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Changes are coming soon to the Dental Library space!

The Dental Library will be closed May 14-18, and the space will be reconfigured to increase study space for the students, faculty and staff of the School of Dentistry.

Miriam Maqsood 2018 FOL Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to UMKC student Miriam Maqsood, winner of the 2018 Friends of the Library Scholarship!

ALCTS Preservation Week: Saving Your Stuff

Our final post to celebrate Preservation Week provides information to help you preserve your own cherished materials.

ALCTS Preservation Week: Introduction

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

ALCTS Preservation Week: Book, Paper, and Photograph Preservation

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

ALCTS Preservation Week: Audio & Video Preservation

Explore how the Marr Sound Archives preserves audio and video collections.

ALCTS Preservation Week: Digital Preservation

Explore how the Digital Archives & Stewardship department digitizes our unique collections to preserve them and make them available ouside the library. 

Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights

NOW through April 13, 2018

Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor

An exhibit about Kansas City's surprisingly pivotal role in the early gay rights movement.

Chavela Film Screening

Monday, April 9 | 5:00 Program, 6:00 - 7:30 Film Screening

UMKC Student Union Theater

A singer. A fighter. A symbol. Join us for a screening of Chavela, a documentary about the talented, iconic, and mysterious Mexican songstress, Chavela Vargas.

Reaction or Riot? Understanding 1968 in Kansas City

Wednesday, April 4 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

UMKC Pierson Auditorium | Atterbury Student Success Center

KCUR and UMKC's Miller Nichols Library are holding a community conversation on the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the events that happened in Kansas City afterwards.