Ramsey County Library will be closed on Monday, January 20.

Open Maker at RCL-Roseville will be unavailable on Saturday, January 18.


Research Databases


    Thousands of education-related articles within the professional literature.

  • 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. An excellent place to start gathering material for your History Day project.

  • Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

    Professional publications across all education-related subject areas.

  • Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management

    Custom selection of more than 400 full-text journals for educators. This collection is a subset of Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete.

  • HelpNow

    Formerly Homework Rescue, HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service.

    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

  • Learning Express Library

    Interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks categorized in Learning Centers including School Center, College Preparation Center, College Center, High School Equivalency Center, Adult Learning Center, Career Center, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center).

  • Lynda.com

    Thousands of courses and video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.

    Use your library card to log in to Lynda.com for free.

    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

  • OCLC WorldCat Dissertations & Theses

    Directory of dissertations and theses in library catalogs.

  • Professional Development Collection

    Education journals and reports of interest to professional educators, researchers, and librarians.

Selected Websites


College Guides

Computer Classes

Education agencies and resource sites

Environmental Education

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Home Schooling

  • Home School World

    Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine

  • Homeschooling

    Home Education Magazine online for the homeschooling community

Minnesota College Guides

Minnesota Education - Literacy - Adult & Family

Minnesota Education - Minnesota

  • Minnesota Department of Education

    MDE is a state agency serving early childhood, k-12, and adult education students, including the school districts & licensed teachers.

  • Minnesota Humanities Commission

    Offers programs regarding the diversity of human experience found in literature, history, languages, philosophy, anthropology, & the arts.

  • Minnesota Virtual University

    The State's official guide to distance education & training.

  • TIES

    Technology in education solutions for member school district administrators, educators, and students.

  • University of Minnesota

    Twin Cities & other U of M campus information.

Minnesota Education - Ramsey County School District Web Sites of Schools - Community Education Programs & more

Student Parent & Teacher Resources

  • K12 Academics

    A National community-based Educational & Disability Resource Center. Locate information on a school, organization, museum, camp, or support service in a specific area of the U. S.

  • Minnesota's Online Library Services

    A one-search site for MNLink, ELM, Images, Questions, & Research Project planning.

  • SparkNotes

    Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.

  • Study Guide Zone

    Free study guides & study resources for a variety of standardized tests. Included are Undergraduate/Graduate Admission, Licensing, Vocational, & Primary/Secondary Exit/Assessment exams.

  • The Gateway to Educational Materials

    Links to lesson plans, projects, curriculum.

  • The Lexile Framework for Reading

    Learn about Lexiles. Follow the links to find books for your child.

  • Understanding Science

    Understanding Science is a fun, accessible, and free resource that accurately communicates what science is and how it really works — and that helps K-16 teachers reinforce the nature and process of science throughout their science teaching.

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