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Search, browse, and request materials from our collections including Missouriana, government publications, and Library Professional Development with your Missouri State Library card.

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Missouri public library directors and branch managers are encouraged to request books for use by their staff.

Staff and students at MOBIUS libraries may request these titles via the MOBIUS catalog. Titles are also available to borrow from the State Library (MOL) via WorldShare ILL. 

These print journal volumes are also available for borrowing. Article scans may also be requested by completing the Request a Scan form.

Missouri Libraries Historical Collection with images of old bookshelves and carts

The Missouri Libraries Historical Collection showcases historical materials relating to Missouri libraries and library development including reports, monographs, periodicals, surveys, studies, and ephemera authored by the State Library, about the State Library, and about library development in the state of Missouri. 

This collection is library use only.

Library Professional Development Collection

Keep up on the latest library innovations with titles from our Library Professional Development Collection! Find new inspiration on everything from programming ideas, services to benefit your community, collection management, and much more.

Have sections of a book scanned and emailed to you with the Request a Scan feature in our book catalog. View our Request a Scan tutorial for more details and step-by-step instructions. 

Legendary Tales from the Stacks virtual library display

The season of thrills, chills, and tall tales is here, and we are celebrating with our newest display, Legendary Tales from the Stacks. In this month's display you will find books describing tales of hauntings, mysteries, and lore throughout Missouri.

Visit our virtual display to view our selections and find recommendations for books featuring our favorite loveable grouches.

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