LogoWe are pleased to share the latest news from MSU Library. Below are stories about the work we do, the information we provide, the literature we preserve, the people who work for us, and the users we serve. These stories highlight the three "P's" that comprise the MSU Library - People, Places, and Provision.

2023 - 2024 Academic Year

April 30, 2024 - Library display marks 50th anniversary of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’

Norm the Narwhal's Quest for TreasureApril 30, 2024 - Library student employee publishes children’s book in collaboration with university professors

April 19, 2024 - New Montana State University Library digital collection features history of Intermountain Opera

April 11, 2024 - Montana State, Gallatin College MSU professors named MUS Teaching Scholars

March 20, 2024 - MSU Library introduces the new sensory seeking space

February 1, 2024 - MSU Library and DISC advocate for health equity

November 20, 2023 - Papers from Montana-based author Thomas McGuane now available to public at MSU Library

November 7, 2023 - Meet the Animal Ambassadors’ set for Nov. 8 at the MSU Library

Doralyn RossmannOctober 13, 2023 - Doralyn Rossmann selected as new dean of Montana State University Library

October 5, 2023 - Banned Books Week Coverage

September 22, 2023 - The "Sorting Out Race" exhibit received coverage in The MSU Exponent, MSU's student newspaper

August 16, 2023 - The History of Western fly fishing to be discussed Sept. 14 at annual Montana State Trout Lecture

July 25, 2023 - Montana-based author Thomas McGuane donates papers to Montana State University Library

July 5, 2023 - MSU Library hosting traveling exhibit from Kaufmann Museum on racial imagery in thrift store donations

2022 - 2023 Academic Year

June 2023 - Jodi Allison-Bunnell has been named a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists

May 30, 2023 -Antonie Dvorakova receives Montana State’s 2023 Distinctive Collections Travel and Access Award

April 12, 2023 - Four new citizen science kits available for checkout at Montana State University Library

March 21, 2023  - Montana State University research will be more accessible thanks to new partnership

February 9, 2023 - Montana State University Library receives grant for Tribal College Librarians Institute

December 22, 2022 - Metalwork exhibit to display at Montana State Library through Jan. 18

November 29, 2022 - Professor Eric Funk donates historic papers to Montana State

Montana Modernists bookcoverNovember 10, 2022 - Montana State University Library to host discussion about Montana Modernism

October 24, 2022 - Montana State receives $250,000 grant to examine use of artificial intelligence in libraries

October 14, 2022 - New Montana State library partnership to expand reach of MSU research publications



September 2022 - Trout Lecture Coverage

Jim Goetz to discuss Montana stream access cases at MSU Library’s Trout Lecture set for Sept. 22

Attorney behind Montana's stream access cases discusses career at Montana State University event (Open in an Incognito window if you do not have a Bozeman Daily Chronicle digital subscription.)

2021-2022 Academic Year

June 2, 2022 - MSU Library Dean Kenning Arlitsch leaving for position at Central European University, Doralyn Rossmann named interim dean

LogoJune 2022 - Conversations on Collecting Yellowstone conference coverage on Wyoming Public Media

May 9, 2022 - Public events open to the public as part of the Conversations on Collection Yellowstone conference

May 5, 2022 - 2022 Distinctive Collections Travel and Access Award recipient

April 18, 2022 - Tickets on sale for event with Dayton Duncan

Cutright photoMarch 3, 2022 - MSU Library partners to host reading and book discussion with Patricia Cutright

March 1, 2022 - MSU Library, MSU Bookstore work to reduce textbook costs for students

February 10, 2022 - Celebration of  the 1972 Constitutional Convention

January 25, 2022 - Library professor Doralyn Rossmann to deliver next talk in MSU’s provost’s lecture series

October 12, 2021 - Friends of MSU Library book group announces its reading list

August 26, 2021 - Bob and Gennie DeWeese papers open for research at MSU Library

August 5, 2021 - Conversations on Collecting Yellowstone Conference

2020-2021 Academic Year

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May 20, 2021 - Frank Craighead papers now available to the public.

May 10, 2021 - Library employees recognized by Montana Library Association

March 18, 2021 - Stories of the Windy West

March 5, 2021 - Ivan Doig Podcast Series

November 21, 2020 - Building data science capacity grant partnership

October 8, 2020 - Archives and Special Collections acquires Ian van Coller books

August 19, 2020 - Partnership with Cambridge University Press

2020 Library News

Associate Dean Brian Rossmann selected for UCLA Library Senior Fellows Program - https://www.montana.edu/news/19744/msu-s-brian-rossmann-selected-for-ucla-library-senior-fellows-program

Jim Goetz to speak at the Trout Lecture - https://www.montana.edu/news/19712/goetz-to-discuss-montana-stream-access-cases-as-part-of-msu-s-annual-trout-lecture

Library acquires collection from filmmaker and writer John Heminway -  https://www.montana.edu/news/19629/msu-library-acquires-collection-of-materials-from-filmmaker-and-writer-john-heminway

Library becomes an institutional member of Dryad - https://www.montana.edu/news/19479/msu-library-joins-new-service-to-support-researchers

Mary Anne Hanson receives the "I Love My Librarian" Award -  https://www.montana.edu/news/19450/msu-librarian-recognized-with-national-public-service-honor

2019 Library News

bearFall Special Collections and Archives Acquisitions

Frank Craighead- https://www.montana.edu/news/19000/msu-library-acquires-collection-of-papers-from-noted-conservationist-frank-craighead

Greater Yellowstone Coalition - https://www.montana.edu/news/19026/msu-library-acquires-collection-of-greater-yellowstone-coalition-materials

Fly Fishers International - https://www.montana.edu/news/19204/msu-library-acquires-collection-of-materials-from-fly-fishers-international

Digitizing Hidden Special Collections grant - http://www.montana.edu/news/18442/msu-library-receives-grant-of-more-than-300-000-to-digitize-records-related-to-fish-and-aquatic-insects

Open Textbook Workshop - http://www.montana.edu/news/18252/training-workshop-on-building-open-educational-resources-set-for-feb-1-at-msu

Algorithmic Awareness granthttp://www.montana.edu/news/18360/msu-researchers-receive-grant-to-build-algorithmic-awareness-as-form-of-digital-literacy

Scott Young named to Library Journal’s 2019 list of Movers and Shakers - https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=scott-w-h-young-movers-shakers-2019-innovators

2018 Library News

Fall 2018 Paws to De-stress - http://www.kbzk.com/story/38079109/four-legged-friends-help-msu-students-de-stress-during-final-exams

International Snow Science Workshop proceedings housed digitally at MSU Library - http://www.montana.edu/news/18177/with-msu-roots-snow-workshop-makes-the-world-safer-from-avalanches

Center for Western Lands and People renamed the Ivan Doig Center - http://www.montana.edu/news/18186/msu-center-to-be-renamed-in-honor-of-the-late-ivan-doig-dean-of-western-writers

MSU Honors 125 ‘Extraordinary Ordinary Women’



Event save the dateFall 2018 Friends of MSU Library event, An Evening of Conservation and Conversation - http://www.montana.edu/news/18037/four-to-speak-on-conservation-at-fall-fundraising-event-for-msu-library

Library Hosts National Forum on Web Privacy and Web Analyticshttp://www.montana.edu/news/17926/msu-library-to-host-national-forum-on-web-privacy

MSU Library acquires letters written to and from Robert Pirsighttp://www.montana.edu/news/17555/msu-library-acquires-collection-of-letters-written-to-and-from-zen-and-the-art-of-motorcycle-maintenance-author

Former head of Greater Yellowstone Coalition donates papers to MSU Libraryhttp://www.montana.edu/news/17365/former-head-of-greater-yellowstone-coalition-donates-papers-to-msu-library

Angling Oral History projects collects stories from anglers - http://www.montana.edu/news/17505/msu-library-project-collects-and-shares-oral-histories-of-more-than-150-anglers

MSU Library named Library of the Year by Montana Library Associationhttp://www.montana.edu/news/17646/msu-library-named-library-of-the-year-by-montana-library-association