Government Information on COVID-19
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.
Interactive COVID-19 Charts, Maps, & Simulations
- Global Cases Dashboard (updated daily)
- Minnesota Cases Dashboard (updated daily)
- Why Coronavirus Outbreaks Spread Exponentially (simulation)
- Infection Trajectory by Country ("the curve") (updated daily)
- Various Charts and Statistics
4 Major U.S. Newspapers
Search for articles within the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune.
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
Provides full text coverage of thousands of U.S. newspapers.
Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains issue overviews and controversial essays on multiple sides of current issues.
Gale eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books in biography, history, literature, medicine, and more.
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Note: Your chat question may be directed to a librarian from another college when Normandale librarians are unavailable.
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.
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.