North Hall Library


Library Locations

Book Stacks

A - HV 1399
HV 1400 - PR 3474
PR 3476 - Z
3 North
4 North
4 South

Closed Stacks

Some of the items in the library are not available for you to browse. Please bring the title, call number and the location/item type to the Information Desk and we can get the items for you. These items include:

  • Archives
  • Cassettes
  • Compact Data Discs
  • Kits
  • Models
  • Overlays
  • Oversize Kits
  • Phonodiscs/Records
  • Realia
  • Slides
  • Special Collections

Other Library Locations

Audio Books

1 North

Best Sellers

2 South


1 South

Checking out materials, checking out Reserves, lost and found
2 South

Children's Collection

1 North

Computers across from the Information Desk are reserved for community users not affiliated with the university. The computers that you stand up at are for searching the MU Library Catalog or looking for journal articles only. Email is also prohibited at these stations.

The REST OF THE COMPUTERS in the library are for any use. They have access to the Internet, Microsoft Office and other applications.

Available on every floor

Curriculum Materials
Juvenile literature, elementary and high school textbooks, picture file

1 North

Dictionary Stands

Atrium, near the elevators

Display Case
Ask at Circulation Desk

2 South

"Educational" DVDs are located on 1 North. "Popular" movies are located on 3 Atrium. TV series are on 3 South

1 North and 3 Atruim & South

Filing Alcove

1 North


MU Library Catalog

ERIC Document Microfiche

3 East

Government Documents
Publications by the US Government located in the northwest corner of the room

2 North or MU Library Catalog

Information Desk
All types of help with computers, software, locating materials, doing research, answers of all kinds
2 North

Laptop computers are available to students only for use in the library. Check them out with your university ID at the Circulation Desk.

2 South

Maps and Atlases
Look for these in the far northwest corner of the Reference area

2 North

Microfilm, microfiche, ERIC documents, microform readers and reader/printers

3 East

Music Resources
Print music resources and music CDs

1 South

Current issues of most papers are in the Popular Reading area of 2 South. All back issues are located on 3 South.

2 South and 3 South

Oversized Materials

4 North

Current issues (and recent back issues) of periodicals are arranged in call number order. Use the MU Library Catalog (PILOT) to find the call number of a journal you are interested in locating. Older issues of some periodicals are bound and located in the book stacks under the same call number or put on microfilm.

3 South

You can either use your university ID card with Mounties Money on it or cash. A color photocopier is located on 3rd floor South. Black and white copiers are available on 1st and 2nd South.
1, 2 & 3 South
Picture File
Photos and pictures are available to check out for visual aids
1 North

Popular Reading
Popular magazines, newspapers and bestsellers

2 South

When you send a file to print from any computer in the library, it can be printed at any printer in the library. Once you get to a printer, log in with your campus services ID and password and select your files to print. 

Available on every floor

Reference Section
Reference books cannot be checked out of the library

2 North

All reserves are at the Circulation Desk.

2 South

Test (Standardized Tests)
Standardized Tests are located behind the Circulation Desk.  You must be enrolled in a course where the professor is specifically requiring the use of Standardized Tests in order to check them out.

2 South


1 North

"Educational" videos are located on 1 North. "Popular" videos are located on 3 Atrium.

1 North and 3 Atrium.

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