Library Links

Public Libraries
MELSA – Metropolitan Library Service Agency
Anoka County
Carver County
Dakota County
Hennepin County
Ramsey County
Saint Paul
Scott County
Washington County

Library Organizations
ALA – American Library Association
HSLM – Health Science Libraries of Minnesota
ITEM – Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (formerly MEMO)
MLA – Minnesota Library Association
MN SLA – Minnesota Special Libraries Association
MALL – Minnesota Association of Law Libraries

Minnesota Multitypes
ALS– Arrowhead Library System
CMLE – Central MN Libraries Exchange
NLLN – Northern Lights Library Network
PLE – Prairielands Library Exchange (formerly SAMMIE)
SELS – Southeast Library System
TdSLC – Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative

Related Sites

CALCO (Capital Area Library Consortium)
Site provides information about state government libraries and their services.

ELM Portal
Search ELM for magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, eBooks, and information from reference sources—available to all Minnesota residents at no charge!

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
MCBA’s mission supports an important lasting vision: a world where book art is created, cultivated, celebrated, and understood as a vital and lasting expression of culture.

Minnesota Digital Library
The Minnesota Digital Library Coalition (MDLC) — professionals from libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums across Minnesota — is creating a digital collection of the state’s unique resources and special collections. The Minnesota Digital Library supports education, scholarship, and enrichment through Internet access to this collection.

MnLINK Gateway
The MnLINK Gateway is a portal into nearly all of Minnesota’s library resources. This gateway allows the people of Minnesota to login using their local library card and to request that materials from around the state be delivered to their local library. This expanded interlibrary loan brings the request process directly to the library user as they select items and place their “Get It” request online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

State Library Services and School Technology
The Minnesota state library agency is a division of the Minnesota Department of Education. The state library provides leadership and support to the Minnesota library community in planning, developing, and implementing high quality library and information services statewide. The State Library Agency administers federal and state grants-in-aid programs for libraries and schools.
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