I Read! I Vote!

I Read! I Vote!

Minnesota Youth Reading Awards


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Foundation Maps

Available at George Latimer Central Library.

Visualize funder, recipient, and grant data through a variety of filters with list and map views.

Access at the library. Please ask library staff to log you on.


Minnesota Driver's Manual

State of Minnesota Driver & Vehicle Services:

  • Class D Driver's Manual
  • El Manual de Conductor de Minnesota
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Manual
  • Motorcycle Manual

The site also includes audio files of the audio files in English.

American Physical Society (APS) Journals

Available at the library only.

Access Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review, Reviews of Modern Physics, and other journals from the American Physical Society.

APS Journals Homepage

Physical Review Letters (PRL) (brief important papers, all topics in physics)

Physical Review A (atomic, molecular, and optical physics)

Physical Review B (condensed matter and materials physics)

Physical Review C (nuclear physics)

Physical Review D (particles, fields, gravitation and cosmology)

Physical Review E (statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics)

Physical Review X (open access articles, all topics of physics)

Physical Review Applied (applied physics): 

Reviews of Modern Physics (in-depth articles, all topics in physics)

Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams

Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research

Th APS Journal Archive (back to 1893)

Access provided through the APS Public Access Program.

In addition APS offers several publications and informational websites that are available free to all users, with no registration or subscription required:

Physics (highlighting significant papers from APS journals):

Physics Central (educational/informational site about physics, for students and the public): 

American Physical Society homepage


Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

Search the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

Free online access to the Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) is available through the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services. Funding for digitization and access to the newspapers was provided by the Minnesota Department of Education through a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.




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Research in Context

Access through ELM - the Electronic Library for Minnesota

  • Access through ELM is available inside and outside of the library.
  • Access through ELM is ISP-authenticated. In some cases, you may be prompted for a current, valid library card to authenticate your status as a Minnesota resident.

A middle school-appropriate database of reference works, biographies, magazine and journal articles, primary source documents, and multimedia.

Includes Discovering Collection, Junior Reference Collection, and InfoTrac Junior Edition databases.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).

Resource Guide: Indie Rock for Beginners

Resource Guide: Indie Rock for Beginners

Albums, suggested reading, and Minnesota indie rock.

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People Finder - Minnesota Historical Society

Search the research materials of the Minnesota Historical Society for any item associated with a person. The following types of items may be found:

  • Birth and death records
  • State census records
  • Veterans grave registrations
  • World War I Bonus Records
  • Objects, books and photos
  • Collection inventories (Finding aids)
  • And much more!

Explora Teens

Search Explora Teens

If you are outside of the library, use your library card number to log in.

Find reliable information from magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries on a wide range of subjects including:

  • art and music
  • literature
  • language arts
  • geography
  • history
  • social studies
  • world cultures and languages
  • science
  • technology
  • engineering
  • mathematics
  • health
  • sports

Middle and High school-appropriate.

Includes Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source - Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases .

Video: Introduction to Explora

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).