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Faculty Toolkit: Faculty Research

Library resources and information for MSUB faculty.

Delivery Service

Library staff deliver library materials directly to your campus mailbox! This includes items received via interlibrary loan and items from our shelves. Articles and book chapters are scanned and sent via email.

Purchase Requests

Please fill out a request form or email your liaison when there is an item (book, journal, database) that you would like the library to consider for purchase. Preference is given to material that directly supports the curriculum.


The library does not purchase textbooks.

Library Group Space

The library has several spaces that can be reserved for individual or group work.  Click here for more info.

Library Cards

Use your staff ID card to check out library materials.

Accessing Databases & Library Accounts

Use your Net ID & Password to access library resources! Contact the Ask Here Desk for assistance at 406-657-1662.


Library Databases

Full-text, scholarly databases require sign-in when used from off-campus.  Use your NetID & Password.  Click here to reset your password if necessary.


Library Account

Faculty checkout period for books is one year. Use your online library account to renew books, review checkouts, place holds, and more using your library account. Sign-in with your NetID & Password.  


Interlibrary Loan

Create an ILLiad Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account using your NetID & Password to obtain research materials on owned by the MSUB Library. Speak to an ILL expert at 406-657-1666 or ILL is a free service to staff, faculty, and students at MSUB.


Linking Google Scholar to Library Resources

Instructions on how to link Google Scholar to the MSUB Library's resouces