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Getting Started with Library Research: Home

This LibGuide provides a comprehensive set of 'How-To' information for the MSUB Library.

About this Guide

Welcome to the MSUB Library Getting Started Guide! Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions about the library and learn more about the resources available to students, faculty and staff. This guide has been migrated from our previous "How Do I" page on our library website. Check out this introduction to our website:

Current Library Hours

Please check our current library hours before visiting!

Contact Library Staff

Welcome to the Library!

Photo of the inside entrance of the MSUB library

Need Help? Ask us!

Need help finding information? Call the Ask Here Desk at 406-657-1662 or email questions to!

You can also get help through our online chat, which is available Monday–Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.



Off Campus Access

To access some of our library resources off campus, you will be asked for a User ID and password:

User ID: Your NetID
Password:  Your NetID password.

Logging in will give students, faculty & staff full access to items in the catalog.