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UMKC Friends of the Library donate $25,000



Sanctuaries of Dreams: The Midcentury Film Experience


May 30 - August 31, 2016


Miller Nichols Library, Ground Floor - Link Gallery

Dave Brumbley 2016 FOL Scholarship Winner



Chris Le Beau Elected RUSA President




Chris Le Beau, Assistant Teaching Professor and Learning & Research Librarian here at UMKC, has been elected as the 2017-2018 president of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).

Patricia Barra Receives ALA Spectrum Scholarship




UMKC Libraries Learning and Research Graduate Assistant Patricia Barra received a highly competitive 2016-2017 Spectrum Scholarship, awarded to exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies.

News from the Dean: Welcome to the 2016-17 Academic Year!



News from the Dean: Friends of the Library’s Gift to the University Library



Literature and Medicine: The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad


September 15, 2016 | 5:30-8PM potluck dinner with discussion to follow


Diastole Scholar's Center


The Secret Sharer is a short story that takes place at sea, near the Gulf of Siam, and is told from the perspective of a young nameless Captain. The captain is unfamiliar with both his ship and his crew, having only joined their company a fortnight earlier. The Captain is furthermore unsure of himself, questioning his ability to fulfill the role of such an authoritative figure.

Exposures Through Time


March 1 - May 16, 2016


Miller Nichols Library, Ground Floor - Link Gallery

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils: Records of Earth's Story


March 8 - May 13, 2016


Miller Nichols Library, 4th Floor - Dean's Gallery


Peek into an amazing world Just Beneath Our Feet

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