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Subject Collections

This collection is comprised of DVDs and supplementary materials emphasizing customer service, harassment prevention, diversity awareness, workplace teambuilding, and management skill building.

Highlighting publications relating to Missouri, this collection contains state and local histories, folktales, biographies, and texts on natural history and geography.

Featuring a range of manuals, studies, and other information to help manage library services, this collection provides material to assist with many areas of librarianship.

This collection features historical materials relating to Missouri libraries and library development. It includes reports, monographs, periodicals, surveys, and studies authored by the state library, about the state library, and about library development.

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How Do I Receive/Return Library Materials?

Receive materials by one of the options below. Generally, return them the way you received them. Returned materials will be quarantined before being checked in. No late fees will be applied.

Interagency Mail

Jefferson City employees only.

Receive materials at your office through interagency mail.

Return them via interagency mail in an envelope or box that will protect them:

Missouri State Library – Reference Services
State Information Center
Room 200

At a MOBIUS Library

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Return them to the same library.


Receive materials at your office through UPS shipment.

Return them by shipping them back to us via UPS:

Missouri State Library – Reference Services
State Information Center – Room 200
600 W Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Return shipping is your or your agency's responsibility.

In Person

Contact us to make an appointment to pick up materials.

Return materials in the bookdrop located in front of the building.

When in doubt, just ask us.

Didn't find what you were looking for?

State employees can give us the details, and we will try to locate the material. Use our interlibrary loan form or contact us.