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PEOPLE TO CONTACT

COON RAPIDS

763-433-1150

Faculty Librarians

AL MAMARIL
BA, MEd, MLIS
University of Hawaii

Instruction / Reference
Systems
Student Workers

Office L216 | 763-433-1552

GINA PANCERELLA-WILLIS
BA, Franklin and Marshall College
MS, Drexel University

Instruction / Reference
Acquisitions
Periodicals

Office L217 | 763-433-1197

BARBARA SANDARIN
BA, Mount Mary College
MLIS, St. Catherine University

Instruction / Reference
Information Literacy
Cataloging

Office L214B | 763-433-1466

Library Staff

RUTH MARTIN
BS, Bemidji State University

Circulation / Reserve
Interlibrary Loan
Cataloging

Office L209 | 763-433-1384


CAMBRIDGE CAMPUS

763-433-1950

Faculty Librarians

JULIANA BONER
BA, St. Catherine University
MLIS, St. Catherine University

Instruction / Reference
Cataloging

Office D116 | 763-433-1358

CANDICE YOUNG
AA, North Hennepin Community College
BA, University of Minnesota
MLIS, St. Catherine University

Instruction / Reference
Cataloging


Office D116 | 763-433-1975

Library Staff

MARTHA MUEHLHAUSER
BA, University of Minnesota

Circulation / Reserve
Interlibrary Loan

Office D117 | 763-433-1875








Library


Welcome to the library for Cambridge & Coon Rapids Campuses!

Our circulation desk is staffed with student workers who can assist you with book loans and general inquiries.

For research assistance or instruction, please contact one of the faculty librarians.





Books, DVDs, and CDs

The catalog, called MnPALS, is a searchable database for books and materials. There are two different interfaces for this database (MnPALS Classic or MnPALS Plus).

MnPALS Classic with PDF instructions.

MnPALS Plus 

MnLINK Gateway - Public Libraries & Private Colleges


Databases and Scholarly Journals

Databases Journals

ARTSTOR: Art images

BREPOLIS:  International Medieval Bibliography

   (on-campus use only) Brepolis Guide

eHRAF:  Articles - World Cultures

EBSCO:  Articles - Academic, Art, Business, CINAHL, PsycArticles, etc.

GALE:  Articles - Academic, Opposing ViewpointsScience, etc.

GROVE MUSIC ONLINE:  Articles and Biographies

JSTOR:  Articles - Arts & Sciences and Music Collection

Annual Review of Medicine

Annual Review of Psychology

Journal of Chemical Education

The Journal of Modern African Studies

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT)

Journal of Sport Management (on-campus use only)

Sociology of Sport Journal (on-campus use only)

Speculum

The Sport Psychologist (on-campus use only)

Newspaper Articles

The ProQuest database allows you to search for newspaper articles from across the state, the nation and even worldwide. You can search the entire database or search within a particular publication (for instance, the Star Tribune).

You may also download the instructions in the PDF document.


Films on Demand

Search high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. You'll need your library login information.

Search Films-On-Demand




Topic Ideas

CQ ResearcherJust getting started with ideas or need ways to develop your topic?

  • Roam the shelves in the library. Books are categorized by the Library of Congress Classification system (LC chart), a subject-based alpha-numeric convention. In the reference section of the library you'll find:
    • Encyclopedias cover the entire range of human knowledge in brief. A search for a basic concept recalls every mention of that concept in the encyclopedia, indicating different contexts for it and some of the fields of study that have explored it.
    • Subject specific encyclopedias cover the knowledge base of a single discipline in brief. A search here can familiarize you with some of the different contexts within which your topic has been discussed in a discipline. Reference materials cannot be checked out of the library, but you are welcome to make photocopies or take notes.
  • Your textbook introduces a topic to non-specialists and generally includes a bibliography of books and articles consulted.

  • Browse topics in a library database:
  • Refine your topic by using ProQuest Thesaurus. A very user-friendly way to gather other terminology related to your topic.  
  • Choose the best web search for your particular information need...way beyond Google!
  • Government Information: Scan by topic to find government information and services on USA.gov.

 


Pro & Con Sources

Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial

CQ Researcher provides in-depth analysis on newsworthy social and political issues, including background information, chronologies and pro/con features in its coverage.

CQ ResearcherTutorial

Open Textbooks & More

 What Are Open Textbooks?

What are Open Textbooks?  Click on link below to learn more.

 http://www.studentpirgs.org/open-textbooks/about

1) Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources-open texts for community colleges in a variety of subjects

http://oerconsortium.org/discipline-specific/

 

2) MyOpenMath-self-study sources for students; pre-built courses based on open texts for instructors

https://www.myopenmath.com/

 

3) OpenStax-peer-reviewed texts for students

https://www.openstaxcollege.org/students

 

4) University of Minnesota’s textbook library

http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/

 

5) MnSCU OER Commons-links to texts in Biology, Business, Math, and Psychology

https://www.oercommons.org/groups/minnesota-state-colleges-universities-mnscu/181/

 

6) Directory of Open Access Journals-search or browse for free journal articles

http://www.doaj.org




New Books

NEW ACQUISITIONS
APRIL 2016

ONLINE JOURNAL
Annual Review of Medicine, 2016

DVD
Extremely Ripped 1000 Hardcore: 2 30-Minute Fat Blasting Workouts (donation)|

PRINT BOOKS

AFRICA
Women and Power in Postconflict Africa
Women of Tropical Africa

BEST SELLERS
Gratitude, by Oliver Sacks
The Theft of Memory: Losing My Father, One Day at a Time, by Jonathan Kozol

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Emmanuel’s Dream: the True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, by Laurie Ann Thompson and Sean Qualls (2016 Schneider Family Book Award Children’s Winner)
Last Stop on Market Street, Words by Matt De La Pena, Pictures by Christian Robinson (2016 Newbery Medal and Caldecott Honor)
Trombone Shorty, Words by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Pictures by Bryan Collier (2016 Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrator)

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Network Attacks and Exploitation: a Framework

EDUCATION
Tedious Journeys: Autoethnography by Women of Color in Academe
Financing Community Colleges: Where We Are, Where We’re Going

GERMANY
Germany in the Modern World: a New History

HEALTH & WELLNESS
Essential Concepts of Tai Chi
Tai Chi: the Trainer’s Inside Guide to Your Workout (Anatomy of Fitness series)

HISTORY
Black Muslims and the Law: Civil Liberties from Elijah Muhammad to Muhammad Ali
Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race, and the Voting Rights in the Civil War Era
Women’s America: Refocusing the Past
The WPA-Putting America to Work

LITERATURE
LGBTQ Literature
The Portable 19th Century Russian Reader
The Portable 20th Century Russian Reader
Research and Documentation in the Digital Age

MUSIC
All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Business Basics for Musicians: the Complete Handbook from Start to Success
A Listener’s Guide to Free Improvisation
Music Law: How to Run Your Band’s Business
Popular Music in a Digital Music Economy: Problems and Practices for an Emerging Service Industry

NURSING
Holistic Nursing: a Handbook for Practice
Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions
The Wrong Prescription for Women: How Medicine and Media Create a “Need” for Treatments, Drugs, and Surgery

SCIENCE
Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and other Microbes In, On, and Around You

SOCIOLOGY
Gender Roles: a Sociological Perspective
Muslims in US Prisons: People, Policy, Practice
The Wedding Heard ‘Round the World: America’s First Gay Marriage
Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody

THEATRE
True to Archetype: a Guide to Characterization in Comedy

WOMEN’S STUDIES
Canadian Women & the Struggle for Equality
HBO’s Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege
My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem
Out to Work: Migration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China
Shattered, Cracked, or Firmly Intact? Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide
Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race, and the Voting Rights in the Civil War Era
Tedious Journeys: Autoethnography by Women of Color in Academe
The Trouble with Marriage: Feminists Confront Law and Violence in India
Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance Around the World
Women and Power in Postconflict Africa
Women and the Women’s Movement in Britain since 1914
Women and Transformation in Russia
Women’s History in Russia: (Re) Establishing the Field
Women, Land and Power in Asia
Women, Politics, and Power: a Global Perspective
Women’s America: Refocusing the Past
Women’s Rights in the USA: Policy Debates and Gender Roles
Women without Men: Single Mothers and Family Change in the New Russia
The Wrong Prescription for Women: How Medicine and Media Create a “Need” for Treatments, Drugs, and Surgery


New Materials in CC Library

Reference
Mosby’s pocket dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions Ref R121.M892 2014
Stedman’s medical dictionary Ref R121.S8 2012
Mosby’s 2016 nursing drug reference Ref RM301.12.M67 2016
Nurse’s quick reference to common laboratory & diagnostic tests/Ref RT48.5.N88 2016

Philosophy; psychology; religion
Celebrating the Jewish year: the winter holidays/Steinberg BM690.S727 2007
Hanukkah in America/Ashton BM695.H3A84 2013

History
Plants have so much to give us, all we have to do is ask/Geniusz E99.C6G47 2015

Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
Kwanzaa: Black Power and the making of the African-American holiday/Mayes GT4403.M39 2009
Portage/Leaf GV776.115.L43 2015
Video game debate GV1469.3.V5225 2016

Social sciences
Hall of mirrors: the Great Depression, the great recession/Eichengreen HB3717 1929 .E37 2015
Afterlife of Adam Smith/Farina HF1456.5.G7F37 2015
Personal finance: an encyclopedia HG179.P3747 2015
A random walk down Wall Street/Malkiel HG4521.M284 2015
Gender in low-and-middle income countries HQ1075.G4 2016
Alva Myrdal: the passionate mind/Hirdman HQ1687.5.M97H5713 2008
Animal abuse/Tiplady HV4708.T56 2013

Political science
Federalism and the making of America/Robertson JK311.R64 2012

Language and Literature
Ethnic American literature PS153.M56E825 2015
A man called Ove/Backman PT9877.12.A32M3613 2015

Science
Principles and standards for school mathematics QA13.P735 2000
Stem cells: an insider’s guide/Knoepfler QH588.S83K65 2013
Stem cell dialogues/Krimsky QH588.S83K75 2015

Medicine
Caring for older adults holistically, ed. 6/Dahlkemper RC954.A53 2016
Nutritional foundations and clinical applications/Grodner RM216.G946 2016
Complementary and alternative therapies in nursing RT41.I53 2014
Holistic nursing RT42.H65 2016
Strategies, techniques & approaches to critical thinking/DeCastillo, Luz RT42.M246 2014
Nursing diagnosis handbook RT48.6.A35 2017
Maternal newborn nursing care plans RT49.M38 2016
Mosby’s comprehensive review of nursing for the NCLEX-RN examination w/cd RT55.M64 2012
Mosby’s review questions for the NCLEX-RN examination w/cd RT55.M65 2011
Clinical instruction and evaluation/O’Connor RT73.O26 2015
Critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment/Afaro-LeFevre RT86.A34 2017
Reiki: a comprehensive guide/Miles RZ403.R45M525 2006

Technology
Wind resources and future energy security TJ820.W5783 2015 


Information Literacy

Information Literacy



Research Guides (to be added at a later date)

  • What is a scholarly journal (sometimes referred to a "peer-reviewed")?
  • Why shouldn't I just "google" my research...what's the big difference?
  • How can I determine if a website is credible?











Database Tutorials

Citation Guides

Sometimes called a "List of Works Cited" or "Bibliography," here you will find helpful guides to citation information. After using any of these resources, always double-check your citations against the most current published guide.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I cite a Tweet, YouTube, PDF, etc.?
  • What is plagiarism and how do I determine if I'm at risk of doing it?
  • Which websites are considered credible and how can I evaluate my results?

 

Citation Generators

 

pla·gia·rize:

  1. to use the words or ideas of another person as if they were your own words or ideas
  2. to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source
  3. to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source

Source: merriam-webster.com 2014

Style Guides

Below you will find resources for the most commonly used citation styles from the style guide homepages, as well as, the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL).


Other Resources

Student Services

Bibliographic Instruction

Library faculty will provide Information Literacy instruction on the  MNPALs and MnLINK catalogs, and databases from EBSCO, GALE, JSTOR, PROQUEST, etc., internet, print and non-print resources.

Reference

Library faculty and staff are available to assist students with all their reference/research needs and questions.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Students may borrow books, articles, and audiovisual material from 300+ libraries throughout the state of Minnesota and neighboring state using the MnPALS and MnLINK catalog.  Interlibrary loan of books is for a minimum of three weeks. Articles are photocopied and become the property of the patron. MINITEX Electronic Document Delivery (MEDD) is also available for those who have an email address listed on their PALS record.

Student Loan Period

Students may borrow circulating books from the AR library for 21 days, with two renewals, unless the material is on hold for another patron. Students may borrow circulating videos for seven days, with two renewals, unless on hold for another patron. Material must be returned or renewed by the due date, or a processing fee of $10 will be assessed for each item overdue. A replacement cost of $35 is assessed for most items not returned or damaged.

Reserve Material

Faculty place material on “reserve” in the library for students. Material is placed on Reserve during the semester for varying loan periods (i.e., Overnight, 3 day, library use only), at the discretion of the instructor. An Anoka-Ramsey Coon Rapids identification card or a library card is required before material can be borrowed.

Virtual Library Access

Library databases are accessible from remote locations, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A Star-ID and Star-ID password is required to access our databases.

Library Staff at your Service

Our library staff are here to assist you. If you have questions, please contact your home library:
Cambridge Campus:     (763) 433-1950
Coon Rapids Campus:  (763) 433-1150




Faculty & Staff Services

Bibliographic Instruction

Library faculty will provide Information Literacy instruction on the MnPALS and MnLINK catalogs and databases from EBSCO, GALE, JSTOR, PROQUEST, etc., Internet, print and non-print resources. Instructors are encouraged to bring their students to the library and use its many resources (as a class or individually).

Reference

Librarians are available to assist students, faculty, and staff with their reference/research needs and questions.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Faculty, staff, and students may borrow library material from libraries throughout the state of Minnesota.  Interlibrary loan of books are for a minimum of three weeks. Articles are photocopied and become the property of the patron. MINITEX Electronic Document Delivery (MEDD) is also available for those who have an email address listed on their MNPALS record.

Audiovisual

Faculty/staff may borrow videos from the Minnesota Community College Film and Video Consortium (MCCFVC) for a specific date.  Additionally, Faculty may request videotapes from libraries outside of "MCCFVC" from one to four weeks, at the discretion of the lending library--request for specific dates is not guaranteed.

There are two ways for requesting AV material:

  1. MCCFVC consortium (videos and DVDs only):  The consortium consists of the seven community college libraries, Anoka Technical and Hennepin Technical.   Request for videos/DVDs require the following:  title of the material, library, call number, and the date of show/preview. The material is shipped to the library several days before the show date and the requestor will be notified for pick-up.  Our percentage of fills on the consortium is 95%.

  2. Interlibrary loan:  This service includes libraries throughout Minnesota. To request audiovisual material from interlibrary loan, the fastest and easiest way is to complete the interlibrary loan form from the borrowing record in MnPALS.  Search and choose the item wanted, select (ILL) interlibrary loan, fill in the required information (the needed by date is not the show date, but the last day you can use the video, we can not guarantee a specific show date) and send the request. When the material arrives you will be contacted.  The due date is determined by the lending library, some will allow renewals.  Our percentage of fills from interlibrary loan is 90%.

    Please allow adequate lead time to receive materials.  We recommend 2 weeks, although, in most cases, materials arrive within one week.

Faculty Loan Period

Faculty may borrow material from the AR library for the entire semester, with one renewal, unless the material is on hold for another patron. Material must be renewed or returned by the end of the semester or a processing fee of $10 and replacement cost, will be assessed for each item overdue.

Retirees

Retired faculty and staff may check out circulating materials for six weeks, renewable once, if not on hold.

Purchase of Library Material

Coon Rapids Faculty can make recommendations on the purchase of print and non-print library material to support the curriculum. CHOICE cards are circulated to divisions monthly to notify faculty of new titles available in their subject area. Faculty should initial the card and return it if they recommend the title for purchase. For other titles or formats, there is an “Acquisitions Request Form” available for faculty to complete.

Reserve Material

Faculty may place material on "reserve" in the library. A "Library Reserve Request Form" must be completed. Material is placed on Reserve during the semester for varying loan periods (i.e., Overnight, 3 day, Library Use Only), at the discretion of the instructor. An Anoka-Ramsey identification card (library card) is required before material can be placed on reserve.

Library Reserve procedures (Coon Rapids)

    1.    Prepare material: 
                a. Have copies of articles made in advance.
                b. Have each photocopy in a manila folder, labeled as you want it listed in our online catalog and under the heading you choose.

    2.    Complete the Library Reserve Request Form.
                a. Have all sections filled out. 
                b. Photocopies of articles or book chapters cannot be added on reserve without the copyright clearance section initialed.

    3.    Please provide 3-5 days to have items placed on reserve.

    4.    All items will need to be picked up when the reserve period is over.  For example, end of the semester or end of the academic year.  There is also the
           option of placing items on permanent reserve.

    5.    All reserve materials, including personal items, are subject to overdue notices, replacement/lost notices, and applicable fines.

Virtual Library Access

Library databases are accessible from remote locations, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  A Star-ID and Star-ID password is required to access our databases.

Faculty Resource Room

The Energy Pool has placed print and non-print material in the Faculty Resource Room for faculty use. There is material in the areas of Faculty Development Teaching for Thinking, Developmental Education, Classroom Research, and Writing Across the Curriculum. A table and desk is available for study and reading. A TV/VCR is available in the room for viewing audiovisual material.


















Alumni & Community Borrower Services

We welcome alumni and community library users! While our primary mission is to serve current Anoka-Ramsey students and employees, anyone may utilize the library. In addition, Minnesota residents with photo ID, who are at least 18, may obtain a community library card and check out circulating materials.

Interlibrary Loan

The ILL service allows borrowing privileges from most academic and public libraries statewide! You'll need your student photo ID to login with the 14-digit barcode number, using your last name as password.

 

Click the PDF icon to view or print directions on requesting materials from other libraries (ILL).

Click the PDF icon to view or print directions on requesting materials from other libraries (ILL).



Mission Statement 

As an integral part of the educational process, the mission is to provide curriculum resources and access to broader materials and instruction about a variety of learning resources.


Food and Drink Policy

The ARCC Libraries wish to provide a friendly and welcoming place for quiet and group study, research, and learning. As such, we request that library users act responsibly and thoughtfully when consuming food and drinks and clean up after themselves.

Trash and recycling containers are available throughout the library for your convenience. We respectfully request that you observe the following guidelines:

  • Drinks in covered, spill-proof containers are permitted.

  • Snack-size foods and foods without a strong smell are permitted.

  • Full meals should be consumed outside the library premises.

  • Food and drink of any kind is not permitted near library computers.

 



Library Hours

Weekday Coon Rapids Cambridge
Monday 7:30am - 8:00pm 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 8:00pm 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 8:00pm 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 8:00pm 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Closed Holidays and some non-class days


Summer Hours

Coon Rapids

May 14 - 30                            CLOSED

May 31 - August 4

Monday/Thursday                  7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday/Wednesday           11:00 a.m. -  7 p.m.

Fridays/Weekends/Holidays CLOSED

August 5-14                           CLOSED

August 15-19

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Academic year hours resume Saturday, August 20

Cambridge

May 16 - 30                          CLOSED

May 31 - July 21

Monday/Thursday                 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday/Wednesday             9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

July 25 - August 4

Monday - Thursday               9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

August 5 - August 16            CLOSED

August 17                              9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

August 18 & August 19         9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


FAQ

Library Database Access

With a Star-ID/password and student ID card/password, library transactions and databases are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

How Do I Renew Library Material Online?

  1. From the library website, under Books, click MnPALS.
  2. At the top of the MnPALS page click Your Borrowing Record.
  3. At login prompt, enter your 14-digit barcode number from the reverse side of your Anoka-Ramsey ID card and your last name as password.
  4. Once logged in, at your User Information Page (your borrowing record), next to loans, click the number. Indicating how many items you have checked out.
  5. From the list of items, click the number to the left of the item you want to renew.
  6. Under the details for that item, click Renew.
  7. Make note of your next due date.
  8. If you have questions, please call your home library:
    Cambridge Campus: 763- 433-1950
    Coon Rapids Campus: 763-433-1150

Is the library open to the public?

Yes, while our primary mission is to serve Anoka-Ramsey students and staff, we also serve the community.  With proper identification, community patrons who are at least 18 years old, may obtain a "community" card and borrow circulating materials.

May periodicals be checked out from the library?

In general, periodicals remain in the library. However, with authorization from library staff, Anoka-Ramsey faculty and staff may check them out for a limited time.

Will I be fined if my books are overdue?

There is a $10 processing fee for each item ten (10) or more days overdue.

Do you have a question not answered here?

If you have additional questions, please call your home library:
Cambridge Campus: 763- 433-1950.
Coon Rapids Campus 763-433-1150.






Renew Materials and Loan Policies

Policies
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College ID or library card is required
  • Loan period for most material is 21 days
  • Two renewals allowed to students
  • $10 processing fee for each item 10 or more days overdue
  • $35 replacement charge for each item lost or damaged

Renew Materials

  1. From the library website, under Books, click MnPALS.
  2. At the top of the MnPALS page click Your Borrowing Record.
  3. At login prompt, enter your 14-digit barcode number from the reverse side of your Anoka-Ramsey ID card and your last name as password.
  4. Once logged in, at your User Information Page (your borrowing record), next to loans, click the number. Indicating how many items you have checked out.
  5. From the list of items, click the number to the left of the item you want to renew.
  6. Under the details for that item, click Renew.
  7. Make note of your next due date.
  8. If you have questions, please call your home library:
    Cambridge Campus: 763- 433-1950 
    Coon Rapids Campus: 763-433-1150

Download the instructions as a PDF document:

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