U of M distance learners are entitled to all library resources and services available through the Libraries' Home page, including access to electronic articles indexes and journals, research assistance, and more.
Assignment Calculator Enter in the deadline for your research paper or assignment and get a suggested time-line for completing your assignment on time plus links to the resources on campus that will help you succeed in each step of the research and writing process.
Libraries to U Libraries to U provides access to library materials for current University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities faculty, staff, and students. Lumina to U staff will check out books or photocopy articles from the U of M Libraries' collections. [Service no longer available]
MNCAT Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.
Electronic Journals This page provides access to the electronic journals subscribed to by the University Libraries and cataloged in MNCAT, and the many online journals provided through some of our full-text indexes including LexisNexis Academic, Business Source Premier, and Expanded Acadmic Index. Please also see our Electronic Journal Collections.
Electronic Reserves The University of Minnesota Libraries introduces electronic reserve as an option for course readings. This allows instructors to have articles, syllabi, sample tests, and class notes placed online so that students can access them remotely.
Resources by Subject Selected resources for each subject area including indexes, databases, catalogs, reference sources, dictionaries, associations and more!
Citing Sources & Other Guides
Personal Citation Managers Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to:
import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources
save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself
format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles
include your own notes