Library

RESEARCH TOOLS
Research Journal articles


MnLink

Intro to Library Research
Literary Devices definitions and examples of literary terms

Citation Tools

These resources will help you create and use permanent citation links to online content:


CITE YOUR WORK with MLA or APA


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Open Educational Resources

Merlot II - allows users to browse materials by discipline as well as browse by material type. Also allows users to search for specific materials. Includes learning exercises. Does not always show educational level of materials.

Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project - offers patrons a free self-publishing service through Pressbooks and Biblioboard

MIT OpenCourseWare - provides an extensive variety of course materials, including lecture notes and assignments, as well as a listing of open textbooks users can browse by subject area. Some course reading materials require purchase through Amazon.

OER Commons - digital library in which users can search materials by subject area, educational level, material type, and format

OpenStax - offers open access textbooks browsable by subject, mostly on math and science subject fields

UmbraSearch - provides a large database of images and texts relating to African American studies