Library

Library

Library 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 $5 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

     

  • 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 through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) at the discretion of the lending library--request for specific dates is not guaranteed.

    1. 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 two 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 $5 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.

    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 are required to access the databases.

  • 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 a photo ID, who are at least 18, may obtain a community library card and check out circulating materials.

Supplementary Information

  • Coon Rapids Campus 763-433-1150

    Faculty Librarians

    AL MAMARIL

    MLIS, MEd, BA University of Hawaii
    Instruction, Reference, Systems
    Student Workers
    Office L216 | 763-433-1552

    GINA PANCERELLA-WILLIS

    MS, Drexel University
    BA, Franklin and Marshall College
    Instruction, Reference
    Acquisitions, Periodicals
    Office L217 | 763-433-1197

    BARBARA SANDARIN

    MLIS, St. Catherine University
    BA, Mount Mary College
    Instruction, Reference
    Information Literacy
    Office L214B | 763-433-1466

    Library Staff

    CANDICE YOUNG

    MLIS, St. Catherine University
    BA, University of Minnesota
    AA, North Hennepin Community College
    Circulation, Reserve
    Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging
    Office L209 | 763-433-1125

  • Cambridge Campus 763-433-1950

    Faculty Librarian

    JULIANA BONER

    MLIS, Dominican University
    BA, St. Catherine University
    Instruction, Reference
    Acquisitions, Cataloging

    Office D116 | 763-433-1358

    Library Staff

    MARTHA MUEHLHAUSER

    BA, University of Minnesota
    Circulation, Reserve, ILL
    Office D117 | 763-433-1875

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