Health Sciences Library

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UMKC School of Medicine Building
Active Study Room
Treadmill desks and standing desks to promote physical and mental wellbeing
Librarian assistance
In-person support from medical librarians
Study Space
Group study or independent silent study available

Located on the Hospital Hill Campus, the Health Sciences Library is located on the 2nd floor of the UMKC School of Medicine Building. See information on Health Sciences Library Building Access.

Spaces & Services

Space is available throughout the library for group and individual study. Public areas of the library are labeled and coded for noise levels, please be respectful of your fellow researchers. A group study room seating 5-8 people is available at the North end of the library. The Active Study Room at the south end of the library has two treadmill desks and a standing desk. Please ask at the service desk for more information.

Library staff and student assistants will be happy to help you from the service desk during operational hours. If you need assistance from a librarian, please ask at the service desk, call (816) 235-1880, or Contact the Health Sciences Library.


Computer stations, color and black-and-white printing, scanners. Headphones, chargers and adapters available for checkout at the Service Desk.

Dental Instructional Resources Library

The Instructional Resources Library (IRL) is located on the third floor of the School of Dentistry building. The IRL includes patient education materials. Contact the Health Sciences Library in advance to reserve necessary materials.

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