Books & More


MnPALS Plus is the default library catalog. Search in MnPALS Plus to find books and other information sources available through the Normandale Community College Library. It provides a sleek interface, faceted searching, book covers, author biographies, and fast response time. It is accessible as the default search in the book tab on the Library homepage.

MnPALS Classic

The old version of the catalog, MnPALS Classic is still available by selecting Classic MnPALS from the books tab.

Library Collections

The Library has a wide variety of materials and resources for use. The variety of material types available include books, pamphlets, magazines, newspapers, indexes, microforms, videotapes, audiotapes, kits, CD-ROM's, maps, and charts. All items, except magazines, newspapers, and pamphlets are cataloged using the Library of Congress Classification System and added to the various collections.

LC Classification

Normandale Community College Library organizes its books and other materials collections according to the Library of Congress Classification System. The goal of the classification system is to locate items of a similar subject matter near each other.

Other Library Catalogs & Resources

Search for books and more in other libraries catalogs, including WorldCat, MnLINK, MnPALS Libraries, and Books in Print.