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Emergency full-text access to millions of books from our print collection is temporarily available online! Look for the HathiTrust link in search results. More about accessing online books
Search for books, journals, articles, media and more.
Questions about closure
What about the print collections?
Millions of items in our print collection are temporarily available in full text online! Use Libraries search, and look for "Full Text Available at HathiTrust." Don't see what you're looking for? Contact our interlibrary loan staff.
Do I need to return my books?
No. No fines will be charged during the closure.
Can I return items if I leave MN before campus re-opens?
How do I get help with my class?
As an instructor, how do I get materials for my class?
What services can visitors use?
Our licensing contracts limit remote database access to current students, faculty, and staff. However, some resources are available to Minnesotans.
Services to prepare for your research project; finding, creating, & using data; publishing & sharing research; & measuring impact.
The Digital Conservancy, Data Repository for the U of M, & UMedia contain photos, video, maps, publications, & data sets provided by University students, faculty, & departments.
SMART Learning Commons
These spaces provide learning support such as tutoring, media support, & spaces for group study.
Archives & Special Collections
Unique collections covering a wide array of subjects. Archive staff is available to help you make the most of these materials.
Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities (DASH)
Supports faculty & students working with digital methodologies in research, teaching, & artistic projects.
News more news
Events more events
Exhibits more exhibits
Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes of Health and Illness
In this online exhibit, Wangensteen Historical Library holdings come together to illuminate the medical themes threaded throughout Masterpiece Theater’s wildly popular Downton Abbey.
Library perks more library perks
Online popular newspapers
New York Times, Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal.
Popular reading collections
Browse Wilson popular reading collection and Walter Libraries' general literature.
Tips for studying, time & stress management, note taking, & test prep.
A wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages; features literature & nonfiction.