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FAQ: Spaces & Accessibility

Q. Can you make this PDF accessible?

Yes, email the PDF to Julia Jackman-Brink or call 406-243-6730. Allow up to 4 business days for it to be completed. 

Q. Where can I find a quiet distraction free space to study?

Level 5 is a quite study floor, you’ll find booth-style seating, standard computer workstations and semi-private study areas with tables. If you need a more private style of space try the individual open carrels or the Accessible Technology Room, both on level 2.

Further information on study spaces is available on the Study Spaces webpage. Please note that none of our group study rooms are fully soundproof.

Q. Where is the Accessible Technology Room?

It is on level 2, room 209. You can check out the key at the Check Out desk.

Q. Can I eat in the library?

Yes. We allow food and non-alcoholic beverages in all areas except the Archives and Special Collections reading room on level 4. Thank you in advance for cleaning up to keep a clean environment.

Q. Can I get a study room?

Yes, we will help you find one that’s empty and show you how you can reserve one online in advance next time if you come to the checkout desk. You can reserve a study room in advance on the Study Spaces page of the library website. 

Q. I want to show a video in my class, does it have to be captioned?

Yes. If you have identified students in your class, contact Disability Services for Students at (406-243-2243); if you have general questions about using accessible media materials in your class or aren’t sure where to go to get started contact Teressa Keenan at (406-243-4592).

Q. Where can I find an accessible computer?

You can find an accessible computer on every level of the library. All of our public computers include JAWS, NVDA, Windows Ease of Access Center and Read&Write Gold.

Wheelchair accessible computers which also include reading and speech recognition software are located on level 3 (main level) and level 2 in the Accessible Technology Room (209).