Selected Resources for: Education, Minnesota

Subject Librarian:

Kimberly Clarke

This subject covers: Minnesota educational issues.

Article Databases and Indexes

* Premier Resources *

This database offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and many unique sources that were never previously available, covering all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education--as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

This version of the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education, and provides access to education-related journal and non-journal literature.

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Includes full text access to over 4,000 scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications back to 1975. A great place to start your research on any topic. Find search tips on their help page.

Dissertations and theses from over 1000 universities. Doctoral dissertations are indexed for almost all North American graduate schools and many European universities. Masters theses from selected schools only. Provides bibliographic citations for older titles. Abstracts are included for dissertations since 1980 and for masters theses since 1988. Some dissertations, beginning with 1997 publication dates, are available digitally. These include the University of Minnesota and other CIC member universities.

General Reference Sources


From Minnesota Geographic Information Services.

Metronet Directory for Minnesota Schools, Educational Resources, and Associations.


Primary Source Materials


CollegeBoard Reports--SAT national and state reports provide broad context of student performance

Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

Homepage for the Minneapolis Public School System.

The Minnesota Department of Education formerly Children, Families & Learning works to help communities to measurably improve the well-being of children through programs that focus on education, community services, prevention, and the preparation of young people for the world of work.

The Services Office administers state financial aid and federal programs that affect students on a statewide basis. It negotiates reciprocity agreements, collects data on enrollments and financial aid. Information is also provided to students and parents on academic and financial preparation for postsecondary education.

The St Paul Public School system home page.

Statistics and Data

Statistical Resources

The Data Center has been created to provide a repository of information about Minnesota schools.

Library Information

Wilson Library

309 19th Ave. S.
West Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Service Desk: 612-624-3321