University of Missouri-Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
UMKC University Libraries Administration
Dean of Libraries:
Associate Dean of Special Collections and Archives:
Associate Dean of Library Services:
Assistant Director for Administrative Services:
Leon E. Bloch Law Library Administration
Director of Leon E. Bloch Law Library:
Paul D. Callister
Associate Director of Leon E. Bloch Law Library:
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 http://library.umkc.edu/accessibility 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, Management, Education, 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, Dentistry, Nursing & 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.
- Marr Sound Archives (Miller Nichols Library)
- Music/Media (Miller Nichols Library)
- Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections (Miller Nichols Library)
- University Archives (Miller Nichols Library)
- The State Historical Society of Missouri (Research Center-Kansas City - Newcomb Hall) Coordinator - Whitney Heinzmann