New Faces at the Libraries

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Meet our newest staff members!

Melissa Allison

Melissa joins the Libraries staff in the Music/Media Library as the Evening and Weekend Supervisor. Melissa has a bachelors in English from Washburn and an MLS from Emporia State University. While they were getting their Masters in Library Science from ESU, they worked as a shelver at Topeka Shawnee County Public Library. We’re excited to have you as a part of our team, Melissa!

Courtney Gard

Courtney is the new Circulation Evening and Weekend Library Information Specialist, Sr. Courtney got their start in libraries as a library/archives intern while obtaining their Bachelor’s in History and Public History from Northwest Missouri State University. Courtney worked for Mid-Continent Public Library after graduation and then returned to Northwest after accepting a position as a Circulation Specialist at B.D. Owens Library. During that time, Courtney also earned a Masters in Business Administration. Welcome aboard Courtney!

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Case dimensions: 5’ long x 30” wide x 9” high sitting atop 3’ legs

Glass exhibit table


The First Floor Gallery is located just inside the main entrance of the Miller Nichols Library.

Wall with exhibit content

Conference Room 325

Located on the Third Floor of Miller Nichols Library. For access, enter the library at the north ground floor entrance or the west first floor entrance. Then take the stairs or the elevator to the third floor..

Map of third floor of Miller Nichols Library