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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Government Information on COVID-19

CDC COVID-19 Website (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is the national public health agency of the United States, and the leader of the U.S. COVID-19 health policy and research.

Federal Government Response to Coronavirus COVID-19
A list of links to federal agency actions, programs, and other responses to COVID-19 from business and employment help to scam prevention. Includes a helpful set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

MInnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Website
Minnesota-specific COVID-19 case information and government guidance.

Note: Click on Situation Update to see case and testing statistics.

COVID-19 Myths

Interactive COVID-19 Charts, Maps, & Simulations

Newspaper Articles

4 Major U.S. Newspapers Restricted Resource
Search for articles within the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune
Explore Topics
Having a hard time choosing a topic? Try exploring these library databases for topic ideas. 

Points of View Reference Center Restricted Resource
Points of ViewPoints of View Reference Center contains issue overviews and controversial essays on multiple sides of current issues.

Gale eBooks Restricted Resource
Gale eBooks logoGale eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books in biography, history, literature, medicine, and more.
Find Articles
Academic Search Premier Restricted Resource
Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.

JSTOR Restricted Resource
JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.

Academic OneFile (Gale) Restricted Resource
Academic OneFile (Gale)Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Find More Sources
ProQuest News and Newspapers (Advanced Search) Restricted Resource
Provides full text coverage of thousands of U.S. and international newspapers. ​

Book Search

Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.


Trouble finding sources? 
Try another database or try Combined Search.

Article Databases by Subject
All of the library's online collections, organized by subject.

Combined Search

Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.

Research Reminders
​Picking a Topic - from North Carolina State University Libraries

Developing Keywords - from Monroe Community College Libraries, SUNY

Phrase Searching - from North Carolina State University Libraries

What Are Library Databases? - from Northeastern Illinois University Library
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  (952) 358-8290


librarian Lacey
Lacey Mamak
Electronic Resources/
Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Use Library Resources Off Campus
Access Databases from Off Campus
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted.  Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
Evaluate Source Credibility
Evaluate each source you use with CAPPS!
Consider the source's –
C = Currency
A = Author
P = Publication
P = Point of View
S = Sources
More info about CAPPS pdf
Cite Your Sources - MLA and APA
MLA Quick Guide
See MLA citation examples for the most common types of sources (8th edition).

APA Quick Guide
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

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