#MSULib101 – Find Your Library

The very first step to navigating your Library: Find Your Library!

#MSULib101: A Guide to Navigating Your Library is a seven-part series of posters that welcome students into the Library by highlighting key activities ¬†and services in the Library. Stay tuned for more posts throughout the year ūüôā

August 21, 2017: Experience the Eclipse Across America

AllAmerica2015_outlinesDo you have plans for Monday, August 21? In case you’ve been living under a rock, on August 21, all of North America will experience a¬†rare celestial event– a solar eclipse! Check out the Library’s display case for a Solar Eclipse-themed exhibit¬†with photographs from the 1940s solar eclipse in Bozeman and other fascinating eclipse materials. Below, we have compiled a list of viewing opportunities and events happening at the MSU Library.

Viewing Options

Happy Eclipse Viewing! 

Interested in additional information about the eclipse and suggested reading?

Check out the Library Guide, The All-American Eclipse: Total Solar Eclipse 2017.

An Invitation to Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West

You’re invited to join us September 13-16, 2017 for¬†Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West, a¬†free¬†symposium at Montana State University¬†on the work of acclaimed Montana author Ivan Doig!

The symposium will feature:

  • Numerous panels about a variety of topics relating to Ivan and the West
  • Tours of the Ivan Doig Archive in¬†the¬†MSU Library
  • A new film debuted by Carol Doig about Ivan’s life and work
  • Prominent speakers such as Patty Limerick,¬†Carol Doig, Lois Welch (author and¬†wife of James Welch),¬†Nancy Cook, and Rebecca Saletan¬†(Ivan‚Äôs long-time editor)
  • A public book discussion of¬†This House of Sky
  • Related¬†art exhibitions
  • A poetry reading
  • An¬†optional¬†field trip to White Sulphur Springs‚ÄĒa chance to visit Doig Country

See the full program schedule here

Registration

Everything except the field trip is free, but please register so that we can guarantee seats and refreshments for all.

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This event is brought to you by the College of Letters and Science, the Center for Western Lands and Peoples, and the MSU Library.

Please contact westernlandsandpeoples@montana.edu with any questions.