North Hall Library


Library Locations

Book Stacks

A - HT
PS - 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
  • Overlays
  • Oversize Kits
  • Phonodiscs/Records
  • Slides
  • Special Collections
  • Standardized Tests

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.

Available on every floor

Curriculum Materials
Juvenile literature, elementary and high school textbooks, study pictures

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 Atrium & South

Filing Alcove

1 North

First Floor North
There are several collections in this wing. Use the call number prefix to locate the collection.
1 North


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 or for 3-day loan. 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, 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. Back issues in print are located on 3 South.

2 South and 3 South

Oversized Materials

2 North

Current issues (and recent back issues) of periodicals are arranged in call number order. Use the MU Library Catalog 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

A color photocopier is located on 2nd floor North. Payment by Mountie Money only.
2 North

Popular Reading
Popular magazines, newspapers and bestsellers

2 South

Send your file to the printers from any computer in the library. Printers are on 2 North: log in with your campus services ID and password and select your files to print. 

2 North

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 not available for browsing.  You must be enrolled in a course where the professor is specifically requiring the use of Standardized Tests in order to check them out.

Ask at the Information Desk

Elementary and High School textbooks only.

1 North

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

1 North and 3 Atrium.

Young Adult novels.
1 Atrium