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Ellis Library Sensory Maps Make Finding the Perfect Study Space Easier

Finding the perfect study spot can be difficult in Ellis Library. Some days you need quiet and other days you want to be alone. In order to make finding these spaces easier, we’ve created some sensory maps.

These color coded maps show where in Ellis Library you can find quiet space, uncrowded spaces, and spaces with natural light.

You can access the maps here or you can find them under maps and floorplans on the main library website.

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Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Workshops Celebrate Open Education Week 2022

Celebrate Open Education Week 2022

Learn more about Open Educational Resources (OER) at the University of Missouri and beyond!

Attend one of our Open Education Week workshops.

Bookmark the Libraries’ Open Educational Resources guide for information about OER, including important tools and services that will help you identify existing OER that you might consider using or adapting for your class.

Join colleagues from around the state for 2022 Missouri Affordable and Open Educational Resources Conference to be held virtually March 9–11. Bob Butterfield, Director of Instructional Resource Service at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, will provide the keynote address on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. His address will focus on affordability initiatives and educational resources.

Don’t forget to report your use of A&OER to the Mizzou Store. The store reports statistics on the use of affordable and open course materials on our campus.

home Workshops Welcome to the Libraries: An Introduction for Savvy Student Scholars

Welcome to the Libraries: An Introduction for Savvy Student Scholars

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 10:00am – 11:00pm
Register for online workshop.

Hey, undergraduates and grad students: set yourself up for success with this introduction to the University of Missouri Libraries! Get the basics on our locations, services, and collections, and learn some handy tips, tricks, and tools for getting started with college-level research. Ask questions, get answers! Presented by Abbie Brown, Instructional Services Librarian.

home Databases & Electronic Resources, Ellis Library, Resources and Services New Database: Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2014

New Database: Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2014

MU Libraries is pleased to provide access to Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2014

Since 1902, the Times Literary Supplement has provided a platform for an ever-expanding range of international thinkers, writers, and critics. This historical archive facilitates the study of the development of ideas and perspectives and identifies previously anonymous authors.

If you have questions about the database or how to use it, contact your librarian at ask@missouri.libanswers.com.

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Databases & Electronic Resources, Ellis Library, Resources and Services New Database: British Literary Manuscripts Online

New Database: British Literary Manuscripts Online

MU Libraries is pleased to provide access to British Literary Manuscripts Online.

British Literary Manuscripts Online provides facsimile images of literary manuscripts, letters, diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works. Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen, but text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable. We have access to both parts: Medieval and Renaissance, and c. 1660-1900. This site also provides links to related resources, including paleography courses, images, maps, bibliographies, and digital scholarship.

If you have questions about the database or how to use it, contact your librarian at ask@missouri.libanswers.com.

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Taira Meadowcroft

Taira Meadowcroft is a Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Missouri. She focuses on quality improvement, reference, and marketing for the University of Missouri Libraries.

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Open Education Week 2022: Introduction to Creative Commons

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Register for online workshop.

Creative Commons licenses give everyone a free, simple, and standardized way to grant copyright permissions for their creative works, and allow others to copy, share, and customize those works. Learn the basics of the six CC licenses, how to apply those licenses to your own creative works, and how to find CC-licensed images, videos, music, and other media that you can use in your classes, projects, and research.

Presented by Joe Askins, Head of Instructional Services at the University of Missouri Libraries.

home Gateway Carousel HSL, Workshops Open Education Week 2022: Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Open Education Week 2022: Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Register for online workshop.

Are your students struggling with the cost of course materials? Would you like the freedom and flexibility to customize the content of textbooks and other learning objects to better align with your lessons and assignments? Open educational resources, or OER, are free, openly licensed educational materials that provide alternatives to traditional textbooks. Learn more about campus resources that can help you find, create, and use high-quality OER.

Presented by Joe Askins, Head of Instructional Services at the University of Missouri Libraries.

Related LibGuide: Open Educational Resources (OER) by Joe Askins

home Events and Exhibits Seeking MU Faculty Books for Exhibit at Ellis Library

Seeking MU Faculty Books for Exhibit at Ellis Library

This summer, we plan to feature a selection of books by MU faculty in our Ellis Library colonnade display cases. This exhibit would be up from May to August, a time when many campus visitors come through the colonnade. Interested faculty would be asked to provide:

1) A copy of the book with dust jacket;
2) A personal statement including biographical info and some words about the book (1-2 paragraphs);
3) A photograph of oneself; and
4) If possible, a 3-dimensional object that represents some concept in the book.

If you have questions and/or like to be included, please contact Marie Concannon, Ellis Library Exhibits Coordinator at concannonm@missouri.edu.

home Events and Exhibits Black History Month Exhibit and Talk: Black Health and Wellness

Black History Month Exhibit and Talk: Black Health and Wellness

February 22, 2022
3 p.m.
Online via Zoom

Join us as SHSMO Art Curator Joan Stack explores the exhibition Black Health and Wellness: A Selection of Historical Images which is on display in the colonnade cases of Ellis Library from February 14 to May 23, 2022.

Stack will examine exhibition artworks and photographs, detailing how these works expose the difficulties and achievements African Americans experienced related to healthcare and wellness throughout the 20th century. Stack’s illustrated presentation includes analysis of editorial cartoons by Missouri artists Daniel Fitzpatrick and Tom Engelhardt, as well as photographs by renowned Missouri photojournalist Arthur Whitman. Online and free, registration required.

Presented by the MU Libraries and the State Historical Society of Missouri.

home Workshops Welcome to the Libraries: An Introduction for Savvy Student Scholars

Welcome to the Libraries: An Introduction for Savvy Student Scholars

Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Register for online workshop.

Hey, undergraduates and grad students: set yourself up for success with this introduction to the University of Missouri Libraries! Get the basics on our locations, services, and collections, and learn some handy tips, tricks, and tools for getting started with college-level research. Ask questions, get answers! Presented by Abbie Brown, Instructional Services Librarian.