Online Resources

Library Catalogs



Research/Homework Help/Magazine and Newspaper Articles

  • ELM – Electronic Library for Minnesota. Search ELM for magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, ebooks, and comprehensive information from reference sources.
  • Consumer Reports – Full text from 1/1/1991 to present.
  • Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub – Local and regional newspapers digitized by the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • AskMN – An online service for information and research help available to all Minnesota residents and students 24/7.
  • – Access official Minnesota driver’s manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver’s license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. Spanish-language materials are also available.

Genealogy and Preservation

  • – A site for genealogy research.
  • – Simple tips to help you preserve your family papers and photographs for the next generation.