Course support

Using the Libraries during COVID-19

Though our buildings are currently closed, we are open online and here to help you with teaching, learning, and research.

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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