The Duane G. Meyer Library underwent a renovation/expansion project beginning in fall 1999, which doubled library space by the time of its completion in fall 2002. New facilities include a significant area for Special Collections and Archives, electronic classrooms and media labs for student and faculty use. The addition also includes 12 large group study rooms, 11 small group study rooms, 8 faculty studies, 10 multimedia workrooms for teams of students, and multimedia workstations for individual use.
The Duane G. Meyer Library, named in honor of former president Dr. Duane G. Meyer, has been Missouri State's main library since 1980. It is located at 850 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway. Among the resources and services offered by the Duane G. Meyer Library are over 877,000 books, subscriptions to over 3,500 periodicals and newspapers with back issues on microfilm, microfiche, and microcard, and full text electronic access to over 20,000 periodicals. In addition, the library contains over 934,000 state, federal and United Nations government documents.
A central feature of the Library and of the campus is the Jane A. Meyer Carillon with its complement of 48 bronze bells.
Address: 850 S John Q Hammons Pkwy Springfield, MO 65897
Building abbreviation: LIBR