Information and Research Services Division

The Information and Research Services Division of the Mansfield Library supports the research, teaching and learning needs of University of Montana students, faculty and staff. We provide research and instructional services to enable access, evaluation and use of the library’s online, print and media information resources.

Key Services

Research Assistance

Assistance is available in person at the Reference Desk; through individual or group consultations; and by phone, email, chat and text message. See our contact information below.

Library Instruction

Library instruction is course integrated. Instruction librarians work with teaching faculty to integrate information literacy concepts and skills into course curricula. Community instruction is provided, per request.

Contact Us

In person at the Reference Desk

Staff are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00am through 5:00pm on Friday, and 1:00pm through 9:00pm on Sunday.

Phone

Call us at (406)243-6866 or (800)240-4939. Staff are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00am through 5:00pm on Friday, and 1:00pm through 9:00pm on Sunday.

Email

Ask a Librarian. Messages will be responded to within 24-48 hours.

Chat

Staff are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00am through 5:00pm on Friday, and 1:00pm through 9:00pm on Sunday.

Text

Text us at (406)68-MONTE or (406)686-6683
Staff are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00am through 5:00pm on Friday, and 1:00pm through 9:00pm on Sunday.

NOTE: Cell phone service providers may charge for sent or received text messages. By sending a text message, you give Mansfield Library staff permission to reply to your text message. Your privacy is important to us. All text messages sent to and from the Text a Librarian service are directed through standard telecommunication and internet channels.

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