About the Library


Library Mission

The Mansfield Library, the premier research library in Montana, facilitates the intellectual and creative pursuits of all members of the University of Montana community and supports their information, education and cultural development as global citizens.

Inside the Library

Library Departments

Learn about organizational units within the library.

Staff Directory

Contact the people or departments within the library.

Library Newsletters

Read current and back issues of Connections and Snmipnuntn.

Library Maps

Find what you need in the library.

More About Us


Job opportunities for students provide flexible hours.

Library Commitment to diversity

The Mansfield Libraries support The University of Montana’s strong commitment to creating a vibrant and welcoming culture that expects and respects diversity.


Learn a little more about the Library.

Federal Depository Status

Access our large collection of current and historical publications produced by the federal government and learn about reference and research services to help people find, access, and use government information.

Annual Reports

Visitor Information

Library Hours

We are open 7 days a week during fall and spring semesters. See details for specific services, locations, and holiday schedules.

Patron Policies and Privileges

How long can you borrow a book or a video? Does the library restrict Internet access?

Affiliated Libraries

Visit other University of Montana Libraries.

Plans & Initiatives

Assessment and Planning

Learn about how we evaluate the Library.

Learning Commons

The University of Montana Learning Commons at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library will be a gathering place for individual and collaborative learning and problem solving, bringing content, technology, and vital services within easy reach.

Strategic Planning

The Mansfield Library is embarking upon a strategic planning process and wants to provide the opportunity for UM students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members the opportunity to be engaged in this process.