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Winter Break 2017 Services Update: Home

Information on the availability of libraries' services during the winter break closure.

Winter Break Closure

University Libraries will be closed December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018.

We will reopen on January 2, 2018.

Please check our hours page for up-to-date information.

Additional information about specific libraries' services is listed below.

Mizzou Winter Break reduced operations news


Returning Books

Books from any of the University Libraries may be returned at any time (day or night) to the Book Returns located right inside the North or West Entrances of Ellis Library (see photos below).

Ellis Library West Entrance          OR          Ellis Library North Entrance

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan will be closed Dec. 23 - Jan. 1. You may still submit requests, but they will not be processed until Jan. 2. 

Reporting Access Problems

If you are experiencing problems accessing online resources, please review the tips available on our Off-Campus Access guide.

You can submit a problem report formAlthough the libraries are closed, a librarian will be checking for reports daily and will assist as possible.


Chat online with MU partner librarians 24 hours/day during this period.

Chat service will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.