University of Missouri

Leadership Development

Office of Student Engagement


Leadership Library

The Leadership Library contains over 400 books, video, and activity guides dedicated to helping Mizzou students achieve their leadership potential. Topics range from personal leadership discovery to emotional intelligence to running a meeting. We have a wealth of knowledge just waiting for you in our Center. To skim our collection and to check out a book stop by our office in 2500 MU Student Center. Books may be checked out for up to 6 weeks and every year we are adding to our collection.

Most of the resources in the Leadership Library fall under the following categories

  • Business/Management
  • Career Development
  • Communication/Interpersonal Relationships
  • Community Service/Social Interaction
  • Group Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Culture
  • Personal Developments
  • Student Development
  • Student Affairs
  • Women’s Issues

Just looking for a good read? Here are our Top 10 Leadership & Service picks

  • The Tipping Point (Gladwell)
  • A Life of Servant Leadership (Frick)
  • Leading Without Power (DePree)
  • Lean In: Women, Work, And the Will to Lead (Sandberg)
  • Who Moved My Cheese (Johnson)
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Gladwell)
  • Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson of True Leadership (Farber)
  • Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership by Howard (Gardner)
  • Volunteering, 101 Ways You Can Improve the World (Lawson)
  • The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace (Peck)
The Leadership Library is my go-to place for finding great leadership-specific resources and I only had to navigate one bookshelf! I found exactly what I was looking for. Hillary Hunt

Leadership Library Database

Below are all the books available in our library listed in alphabetical order. Stop by our office to find out more.