Special Collections highlights resources through exhibits and special projects, which can be viewed both online and in our reading room.

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MSU Library Channel (streaming media)

Online source for media media produced by or affiliated with MSU Library.

Content ranges from instructional tutorials to classroom capture to lectures and events from the library.

MSU Library Flickr.com Photostream

MSU Library online digital photos contribution to Flickr.com.

Part of MSU Library's online community educational outreach services.

History of Food In America Online Cookbook

Home Cooking is a MSU-Bozeman Spring 2012 History of Food in America (HSTA 409) class project.

Students collected oral history interviews with someone in their family or community about a recipe and then wrote short narratives based upon the interview and included the recipe. The stories and recipes represent a wide range of family memories and regional or international cuisines.



Online digital archive of MSU School of Film and Photography Department's short films and documentaries.

LifeOnTERRA is the award-winning sci­ence and nat­ural his­tory pod­cast series that explores the natural connections that propel life on Earth. Overseen by graduate students in the MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking Program at Montana State University, TERRA distributes independently produced science, nature, and environmental films.

Digital Scholarship

Provides information on projects; text and data mining; as well as events and workshops.

Explore applications and visualizations that use our collections. Review Information about how to use our subscription databases and digital collections for computational analysis. Learn about digital scholarship events and workshops.

Ivan Doig Archive

Digital collection of Ivan Doig including writer's materials and historical family documents.

Contains original manuscripts representing Ivan Doig's sixteen novels as well as ideas for unwritten books, hundreds of notecards used by Doig to organize ideas, research collected by Doig over the course of his career, pocket notebooks, letters, greeting cards, and postcards, original interviews, thousands of photographs, marriage certificates, land deeds, and medical records that document the author's battle with multiple myeloma.