About Us

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Welcome to the award-winning University of Minnesota Libraries, one of the University’s and the state’s greatest intellectual assets.

Our expert librarians can connect you with the resources you need . . . from the millions of volumes held in our general collections to the treasures of our archives and special collections, from tools to enhance your productivity to programs and services to help you expand the reach of your research.

Whatever you're looking for, look to us to be your partners in learning, teaching, and research.

Wendy Pradt Lougee

University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor
Wendy Pradt Lougee

Wendy Pradt Lougee

Facts and Figures

Loans

1st

Loans to other research libraries

Locations

13

Twin Cities · Campus Locations

Reference Questions

129,000

Annual reference questions answered

Serials

109,681

Total serial subscriptions

Visitors

2.3M+

Annual visitors

Volumes

7,111,311

7.1M+ total volumes

Web Visits

2,520,793

AY2012 web visits

Workshops

1,500

Annual workshops/classes delivered