Most of the resources below are available to users on the state network. ProQuest Central, OverDrive, and remote access all require a Montana State Library card. Click here to request a library card.

If you need an item that is not available through these resources, please submit an interlibrary loan request.

If you are having difficulty connecting to any of the below resources, please email the library for assistance.

Research Resources

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ProQuest Central

Explore a comprehensive multidisciplinary research database bringing together major subject areas including business, health and medicine, science and technology, and social sciences. Montana State Library card required.



Locate select full-text open access dissertations and theses.

Data Axle

Data Axle

Research detailed information on millions of US, Canadian, and international businesses, as well as residential and consumer data. Includes map-based searching and downloadable data. Click here to access this resource off the state network.

State Agency Database Project

Search public databases produced by state governments and the District of Columbia. Annotated database lists are arranged by state and subject.

State Publications

State Publications

View digitized Montana state agency publications from the 1890s to the present. Documents are available for download in a variety of formats.

Books and eBooks

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MSL Catalog

Search the library catalog for government documents, state publications, and professional development books. Items that are physically held by Montana State Library can be checked out to library cardholders in-person or via phone/ email.

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Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks in a variety of formats. Titles focus on professional and personal development, library development, and geographic information systems (GIS). Click here for more information on using OverDrive. Montana State Library card required.

Montana State Library

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