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Libraries & reference resources

Your Minnesota State Colleges and Universities education includes access to virtual campus libraries. We’re here to help you find the information you need as you earn your online degree from home. Librarians and trained staff are available online to help you locate and use library resources, including your home campus catalog, books, periodicals, videos, online indexes and special collections. Our goal is to help you learn how to find information effectively and efficiently.

Visit any virtual campus library (use pull-down menu below) or the library and research resources listed.

Minnesota library resources

    • MnPALS Plus
      Search library catalogs at all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities institutions
    • MnLink Gateway
      Search the MnLINK Gateway and place requests to have books, CDs, DVDs, articles, and more delivered to your local library?or access electronic books and journals online.
    • Electronic Library for Minnesota
      Search the Electronic Library for Minnesota to find online articles and electronic books on a vast array of topics?try this first instead of Google, Yahoo, or MSN for trusted information resources.
    • Minnesota Reflections
      Search nearly 31,000 images and documents shared by more than 95 cultural heritage organizations across the state. This site offers a broad view of Minnesota's history for researchers, educators, students, and the public.
    • AskMN
      Get real-time answers from a librarian 24/7 at AskMN.

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