All Resources

A



ALLDATA Repair

Auto repair information for vehicles dating back to 1982. Includes maintenance, diagnostic trouble codes, technical service bulletins, diagrams and more.
Found In: Only available at Saint Paul Public Library

Alt HealthWatch Library Card Required.

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Found In:


AncestryLibrary

  • This comprehensive genealogy database contains over 2 billion names and includes U.S.Census records, passenger lists, genealogical charts, and the Ancestry World Tree.
  • Tutorial
Found In: Only available at Saint Paul Public Library



B



Bookflix Library Card Required.

  • Watch and read along with video storybooks!
  • BookFlix pairs classic fictional video storybooks with nonfiction e-books to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding.

Brainfuse HelpNow Live Help Library Card Required.

  • Live Tutoring - live online help from expert tutors, available every day, 1-11 p.m.
  • Other services available 24/7.
  •  Available in English, Spanish, and French.
  • Also includes Adult Learning Center - Achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, and online resources.
  • If you are at the Saint Paul Public Library, no library card is required to access Brainfuse HelpNow at the library.
Found In:

Britannica Learning Zone Library Card Required.

Interactive learning modules for pre-kindergarten through grade 2. Includes drawing, reading, games, and geographical exploration.




C













D



E

Ebooks Minnesota Downloads E-books

Online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages, and features content from our state's independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.
Found In:







Explora Library Card Required.

Reliable information and articles from magazines, journals, news and reference sources in all areas of interest including:
  • art and music
  • literature
  • language arts
  • geography
  • history
  • social studies
  • world cultures and languages
  • science
  • technology
  • engineering
  • mathematics
  • health
  • sports
Includes Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source - Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases.
Found In:

Explora Kids Library Card Required.

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
Elementary school-appropriate. Includes Primary Search and Middle Search Plus databases.
Found In:

Explora Teens Encyclopedias Magazines & Journals Library Card Required.

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.
Found In:

F



Foundation Maps Maps

Visualize funder, recipient, and grant data through a variety of filters with list and map views. Please ask library staff to log you on.
Found In: is in branchOnly available at George Latimer Central Library


G


Gale Virtual Reference Library Encyclopedias Reference Library Card Required.

Titles include:
  • American Eras: Primary Sources: Vol. 1 Development of the Industrial United States, 1878-1899 (2013)
  • American Eras: Primary Sources: Vol. 2 Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877 (2013)
  • American Eras: Primary Sources: Vol. 3 Westward Expansion, 1800-1860 (2014)
  • Bioethics: 4th ed. (2014)
  • Career Information Center: 10th ed. (2014)
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: 2nd ed. (2006)
  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance: 3rd ed. (2014)
  • Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion : (2005)
  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy: 2nd ed. (2006)
  • Encyclopedia of Religion: 2nd ed. (2005)
  • Environmental Encyclopedia: 4th ed. (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of American Law: 3rd ed. (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence 2nd ed. (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: 3rd ed. (2013)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine: 4th ed. (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health: 3rd ed. (2012)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America: 3rd ed. (2014)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health: 3rd ed. (2013)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health : (2013)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests: 3rd ed. (2014)
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction (2013)
  • Human Diseases and Conditions: 2nd ed. (2010)
  • Shakespeare for Students: Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry 2nd ed (2007)
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture: 2nd ed. (2013)
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations: 13th ed. (2012)
Tutorial
Found In:


govinfo

Discover U.S. Government Information, including Presidential documents, Congressional Record, Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and more.
Found In:


H




Homeland Security Digital Library Website

Research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.
  • Without signing-in, you can search the Public Collection.
  • Ask Library staff at the George Latimer Central Library to sign-in for you to search the Full Collection.
Found In: is in branchOnly available at George Latimer Central Library

I




J

Job & Career Accelerator

Powerful tools and expert guidance to help you find a great job. Explore careers, search for jobs, create resumés and cover letters, and more.
Found In:

JobNow! Live Help Library Card Required.

  • One-to-one help from online job experts is available every day from 1:00 to 11:00 p.m.
  • Resumé assistance, templates, and tips
  • Live interview coaching plus tips and resources
  • Tips and resources to help start your job search
  • Adult Learning Center - build academic skills with live tutoring, test preparation, and an online writing lab.
  • Access at the Saint Paul Public Library - no library card needed.
Found In:

K


L

Learning Express Library Courses & Tutorials Study Guides Test Preparation and Practice

Learning Express Library includes nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books. Covers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more. Includes: Tutorial Learning Express Library LearningExpress LearningExpressLibrary LEL  
Found In:


Lynda.com Library Card Required.

Easy-to-use video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills -- anytime, anywhere. Tutorials feature experts on Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, digital video and audio, and much more!
  • Getting Started - The first time you visit Lynda.com, click "Create a profile". Enter your library card number (with no spaces between the numbers) and create a password. Your password must be at least 6 characters long and include a number and a letter. The next time you log in, use your library card number and the password you created.
  • Need to reset your Lynda.com password? - Contact Lynda.com Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-335-9632.
  • Tutorial
Found In:

M


MEDLINE Library Card Required.

Covers all areas of medicine, public health, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the basic biomedical sciences.
Found In:






Minnesota Newspapers Newspapers

  • Saint Paul Pioneer Press (1988 - current)
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune (1986 - current)
  • Rochester Post-Bulletin (12/14/2006 - 2/28/2011; 8/19/2013 - current)
Found In: Only available at Saint Paul Public Library


MNLINK

Search catalogs of libraries across Minnesota and place interlibrary loan requests for items not in our collection.
Found In:


N






NoveList K-8 Plus Library Card Required.

  • Guide to reading for elementary and middle school students.
  • Find award-winners, recommended reads, author biographies, and more.
Found In:

NoveList Plus Library Card Required.

  • Search popular fiction and nonfiction titles to find new books to read.
  • Find author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
  • Create an account to save your lists and search preferences, share folders with others, and create alerts for yourself.
Tutorial
Found In:

O

OAIster Library Card Required.

Union catalog of digital resources from open archive collections.
Found In:



P



Popular Science Magazines & Journals Library Card Required.

  • Articles on products for homes, transportation and recreation, including automobiles, boats, tools and garden, electronics, photographic equipment and televisions.
  • Full text articles are available from November 1, 2002 to the present. Bibliographic records are available from 1984 to the present.
Found In:

Pressbooks New!

Create e-book and print-ready formats of your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book, or any other kind of book. | More information ...  
Found In:




ProQuest Newspapers Library Card Required.

Access to over 500 national and international newspapers, many with full-text. Includes:
  • New York Times (1980 - present)
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune (1986 - present)
  • Saint Paul Pioneer Press (April 22, 2010 - present)
  • USA Today (1987 - present)
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 - present)
  • Washington Post (1987 - present)
  • Historical New York Times (1851 - 2015)
Found In:


Public Health Reports Website

  • Journal of the U.S. Public Health Service, focusing on public health practice, research, and viewpoints/commentaries.
  • Portions of Public Health Reports, Federal recommendations, guidelines, the Surgeon General's Perspectives column, abstracts, and content from Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) are open access. All other content is available 12 months after publication.
  • Browse archives back to 1878.
Found In:


R






Resources on Race

Books, poems, articles, films, blog posts, and other resources exploring race in the United States. in support of the City of Saint Paul’s racial equity initiative.
Found In:

S



Science Reference Center Library Card Required.

Articles from science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and more, covering biology, chemistry, environment, and life sciences. Material is correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
Found In:

SELF-e New!

Upload your ebook using SELF-e for inclusion in Indie Minnesota, a statewide collection promoting local authors. Submissions must be in EPUB or PDF file format. | More information ...
Found In:


Sparticl

Sparticl is a web and mobile service for teens, a collection of the very best the web has to offer in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts.
Found In:



T

Time Library Card Required.

Full-text articles available from 1923 to the present. Bibliographic records are available from 1985 to the present.
Found In:

Transparent Language Online Courses & Tutorials Library Card Required.

  • Learn 90+ languages.
  • English language learning is available.
  • Create an account for yourself to keep track of your progress.
  • Go mobile with the free app for Android and iOS devices.
  • Note: Transparent Language Online does not work on catalog/database computers at the library.
Tutorial
Found In:

U

U.S. History in Context Magazines & Journals Primary Sources Reference New! Library Card Required.

  • Reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.
  • Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.
  • At the Saint Paul Public LIbrary? Access U.S. History in Context with no library card required.
Found In:



USA.gov Website

Official U.S. Government-produced information. Find government agencies and elected officials; benefits, grants, and loans; housing information, jobs and unemployment resources; travel and immigration information; and more.
Found In:

W

World History in Context Magazines & Journals Primary Sources Reference Library Card Required.

  • World History In Context reaches back to the ancient world - and forward to today's headlines - to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race.
  • Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students.
  • At the Saint Paul Public Library? Access World History in Context with no library card necessary.
Found In:



Back to Top