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Library Services: General Information

For the health of staff, faculty, students and the greater community, the Library is closed to practice social distancing. This page outlines the services that are available during this temporary closure.

Library Materials

Inter-library Loans

Print and electronic inter-library loans are available. Print ILLs are checked out via in-Library pick up. Contact Diana Lundell with questions about Inter-library loan. 

Due Dates

For items checked out during finals or breaks, the due date is the end of the following semester. 

Books, magazines and DVDs 2 months
Calculators semester long
Interlibrary Loans Determined by lending library

For your convenience, you can access your library account online. See our Borrowing and Renewing page for more details. 

Returning Materials

The library drop box is located to the right of the Library door. Please note the Building Hours.

Contact library staff if you have extenuating circumstances. 


Online Access

With the exception of AllData and Mitchell Automotive, all library databases are available off campus. This includes access to thousands of eBooks, reference materials, news, streaming videos, and trade and scholarly publications. 


The Library is able to check-out textbooks on reserve, in-library use only.

Technology Assistance (temporary)

Minnesota State Help Line 1-844-456-3876  

Get help with: 

  • D2L
  • Kaltura
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel)


Monday - Thursday:     7:00AM -  10:00PM
Friday:                          7:00AM -  8:00PM
Saturday:                      7:30AM -  6:00PM
Sunday:                       11:00AM - 10:00PM


Black/white and color available using your student login. 

Equipment Check-outs

Chromebooks, Ipads, and Hotspots

Chromebooks, Ipads and hotspots are now handled by the Information Technology Department,  Room 1470. 

Library Staff and Faculty Availability

Service Desk/Circulation Assistance

Service Desk / Circulation Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone: 651.846.1646

Research Assistance from a Librarian

Remote and In-Person Assistance Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone: 651.350.3217 

Chat: The reference chat can be found on the library main page and library research guides.