Minitex and OCLC Contact Information

See the Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education section below for information on how to contact us. If you need to contact the OCLC collaborative, visit the links in the OCLC section of this webpage.

Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education (DIME)

You can contact us by phone, fax, email, mail, or even use the Minitex Delivery System. To find out more about the Digitization, Cataloging & Metadata Education (DIME) unit, visit our organizational unit page.


To reach us by phone, call 800-462-5348 or 612-624-4002. Your call will be answered by Minitex Support Services staff who will forward you to us. We take turns answering calls so just ask for the DIME Unit and whichever one of us is on "phone duty" will help you out. Minitex hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

For support of any OCLC products or services, contact OCLC directly at 800-848-5800. They are available Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Central Time).


Our fax number is 612-624-4508. Make sure to address the fax to the "DIME Unit."


You can send questions, comments, or feedback to the DIME Unit at the following email address:

U.S. Mail

Our mailing address is:

15 Andersen Library
222 21st Ave. S.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0439

Minitex Delivery System

You can send information to us via the Minitex Delivery system. Just label the material "DIME Unit, Minitex."


View general OCLC contact information and other key contacts for products and services, the OCLC Training Portal, and orders and billing.

For OCLC product support, visit the "Support and Training" section of the OCLC website.

Contact Us

Andersen Library entrance.

University of Minnesota
15 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0439

Phone: 612-624-4002
Toll-Free: 800-462-5348
Fax: 612-624-4508