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ALCTS Preservation Week: Book, Paper, and Photograph Preservation




Explore how the library preserves books, paper & photograph collections.

Jay McShann's Kansas City


On display NOW


Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor | LaBudde Special Collections Gallery


Come learn about the life of one of Kansas City's most revered jazz & blues legends.

Wayfaring: New Book Art


On display NOW


Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor


UMKC Senior Craig Deppen Auge explores concepts of personal and universal journey, memory and chronology in his new exhibit in the library.

April 1968: The Battle Between Us


On display NOW through August


Miller Nichols Library, Ground Floor - Link Gallery


50 years later, we look back at the 1968 Kansas City Race Riots through the personal accounts of those who saw it happen.

A Look Inside Our Antique Bookplate Collection


On display NOW


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


Bookplates from the Robert M. Snyder Collection of Americana

ALCTS Preservation Week: Introduction




Learn how the library works to preserve its collections for future use.