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Circulation Desk  406-447-4340

Library Director  406-447-4493

Email libstaff@carroll.edu

Corette Library
Carroll College
1601 N Benton Avenue
Helena, MT 59625-0002


The Corette Library is the sole library on the Carroll College campus. The current building was completed in 1979, and is named after long-time supporters Jack and Sallie Corette.

The Library provides access to electronic databases, thousands of electronic periodicals and print periodicals, and almost 300,000 monographs. Other facilities include conference and study rooms, a small tiered auditorium, classrooms, computers, printers, scanners, and photocopiers.

The Library's primary mission is to support the research needs of Carroll students, faculty, and staff.

The Library participates in the TRAILS consortium with other Montana academic institutions.

Directions to the Library

The Library is located in the northeast corner of the campus; a small parking lot is adjacent to the east side of the Library. View a map of the campus or get directions.

Users with Disabilities

  • Two handicapped parking spaces are available.
  • Automatic doors are located on the east and west sides of the lobby.
  • An elevator is located next to the Information Desk.
  • Public restrooms on both levels are equipped with handicap accessible stalls.

Library Privileges for the General Public

Please see the Library's General Public Policy for more information.  

Outside users may

  • use reference, book, periodical, and government document print collections
  • check out circulating items for three weeks and renew these items in person, by telephone, or via the Library's website.
  • use the Library during certain hours only

Outside users may not

  • access the internet
  • access databases/indexes or electronic periodicals and monographs

About the Collections


Print books are located on the lower level of the Library, The books are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system (LC).  Ebooks are accessible via the Library's catalog and databases.


The Library has a small collection of print periodicals. The print journals are located on the top floor of the Library, arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system (LC).

The Library provides access to thousands of electronic full text journals via its website. Ask a librarian for assistance with using the periodicals.


Carroll College honors theses 2011 and older are shelved on the Library's lower level in their own section (TH).

All theses are arranged first chronologically, and then alphabetically by author's last name. Theses are also included in the Library's catalog, and are searchable by subject, keyword, etc.

The Library houses two copies of each thesis: one which may be checked out (circulating), and one which must remain in the Library at all times (non-circulating).

Theses 2011 and newer are available electronically via the library website.


The Library has a collection of DVDs available to the Carroll community only.  DVDs are arranged according to Library of Congress classification and are described in the Library's catalog.  Cases are available for browsing on the upper level.  Bring the case to the Circulation Desk to check out the DVD.