Other Libraries and Collections

Occasionally you may have a need or desire to look for content in other libraries.  This page links to some common destinations.

WorldCat: a national catalog for comprehensive searches to identify books and other materials on your topic.

University of Minnesota: our area's primary research university.  Hit the Books tab to access the MnCat library catalog.

MNLink: a statewide catalog of all library systems.

MnPALS: state universities, agencies, and other libraries.

Google Book Search: digitized whole books or previews.

OAIster: national catalog of digital resources (images, texts, audio, video, etc.).

WorldCat Fiction Finder: browse/search/find works of fiction by genre, characters, settings, subject, date, etc., from OCLC.

If you find books in one of these catalogs that you'd like to order, use our Interlibrary loan system, ILLiad.

Want a simple local catalog search? Go to LibrarySearch.