Jul 29, 2022
The work of the MNLINK Transition Task force has sped up in July, as the group continues to define our current system and refine the needs for the new system. Please register for the second MNLINK Transition listening session on Thursday, August 11 at 2:00 p.m. to share your thoughts on the MNLINK Transition with the task force.
Jul 8, 2022
The software MNLINK relies upon for interlibrary loan will be retired by OCLC in June 2024. To find the right new solution for MNLINK, feedback from front-line public services staff is essential. Listening sessions have been scheduled for this purpose on July 13 and August 11. Register today!
Jul 7, 2022
People across Minnesota, even our youngest researchers, use MNLINK to request materials not available at their local library. We think MNLINK is such a cool service, we made a stop-motion video about it!
Jun 30, 2022
The MNLINK Transition Task Force continues to learn about MNLINK needs. Please register for the first MNLINK transition listening session on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Share your thoughts on the MNLINK transition with the task force.
May 20, 2022
The MNLINK Transition Task Force held its first meeting on Monday, May 16. The Task Force is charged with recommending a new software platform for MNLINK, the online interlibrary loan portal to Minnesota's vast library resources.
May 1, 2022
Minitex runs Minnesota's statewide interlibrary loan portal, MNLINK. The software that makes MNLINK possible, VDX, will be retired by OCLC in June 2024.
Jan 8, 2021
Minnesota’s statewide interlibrary loan service is the envy of the nation, and we’ve never needed it more than we did in 2020. The list below contains just a small sample of the items that brought joy to Minitex staff over the past year. Each item is available via MNLINK (mnlink.org), Minnesota’s online interlibrary loan portal. Minitex salutes the countless libraries and library workers who made interlibrary loan possible despite 2020’s many challenges.
Nov 18, 2020
Minnesota public libraries participating with MNLINK have agreed to an updated best practices policy related to billing for overdue and damaged materials.
The online interlibrary loan portal to Minnesota's vast library resources