About the Library – New

The J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library is one of several libraries which serve the University of Missouri. The facility is available to the entire University of Missouri community, but its primary users are faculty, students, and staff of the School of Medicine, Sinclair School of Nursing, School of Health Professions, Health Management & Informatics, and MU Health Care.

Reference Questions


Guide Views


The library is undergoing a major renovation.


Photo of the North entrance to Ellis Library on the Lowry Mall

Mission, Vision, Values, Goals

Photo of the cast gallery in Ellis Library

Dr. J. Otto Lottes


Donald Silver Rare Book Room

We have materials dating back to 1565.



The library provides services that support the mission of the University of Missouri and enable the success of our faculty, students and staff.


Health Sciences Library Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is charged with making recommendations concerning the continued improvement of the library collection and library services.


A resource that includes the guidelines and policies that help us provide a good experience for our users.