New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added the following 12 titles since November:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 816 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!
Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples Ideas for Leaders Collection Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary

Salem Health: Nutrition

We recently added Salem Health: Nutrition to our collection, which comes with free access to the same content online. The printed set is over 900 pages in three volumes and includes 300 articles on topics such as:

You’ll find the printed copy in our Reference collection at RA784 .N88 2016 and you can access the online version through our Salem Online databases.

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 136 new videos in December, bringing our streaming video collection up to 45,515 titles. Take a look!


New titles

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

JK516 American Presidency NK1520 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People QA76.774 Teach Yourself Visually macOS Sierra

R690 Becoming a Health Care Professional TH7345 HVAC Design Sourcebook TR154 What They Didn't Teach You in Photo School

Learn a new language in 2017!

2017 is almost here – time to think about New Year’s resolutions! If you’d like to learn a new language next year, Mango Languages can help with fun, self-paced courses for 71 foreign languages. If English isn’t your first language, you can improve your skills with English courses in 19 different languages. And you can learn anywhere with mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices. Expand your mind and fight monolingualism by learning a new language!

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:


Credo Reference includes 812 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!

Library closed during winter break

The Library will be closed during winter break, from Saturday, December 17th through Sunday, January 8th. We’ll be checking our e-mail and Danielle Hoveland and Barbara Schuldt will be here limited hours during the break. Instructors, please e-mail or call ahead of time (x8366) if you need to drop off reserve items or check items out before spring semester begins. If Barbara or Danielle are here, just knock on the staff door and they’ll be happy to help you.

Have a happy and restful winter break, everyone!

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. There’s a new briefing on the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla and a new article on reproductive immunology. New videos and animations include:

Don’t forget AccessScience has projects for makers of all skill levels. New projects include:

And finally, there’s a new video biography of Solomon W. Golomb, winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.


Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about graphic design and visual communication. update

Don’t forget, is available to everyone with a Dakota County Library card! New courses added in the last month include:

  • Revit: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting
  • Excel Tips Weekly
  • Personal Finance Tips
  • Building Web APIs with ASP.NET Core
  • Real Estate Photography: Master Bathrooms
  • Photoshop CC 2017 for Photographers
  • SketchUp: Modeling from Photos
  • Windows Server 2016: Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Servers
  • Happiness Tips

Read our previous blog post for more information about how to access, and thanks to the Dakota County Library for providing this amazing resource!