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BIOL 602 Research Methods: Services

Loan Periods

Graduate students may check out up to 200 items at one time. Loan periods are generally longer for some resources.

  • Books and government documents, through the end of the semester
  • Journals, 24 hours
  • Videorecordings (VHS, DVDs), 14 days


University of Minnesota Libraries

As an enrolled student at MSU Mankato you qualify for special borrowing privileges at the University of Minnesota Libraries to check out materials directly from any of the U of M Libraries. Visitor access includes computer and electronic resource access in the libraries to use the U of M's databases.

You must fill out the "Request for Special Borrowing Privileges at the University of Minnesota Libraries" referral form, available at the circulation desk, to bring with you to register for visitor access. You must do this in person as the form must be validated by library staff.

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Off-Campus Access to Library Databases

Want to access databases from off-campus? Many library databases require a username and password to access off-campus. Use your StarID username and password. 

Off-campus library login

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