UMC Library provides wide range of library services to students and faculty. For information about the UMC Library and the services it provides, start at the UMC library homepage at http://www1.crk.umn.edu/library/ .
The Contact Us page lists the staff who can help. We all like to help. Inter Library Loan office can get articles you do not find in full text and all of us have suggestions and will assist you with your research.
There is a general UMC Library page with information about Remote Access. You must have your UMC username and password If you have diffculty accessing the databases from off campus you can use a username and password to access the major databases. The passwords are on a secure non indexed Passwords page with links to the Ebsco, Gale, and Proquest databases. Use these links to get the proper interface for password access. . Please do not share these passwords to non UMC affilated students.
Databases - Specialized Business
|Agriculture and Biology||Arts, Humanities, and Communication|
|Business, Hospitality, and Economics||Computing and Technology|
|Education and Psychology||General and News|
|History||Law and Criminal Justice|
|Medicine, Nutrition and Health||Reference|
|Sciences||Social Sciences and Multicultural|
Periodicals link on the left goes to the list of the UMC Library's major periodicals collections. It has a link to our list of UMC Print Periodicals and to the Find a Full Text Electronic Journal page to search to see if UMC Library provides online access to specific periodical title. Search by journal title, broad subject category, or ISSN.
Science Direct- Scientific, technical, and medical information from 1995 to the present. The print publisher is Elsevier®. The journals in the collection are listed with an icon indicating which journals UMC has access. Chick here for the list. Search interface to the Elsevier® journals is at Science Direct
SpringerLink acquired Kluwer Online and combined the journal collections of both publishers to provide access to some of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical journals. A browse list of titles is available on the SpringerLink home
Wiley Interscience- Scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works. The journals in the collection can be browsed at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/browsebyproduct?type=1 Search interface for Wiley Interscience is at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/search/allsearch
The UMC Library Catalog on the left searches for physical books in the UMC Library. Once you get to the catalog you can switch to: Crookston Catalog Plus Internet Resources which includes online journal titles, ebooks, other online resources.
NetLibrary and ebrary Academic Complete UMC Library patrons have access to over 50,000 titles. There is access to the NetLibrary books through the Crookston Catalog Plus Internet Resources. The NetLibrary site provides the ability to search through the text of all of the books to locate specific information. This is a powerful tool. You should contact the UMC Library staff to get access if you have difficulty. We may have to set up a username and password for you.
Law is a subset of government information. This is often a difficult area for students to do research in effectively. It would be a good idea to ask for help from the Library staff.To get a overview of a legal topic you will want to search the LEXIS® law review search The authors generally give a good general overview of a topic and then get very detailed. There are offer articles on specific statutes and specific cases. This is a good place to find a topic and get many resources.
To get your username and password go to www.umn.edu/lookup and type in your name to get your username. After you get that information go to https://www.umn.edu/initiate and enter the information on the form to set your password. Remember that your password must be eight characters or more, have an uppercase letter, a lower case letter AND a number or symbol. It also cannot be part of your name or a dictionary word.
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