About Us


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. 


View our regular hours as well as our hours during holidays, breaks, and finals.

Contact Us

There are many ways to get in touch!

Faculty and Staff Directory

A full list of faculty, staff, and administration.

Plans and Reports

Our annual reports share the efforts and activities of the Mansfield Library and employees from the past fiscal year. These reports are supported and furthered by our strategic planning.


The library includes five divisions: Administration, Technology and Systems Services, Bibliographic Management Services, Access and Collection Services, and Information and Research Services. Navigate to the department page for a description of key services and contact information.


View our policies on patron conduct, room use, instruction, and more.

Support the Mansfield Library

Donations and collection endowments support our Mission.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We support the University of Montana's strong commitment to creating a vibrant and welcoming culture that expects and respects diversity.

Government Information

The Mansfield Library is an official Federal Depository.


We publish two newsletters, Connections and Snmipnuntn, on a biannual basis.


We strive to integrate evaluation and assessment initiatives into all aspects of library operations.

Payne Family Library at Missoula College

Payne Family Library is located at Missoula College and overlooks the Clark Fork River. It inlcudes print collections, group study rooms, computers, printers, and more.

Affiliated Libraries

Includes the University of Montana William J. Jameson Law Library and more. In addition, we participate in the TRAILS consortium with other Montana academic institutions.


The history of libraries at the University of Montana and the story of Mike and Maureen Mansfield.

Employment Opportunities

Come work with us!