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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of full-text reference sources in eBook format in the areas of business, careers, U.S. and world history, humanities, science, sports and the world.

 

Gale In Context: High School

Encyclopedia, magazine and journal articles, plus primary sources, images, video and more for middle and high school students. Includes the InfoTrac Student Edition database.

 

Health Source: Consumer Edition
A reference resource that provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines and pamphlets, as well as over 130 health reference books and nearly 10,000 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish).

 

Dalby Database

Over 2 million genealogical records (including death, birth, marriage, and Civil War) from counties in Southern Minnesota.

 

DMV Practice Tests

Get questions tailored directly to the kind of test you will be taking

 

 

Lynda.com

Leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills. Log in with your NPL card and pin number.

 

EBSCO MegaFILE 
Thousands of popular and scholarly publications across all academic disciplines and subject areas. Includes Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Business Source Premier, and Regional Business News databases.

 

Electronic Library for Minnesota
ELM gives access to magazine, journal, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, media (including images, videos and audio files) and other information resources.

 

WorldCat
A catalog of books and other materials held in libraries worldwide. To request interlibrary loan please request via MNLINK. 

 

HeritageQuest Online
A comprehensive American genealogical resource including the Census Collection, Freedman's Bank, Revolutionary War records and more.

 

 

LearningExpressLibrary 
Interactive collection of tutorials and practice tests for learners of all ages, job seekers and Spanish speakers.

 

 

Minnesota Newspaper Hub

Hundreds of historical Minnesota newspapers are at your fingertips.

 

MNLink

Statewide virtual library that electronically links you to Minnesota's rich library resources. MNLink allows you to request books from other libraries across the state.

 

 

 

Novelist Plus
A comprehensive reader's advisory tool that allows you to search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles, and also find read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.

 

ProQuest Global Newsstream

Newspaper articles from hundreds of papers including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Barron's, USA Today, and many more. 

 

Britannica School

Encyclopedia content for all grade levels plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, and primary sources.

 

Selco Newspaper Index

Gain access to past issues from cities of SELCO libraries

 

Transparent Language Online 
Learn from over a hundred languages. The system tracks your progress and tests you along the way. You can practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

 

A comprehensive family history resource containing over 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe, including census records, passenger lists, and vital records. Available for use in the library only.

 

NASA Open Data

NASA
Continually growing catalog of publicly available NASA datasets, APIs, visualizations, and more!