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Collections Information Commons Area Study Rooms First Floor Facilities and Amenities Second Floor Facilities and Amenities
The D'Angelo Library is available to faculty, students and staff of KCU and also provides community outreach and interlibrary loan services. Library staff assist with information and reference services including computer literature searching, interlibrary loan, orientation, medical informatics classes, class reserve materials, as well as bibliographic and media services.
The Library is approximately 20,000 square feet and has multiple study/reading areas, five study rooms with multi-media facilities, book stacks, a special collections room, computers, wireless access, WEPA Print Stations, lounge and lobby areas, an instruction/computer room, a conference room and office space for Library staff.
Collections The Library has a collection of books, periodical and serial titles, electronic and digital titles covering the basic medical sciences, biosciences, clinical sciences, allied health and related fields. The Library maintains a Special Collections room containing historical osteopathic materials and a Historical Medical Reference Collection. The Historical Medical Reference Collection is a collection of reference materials classed as "historic", covering a multitude of medical subjects, dating from ancient Egyptian to 19th century classics.
Information Commons Area The Information Commons area in the Library maintains equipment and materials to support continuing medical education with a collection of numerous titles in a variety of formats. Computers with software to supplement class instruction, printers and a slide projector (upon request) to support educational programs are provided. Wireless access, as well as plug-in access, is available throughout the Library. A photocopy machine is available for use at 5 cents per page. A color copier is available at 50 cents per page. A scanner and a fax machine are available for students along with two OMT tables and two life-size human skeletons.
Study Rooms There are three study rooms on the first floor and two study rooms on the second floor. Each room is equipped with hi definition television/Blu-Ray combinations and white boards, and can be checked out on a daily basis. One of the study rooms on the second floor contains an OMT table and map of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
First Floor Facilities and Amenities
The first floor of the D'Angelo Library includes:
Lobby Area (Kansas City Star newspaper)
Second Floor Facilities and Amenities
The second floor of the D'Angelo Library includes:
The second floor is designated as the "quiet study area". This area is for individual study, and conversation is not encouraged. The older Periodicals Collection (not available online) is housed in the lower level of the Library and access is restricted to Library personnel. Journals can be requested and picked up at the Access Services Desk.
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