News, Events & Library Blog
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.
September 6-27, 2018
MSU Library is pleased to partner with Bozeman Public Library, Museum of the Rockies, and Yellowstone Forever to present Our Yellowstone, a collaboration of experts and organizations in celebration of our first National Park. The event will feature authors, biologists, historians, and artists alongside immersive experiences for adults and children. Hear the sounds of the Park with MSU Library's Acoustic Atlas from September 7-14, enjoy a special Yellowstone Children’s Activity Day with instructors from the Yellowstone Forever Institute or listen to a talk with Rick Reese and Todd Wilkinson. These events and many others take place at Bozeman Public Library. A full schedule and information can found by clicking here.
Banned Books Week is September 23-29, 2018
September 24 is Banned Books Trivia with host Kent Davis!
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship. Look for events in partnership with the Bozeman Public Library!
Visit the MSU Library guide to find out more about banned books.
Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State University
October 19 to November 9, 2018 - Exhibit on display at the MSU Library
The President's Commission on the Status of University Women honors women leaders, problem solvers, and innovators who have made remarkable contributions to the status of women at MSU, in Montana and across the country. The MSU Library is pleased to host an exhibit honoring these inspiring women. Visit the Extraordinary Ordinary Women webpage for more information.
An Evening of Conservation and Conversation, the annual Friends of MSU Library Fall Benefit
October 23, 2018, 6 p.m.
Location: Museum of the Rockies
Friends of MSU Library invite you to their annual fall fundraiser. Professor Cathy Whitlock and journalist Todd Wilkinson will lead a lively conversation with Mike Clark, Jim Posewitz, and Rick Reese who will discuss their long careers in conservation and the environmental challenges facing Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Invitations will be mailed in September and registration will open at that time. For additional information or to find out about becoming an event sponsor, contact Ann Vinciguerra, Events and Communications Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-994-6857.
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.
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
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