Library Links & Resources
ELK RIVER LIBRARY
This is the website for the Elk River Library and 31 other libraries in Central Minnesota.
ANOKA COUNTY LIBRARY
The Anoka County Library is close by (in Ramsey) and an Elk River Library Card works.
HENNEPIN COUNTY LIBRARY
If you don't have a Hennepin County Library card you can go to the one in Rogers and get your Elk River or Anoka library card registered. You'll be able to access great primary source websites!
UNIVERSITY OF MN LIBRARY
The University of Minnesota’s online library catalog. Be sure to check out the special U of M "History Day" page with great insights and help if you plan on visiting. Click here to access!
U of M EXPERTS WEBPAGE
Find things written by experts on a wide variety of topics from U of M and other good information here! Interview possibilities too!
GOVERNMENT RESOURCES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
A good place to find a wide variety of government documents.
STATE OF MINNESOTA LIBRARIES
Check out multiple libraries around the state and have materials delivered to you at the library nearest you home (seriously, any library will deliver to yours!).
MN STATE LIBRARIES WEBPAGE
The website for State libraries with lots of primary sources. Find it online and then go there in person.
HATHI TRUST DIGITAL LIBRARY
A digital library combining major research libraries. Lots of GREAT sources can be found here from around the world!
A good global history library with primary sources organized into periods of American history. This site categorizes documents from the "Reformation" to "Post-World War II Religious Thought."
SALK MEDIA CENTERhttps://isd728.mackinvia.com
Click the link, select Salk Middle School.
Then click "Groups" in the upper lefthand corner and select 'History Day.' Databases are listed first and you'll need the passwords in your planner (page 9) to access at home.
Check out Salk eBooks too:
- African Americans in Business
- Battles and Campaigns
- The Curious History of Sports
- Treaty of Sevres
- How the Constitution was Created
- The Iron Curtain
- South Africa Apartheid
- Steve Jobs
- Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
- Vietnam 17th Parallel
- Why Did WWII Happen
- Women in the Civil Rights Movement
MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Minnesota Reflections brings you nearly 31,000 images and documents shared by more than 95 cultural heritage organizations across the state.
MNHS ONLINE PHOTO DATABASE
MNHS online photo database
MNHS LIBRARY CATALOG
Minnesota History Society’s Library Catalog. These materials can be looked at in the MNHS Library located in St. Paul.
FREE EBOOKS FROM MNHS
Books that are available for viewing on the web from MNHS
MNOPEDIA! MINNESOTA ENCYCLOPEDIA AND MORE
LOTS of information in here showing the Minnesota connection to a lot of other topics. A must visit source!
Gain access to the wide variety of databases available for FREE across the state of Minnesota. Including: