Rockhurst University Greenlease Library Marks Century as a Federal Depository

It hasn’t always been so easy to view information.

In March 1917, before the construction of the University's current library, Rockhurst University was named a partner in the Federal Depository Library Program, established by the Government Printing Office to provide free public and immediate access to government records at the 1,100 designated depository libraries in the United States.

Do you know the next ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year winner?

ACRL is now accepting nominations for the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development.

The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, comes with a plaque and a $5,000 award. 

Art: Late professor commemorated in Meyer Library

Beyond the iconic landscapes of Plaster Stadium and the west mall fountain, the Duane G. Meyer Library will feature a unique addition this year. Students who visit the building for their latest study session will be greeted by wooden artwork, hand-crafted by late professor of Art and Design, Dwaine Crigger.

Donated by his family, nine pieces are displayed throughout the second and third floors as a tribute to the emeritus professor who passed away last summer.

Lindenwood completes new 100,000-square-foot library

Lindenwood University's new $24.5 million library and academic resource center opened this weekend after more than two years of construction. 

The new three-story, 100,000 square-foot library on the university's St. Charles campus replaces the 36,000 square-foot Butler Library, built in 1929. Many of Lindenwood's student services will also be based in the new building, including the writing center, veteran services, student and academic support services and career counseling. 

Southwestern Archivist Joins Elite Ranks of Certified Professionals

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.

MVC Murrell Library to Host first Viking Con

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.

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Southwestern Librarians Recognized for Achievements

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.

MOBIUS Joins Open Textbook Network to Support and Facilitate Access to Open Educational Resources for Member Libraries

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.

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