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  • Search our library’s articles, books, and electronic resource databases.

Individual Databases

  • If Discovery provides too many search results, try searching some of these databases individually.

Articles by Citation

  • If you have a citation for an article, Citation Resolver will help you find the whole article.

Library Catalog

  • Search for books, DVDs, CDs, and more from the MLC Library and nearby public libraries.
  • Request items from nearby public libraries and have them delivered to the MLC library in a few days.

MLC Students are asked not to put holds on items available at the MLC Library. Please come to the library in person and find your items.

MNLINK Library Catalog

  • Search for books, articles, and other items from libraries throughout Minnesota.
  • Request items and have them delivered to the MLC library within a week or two.


  • Search for items from libraries outside of Minnesota.
  • Use the MLC Interlibrary Loan service to request material.
  • Allow 1 to 2 weeks for delivery.

Christlight Index:

The library student staff has produced an online Christlight Index. This index is searchable by title, grade level, Old or New Testament. A very valuable tool for students who are in Teaching Religion, or preparing a bible lesson for the class presentation.

Hymn Prelude Index:

This collection is an index to the organ and instrumental music holdings of the MLC Library. Users can search by hymn tune, composer, or Christian Worship or Christian Worship Supplement hymn number.

Databases A-Z

  • Access a single database directly.

Databases by Subject

  • Browse a list of databases by subject area (e.g. History, Science, English).

Databases by Type

  • Browse a list of databases by content type (e.g. newspapers, video, biography, encyclopedias).

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Logins may vary.  See individual journal for details.

Journals in Print

Check the MLC/TdS Online catalog to find paper copies of journals.

Publications A-Z

  • If you are looking for a certain journal, the Publications A-Z list can help you find it.
  • You can search for a journal title by subject, title, publisher or ISBN/ISSN number.
  • Results will list databases that include the journal, and what years the title is available.

Print & eJournal Titles by Subject

  • Find journals by subject area.

ProQuest US Newsstream, including Star Tribune

Other newspaper sites:

The library has some special collections of items that are not included in the catalog.  Explore our artwork, music, and Lutheran heritage through these collections.