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Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary provides history of words and their use in the English Language.
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
A comprehensive bilingual dictionary that includes Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish dictionaries.
Encyclopedia of Modern China
This work provides information about the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization.
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience
The Encyclopedia of Neuroscience explores all areas of the discipline in its focused entries on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience.
Gran Enciclopedia de Espana
Written by leading specialists and contributors throughout Spain, this full-text, Spanish-language encyclopedia focuses on the diverse peoples and history of Spain and the country's historical presence in other territories of the world.
Gran Enciclopedia Iberoamericana
Written by an international team of leading specialists and contributors, this full-text, Spanish-language encyclopedia covers Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Oxford Art Online
A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day.
Note: Limited to five users at one time.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is an online music resource which includes the full text of The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
AccessScience Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Online
This online science encyclopedia includes the latest edition of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates, illustrations, the latest Science News headlines, biographies and more.
The standard Encyclopaedia Britannica, available online.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
An online collection of reference works.
Sage eReference Collection
Collection of full-text scholarly reference works covering society, social issues, business and more.
Collection of eBooks from ABC-Clio
This resource is a digital library of more than one million images. It includes items in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. In addition, it provides a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
Bloom's Literary Reference
Bloom’s Literary Reference Online features content from Facts On File’s extensive print literature collection, hundreds of Harold Bloom’s essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, and thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars.
A "one-stop shop" of US government compliance documents for businesses and other business resources created by Small Business Administration partnering with 21 other federal agencies. Site contains more than 20,000 documents from 94 government agencies.
Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 16th and 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.
Citation Linker Find It
A tool for locating the print or online full-text of an article, journal, book, or other resource from a citation.
Classical Music Reference Library
Classical Music Reference Library brings together reference materials covering the history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Includes Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music.
Part of CQ Researcher, articles focus on global issues.
The CQ Weekly is known as the pre-eminent resource of legislative news and analysis. Includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983.
Digital Horizons is an online treasure house of thousands of images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today. Here you'll find a fascinating snapshot of the lives, culture, and history of the people who shaped life on the prairies.
Gale Directory Library
Gale Directory Library is a searchable directory for National and International Associations and includes links to association web sites.
Government Publications GPO Access
GPO Access provides access to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, an index for citations to United States Government publications from 1976 to the present.
GPO Monthly Catalog
This resource covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records, judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments.
Minnesota State Legislature
Find Minnesota legislation, senators, representatives and more
North Dakota Legislative Branch
This site provides information relating to the legislative process in North Dakota, especially with respect to the North Dakota Legislative Management and the North Dakota Legislative Assembly.
O*NET Online is a tool for career exploration and job analysis. Includes detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
An online tool for creating bibliographies and managing citations.
Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR)
Offering a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S. and Global history and culture, this full-text, online reference collection explores the broad range of events, people, movements, and political, social, economic, and cultural issues that have shaped the nation and the world from earliest times to the present day.
United States Code
United States Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
World Almanac / Book of Facts
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs. Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.
CQ Researcher is a weekly publication containing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Full-text articles are available from 1923.
Credo Reference is a searchable reference database featuring more than 300 dictionaries and encyclopedias from major publishers.
Daily Life through History
Cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students, Daily Life Online moves seamlessly from past to present, providing context for contemporary life and culture.
Issues and Controversies
Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 13-year backfile, Issues and Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates.
Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Over 100 practice tests and courses, including PRAXIS, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX and US Citizenship. Also includes information on over 4,000 accredited schools.
Note: You will need to create an account to do the practice tests.
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types — academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.
World Geography & Culture Online
Formerly called World Atlas, World Geography & Culture Online is a comprehensive resource covering over 200 countries. It includes information on geography, people and culture, weather, and more. Additionally, it includes over 1600 maps, several comparison tools, and many news articles.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 150,000 tracks, including classical music, jazz, folk, and world music, including a special collection of Chinese music.
Films On Demand
Films on Demand is a streaming video collection created by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (FFH&S). This collection includes many academic and educational programs on a wide variety of topics.
Search library catalogs across the State of Minnesota
EBSCO eBook collection
Collection of over 8000 eBooks. Formerly netLibrary
WorldCat is a global library catalog of thousands of academic, public, school libraries.
Note: An alternative interface is available at www.worldcat.org.
New Revised Standard Version.