About the Library

The library is located in the DeRosier Educational Resource Center and is named for Professor Paul M. Adams, a stalwart supporter of the College. The current library building opened in 1999 and is free for use by the public, as well as the students and faculty of Rocky Mountain College. Inside, the library offers a catalog that is shared with nine other academic libraries throughout the state, offering one of the largest resources in the area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Paul M. Adams Library is to serve the students, faculty, and staff of Rocky Mountain College by providing resources that support the College's curriculum and meet general information needs of the College community. Furthermore, the library strives to develop critical thinkers and information-literate students and to serve as a primary campus space for students to gather, study, and learn in a compelling and comfortable environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

The information literate student will

  1. Be able to determine the nature and extent of information needed.
  2. Be able to demonstrate they can effectively integrate information into assignments.
  3. Be able to demonstrate they can effectively evaluate information and its sources critically in a wide range of formats.
  4. Be able to demonstrate they have an understanding of legal and ethical use of information.

Library Policies

Main Library Number: 406.657.1087

To recommend or request material for the library to purchase, please fill out the form here.

Personnel

Bobbi Otte
M.L.S. Drexel University
B.S. Montana State University-Billings
Library Director since July 2013
Phone: 406.657.1086
Email: otteb@rocky.edu

Hannah Micona
M.L.S. Indiana University-Bloomington
B.A. Seattle Pacific University
Assistant Director since Aug. 2013
Phone: 406.657.1140
Email: hannah.micona@rocky.edu

Bethany Schatzke
B.A. Montana State University-Billings
Library Associate since Aug. 2007
Phone: 406.657.1087
Email: bethany.schatzke@rocky.edu

Alice O'Reilly
M.L.S. University of California at Berkeley
B.A. Loyola Marymount University
Library Assistant since Jan. 2008
Phone: 406.657.1139
Email: alice.oreilly@rocky.edu

Annual Library Reports

 
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