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Minitex is a state-funded library organization located at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Its mission is to strengthen libraries, cultural institutions, and the communities they serve. The collection includes content to help tell the story of Minitex and library service in Minnesota including oral history interviews from library staff in the region, photographs of Minitex staff and events from 1975 to the present, and issues of the Minitex Messenger newsletter (1974-1984). The subject content includes the history of library consortia in Minnesota, development of statewide services such as interlibrary loan and delivery, library automation and technology (migration from card catalog to catalogs, and later online catalogs) in Minnesota, and more.

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301 19th Avenue South
60 Wilson Library
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

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