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Services

Alumni and Visitors

Alumni

Alumni of the University of Northwestern - St. Paul have access to the Berntsen Library's collections with an alumni card that can be obtained from Alumni Engagement at 651-631-5236.

Alumni privileges include the following:

  • Borrowing books from the Berntsen Library's circulating collections (except curriculum library).
  • Article databases and online resources can be accessed from any of the public workstations at the library.
  • Northwestern audiovisual items can be used in-library on our playback equipment.
  • Materials from other MnPALS libraries are not available to alumni though you may buy visitor privileges at some MnPALS libraries.
  • Interlibrary loan services are available from your local public library.
  • Printing (b&w and color) is $.05 per page.
  • Did you know that your Minnesota public library card provides one-stop access to five statewide library services? Check them out at MnKnows - Dig Deeper @ Your Library.

Visitors

Visitors to the University of Northwestern - St. Paul are welcome to use the library's resources while at the library. For those wanting to check out books, a visitor card may be purchased at the circulation desk for $15/year.

Visitor privileges include the following:

  • Borrowing books from the Berntsen Library's circulating collections (except curriculum library) with the purchase of a visitor card.
  • Article databases and online resources can be accessed from any of the public workstations at the library.
  • Northwestern audiovisual items can be used in-library on our playback equipment.
  • Materials from other MnPALS libraries are not available to visitors though you may buy visitor privileges at some MnPALS libraries.
  • Interlibrary loan services are available from your local public library.
  • Printing (b&w and color) is $.05 per page.
  • Did you know that your Minnesota public library card provides one-stop access to five statewide library services? Check them out at MnKnows - Dig Deeper @ Your Library.