Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)
ELM: paid for by your tax dollars.
ELM is a collection of research and information databases to be used by Minnesota residents
through their school, public, academic, and state government libraries or the
The databases in ELM
were recommended by the Minitex Electronic Information Resources
Task Force and are licensed through June 30, 2017, with an option to renew two additional
one-year terms, making the collection ultimately available through June 30, 2019.
ELM is one of the library resources
available to Minnesota residents at MnKnows – Dig Deeper
@ Your Library.
Share Your ELM Stories!
Tell us your story
about how you have used the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)
resources in your classes, for your homework, at your workplace, for your personal
interests, or in other ways you have found ELM resources to be useful!
We will compile the ELM stories and share them to inform legislators, administrators,
and others about the importance of ELM resources for Minnesotans and to demonstrate
the many ways ELM is used by people throughout the state.
We welcome your ideas, comments, and suggestions. Your input will help us in serving
Upcoming ELM Instruction Sessions
Job & Career Accelerator
Thursday, March 22, 2018
– 12:00 PM
ELM Usage Statistics
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
– 10:00 AM
Archived ELM Webinars
Find recordings of our 30-60 minute webinars on various aspects of the ELM databases on our
Self-Paced Learning page.
ELM Learning Center
Find fact sheets, short videos, hands-on exercises and more on the ELM databases in the
ELM Learning Center.