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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
The Roost

Library Resources and Databases

The Roost offers access to online databases, electronic books, and video. You can access these databases from any computer on campus, including laptops which are using the college's wireless internet. Students can check out materials using their student ID. 

Please note: Off-campus must go through Remote Desktop to access the following links to publications.

  • ELM Databases
    Electronic Library for Minnesota provides information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, career, occupation, and test prep, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more.
    MNLINK is a statewide system that serves as a discovery and interlibrary loan interface for library patrons and staff. Through its participating libraries, patrons have easy access to the catalogs of most libraries in Minnesota. The system also provides access to electronic resources that are available to Minnesotans. This includes electronic journals, images, and ebooks as well as access to the physical books that are held in libraries.
  • Cengage Learning GALE Databases
    GALE Cengage offers access to dozens of powerful research platforms that make vetted sources available to students. 
  • Minnesota Reflections (Image Library)
    Minnesota Digital Library providing a collection of more than 50,000 images and items from Minnesota’s early years, complete with descriptions. 



  • MnPALS Online Catalog - a statewide library catalog containing the resources of Minnesota State and State Agency libraries. 

Other Resources

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