College in the Schools Library Guide

This page brings together information about library services and tools supporting the College in the Schools curriculum.

Start your Research

Resources here are provided for all Minnesota students through the Electronic Library of Minnesota.

Initiate your Account to Access University of Minnesota Libraries

As a College in the School student, you have full access to all the resources at the Libraries. Our extensive online resources such as online journals, magazines, newspapers, databases and ebooks are available to any computer with Internet access and your x.500 login. If you have done so, initiate your account now.

Course Specific Pages

More Research Tools

  • Try the Assignment Calcuator put in your due date to get help with steps of research and writing for a research paper, speech, video project and more.
  • Introduction to Library Research is an online introduction to the University Libraries including information on finding scholarly articles and more.
  • Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM), a collection of online databases, provides access to thousands of magazines, journals, newspaper articles, eBooks, and other research sources on a vast array of topics to all high school students in Minnesota. To view the entire list of article databases in the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), see http://elm4you.org.
  • Use your High School and Public Libraries. Your media center will have many sources that will help you with your research. Check out your school library catalog and article databases. Ask your school librarian for research assistance.
  • Get help with research with Ask MN: The Librarian is In an online chat service for research help available to all Minnesota residents and students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Questions:
Contact Kate Peterson, katep@umn.edu, 612-626-3746

College in the School's Instructors Guide to the Libraries