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Ellis Library, the main library on the MU campus, is located on Lowry Mall between Memorial Union and Jesse Hall. Ellis Library contains the principal resources for research in the humanities, the social sciences, and the basic sciences. Six additional branch libraries hold most material pertaining to health sciences, veterinary medicine, geology, engineering, math, and journalism. Two off-site storage facilities (the UM Libraries Depositories) hold the bulk of the libraries' older volumes.

University of Missouri Libraries History

Pictorial History of Ellis Library 1915 - 2015

Pictorial History of the Grand Reading Room Ellis Library

Exterior of the 1915 Library

Interior of the 1915 Library

Celebrating MU Libraries: Ellis Library Centennial 1915-2015