Does the library provide access to any databases that don't require an ID and password?


The Libraries offer two major ways by which you can access databases that don't require a University Internet ID and password:

  1. From within a University of Minnesota campus library - every time the Libraries sign a contract for electronic databases or other information resources, we stipulate that, as a land grant institution, we will provide public on-site (but not remote) access to such databases at any campus library. A list of campus libraries and their locations is available at:
  2. Remotely through the Libraries' web page of publicly available or "free" databases. You can access this list of databases on the Libraries' home page by going to the Databases A-Z list  and look for entries without the padlock.


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