Erling Oelz talks about starting his career at the University of Montana in the 1970s. He recalls the role he played in getting the library moved from its location in the Social Sciences building to a new building that was constructed in the 1970s. Oelz describes the process of moving the library from one building to the other. He discusses the services offered by the library, the role of departmental libraries, and how the library raised funds. Oelz describes how technology has and will continue to impact the role of libraries worldwide.
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana; Library services; Departmental libraries; Library funding; Library technology
University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (1:06:43 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (24 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-04.mp3; OH408-004.pdf
Oelz, Erling, "Erling Oelz Interview, September 8, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 6.