University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center

The University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center is home to a rich collection of archival material held in the University Archives that documents the experiences of American immigrant communities in the state of Minnesota throughout history.  A selection of archival materials has been digitized in the school’s UMedia Archives, allowing visitors around to the world to explore hundreds of […]

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Vote Smart.org

The Vote Smart “Background” section states that their mission is “to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates to ALL Americans.”  It has been gathering information for at least 15 years, with former presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford at the head of the list of founders. Votesmart.org (Click the link to visit this website.) Enter a politician’s name, then choose […]

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Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas Website

https://mnbirdatlas.org/ This new online resource will be very useful for birders and fun for anyone curious about birds.  It is an effort to provide a comprehensive survey of what birds are living in Minnesota. For each of the 249 birds confirmed as breeding in Minnesota, there is a Species Description including basic facts, distribution, breeding habitat, population abundance, and conservation […]

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MN Writes MN Reads

MN Writes MN Reads is a free statewide resource for eBooks.  Local authors — indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream — can now create eBooks and share them with readers across the state and potentially across the country using free tools provided by Arrowhead Library System and other Minnesota library systems.  For more information, visit http://mnwritesmnreads.org. CREATE!  Design and export your own […]

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