Graduates of Montana State University have remote access to a growing number of licensed library resources. However, due to licensing restrictions, the library cannot offer remote access to the majority of it's electronic resources.

To use the resources listed on this page, alumni will need to claim or find their NetID and update their password.

Available Resources

Please use the links on this page for access. Using any other links to these databases will not allow alumni access.

Academic Search Alumni Edition

Full text and indexing & abstracts for peer-reviewed journals and general periodicals (trial access only)

Annual Reviews

Critical reviews of research in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences (1932 - current)

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection (Series 1-5)

The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection consists of 5 series with over 7500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century

Business Source Alumni Edition

Current information from essential business magazines and journals (trial access only)

CQ Press Library Databases

Find information on the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the U.S. government 

CQ Researcher

Stay up-to-date on the most pressing political and social policy issues in the news

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Indexing of articles dating as far back as 1907 - 1984, as well as citations of book reviews, the this database is comprised of scholarly journals published throughout the 20th century in North America and Europe

Project MUSE Books & Journals

Articles and books on topics such as literature, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, and more

Reader's Guide Retrospective

Articles from popular general-interest U.S. magazines (1890 - 1982),  including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature

Sage Business Cases

Business cases highlighting best practices and example cases about emerging industry and business trends

Sage Journals

Peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences, humanities, life and physical sciences, and more

Sage Knowledge

Book titles from across the social sciences (due to license limitations, access to video content is unavailable

Sage Research Methods

Material for every step of the research process (due to license limitations, access to video content is unavailable)

AM (Adam Matthew) Digital Collections

NetID and password log in is not yet available for this content.

Alumni wishing to access AM Digital Collections should email the MSU Collection Development Department. Please provide your first and last name, the year you graduated, and the specific collection from the list below that you want to access. Once alumni status has been verified, access instructions will be shared with you.

American West

Primary documents relating to the history of the American West

Defining Gender

Primary sources on the study and analysis of gender, leisure, and consumer culture

Everyday Life and Women in America

Primary source material on both women's and men's issues circa 1800 - 1920

Food and Drink

Primary source material about food and drink throughout history

Foreign Office Files for Japan

British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952

Global Commodities

Primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history

Indigenous Histories and Cultures in North America

American Indian life and culture in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Leisure, Travel & Mass Culture

History of the evolution of British and American tourism from 1850 - 1980

Trade Catalogues and the American Home

Explore domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850 - 1950

Victorian Popular Culture

Primary source material relating to popular culture in America, Britain, and Europe from 1779 - 1930

World's Fairs: A Global History of Expositions

World's Fairs collection materials including international diplomacy, correspondence, plans & design concepts, personal accounts, guidebooks, and contemporary ephemera