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Welcome to Messing Library

Welcome to the virtual Messing Library!  Here you may access the library catalog, browse lists of new books including annotated lists of the Twain and Truman nominee titles, read eBooks, use the databases, see research project pages, check the MLA Style Guide, learn research tips and tricks, discover a list of helpful websites, check on summer reading lists, and much, much more.  Be sure to check out the About Messing Library page for FAQs, a list of library resources, and other fascinating information.  

Twain & Truman Winners

Missouri voted and the Twain & Truman Winners are

MICDS voted- Twain and Truman

Winners will be announced on April 15

Author Visits

Live in person @ MICDS...




Sora by Overdrive

Check out eBooks and audiobooks through Sora 



St. Louis County Library

All MICDS students and faculty are entitled to receive a FREE St. Louis County Library card regardless of where you live!  Besides awesome books and programs, the St. Louis County Library has an amazing audio book collection which makes it well worthwhile!  For more information about getting a free SLCL library card ask at Messing Library or click the image above to visit the SLCL's website. 


New Books


MICDS Libraries Mission Statement

The mission of the MICDS Libraries is to ensure that students and faculty are information fluent citizens, empowered with the knowledge, the skills, and the compassion necessary for success in a rapidly changing world. To fulfill this mission, we:

  • Teach students to use, synthesize, evaluate, and communicate information ethically and effectively;

  • Collaborate with the faculty to promote learning across the curriculum;

  • Lead in the implementation of curricular standards for research and information literacy;

  • Provide equitable access to an exciting and diverse collection of information resources and programs reflective of the needs of our community;

  • Foster a love of reading, lifelong learning, and libraries.

Messing Library Catalog - The OPAC


Research Databases

How to check out eBooks from our collection



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