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We're happy to announce that with the change to Pine Technical & Community College, our website has moved to www.pine.edu!

We recommend updating your bookmarks to the new domain. We'll be phasing out our pinetech.edu domain in the coming months and the information below may not be current.

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Library Catalogs

MnPALS Plus

 Provides access to the PTC Learning Resource and Technology Center’s on-campus collections as well as other MNSCU library catalogs.  Users are able to renew and request materials here, as well as submit Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests for on-campus pickup. Enhanced search options allow users to browse areas of the collection, search similar resources, create citations, and build favorites lists. 

MnLink

(Minnesota Library Information Network) allows student and faculty access to the collection resources of all types of libraries in the state. The GET IT button for interlibrary loan requests is operational on this system.

MNCAT

For searches of the collections at the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities Campuses.

East Central (MN) Regional Library

For persons living in Pine, Aitkin, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Chisago and Isanti counties, this is a good supplemental collection to search especially for general research topics, such as environmental, ethical or social issues. If a needed book or non-print item is on the shelf somewhere in the region, it can be delivered to the closest library to your place of residence in a day or two. Apply for a library card.

EBooks

For searches of EBSCO Host's digital collections.

FirstSearch

FirstSearch is an online service that gives library and education professionals access to a rich collection of reference databases.
FirstSearch offers electronic access to dozens of databases and more than 10 million full text and full image articles.

WorldCat

Search access to WorldCat, the world's largest union catalog. This is a good resource to use for unique or less common titles and information.

Digital Public Library

Search the millions of materials found in American archives, libraries, museums, and cultural heritage institutions.

Minnesota Reflections

Minnesota Digital Library brings you 31,000 images and documents from 95+ cultural heritage organizations in the state.

Debra S. Fish Early Childhood Resource Center

This organization provides services and resources to child care providers, educators and students. For questions and assistance not related to library requests, call 651-641-0305, or send inquiries by e-mail to: info@resourcesforchildcare.org. To search for titles and subject information available in the organization's library (which is located at the St. Paul Public Library), use MnLINK, Minnesota's Online Catalog, and select the St. Paul Public Library for your search. If the title needed is listed, select "Get It"; to begin the interlibrary loan request process. The Minitex Interlibrary Loan system will send the resource from this library or an alternative one to the PTC library in a short period of time for pick-up.

Project Gutenberg

28,000 free books in this online book catalog.

Internet Archive

Free access to books, movies, music and archived webpages.