University Archives Closed Feb. 5-7

The offices of University Archives in Lewis Hall will be closed to researchers and patrons Monday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

We will reopen to the public on the 7th floor of Lewis Hall on Thursday, February 8 at 8 a.m.

Information requests can be left at 573-882-7567 and muarchives@missouri.edu during that time.

home Ellis Library, Resources and Services #TipTuesday: Free Equipment Checkouts

#TipTuesday: Free Equipment Checkouts

Did you leave your laptop at home? Forgot your phone charger? Need a camera? The Circulation Desk at Ellis Library can help you out! Check out the available equipment here. All equipment is available with your student ID. Materials can be renewed in person at the desk. But be careful! There is a $2 fine for every hour it is returned late.

So, the next time you are studying all day at the library and your phone dies, don’t worry! Just head over to the Circulation Desk.

home Ellis Library, Resources and Services Want to Study Late? Bring Your ID

Want to Study Late? Bring Your ID

Ellis Library is open from noon on Sunday until midnight on Friday and from 8 am until midnight on Saturday.

Students have consistently asked for longer hours, so the hours have been extended to meet student needs.

  • Only students, faculty, and staff with a valid  MU ID are allowed in the library from 10 pm to 7 am.
  • Library users have access to all floors of the library during the extended hours.

For a complete list of all library hours, please visit library.missouri.edu/hours.

home Engineering Library, Resources and Services Reserving Rooms in Lafferre Hall

Reserving Rooms in Lafferre Hall

With the completion of the construction in Lafferre Hall, there are a number of new study rooms in the building for students to use. These rooms are available on a first-come-first served basis until further notice.

The Engineering Library & Technology Commons located on the second floor of Lafferre has four study rooms which can be reserved for up to two hours at time.

All study rooms in the building come equipped with flat screen TVs with laptop hook ups, a whiteboard, and a table and chairs.

Need to use the whiteboard in one of the study rooms? Stop by the Engineering Library check out desk to borrow whiteboard supplies.

home Resources and Services #TipTuesday: How Do I Find?

#TipTuesday: How Do I Find?

Looking for something specific? Try the library’s How Do I Find? page available here or on the library home page under Looking For.

This page will tell you how to find different things in the library from career information to children’s books. Whether you’re looking for data sets or DVDs, check the How Do I Find? page to get a quick answer.

JAM

What is Journalism Archive Management (JAM)?

Journalists and strategic communicators create large amounts of digital content. What happens to that content after its creation? Will it be discoverable next year? In five years?

Journal Archive Management (JAM) provides a set of best practices for journalism and strategic communication students to preserve and manage their content long after it has been created.

Learn more about JAM 

Schuermann, Sue

I am the Senior Library Specialist at the Journalism Library. I have over 27 years experience helping patrons with research, technology and outreach.

home Ellis Library, Resources and Services Writing Tutors in Ellis Library

Writing Tutors in Ellis Library

Tutors from the Writing Center offer one-on-one writing support in Ellis Library. All Mizzou students can take advantage of this service. Tutors can help with all stages of the writing process: brainstorming, revising, polishing a final draft. They are familiar with a variety of writing styles and formats.

Writing Tutors’ Schedule
Ellis Library, Room 151-E
Spring 2018

Tuesday, January 16 through Finals Week
(no tutors during Spring Break)

Sunday 4:00 – 9:00 pm

Monday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Tuesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Wednesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sign up for appointments on the sign-up sheet which will be posted on the door to Room 151-E at the start of tutoring hours that day. Appointments are for fifty minutes.

Visit the Writing Center’s website to find out more about the writing assistance they offer.

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Spring 2018 Textbooks at the Health Sciences Library

Spring 2018 Textbooks at the Health Sciences Library

Spring 2018 required and recommended textbooks for classes in the School of NursingSchool of Health Professions and the Department of Health Management and Informatics are now available at the library.

Paper copies are available on Health Sciences Library Reserve for a 24 hour checkout time. Any duplicate copies of textbooks are available and subject to regular check out times.

Please be aware of the user limits on electronic textbooks. They are different depending on textbook and platform. We make note of any user limits.

 

Unfortunately, we don’t have all the books required for every class. If we don’t have your textbook, there are several avenues you can use to find a copy, which are all clearly labeled on each class page.

 

Textbook Guides:

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.

Need an Article? Tweet #MizzouPDF

Found an article online, but aren’t sure how to get the entire article? Did the website ask you to sign in or pay a fee? Want an easy way to request an article while searching on your phone? Need to ILL an article? Request your article via Twitter using #MizzouPDF.

In your tweet, be sure to use an identifier like a DOI, PMID, article title, or any information you have about the article. Including your MU pawprint will make the process faster, but we can private message you back if you don’t want to include your pawprint. With the information you’ve given us, we will send the article through your university email. It’s simple to do! Here is a good example of how to tweet your article request:

This service is open to current MU faculty, students, and staff.

Remember, you can still request articles while in databases like PubMed, Scopus, EbscoHost, etc., by clicking on and selecting “Request a copy”.

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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.

University Archives Closed During Move

The offices of University Archives on the 7th floor of Lewis Hall will be closed to researchers and patrons Friday January 12th through Wednesday January 17th, 2018.

We will reopen to the public in Room 101 on the 1st floor of Lewis Hall on Thursday January 18th at 8AM.

Information requests can be left at 573 882-7567 and muarchives@missouri.edu during that time, and we will respond as soon as we can.

The Archives will be somewhat limited in providing full reference services as some of the collections and the audio-visual viewing equipment will be inaccessible until we return to the 7th floor.