MNLINK offers availability checking on items returned from searches. You can check whether an item you are looking for has been checked out at libraries that may lend it. This allows you to make informed decisions about requesting.
MNLINK searches an enormous database of bibliographic records. Learn some tips to improve search strategies and better understand why your result sets.
Filters allow you to refine your searches to find exactly what you are looking for. MNLINK offers an array of filters to narrow down your search results. This video shows where these filters are located and what they can do.
MNLINK provides access to many articles collections and research databases. They are available free of charge to all Minnesota residents through the Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM). This video will show you how to access articles available online, how to request articles not available online, and where to find further resources.
My MNLINK account
You will need to Login to MNLINK with your library card number to request material. Learn some common issues that may cause failed logins.
Check in on the status of your MNLINK requests. Learn more about what the status with your request means.
Meet the New MNLINK!
See all that's new and improved with MNLINK!
MNLINK is a statewide virtual library that electronically links you to Minnesota's rich library resources. This video will introduce you to how it works.
Self-Paced Learning Session
This self-paced learning session will walk you through the basic concepts of using MNLINK.