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Renne Library

Along with an extensive book collection, Renne Library contains computer labs for student use as well as coffee available from The Brewed Awakening. The Special Collections on the second floor holds documents and memorabilia from the career of Montana’s distinguished United States Senator, Burton K. Wheeler, 1923-47. The room also contains the Yellowstone National Park Collection. Visitors are welcome to view these collections Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

First constructed in 1949, a large addition was built in 1961 to accommodate more than half a million volumes. The name honors MSU’s sixth president, Roland Renne, 1943-64.


 Renne Library

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Upcoming events in the Renne Library

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Open Access Week
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The MSU Library will celebrate Open Access Week by hosting a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21 in the MSU Library Innovative Learning Studio.

EndNote: Citation Management
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

EndNote is now available for free for MSU users. See how EndNote X7 makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to search, import records, add notes, find articles, manage PDFs, and format papers using any one of thousands of...

Library Display: Open Access Week
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 am - Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 pm

Stop by the display case in the MSU Library this week to learn more about Open Access Week.

Harry Potter Halloween Ice Cream Social
Friday, October 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MSU Library and ASMSU will host a Harry Potter Halloween Ice Cream Social on Friday, October 31 from 1-3 p.m. in the library.

Friends of MSU Library Benefit Dinner and Auction
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Friends of MSU Library will host their 21st annual Benefit Dinner and Auction on Saturday November 1 in the MSU Library. This year's event features speaker Walter Kirn, a New York Times bestselling author.