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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

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, Part IV

April 21, 2016 | 5:30PM Reception, 6:00PM Event

Miller Nichols Learning Center, Jeannette Nichols Forum