University Library

Do Your Research

Start Your Research

Topic Ideas, Facts, and Overviews
Find background information on popular research topics.

Research Guides
Not sure where to start? Explore librarian-recommended resources for particular subject areas and individual classes.

Search the Library's Main Collections

Articles and Databases
Select a database and search for full-text articles in magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.

Books and More
Search our library catalog or search other libraries.

Course Reserves
Find items reserved for your class by your professor.

Movies and Streaming Media
Search for DVDs, streaming media, and online music.

Journal Titles
Search by journal or newspaper title to find subscription information and coverage dates.

Explore Specialized Collections

Government Publications
Access materials that have been published online or in print by an official government office or agency.

The Repository
Discover scholarly, scientific, and creative content produced by St. Cloud State faculty, students, and staff. Learn more.

Joan K. Blaska Collection
Explore a collection of books that includes characters with disabilities or illnesses, written for children from preschool through third grade.

Multicultural Resource Center Collection
Browse current materials on historically excluded racial and ethnic groups of color in the United States.

Thesis Collection
Locate theses and starred papers written by students at St. Cloud State University. Most recently published theses are in The Repository

University Archives
Find historical information about St. Cloud State University and explore other special collections.

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For Faculty and Instructors

Instruction Services Schedule customized library, information literacy, or technology instruction for your class.

Library Liaisons
Connect and collaborate with a library faculty member.

Placing Items on Reserve
Reserve items for the exclusive use of your students.

Copyright Information for Faculty
Consult information for teaching and research.

Linking to Library Content
Configure your links for off-campus access.

Publishing Your Research
Explore resources for publishing, finding impact factors, and citation verification and tracking.

For Graduate Students

Graduate-Level Research
Discover what the library has for you.

Copyright for Graduate Students
Learn the basics for work on your culminating project. 

StarID and Library Extension
Request access if completing a degree but not enrolled in classes.