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3M Cloud Library 3M Cloud Library Search and checkout 3M Cloud Library e-books! The Cloud Library is available to you on your computer or mobile device! Read More...
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM). Read More...
ALLDATA ALLDATA Online ALLDATA Online, the world's most comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. Available only within our buildings. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
Alt Health Watch Alt Health Watch Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Ancestry | Library Edition Ancestry | Library Edition This comprehensive genealogy database contains over 2 billion names and includes U.S.Census records, passenger lists, genealogical charts, and the Ancestry World Tree. Available only within our buildings. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
ArchiveGrid ArchiveGrid Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of detailed archival collections held by libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
ArticleFirst ArticleFirst Describes items listed on the table of contents pages of individual issues of over 12,000 journals. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Biography in Context Biography in Context Biographies of more than 180,000 people from throughout history. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
Britannica Online Academic Edition Britannica Online Academic Edition Encyclopedia content plus news headlines, safe websites, engaging multimedia, and a customizable workspace. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Britannica Online Public Library Edition Britannica Online Public Library Edition Offers separate home pages for adults and children, providing age-appropriate encyclopedia content for everyone. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Britannica Online School Edition Britannica Online School Edition Provides access to four encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. For K-12. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Business Insights: Essentials Business Insights: Essentials Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center) is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
Business Source Premier Business Source Premier This database includes searchable references for more than 1,170 journals offering indexing and abstracts for 350 scholarly journals back to 1965 or the first published issue. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
CAMIO (Catalog of American Museum Images Online) CAMIO (Catalog of American Museum Images Online) Shows works of art from around the world, representing the collections of 24 prominent museums including The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
CLASE/PERIODICA CLASE/PERIODICA CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Computer Database Computer Database Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Computer Skills Computer Skills Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more. Read More...
Consumer Health Complete Consumer Health Complete Designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
logo Consumer Reports Search by EBSCO Masterfile Premier Consumer Reports Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) Read More...
Twin Cities Consumers' Checkbook Consumers' Checkbook Twin Cities Consumers’ Checkbook provides information and reviews on the quality and prices of local services such as auto repair, health care, home care, pet services and personal finance. By creating an account, users can add their own reviews of local firms. Subscription purchased by Ramsey County Library. Read More...
Contemporary Authors Contemporary Authors Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information, and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
Discovering Collection Discovering Collection Use this comprehensive database to retrieve in-depth reference content for the core curriculum areas of literature, history, biographies, science, and social studies. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Duluth News - Tribune Duluth News - Tribune Archives of the Duluth News-Tribune. Available only within our buildings. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
EBSCO MegaFILE EBSCO MegaFILE Search all 4 EBSCO databases at once with MegaFILE. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Educator's Reference Complete Educator's Reference Complete Focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Electronic Books Electronic Books Index of records for more than 665,000 e-Books that have been cataloged by OCLC member libraries, including titles from NetLibrary and other providers. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
logo Electronic Collections Online A&I Provides bibliographic information for more than 5,000 electronic journals. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
ERIC (OCLC) ERIC (OCLC) The ERIC database is the world's largest index to journal articles and documents in education, containing full-text articles and over 1,000,000 citations. Provides access to education literature and resources. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Expanded Academic ASAP Expanded Academic ASAP Covers art, humanities, social sciences, science and technology. Includes scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
General Science Collection General Science Collection Over 200 journals, providing researchers with information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
GPO Monthly Catalog GPO Monthly Catalog Lists all types of government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records, judiciary materials, and executive documents. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Health Source: Consumer Edition Health Source: Consumer Edition Provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines, pamphlets, 130+ health reference books and 5,100 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English & Spanish). Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Provides access to 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
Homework Help Now Homework Help Now Brainfuse is the nation's leading provider of one-to-one tutoring to students, offering online tutoring in math, reading, and writing (grades 3-12). Anytime, day or night, 7 days a week. Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Read More...
Informe Informe A collection of hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects. Available within our buildings and from remote locations. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...
InfoTrac Junior Edition InfoTrac Junior Edition Designed for middle school students. Includes full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and reference books. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)* Read More...