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Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies

The Lass Center for Minnesota Studies is a special collection located on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Library.  All materials are about Minnesota or by a Minnesota author and includes: state documents, magazines and journals, historical and contemporary material, and popular fiction.

All materials in the collection are listed in the MSU Library Catalog.  There are also two copies of most books.  One for reference and one that can be checked out.  When in doubt check the inside front cover.

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Fall & Spring Semester
Reference Desk Hours*

Memorial Library, 1st Floor

Mon–Wed: 8:30am-9:30pm
Thurs: 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
By E-mail: Your email will be answered within 1-2 working days.  
By Chat:  Chat online with a reference librarian 24 hours, 7 days a week
By Phone: 507-389-5958

*Check the Library’s hours page for schedule variations

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