Databases / Resources

Online Databases

  • eLibraryMN - (Electronic Library for Minnesota) gives Minnesota residents online access to magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, eBooks (online books), and other information resources. eLibraryMN provides journal and periodical information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more.
  • MnKnows - An information and resource sharing program of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the University of Minnesota Libraries provided by Minitex.

In-Library Databases

  • - A free database that helps people explore family history and family tree information. The use of the Ancestry database is accessible from your home through September 2021.  Click the Catalog link above and then the green BEC button to access it.
  • Westlaw Database - Information resources on Westlaw include databases of case law, state and federal statutes, public records, and other information resources. Westlaw is available in the library only.