University Libraries

University Libraries

Miller Nichols Library
800 E. 51st Street
Service Desk (816) 235-1526 
Administration (816) 235-1531
Fax: (816) 235-5531

Health Sciences Library
School of Medicine, Second Floor
2411 Holmes Street
(816) 235-1880

Leon E. Bloch Law Library
School of Law
500 E. 52nd Street
(816) 235-1650

Mailing Address:
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University Libraries
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

UMKC University Libraries Administration

Dean of Libraries:
Cindy Thompson

Associate Dean of Special Collections and Archives:
Sandy Rodriguez

Associate Dean of Library Services:
Brenda Linares

Assistant Director for Administrative Services:
Jennifer Eigsti

Leon E. Bloch Law Library Administration

Director of Leon E. Bloch Law Library:
Paul D. Callister

Associate Director of Leon E. Bloch Law Library:
Ayyoub Ajmi

Description of the Libraries

The University Libraries consist of the Miller Nichols Library and the Health Sciences Library, and we partner with the Leon E. Bloch Law Library.  The University Libraries is an integral partner within UMKC and the greater Kansas City community and seeks to inspire and empower learners engaged in research, discovery, services, and creativity to reach their goals.

The University Libraries provide research facilities, resources and services in support of academic programs. We partner with UMKC Student Disability Services and are committed to providing services and assistance to all members of the UMKC Community. Information about accessibility can be found on the Web site at and by calling 816-235-5612 or the Miller Nichols Library at 816-235-1526. The Library accepts calls through the National Relay Service (711) and the Missouri Relay Service (800-735-2966).

The Miller Nichols Library serves primarily the Conservatory, and the Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, ManagementEducation, Social Work and Psychological Sciences, and Science and Engineering.  Specialized libraries include: the Leon E. Bloch Law Library in the School of Law and the Health Sciences Library located in the School of Medicine, and serving the schools of Medicine, DentistryNursing & Health Studies and Pharmacy. UMKC faculty, students and staff have access to all collections and services, subject to the policies in effect at each library location.

Other Collections: