Accounting and tax law information

LexisNexis Academic now has special search forms to help you search their collection of accounting and tax law publications. You’ll find both forms in the Search by Subject or Topic menu. See this handy tip sheet for more information:

Accounting and Tax Law Sources

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. The featured article for April is on water conservation and there are new and updated articles on:

New briefings include:

New videos and animations include:

And finally, there’s a new video biography of Shoucheng Zhang, winner of the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics.


National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 1 out of 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Learn more about autism and Asperger’s syndrome with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:


Credo Reference includes 790 reference ebooks and more than 3.7 million full text entries. Take a look!

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and April 21 is Poem In Your Pocket Day. My favorite poem is “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll. You’ll find this and lots of other poetry in our collection.

Check out our Facebook page to hear poems read out loud and visit these sites for more poetry resources:

Week of the Young Child

April 10-16 is Week of the Young Child. Check out some of our children’s books and read to a child this week – and every week!

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 193 new videos in March. We’ve also activated 54 Web Channels which include videos from other sources like the Associated Press, Khan Academy, and the Smithsonian. This brings our streaming video collection way up to an astounding 103,731 titles! Take a look!


New titles

Take a look at the new books and videos we added to our collection in March. You can find these and everything else in our collection through our catalog, MnPALS Plus. Here are a few of the new titles on our shelves. Check them out!

HM1106 Dealing with People You Can't Stand NK2116.2 How to Start a Home-Based Interior Design Business QA76.73 C++ Programming Language

Library hours on 3/31 and 4/1

The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Thursday, March 31st and will be closed all day on Friday, April 1st. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content in the past two months. This month’s featured article is on weather forecasting and prediction and there are new and updated articles on:

There are new briefings on the following topics:

New Research Reviews include:

New videos and animations include:

And finally, there are new video biographies of Charles L. Kane and Eugene J. Mele.