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About Our Classes

A librarian from the Missouri State Library Reference Services Division will guide Missouri state government employees in the use of information tools that contain journal articles, e-books, legislative materials, business profiles, Census materials and more. 

State Library staff can provide presentations for your next meeting, in person or via webinar, and can create in-depth sessions customized for the research needs of your office.

We also provide classes quarterly at MOTEC- the Center for Management and Professional Development Training Labs. 

Questions and class requests can be directed to Sarah Irwin at or 573-522-2796. 


Upcoming Classes

WEBINAR!  Internet Search Tips

May 20, 2015, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cost: FREE!

Class description: Looking for some simple and effective ways to enhance your Internet search skills? Look no further! Join us as we cover web and information literacy basics, explore search engine options, and introduce easy ways to modify your searches to get better results.

Registration: Register at A confirmation email with login instructions will be sent to you after you register. 

On May 20, please log in 15 minutes before the presentation.


Library Resources for State Employees

June 17, 2015, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: FREE!

Class description:  The Missouri State Library Reference Services Division is YOUR library—the library for state employees. If you don’t know much about us, or if you want a refresher on the many resources and services we provide for state employees, this class is for you! We will cover how to access our digital collections of ebooks, research articles, magazine and newspaper pieces, business profiles, legislative research tools, and much more!

Location: Center for Management and Professional Development Computer Labs, 1738 East Elm, Jefferson City, MO.

Registration: Email, and include your contact information and title and date of the class.



Contact Sarah Irwin:, or 573 522-2796