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The library is located at 645 E. Seventh Street in St. Paul.
You should get your photo ID as soon as possible. Our ID Services page has more information.
It is located at the Computer Help Desk on the first floor of the library. You can call (651) 793-1634, or send an email to check and see if we have your item.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can help you get something that is not available at the library. ILL will look in a different library, find what you need, request a copy, and make it available to you within 1-5 business days. Most ILL copies can be emailed to you!
The library has three desks that can help you:
Our Library Guides are a good place to start your research. These guides provide you with a list of databases that are relevant for just about any subject!
Our catalog will help you find books, ebooks, streaming videos, DVDs, and more. If you want a physical book or a DVD, you will need to write down the call number to find it on a shelf in the second floor of the library. Streaming films and ebooks can be accessed from any computer.
Go to My Library Account, where you can renew items, check on the status of an interlibrary loan (ILL) request, and see what you have checked out using your StarID.
Use E-Reserves and search for your course number or instructor’s name. You need a password from your instructor. Once you have entered the password, you can view any documents that your instructor has put on e-reserve.
You can borrow books, DVDs, CDs, laptops, cameras, voice recorders, calculators, and more. For a complete list, visit our borrowing information page.
Wi-Fi (wireless internet) is available to Metropolitan State students, faculty and staff. Information Technology Services (ITS) has instructions on how to get it on your device.