The mission of the MSU Library is to support and advance teaching, learning, and research for Montana State University and the people of Montana by providing access to information and knowledge.

The Library has developed a strategic plan to guide our work in support of this mission. The sections below show a selection of our progress. The dashboards are organized by the objectives and measures of the four perspectives of our strategic plan: users, internal processes, learning and growth, and financial.

User Perspective

Our users will…

1.1 Interact with a welcoming and responsive physical and digital library environment

1.2 Experience convenient access to extensive collections



Internal Processes Perspective

We will…

2.1 Create useful, dynamic, and accessible digital and physical spaces;

2.3 Expand, diversify, and adapt our collections and services; and

2.4 Grow an engaged library community through marketing and outreach.



Learning and Growth Perspective

By working in ways that…

3.3 Cultivate a climate of engagement and empowerment in which all employees are valued.



Financial Perspective

While managing our finances to help us…

4.1 Develop financial resources to implement the building Master Plan; and