||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 750 current print magazines and journals,
24 newspapers, and many microfilm/fiche collections. Underlined links
below provide listings of holdings. 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 all located on the first
floor with A-PA located on the northwest side of the first floor and PB-Z
located on the northeast side of the first floor.
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
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 to the north of the Periodicals Office/Help Desk.
Microfilm/fiche readers and printers are located on the south side of the
Periodicals office. The library has 8 microfilm readers and 6 film/fiche printers available during the library's open hours.
Paper copies from microfilm/fiche are 10 cents a page.
Digital Microform Scanner - Research is made just a
little bit easier when you use the library's Digital Microform Scanner, a
computer, and Capture Perfect software. Instead of trying to read the microfilm
on the screen or printing it out page by page, you can now save many pages of
microform documents - e-mail them to colleagues, save to a jump drive or 3 1/2
inch disc. students, faculty and staff may also save them on their Y