About Us

Stylized version of the Mansfield Library


The Mansfield Libraries design and implement specialized services, instruction, and programs to nurture scholarship and creative activity. We provide our campus and community members the opportunities to understand the past, analyze the present, and prepare for the future as globally-engaged citizens.

View our full Mission, Vision, and Values statement.


View our regular hours as well as our hours during holidays, breaks, and finals.

Contact Us

There are many ways to get in touch!

Employee Directory

A full list of library employees, excepting student employees. 

Plans and Reports

Our annual reports share the efforts and activities of the Mansfield Library and employees from the past fiscal year. These reports are supported and furthered by our strategic planning.


The library includes four service areas: Administration, Collection and Metadata Services, Information and User Services and Technology and Systems Services. Navigate to the department page for a description of key services and contact information.


View our policies on patron conduct, room use, instruction, and more.

Support the Mansfield Library

Donations and collection endowments support our Mission.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We support the University of Montana's strong commitment to creating a vibrant and welcoming culture that expects and respects diversity.

Government Information

The Mansfield Library is an official Federal Depository.


We publish two newsletters, Connections and Snmipnuntn, on a biannual basis.


We strive to integrate evaluation and assessment initiatives into all aspects of library operations.

Payne Family Library at Missoula College

Payne Family Library is located at Missoula College and overlooks the Clark Fork River. It includes print collections, group study rooms, computers, printers, and more.

Affiliated Libraries

Includes the University of Montana William J. Jameson Law Library and more. In addition, we participate in the TRAILS consortium with other Montana academic institutions.


The history of libraries at the University of Montana and the story of Mike and Maureen Mansfield.

Employment Opportunities

Come work with us!