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Displaying mastery of the knowledge and experience necessary for modern archival management, Southwestern Seminary archivist and special collections librarian Jill Botticelli has achieved certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA). Botticelli recently passed the ACA’s rigorous certification exam.

“With the increasingly complex information environment, our libraries are challenged to capture and interpret vast historical material for our seminary constituent groups such as students, faculty and alumni,” says Craig Kubic, dean of libraries. “We celebrate and... read more

Marshall, Mo. (August 31, 2017) — Murrell Library located on the Missouri Valley College campus will host their first Viking Con from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Monday, September 25. Viking Con is a convention for fans of all types of pop culture such as “Star Wars”, “Game of Thrones”,The X-Men” or “The Walking Dead” to celebrate their fandoms.

Individuals are encouraged to dress as their favorite fictional character, although it is not a requirement. Activities such as mask and wand making will take place throughout the night and will be... read more

Two Southwestern Seminary librarians have been recognized for their achievements in the areas of indexing and cataloging. Beyond adding distinction to Southwestern’s libraries, this recognition of the librarians’ work affirms their efforts to provide students and researchers the most information possible so that they may be thoroughly prepared for the ministry to which God has called them.

Robert Burgess, digital resources librarian, received the “Indexer of the Year” award from the Association of Christian Librarians (ACL). The ACL is one of the oldest and most well-known... read more

Columbia, MO (July 17, 2017) - MOBIUS is proud to announce our membership in the Open Textbook Network, an alliance of over 305 colleges and universities working together to advance the use of open textbooks in higher education. Textbook affordability is a major concern on college campuses throughout the United States and this is an exciting opportunity to provide our member libraries with tools and services that will assist them in building sustainable open textbook programs.

OTN manages the Open Textbook Library--a premier and... read more

Ann Campion Riley, acting director of MU Libraries, has been appointed to the new position of vice provost for libraries and university librarian effective July 1. 

Riley is a nationally-recognized leader with nearly 30 years of professional service in academic and research libraries. She joined MU in 2007 as the associate director for access, collections and technical services and was appointed acting director of MU Libraries in July 2015. During her tenure she has increased partnerships with other AAU and SEC institutions and has been instrumental in fundraising, including a... read more

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