Meet with a Librarian

Research Consultation

Request a meeting with a librarian. We can help you form a research question, strategize a literature review, manage your citations, find sources for an assignment, and more. Consultations available Monday-Friday 8:00 am-9:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday 11:00 am-3:00 pm.

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Personal Librarian

Your personal librarian will periodically contact you with research tips and library updates, and be your first point of contact for library or research-related questions. The personal librarian program is for UMKC students.

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Service Desk

Visit the service desk on the 1st floor of Miller Nichols Library for in-person help. At the Health Sciences Library, visit the service desk at the entrance of the library. Just ask to speak with a librarian.

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Send us an email and one of our librarians will answer you by the next business day (generally Monday through Friday), or find a quick answer on our FAQ page.


Chat with a librarian 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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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.

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