Newsletter Issue

Reference Notes, May 2019

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The new ELM portal is live and accessible via a new URL, . Read more

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Have you checked out the new ELM portal at yet? It is now up and running! The old portal at and links copied from it will no longer be accessible after June 30 . Read more

Minitex librarians accept History Day award

The Minitex Reference Outreach and Instruction (ROI) unit has been awarded the "Library Team of the Year" award at the State History Day competition. Read more

Four students from Salk Middle School in Elk River, Minnesota talk about their History Day projects and the importance of Wilson Library to their research. Hear from 8th graders Abi Kotila, Emma McCauley, Ben Stout, Kayla Vang, Salk social studies teacher Ron Hustvedt, and Minitex librarian Elizabeth Staats as they prepare for History Day 2019. Read more

The annual LOEX Conference was held in Minneapolis this year. Each year this conference is held in different locales around the country and we we're fortunate to be able to attend the conference just a few miles away. If you haven't heard of LOEX, it is a non-profit educational clearinghouse for ... Read more

Ebooks Minnesota now includes four titles from Moorhead based, New Rivers Press , an independent literary learning press affiliated with Minnesota State University Moorhead. New Rivers Press locates manuscripts through three global contests and ... Read more

The Gardening and Landscaping curation in Ebooks Minnesota is back, and bigger and better then ever. This collection of 35 titles, covers everything from composting to edible gardening and raised beds to ... Read more