Library News & Events
On-Going Library Workshops
Throughout the year, the library holds free workshops for students and staff. Topics include citation managers, computer applications, and more. Reservations are encouraged and help a lot with planning. To find out full details and to register, please visit the Library Workshops calendar by clicking here.
Memories and Legacies of World War I : Commemorating The Armistice
October 10 to November 11, 2018
In collaboration with the Gallatin History Museum, the MSU Library is participating in a number of Armistice Day events. Among the events are a poetry Night on October 24 and am Armistice Day program of speakers and exhibits on November 11 at Bozeman Public Library. Visit the Gallatin History Museum website to find out more about the entire series.
Save January 8, 2019 for the Library's Open House
In conjunction with Spring Convocation events, MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to the annual Open House. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks, win door prizes, and learn about library services. This year's theme is Jules Verne's book Around the World in 80 Days. Additional information will be announced in early December. All aboard the Open House express!
MSU Library named 2018 Montana Library of the Year by Montana Library Association!
Acoustic Atlas Featured On National Public Radio's Here & Now.
On July 16, 2018 Acoustic Atlas program director Jeff Rice told the story of the Toads of Trinity. You can listen to the episode by clicking here. You can read the full story and find out more about Acoustic Atlas by visiting the blog.
Friends of MSU Library Book Group Announces 2018-2019 Selections
Reading need not be a solitary activity. The Friends Book Group invites everyone to join them for their monthly book discussions. A variety of fiction and nonfiction is read each year and membership is casual - you're free to come to the discussions that interest you as your time allows. Click Here to discover what made the 2018-2019 reading list.
Library Facutly & Staff News
- Matthew Regan, Instructional Services Program Leader, was recognized with an Early Career Faculty Success Certificate at MSU's Center for Faculty Excellence Celebration.
- Justin Shanks, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, earned a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech. His research examined the historical, social, and philosophical relationship between technology and pedagogy in higher education.
- Jan Zauha, Outreach Librarian, has been awarded an Honorary Lifetime Membership from the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA). Jan served PNLA from 2000-2006 as its president and as the Montana representative on PNLA’s board. Since 2006, she has organized an annual conference program called “Reading the Region,” which promotes critical reading and working across borders by engaging librarians from a vast region to give talks on award winning books.
Acquisitions & Special Collections News
Read about some recent additions to the library's colletion:
- Collection of letters written to and from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author Robert Pirsig
Throughout the semester you may notice the different displays in the glass case, just inside the door of the library. These ever changing displays are the work of the MSU Library Display Committee. Check them out in person or take a look by visiting this link.
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