Searching & Evaluating Resources
Overview and evaluation of various resources.
Supports the education community with a comprehensive set of resources to help students write with integrity.
How to Spot Fake News
Understand and think about what you read on social media.
Digital library of research institutions and libraries working to ensure the cultural record is preserved and accessible.
Plants database USDA
Each plant has a plant guide which gives information about the plant and its traditional uses.
Sweetgrass – Sacred Medicine (Winnipeg Regional Health Authority) – includes a short video.
Native American Ethnobotany Database
Extensive lists of ethnobotanical uses by plant or tribe.
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties– This site from Oklahoma State University covers US Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 and US laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970.
Indian Land Cessions in the United States, 1784-1894– A Library of Congress site which shows original documents that can be browsed by date, tribe, state/territory.
Native American Treaties and Agreements– an extensive site with reprinted text of treaties.
Native American Documents Project– from California State University has links to published reports, Allotment Data and other information related to California tribes.
Indigenous Canada Online Course– can audit a course for free
Information literacy standards and assessment tools for English courses.
STEM Information Literacy Standards
Information literacy standards and assessment tools for STEM courses.
Psychology Information Literacy Standards
Information literacy standards and assessment tools for Psychology courses.
Sociology and Anthropology Information Literacy standards
Information literacy standards and assessment tools for Sociology and Anthropology courses.
Distance Learning Standards
Information literacy standards and assessment tools for Distance Learning programs.
Provides an overview of basic facts about copyright and copyright registration with the U.S. Copyright Office. More detailed reference books are provided in the Library on Copyright in Higher Education.
Creative Commons Licensing
Creative Commons provides 6 different public licenses to creators of works to allow them to share parts of their works in specific ways. This provides more flexible terms for creators to share their work within Copyright Laws, allowing others to use and remix their work in limited ways while retaining ownership rights as specified by the license.
MnLink provides resources from public and academic libraries throughout Minnesota. Ask your Librarian for assistance with this resource. Most requests can be filled through our Library’s catalog.