisticated new search engine for identifying and locating library materials. As easy to use as Google, RooSearch is a better place for the UMKC community to begin research.

Feb 24 2010

First Friday's Book Sale March 5

UMKC Friends of the Library host their second "First Fridays Book Sale" of 2010. Get great deals on gently used books at BARGAIN prices (most under $2!). Better yet, 100% of proceeds benefit UMKC's Dental, Health Sciences, Miller Nichols, and Music Media Libraries.

When: Friday, March 5, 10a - 4p

Where: Miller Nichols Libary, ground floor

Save the date for upcoming salesand April 2, same time and place.(printable flyer with full spring schedule)

Feb 24 2010

Special Collections Open House: Historical Artifacts of Women and Girls

UMKC Libraries Women in History Month Celebration

March 10, 2010

Miller Nichols Library, 4th floor

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Feb 22 2010

Unpacking Barbie and Her Wardrobe: The Body as Historical Text

Bring lunch and your favorite doll and join UMKC Professor of History Miriam Forman-Brunell for a lively discussion about Barbie and material culture.