The information resources below are available to users on the state network. OverDrive can be accessed from any network, but you will need a Montana State Library card number in order to log in. Click here to request a library card.

Not on the state network? Click here to access our resources remotely. You will need to log in with your Montana State Library card number.

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

Research Databases

Please note that Applied Science & Technology Source and Energy & Power Source will no longer available as of July 1, 2018:

Applied Science & Technology Source

Applied Science & Technology Source

Offers full-text and indexed content covering a wide scope of sciences. Topics include aeronautics, energy resources, mineralogy, and robotics. A full coverage list can be found here. Click here for a tutorial on using EBSCO databases.

Energy and Power Source

Energy & Power Source

Offers full-text and indexed content relevant to professionals in industries such as coal, electric power, natural gas, nuclear power, petroleum, and renewable energy. A full coverage list can be found here. Click here for a tutorial on using EBSCO databases.


Contains detailed information on millions of US, Canadian, and international businesses, as well as residential and consumer data. Includes map-based searching and downloadable data.

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.

Safari Tech Books
Safari Tech Books

Explore Montana State Library's rotating collection of online books covering technology, business, and professional development. If you would like to request a specific title, please email the Library. Click here for a tutorial on using Safari.


Please note that the following journals are no longer available:


Journal of Aquatic Animal Health

North American Journal of Aquaculture

North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Articles from these and other journals may be requested through our Interlibrary Loan service.

Remote Access

Applied Science & Technology Source

Energy & Power Source

Reference USA

Safari Tech Books