Overview of the University Libraries

Architecture Library: Architecture Library, Rapson HallArchitecture Library, Rapson Hall The University of Minnesota has 14 libraries all across campus including Wilson Library on the West Bank, Walter Library and the Bio-Medical Library on the East Bank, and Magrath Library in St. Paul. The Archives and Special Collections contains unique and historical materials which are great for research. The Libraries own over 6 million books and over 70,000 journals, magazines and newspapers—the majority available online. As a University of Minnesota student, you can access much of this online with any computer with Internet access. The Libraries are a great place to study, to access thousands of online journals, magazines and newspapers, to get help from librarians with research questions, and to find unique historical materials. Using the Libraries will help you to be a more efficient and effective researcher. Tools like Google and Wikipedia are good places to start, but your instructors will expect you to go beyond these tools and use academic literature and collections as you complete coursework and papers.

The libraries home page is: http://www.lib.umn.edu/

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