East Central Regional Library

Serving libraries in East Central Minnesota: Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and  Pine Counties

Magazines and Databases

This page links to reliable information that is not available through Google and the free Internet. These subscription services include magazines, books, encyclopedias, and data banks and are paid for with local, state, and federal funds.

If you are asked for your library card number, please use your ECRL library card number -- without spaces. Note: you may not be able to login remotely if your library card is blocked for any reason (excess fines, etc.)

Learning Express

ELM* Database Links
Quick links to a short list of 7 of ECRL librarians' favorite ELM database resources

ELM* complete resources, including Encylopedia Britannica, magazines, newspapers, electronic reference sources
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Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Home Page

ECRL funded

Access to the 1790-1930 federal census, immigration, land, military, and vital records.  Your comprehensive family history resource.

This resource is available in ECRL branch libraries only. No remote access is available, due to licensing restrictions.

Chilton Automotive Repair

ECRL funded

Auto repair information for the "do-it-yourself" mechanic.  Includes detailed instructions and diagrams that can be viewed and printed.  Select year, make, and model to get started.

* This resource is available to residents of Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine Counties.

Note: ECRL no longer subscribes to a proprietary readers' database. Follow these links to free Internet sites about books and for readers:

*ELM (the Electronic Library of Minnesota) is brought to you by your local library or school media center, the MINITEX Library Information Network, and State Library Services and School Technology, the MN state library agency with state appropriations to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of Education, and federal LSTA funds under the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

East Central Regional Library
244 South Birch Street Cambridge Minnesota 55008
Phone 763.689.7390      FAX 763.689.7389
ecregion @ ecrlib.org