Library hours on 9/14 and 9/16

The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Monday, September 14th and Wednesday, September 16th. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added the following 13 titles since July:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 757 reference ebooks and more than 3.5 million full text entries. Take a look!
Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Dictionary of Economics 100 Ideas that Changed Film

ELM webinars

Minitex is offering free webinars for our ELM databases. Click below for class descriptions and registration.

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 141 new videos in August, bringing our streaming video collection up to 22,101 titles. Take a look!

Market and Industry Reports

LexisNexis Academic has released a new topic-specific search form for their market and industry information. You can access the new Market and Industry Reports search form from the Search by Subject or Topic menu. From their announcement:

This form includes the search features offered throughout LexisNexis Academic, including the ability to restrict by date, to use Boolean or natural language syntax, and to target your search to particular segments within the market and industry reports.
The default collection for your search is an extensive library of our available market and industry report publications, including:

  • BMI Country Risk Report, providing unparalleled analysis of global industries and research on leading companies in emerging markets.
  • Canadean and ICD Industry Forecast Reports, premium analytical reports based on a combination of industry forecasts, market data and company content, focusing on an individual country.
  • Current Analysis, providing competitive intelligence solutions that enable companies to anticipate and counter competitive threats.
  • Hoover’s Industry Snapshots, covering key industries, companies, and the key people that make up those industries.
  • Standard & Poor’s Monthly Industry Reviews, offering current and regularly updated snapshots for 10 major sectors and 124 separate sub-sectors of the U.S. economy.

In addition to the new Market and Industry Reports search form, we have updated the publications featured on many of the other search forms, including:

  • Country Information (adding BBC Monitoring, BMI Country Risk Report, and PRS Risk Guide & Service)
  • Broadcast Transcripts (adding the Federal News Service)
  • Foreign Language News (adding Russian language news)
  • Company Profiles (adding LexisNexis® Corporate Affiliations™ and Zoom Company Information)
  • And more!

New titles

Take a look at the new books we added to our collection this past summer. 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!

TS227 Modern welding E184 Latino Americans RG951 Maternal-neonatal nursing

TR154 More best business practices for photographers QA76.8 iPhone TL154 Auto math handbook

TH4860 Sustainable residential interiors QA303.2 Everyday calculus TR680 Classic family portraits

TK3001 Electric power distribution handbook TK5105.888 Learning responsive Web design TL214 How to tune and modify automotive engine management systems

Digital Campus

We’re excited to announce the Library’s latest online subscription, Digital Campus. At last, students and instructors can legally stream full length feature films from any computer, 24/7. You’ll find lots of thought-provoking, artistic, and historically significant films in this collection, great for sparking class discussions. We currently have access to 113 movies and can add more:

12 Angry Men (1957)
2001 A Space Odyssey
All the President’s Men
American History X
Apollo 18
Battleship Potemkin
A Beautiful Mind
The Bicycle Thief
The Big Lebowski
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Birds
Body Heat
Bonnie & Clyde
Bowling for Columbine
Boyz N the Hood
The Breakfast Club
Brokeback Mountain
Butterfly / La Lengua de las Mariposas
Citizen Kane
City of God
The Color Purple
The Count of Monte Cristo (2001)
The Crying Game
Do the Right Thing
Double Indemnity
Dr. Strangelove
Easy Rider
Enron the Smartest Guys in the Room
Erin Brockovich
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Far from Heaven
Food, Inc.
Forks over Knives
Frankenstein (1931)
Full Metal Jacket
Gangs of New York
Gladiator (2000)
Glory (1989)
Gone with the Wind
Good Night and Good Luck
Good Will Hunting
Gran Torino
The Great Debaters
The Great Gatsby
Groundhog Day
Hamlet (1990)
Hamlet (1996)
Hamlet (2000)
Hate / La Haine
The Imitation Game
It Happened One Night
The Jazz Singer (1927)
The King’s Speech
A League of Their Own
Life Is Beautiful
Like Water for Chocolate
Macbeth (1971)
Malcolm X (1992)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Matrix
The Mission
The Motorcycle Diaries
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Mulholland Drive
No Country for Old Men
North by Northwest
On the Waterfront
Othello (1995)
Out of the Past (1947)
Paint Your Wagon
Pan’s Labyrinth
Paris Is Burning
The Piano
Psycho (1960)
Pulp Fiction
A Raisin In the Sun
Rear Window
Rebel Without a Cause
Roger & Me
Roman Holiday
Schindler’s List
The Searchers
Shakespeare in Love
The Shape of Things
The Shawshank Redemption
The Shining
Singin’ in the Rain
Smoke Signals
The Social Network
Stranger than Fiction
Strangers on a Train
Taxi Driver
Three Days of the Condor
To Kill a Mockingbird
Touch of Evil
Up in the Air
Wag the Dog

Digital Campus is D2L compatible. You’ll need to use Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari; Google Chrome doesn’t support the browser plugin required to enforce Digital Rights Management. You’ll also need to install Microsoft’s free Silverlight software, which works on both Macs and PCs. Let us know if you have any questions, pop some popcorn, and enjoy!

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.

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:



Credo Reference includes 756 reference ebooks and more than 3.5 million full text entries. Take a look!

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 153 new videos in July, bringing our streaming video collection up to 21,951 titles. Take a look!