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New Muse Posts

DIY Dog Toys

Grants Farm Summer Nights

MULSA 75th Anniversary Edition Cookbook Reminder

Kick Urban Sketching Challenge

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LMT Notes 06.11.24

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University of Missouri Press Summer Reading Display

The University of Missouri Press Summer Reading display can now be found on the second floor of Ellis Library. Explore a rich collection of books celebrating Missouri’s history, literature, music, and art, including both new releases and favorite backlist books. Highlights of the display include Patricia Cleary’s latest work, Mound City: The Place of Indigenous Past and Present in St. Louis, and Greg Olson’s award-winning Indigenous Missourians: Ancient Societies to the Present. Also showcased are selections from the Sports and American Culture series, such as Jon Langmead’s Ballyhoo!: The Roughhousers, Con Artists, and Wildmen Who Invented Professional Wrestling and Sheldon Anderson’s Schools for Scandal: The Dysfunctional Marriage of Division I Sports and Higher Education. Additionally, visitors can see books dedicated to the work of Missouri’s Laura Ingalls Wilder and coffee table books that featuring the state’s scenic parks and its natural life and landscapes.

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In the News

“Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian”
Show Me Mizzou, June 10, 2024

“MU has a new vice provost and university librarian”
Columbia Missourian, June 10, 2024

“Kara Whatley Appointed Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian at University of Missouri”
ARL News, June 14, 2024

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home Gateway Carousel, Staff news, Workshops Check Us Out! Library Tour, Tips and Tools for Success

Check Us Out! Library Tour, Tips and Tools for Success

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2024
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: North Entrance
Registration

Ellis Library is at the heart of campus and your home for college research! In this workshop, aimed at undergraduates, we will:

  1. Take a tour of Ellis Library
  2. Learn about researching online using Discover@MU and Google Scholar
  3. Visit the Digital Media and Innovation Lab

We will meet inside the North Entrance of Ellis Library (the main entrance on Lowry Mall).

home Gateway Carousel, Staff news, Workshops Library Intro for Grad Students, July 16

Library Intro for Grad Students, July 16

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration

New to MU as a grad student? Join us for a webinar where we will discuss:

  1. Accessing academic research
  2. Where to find subject specific help
  3. Grad student specific tools available through the libraries

MU Libraries and Librarians are here to help you navigate this new stage in your research journey!

home Gateway Carousel, Staff news, Workshops Library Intro for Grad Students, July 18

Library Intro for Grad Students, July 18

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2024
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration

New to MU as a grad student? Join us for a webinar where we will discuss:

  1. Accessing academic research
  2. Where to find subject specific help
  3. Grad student specific tools available through the libraries

MU Libraries and Librarians are here to help you navigate this new stage in your research journey!

home Cycle of Success, Gateway Carousel, Staff news Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian

Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian

The University of Missouri Libraries are pleased to share the appointment of Kara Whatley as vice provost for libraries and university librarian, effective Oct. 1, 2024. Whatley is currently the university librarian at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and serves as the chief executive of the Caltech Library system.

Whatley’s previous roles include positions of increasing leadership at Texas Tech University Libraries and New York University Libraries. Throughout her career, she has shown a consistent strategic focus on catalyzing information discovery, preservation and sharing to support the university mission.

She is a member of the Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL) and is currently serving as the ACRL Division Councilor and the ACRL representative to the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Science and Technologies section. She also currently serves as a member of the Elsevier North American Library Advisory Board, the EBSCO North American Deans and Directors Library Advisory Board and the Springer Nature Library Advisory Board.

The Libraries are also pleased to share that Jeannette Pierce will serve as interim vice provost for libraries and university librarian until Whatley’s arrival in October. Jeannette has a strong track record of leadership and is well positioned to continue the libraries’ momentum in the interim period. Please join us in welcoming Kara Whatley to Mizzou and congratulating Jeannette Pierce on her interim appointment.

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Library Management Team Notes 5/28/2024

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