Mansfield Library COVID-19 Updates

The Mansfield Library is open to the public. In order to help ensure the health and safety of the University of Montana (UM) community and the public, face coverings are required in the library building. You must wear a mask at all times, including when you are studying alone.

Self-checkout is now easier than ever! Use the meeScan app to check out items using your phone at the Mansfield, Missoula College Payne Family and Law Libraries. Install the meeScan app from your app store and login with your NetID, check out items where you find them and use the scanner at the checkout desk to deactivate items.

Curbside pickup and campus delivery of physical materials are available if you prefer not enter the building. Please use OneSearch to place a hold on items you wish to check out. You will need to logon with your NetID to place a hold. When you are notified the item is available, call the library at 243-4071 to request curbside pickup or delivery to your campus office.

We’re here to support your learning and research. Librarians will be available to answer questions face-to-face and via live chat from 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Monday-Friday. And you can consult the Research Guides anytime for guidance on subject-specific resources, citation formatting, and other topics.

Mansfield Library and Payne Family Library at Missoula College will offer modified Course Reserves during the Spring semester. All physical materials placed on Reserve will be allowed to leave the library, have a minimum check out period of 24 hours and will be quarantined upon return to the library. The libraries encourage instructors to use electronic materials in place of traditional, physical reserves. Contact Course Reserves for more information.

The library is providing interlibrary loans of physical and electronic items, including items requiring scanning.

Go to reserve technology and check out laptops, webcams and other technology. This technology checks out for one month and are a first come, first served service. All technology is available for students, faculty and staff. Our technology support team is ready to help you with your internet, NetID, and other needs on your computer or a computer in the library. Library technology support hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m.– 4:00p.m.

 Printing services are available Monday through Friday 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Self-serve printers on levels one and three are always available to use by printing from a library computer. You can pay for self-serve printing through your UMoney account. Self-serve printers have been upgraded and will now print color and different paper sizes.

Need a quiet work space set-up to help you focus? A white noise machine and specialized accessibility hardware and software are available in the Accessible Technology Room.

Study Carrels are located on library levels one and two. Check out a Study Carrel room key from the checkout desk on level three. The key checks out until closing of the same day.

Furniture in open spaces and computers are arranged for social distancing.

HEPA filtration units have been installed into each of the studios on Level 1. Wipes are located near the Lightboard Studio and near the One Button Studio and hand sanitizer bottles are in the studios.

Reminders to wear a mask, social distance, and wash hands frequently are located in the library including posters, directional floor signage, table tents and spoken communication directly with people in the building.

Healthy Griz Kit hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant bottle refills are located in the library lobby on Level 3.

The book drop at the entrance of the library building is open. Please return laptops in the building. If you prefer not to enter the building, call 243-4071 and library staff will come out and get the laptop. Non-technology library materials are quarantined for 72 hours upon return, technology is sanitized.

Contact us for more information, 406-243-4071.

Note that some services and equipment that may appear as available elsewhere on our website have been discontinued as a result our covid response.