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Check out The Nook: New Quiet Study Space on 4th Floor of Ellis Library

The Nook is now open on the 4th floor in the northeast corner. This quiet area includes a study bar, comfortable seating and charging stations.  An enclosed room with computer workstations for student useis also available. This renovation was funded by a 2013-14

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Friday Workshop, Oct. 31

FRED and Family: Economic Data and Information for Scholarly Use Oct. 31  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Room 213, Ellis Library Learn how to use FRED, GeoFRED, and ALFRED to locate, map, graph, and save economic data. Use FRED and ALFRED to save data

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What is Open Access

Check out the Open Access 101 video from SPARC.   Want to know more?  Take a look at Kate Anderson’s (MU’s own Vet Librarian) Open Access guide.  Questions? Contact your subject librarian.

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Friday Workshop, Oct. 24

New Ways to Get What You Need: PDA, ebooks, audio books, OCCAM’s Reader, etc. Oct. 24 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Room 213, Ellis Library Ebooks and audiobooks are here to stay and there are a variety of ways to acquire access. This session

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Special Collections Mini-Exhibit, Oct. 29

What haunts the stacks in Special Collections? Visit us in the Colonnade from 9:30 to 11:30 on October 29 for a display of books featuring ghosts, goblins, creepy crawlies and things that go bump in the night. Tweet us your favorite at

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MU Librarians Author Chapters in New Library Instruction Book

Shelly McDavid, a library information assistant a the Veterinary Medical Library, and Rebecca Graves, the educational services librarian for the Health Sciences Library, co-authored two chapters, "Introduction to Learning Theory" and "Introduction to Instructional Techniques," which appear in Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From cultivating faculty

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MU to Open Census Bureau Research Data Center In Ellis Library

Satellite center will make population, economic and health research more efficient for scientists Oct. 07, 2014 Story Contact(s): Nathan Hurst, hurstn@missouri.edu, 573-882-6217 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has received approval from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become a

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Friday Workshop, Oct. 17

Keep Current with Your Latest Research Without the Stress Oct. 17 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Room 213, Ellis Library Is trying to keep up with new developments in your field stressing you out? We’ll show you some tools that can make keeping up

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Homecoming Open House

On Saturday, October 25, visit Ellis Library after the Homecoming Parade from 10 a.m. to noon for refreshments, tours, family activities and free mini pumpkins. This event is free and open to the public.

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Friday @ the Library Workshop, Oct. 10

Managing and Sharing Your Research Data Oct. 10 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Room 213, Ellis Library This session will provide an overview on facilitating the access and reuse of your research data. Learn how to comply with funding agency policies; create

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