Course support

NOTICE: All University Libraries are closed until further notice. Many items in our physical collections are temporarily available in full-text online to U of M faculty, staff, and students. We are extending the due dates for all items and we are not charging overdue fines.

Online library services and resources during COVID-19: Undergraduates | Graduate students | Faculty and staff

Our staff collaborates with instructors to support student learning through the use of our collection of rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts.

All consultations and class instruction will be provided online while library buildings are closed. 

We work with instructors to:

Our partnership with instructors lets students work with texts, historical images, manuscripts, and objects. Hands-on exercises and discussion help students analyze key curricular concepts, and address material culture and historiography in order to develop research, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Disciplines that use the collections include: 

These services are free to all UMN faculty, staff, and students. We also work with non-university groups, such as local higher educational institutions,  K-12 classes and community organizations.

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