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Drop-In Ellis Library Tours

Curious about the library? Stop by Ellis Library for drop-in tours this weekend (August 18-20). Tours start on the hour.

Friday: 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 1 – 4 pm

Sunday: 1 – 4 pm

Meet on the first floor inside the North Entrance off of Lowry Mall. A tour guide will be waiting.

No registration or appointments are needed. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend as well.

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Jennifer Gravley

I am a Research and Instruction Librarian with a background in creative writing.

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Health Sciences Library Book Display: Don’t Get Left in the Dark. Read!

Have you ever wondered how traditional medicine has altered itself to conform to consumer capitalism? Does the shift alter our medical ethics? What impact does the health industry have on the environment?  How are psychoanalysts using rules, games and science to diagnose and treat patients? 

Check out the answers to these questions and more at the libraries new book display 'Don't Get Left in the Dark. Read!' Health care is constantly adapting to new discoveries and philosophies. Come read about some of these changes at the Health Sciences Library

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

Show-Me One Health: MCMLA 2017

Join us in October for Show-Me One Health, the Midconintental Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting at the historic Tiger Hotel, proudly hosted by the Health Sciences Library and the Zalk Veterinary Medical Library!

This conference, October 9-11, is themed around One Health, the idea that the health of people is connected to the health of animals and the environment. Show-Me One Health features a wonderful selection of papers and posters, as well as two keynote speakers from the University of Missouri's own Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Director of the Research Center for Human Animal Interaction, and Lise Saffran, MPH, MFA, Director of Mizzou's MPH Program. 

Interested in attending some classes? Consider taking one of our Continuing Education classes. You don't have to be registered for the conference in order to sign up for a class. Registering, for both the conference and/or CEs, is easy. Use http://www.mcmla.org/2017-Registration for more information on prices and registration dates.

We hope you will join us this Fall!

Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, emergency medicine, and social media for the health sciences library.

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Health Sciences Library Book Display: Study of Medicine

Are you working or interested in the medical field? The library has numerous resources that can help you as you study medicine. Learn about the ethics of physician assisted suicide, assisted reproduction, medical error disclosure and discussing patient care. Ensure that you can communicate with all of your patients and learn basic health care phrases in common languages. Check out review books for boards or brush up on clinical procedures. Don't miss the health sciences library's new book display located on the second floor across from the information desk.

Need a break from studying medicine? Check out our Study Break guide

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

home Ellis Library, Events and Exhibits “Infamy”: One Read Program Exhibit on Display in Ellis Library

“Infamy”: One Read Program Exhibit on Display in Ellis Library

Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II by Richard Reeves is this year's One Read Program selection. The One Read Program is sponsored by Mizzou Law and MU Libraries in order to facilitate conversations of diversity, inclusion, and social justice throughout the MU community. This year's selection, Infamy, tells the shameful story of the United States' forced relocation of thousands of Japanese-Americans to internment camps during the Second World War.

An exhibit in the Ellis Library Colonnade features a list of internment camps throughout U.S. history and a map of their locations. In addition to general information and a timeline of events relating Japanese-American internment, photos capturing various elements of life in the camps show viewers a glimpse of this reprehensible part of our history. Examples of propaganda from the time are also highlighted. The exhibit will be on display through September 29.

For more information on the book, events, additional resources, and information on the One Read Program, see this guide. Copies of the book are available for checkout in Ellis Library, the Journalism Library, and the Law Library.

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Jennifer Gravley

I am a Research and Instruction Librarian with a background in creative writing.

One Read Program Events

The following events have been scheduled to facilitate conversation regarding this year’s One Read Program selection: Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II by Richard Reeves. Infamy tells the shameful story of the United States’ forced relocation of thousands of Japanese-Americans to internment camps during the Second World War.

August 30 @ 4 pm: PBS Documentary – Of Civil Wrongs and Rights
If you don’t have time to read Infamy or if you want to learn more, this is the event for you. This PBS documentary tells the story of Japanese-American internment through the experience, resistance, and trial of Fred Korematsu.
Ellis Auditorium

September 6 @ 1 pm: Dr. Michael Hosokawa
Dr. Hosokawa, a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the MU School of Medicine, will share his experience behind barbed wire in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II.
Hulston Hall 7

September 25 @ 1 pm: Dr. Jacqueline Font-Guzmán
Dr. Font-Guzmán is a professor of Law at Creighton University and is a certified mediator and arbitrator by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court. Her research explores healthcare disparities, law, and conflict engagement in addition to how marginalized individuals create counter-narratives to address institutional injustice.
Hulston Hall 7

October 6 @ 12:30-2 pm: Baher Azmy
Baher Azmy is the Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and is known for his litigation and advocacy for civil and human rights, specifically the rights of Guantanamo detainees. He has additionally litigated cases challenging police misconduct and the violation of immigrant and prisoner rights.
Hulston Hall 7

October 18 @ 5 pm: How Fear Leads to Atrocity
Join a panel of MU faculty from a variety of departments to discuss how social, political, and psychological rationales can lead to discrimination and injustice.
Ellis Library 114A

The One Read Program, which promotes conversations regarding diversity, inclusion, and social justice through students, faculty, and staff reading a particular book together, is sponsored by Mizzou Law and MU Libraries.

For more information on the book, events, additional resources, and information on the One Read Program, see this guide or check out the exhibit in the Ellis Library Colonnade through September 29. Copies of the book are available for checkout in Ellis Library, the Journalism Library, and the Law Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jennifer Gravley

I am a Research and Instruction Librarian with a background in creative writing.

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Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame Display update

 

 

 

The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame display outside of the MU Journalism Library gets an update. 

The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame endeavors to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri journalism, and to provide an exhibit venue to showcase these visual reporting pioneers, and the work of current photojournalists.

Under guidance from David Rees, Director of the Angus and Betty McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies, MU Journalism graduate student, Daniel Mung, removed glass shelving, hung photos and added the plaques of inductees at the bottom.  This display shows more of the great photos and work that these photojournalists have done.  

David ReesDirector of the Angus and Betty McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies

Daniel Mung is a graduate student studying photojournalism at the University of Missouri. He aspires to produce stories from the under-reported Northeastern region of India, which he calls home.

    

Schuermann, Sue

I am a Senior Library Specialist at the Journalism Library. I have over 26 years experience helping patrons with research, technology and outreach.

home Events and Exhibits, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Assisted Living Book Display at the Health Sciences Library

Assisted Living Book Display at the Health Sciences Library

Assisted living is a growing area of care, and at some point, all will be impacted by assisted living as parents, grandparents, friends, and even you, age. Now is the time to learn about concepts like aging in place, and palliative care.

What are the most effective methods to nursing in senior care? Do you ever wonder how to manage the autonomy of the elderly with increased need for assistance? If you do, check out our new book display to learn more, located on the second floor of the health sciences library across from the information desk. All are available for check out. 

OER Event at Ellis Library

OER Initiatives & SPARC
Presentation in Ellis Library
Tuesday, August 1
2:30-3:30pm
Ellis Library – 114A
Please RSVP on Eventbrite

Interested in learning about ways to support and implement Open Educational Resources (OER)?

As the University of Missouri moves forward with its own system-wide OER initiative, it’s useful to learn about how faculty at other universities have made progress in Open Education initiatives. Katie Steen, SPARC Open Education Fellow and Mizzou graduate, is coming to campus to explain how the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) supports the creation and adoption of OER. Ms. Steen will share what SPARC has learned in working with other colleges and universities on OER: what methods for implementing OER have created the most impact in affordability and equitable learning, and strategies for how we can increase OER use and impact at our own university.

Open to all faculty, students, staff, across campus—anyone interested in creating, using, or supporting OER is encouraged to attend! 
Presentation will be 30 minutes with up to 30 additional minutes for Q&A.
Click here to RSVP on Eventbrite.

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Open Education is the critical link between teaching, learning, and the collaborative culture of the Internet. SPARC supports policies and practices that advance the creation and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) — academic materials that everyone can use, adapt, and share freely.

The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. SPARC empowers people to solve big problems and make new discoveries through the adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.

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Grace Atkins

Grace Atkins is the Outreach & Open Education Librarian at the University of Missouri Libraries. She focuses on increasing the use of Open Educational Resources on campus, engaging with library users, and marketing library services, events, and resources.

home Events and Exhibits, Locations, Resources and Services University Archives Affected by Flooding in Lewis Hall

University Archives Affected by Flooding in Lewis Hall

UPDATE: The Lewis Hall offices of University Archives are now open and available to the public.

The Lewis Hall offices of University Archives are closed due to a building water leak. Please send any information requests to muarchives@missouri.edu or leave a message at 573-882-7567.

Archives staff will offer in-person reference help by appointment in the 4th floor reading room of Special Collections in Ellis Library. Pulling material located in Lewis Hall may take a day or two longer than normal. We will let you know when the Lewis Hall location is open to the public again.

Damage to materials held by the University Archives was minimal.

For more information about the effect of the flooding on the archival materials and on the building, see the link below:

Columbia Missourian article: "Archival material among Lewis Hall flood damage"

School of Health Professions 60 Second Video of Lewis Hall Flood