The hardest part of finding information is knowing where to begin. Here are some of the best starting points to get you on the right track in discovering how to use the wealth of our resources to meet your document delivery or book loan needs.

Our Catalog, Our Collections

The University of Minnesota Libraries are home to 7 million books and 90,000 journal titles. Use our online catalog (MNCAT Discovery) to find relevant titles. If you need help searching, we can provide direction on how best to use the multiple elements of our catalog.

Finding Aids, Training Guides, and Other Search Tools

Just getting started? Take a look at our collection of resource guides, refreshers, and overviews to help guide your search.

Special Collections

The University of Minnesota Libraries are known for their unique and important holdings on topics ranging from international trade, to horticulture, to medical archives. Learn more about the especially special resources we have to offer.