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Author in the House

That’s right – we have an author in our midst.
Steve Walker, Associate Professor of Library Services at the James C. Kirkpatrick Library,  recently published an annotated guide to travel resources.  Written for the traveler who needs information beyond what is provided in a general guidebook, Travel Resources: An Annotated Guide (2009, Scarecrow Press, ISBN [...]

DVDs at JCKL – Check It Out for Yourself (literally!)

If you’ve been in the library recently, you’ve probably seen the popular new self-checkout DVD Center (first floor, north side of circulation desk). If you haven’t, come give it a spin and save yourself some rental fees. All DVDs can be selected and checked out automatically using your UCM ID card.
The borrowing period for most [...]

Got a Second Life?

Have you explored Second Life yet? Second Life is a rapidly growing virtual world built entirely by community members. People are conducting business in Second Life, taking courses (including UCM courses!), meeting people, sharing information, and having fun, all within an immersive “video game” environment.
The University of Central Missouri owns virtual real estate in Second [...]

Featured Database: Learning Express Library

Did you know that you have access to over 200 subscription databases via the library? One of our newer databases is Learning Express Library,  a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You’ll get immediate scoring, [...]

New Scanner – Now You Can Scan Journal Articles, Maps, More

A new scanner is now available on the second floor of the library. The Epson GT-15000 large-format scanner offers up to 600 x 1,200 dpi resolution on documents up to 17 x 12 inches.
Conveniently located near both the map and print journals area, the scanner can be used to scan journal articles (no more copy [...]