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MCC-Maple Woods Library
2601 NE Barry Road
Learning Resources Building
Kansas City, MO 64156
Student Library Guide
Visit the MCC-Maple Woods Student Library Guide for detailed library information, including maps, FAQs, and links to resources and services.
All students enrolled at MCC-Maple Woods are eligible to receive a library card. It is a permanent card to be used while you are actively enrolled at MCC-Maple Woods. It takes only a few minutes to obtain, and there is no fee for the initial card.
Your MCC-Maple Woods library card enables you to check out most circulating materials at any of the KC-Towers cluster libraries. This includes:
- All Metropolitan Community College libraries
- Avila University's Hooley-Bundschu Library
- William Jewell's Curry Library
- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s library
- Park University's McAfee Memorial Library
- Rockhurst University's Greenlease Library
- Paul School of Theology's Dawson Library
- Kansas City Art Institute's Jannes Library
- Conception Abbey Library
- Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Library
- Missouri Western State University Library
- Nazarene Theological Seminary Library
- North Central Missouri College Library
- Northwest Missouri State University B. D. Owens Library
- Kansas City Kansas Community College Learning Commons
- Calvary University’s Hilda Krocker Library
- Benedictine College Library
You may place online requests for materials from these and other statewide academic libraries as well, using the MOBIUS online catalog. Other types of Interlibrary Loan allow you to request materials from academic and public libraries nationwide.
These privileges are open to you during each academic semester in which you are enrolled. Ask at the circulation desk for more information.
Build up your research skills!
LIBR 100- Introduction to Library and Online Research - MW 1-1:50 p.m. (Check current Schedule of Classes for more information)
This is a library course designed to familiarize students with the variety of information resources available to them to satisfactorily complete college assignments and to enhance the skills necessary to locate, manage, and evaluate these resources.
Contact Erin Niederberger in Reference (816.604.3084) to schedule library instruction and work sessions. Please schedule as far in advance as possible, with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice.
Library instruction takes place in the library classroom on the second floor of the Learning Resources Building.
Materials may be put on Reserve in the library for one semester if they conform to copyright laws. You determine the length of the checkout period.
Please remind your students they need a library card to check out any library materials, even "room use only" reserve items.
Contact Lindsey Brenton (816.604.3083) for more information.
General number 816.604.3042 Erin Niederberger 816.604.3084 Joan Arth 816.604.3042 Alison Schultz 816.604.3042 Laura Crowe 816.604.3042 Annie Windholz 816.604.3042 Rachel Lundy 816.604.3042 Sarah DeWitt 816.604.3042 Rebecca Hamlett 816.604.3042
Before making assignments involving library resources, please check with a librarian to see if we have the materials the students need.
Also, let us know if you have any titles that you would like us to consider adding to the library collection.
Suggestions of subjects that you need or that you anticipate your students doing research on are always welcome.
Contact Erin Niederberger at 816.604.3084.
Visit the MCC-Maple Woods Instructional Videos guide to watch a growing collection of videos on accessing and using different library resources and services.
View and download library handouts on topics such as:
- online searching
- source evaluation
- subject-specific research