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Virtual Library Orientation: Reference and Research Support

Welcome to the KCU Libraries!

Reference Service

Reference Service offers assistance with research needs by performing various searches and locating specific materials. This service provides literature search capability with access to both bibliographic and full text databases relating to medicine and biosciences.

Reference questions, or search requests, are provided for KCU students, faculty, and staff without charge.

Make a Request

To use the Reference Service make a request in one of the following ways:

  • Submit in person
  • By telephone
  • By email
  • By campus mail

Please allow one business day to receive a response.

Contact Information

  • Abbey Griffith, Medical Librarian - KC Campus


  • Bonnie Turner, Medical Librarian - Joplin Campus

Email:     Phone: 417-208-0642

  • McKenzie Warren, Medical Librarian - Joplin Campus

Email:     Phone: 417-208-0682

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Service augments local holdings of the KCU Libraries by providing access to other national and international collections. This service is available to KCU students, faculty, staff, preceptors, and clinical community faculty.

Make a Request

To use the Interlibrary Loan Service, the following steps are to be accomplished:

  • Use the Online Catalog to verify that the Library does not already own the title.
  • Requests can be made by form, email, telephone, fax, in person, or through campus mail.
  • Allow two to ten days to receive the requested item.


  • There are no charges for Interlibrary Loan for those associated with KCU.

Contact Information

Phone: 816-654-7260 or 816-654-7266
Fax: 816-654-7261

Kansas City University
D'Angelo Library - Interlibrary Loan Service
1750 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106-1453