Announcements

Monthly Archives: February 2014

Undergraduate Research Contest

The MU Libraries Undergraduate Research Contest seeks to recognize and reward outstanding research conducted by MU undergrads. Two $500 prizes may be awarded, one for an individual project and one for a group project. Deadline for submission is June 1, 2014.  All majors are

Posted in Uncategorized

Everything Is Toxic: Do We Need Superheroes or Historical and Scientific Literacy to Survive in a Toxic World?

  Wednesday, March 12 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm  Ellis Library Colonnade  Dr. Tim Evans is the Toxicology Section Leader Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory and Associate Professor Department of Veterinary Pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Evans is the recipient of a

Posted in Uncategorized

BrowZine: New App Allows You to Browse Journals on Your Tablet

BrowZine, a new application optimized for iPad and Android tablets, allows you to browse, read and follow thousands of the libraries’ top scholarly journals. To download and find out more, visit http://libraryguides.missouri.edu/browzine.

Posted in Uncategorized

Thousands of Datasets Available for Immediate Download

MU Libraries has long provided data for quantitative research, but now it’s easier than ever.  Through our membership in the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), MU affiliates may conduct online analysis, download data in SPSS, Stata or

Posted in Uncategorized

Design Your Own Scientific Superhero! Win $100 Gift Card!

Mizzou Superhero Challenge: Design Your Own Scientific Superhero Contribute to STEM literacy and design a superhero based on real science. You could win tickets for Bill Nye’s talk at Mizzou on March 15 and a $100 gift card to the

Posted in Uncategorized

The Black Experience: Readings and Reactions

  Wednesday, February 26 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm  Ellis Library, Colonnade Columbia, MO 65211 MU faculty Wilma King, Anand Prahlad, Scott Brooks, Charles Menifield, Berkley Hudson and Flore Zephir will read and discuss excerpts from published work. Sponsored by the MU Black History

Posted in Uncategorized

Help Us Preserve Our Collection

In October 2013, mold was discovered growing on books and bound journal volumes throughout the University of Missouri System's secondary offsite facility, UMLD2. This facility holds approximately 600,000 volumes that belong to the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. To assist with MU

Posted in Uncategorized

Celebrate MU’s 175th Anniversary!

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the University of Missouri’s founding Feb. 11, 1839. Stop by the Student Center for the official kickoff starting at 11 a.m. with a brief program featuring Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, student leaders, Mini

Posted in Uncategorized

FAQ Regarding Mold at Offsite Storage

MU Libraries Plan for Managing Offsite Storage Mold Issue    February 8, 2014 To our students, faculty, alumni and friends: Thank you for the many e-mails and phone calls expressing concern for the mold situation currently facing MU Libraries. No one

Posted in Uncategorized

Embracing My Gullah/Geechie Culture in America

    Wednesday, February 12 Noon to 1 pm Ellis Libray Colonnade An hour of folklore and storytelling by Dorothy Browner Hubler about her upbringing in a Gullah community in South Carolina. The Gullah people are direct descendants of people

Posted in Uncategorized