Library Checkout in Distance Learning
- Contact Mary Hankey with the name of the book (or to get book ideas!)
- Mary will then communicate with you via email with information on:
- how to pick up your book requests, or
- finding a great book to read
Lisa Kolberg 952-975-8082
Mary Hankey 952-975-8080
Did you know...
You can renew a book yourself?!
Go to Destiny, login with your ID# & password and click on the "My Info" tab and click "Renew" located to the right of the book you wish to renew. A red box will appear telling you the new due date.
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Full text for thousands of scholarly publications across all academic disciplines. Updated daily.
With more than 5,400 full-text academic journals and magazines, and over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text articles for international journals and reports, plus pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
Provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.
Collection of databases present history and culture of African Americans, U.S. Latinos, and American Indians.
Rich encyclopedia content plus news headlines, safe websites, engaging multimedia and a customizable workspace.
Provides access to four encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. Designed for K-12.
Full text coverage in disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics, company profiles, industry, country economic reports.
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
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.
Students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives.
Formerly American Fact Finder, Data.census.gov is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. The vision for data dissemination through data.census.gov is to improve the customer experience by making data available from one centralized place so that data users spend less time searching for data content and more time using it.
A collection of Ebooks free for all Minnesotans to use- No checkouts, no return dates, free to all!
Education literature and resources.
Explora Teens is an interface that provides a single search to Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra – School Edition, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases. These databases contain middle and high school-appropriate magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles and also includes primary source documents, reference books, and multimedia.
Connecting you to information in a wide range of subjects in 12 databases.
Collection of consumer health information including full-text, consumer health magazines, pamphlets, health reference books, Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish), Lexi-PAL Drug Guide and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
Scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including strong coverage of nursing and allied health.
Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers and more than 150 leading history periodicals.
This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today's most important issues.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
This database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information dating as far back as the 1800s. EBSCO MegaFILE is comprised of EBSCO’s Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and Regional Business News databases.
Access key information and trends about the Twin Cities region or any city, county or township, including charts and data on population, employment, income and poverty, housing, commuting, land use and development.
Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags
A comprehensive career information system designed to support lifelong career planning. Includes Career Assessment tools, career information, college planning, financial aid, resume creation, military careers, and standardized test preparation.
The Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub is a searchable website from the Minnesota Historical Society that makes millions of pages of Minnesota newspapers available online. The Hub contains geographically and culturally diverse newspapers published between 1849 and today.
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of over 250 current issues.
A nonprofit with the expressed purpose “to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias.” The organization accomplishes its mission by researching and presenting a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, and primarily pro-con format on controversial and important issues. The issues include an unmoderated comment section using Facebook software. An advisory states that comments written on ProCon may appear on the person’s Facebook site.
Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
Full text for business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas across the U.S. Updated daily.
Full text of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources covering biology, chemistry, environmental and life sciences, and more. Article is correlate to state and national curriculum standards.