|Location:||The Periodicals and Microforms Collections are located on the first floor of the Library.|
Pickler Memorial Library
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO 63501
The Periodicals/Microforms collection contains over 600 current print magazines and journals, 21 newspapers, and many microfilm/fiche collections. For assistance with periodicals or microforms please call 660-785-4051 or contact anyone in the Reference Department.
Loan Policy: Periodicals and microforms cannot be checked out.
Current Periodicals are shelved in Alphabetical order on the
northwest end of 1st floor.
Bound Periodicals are also all located on the first floor.
Current Newspapers are located on the northeast end of the first floor along the windows. Back issues are placed in hanging folders until microfilm is received. The library carries a variety of local, large city, and foreign newspapers which include Chinese, German, French, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
Newspapers on microfilm
The library receives a number of newspapers on microfilm. Some of these include the Kirksville Daily Express, Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, as well as a number of African American Newspapers and early American Periodicals.
Pickler Memorial Library houses over 1.4 million pieces of microfiche and over 48,000 rolls of microfilm including newspaper microfilm, government documents film & fiche, Early English Books, American Periodicals, Afro-American newspaper collection, as well as many other collections. These microform collections are located north of the Wellness Zone.
The library has 6 microfilm reader/printers and 2 microfilm reader/scanners available during the library's open hours.
Paper copies from microfilm/fiche are 10 cents a page.