Library Locations


picture of the North Campus libraries

The Thomas Jefferson Library, the St. Louis Mercantile Library, the State Historical Society Research Center, and the University Archives are located on the North Campus of the University of Missouri - St. Louis.
Directions and maps via Google Maps (opens in a new window)

picture of the Ward E. Barnes library on South Campus

The Ward E. Barnes Library is located on the South Campus of the University of Missouri - St. Louis and houses the Education, Nursing and Optometry collections.  This location will be merged into the Thomas Jefferson Library on May 17, 2014 (FAQ). 
Directions and maps via Google Maps (opens in a new window)

General Maps of UMSL's Campus: further information for all buildings and parking locations.

Construction projects for the Science Learning Building at the Benton-Stadler science complex and the Student Wellness and Recreation Center near the Millennium Student Center may impact your visit.  Other construction projects may also reroute traffic and change parking arrangements.  Please visit the Change For Good web page for the latest information.

A Campus Shuttle Bus Service is also available.

Parking permits are required in most locations on campus.  A few metered spots are available outside the J.C. Penney building, but a daily permit is recommended.  For details, please contact the Parking and Transportation office.

Questions?  Please contact one of the Reference Desks:

Thomas Jefferson (314) 516-5060
Ward E. Barnes (314) 516-5576

Floor Plans and Quick Tours of the Libraries

Driving Directions/Parking/MetroLink/Campus Shuttle Services