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Martha Jane Starr Library Research Award


Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 at 5pm



Now accepting applications for the annual research award of up to $1,000 for graduate student research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus to cover research expenses.

9 Resources for Fighting Fake News



Fake News Workshop


November 13 | 3 - 4PM


Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre


You have a responsibility as critical information consumers and advocates against fake news. Come learn from university librarians about your role in the information cycle.

Conversations about Cuba


November 8, 2017 | 3:00 - 5:00PM


Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor - Room 325


Join us to explore the art, culture, and history of Cuba!

Ready, Set, Write: Writing Resources Collection Up and Running




With the new touchscreen monitor installed, we are excited to announce our Writing Resources Collection is finally complete!

Librarians Combat Fake News at Civic & Community Engagement Conference




Three UMKC Librarians took on fake news at this year's UMKC Educate - Organize - Advocate (EOA) Conference.

Literature and Medicine


One Thursday a month, 5:00 - 8:00 pm


Diastole Scholars Center


Interdisciplinary Reading Group for the Health Sciences

Celebration of Self: Women Creating Identity with Beads, Brushes & Dung


October 7, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


UMKC Student Union, Room 302


Come out and view one woman’s story of the artistic progression among South African artists.

Social Justice Book Discussion: They Can't Kill Us All


October 4, 2017 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm


Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre

UMKC Friends of the Library Donate Over $58,000



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