From MWSU Graduate School Policy Portal
The library maintains over 218,000 volumes and holds more than 1,150 journal titles. It is also a State Government Documents Depository. Microfilm, company annual reports, CD-ROM products, pamphlet files, newspapers and web-based resources provide additional unique information for users. Through its computer-based catalog and circulation system, students can gain quick access to the library’s collection. The TOWERS online catalog and 60 plus online databases are available via the Web. Service to clients is of the highest importance to the library staff. Professionally trained librarians provide individual assistance to students and other users. These librarians help locate information and materials via interlibrary loan or computerized reference data base services. The library has access to a national data base of over 100 million items, assuring that clients can usually obtain the specific item needed. Group information instruction is enhanced by the availability of a specially equipped computer classroom within the library.
Comfortable surroundings are conducive to study or leisure reading. Individual carrels and small study rooms are available for quiet study while lounge seating and a coffee bar provide a pleasant setting for relaxation and recreational reading. A wireless network is available throughout the library.
The library houses a 21-workstation computer lab which enhances accessibility to a variety of information resources. The library is a member of the MOBIUS consortium of 60 Missouri academic libraries; membership in the consortium enhances access and distribution of materials among member libraries. Students may request materials online through MOBIUS.