Welcome to the library!

The M State library is here to support you during your time at M State, offering everything from research assistance to tutoring to help finding a great book to read. And, if library staff can't help you, we'll locate the person on campus who can. We strive to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment committed to embracing, nurturing and developing independent learners. 


Tutoring support

Academic specialists are here to help with your tutoring needs. You can find them in your campus library or at Tutoring Support. Also, find information about, make appointments with peer tutors, and learn more about the Center for Academic Writing and Reading. To make an appointment with an academic specialist use the "Book an Appointment" link in the contact information below. 

A-Z database list

Find articles, videos, eBooks and more in our database collection: A-Z Database List. Off-campus M State students can access databases by logging into SpartanNet or entering their StarID and password when prompted. 


M State LibGuides are developed by the librarian to help students, faculty and staff find library and online resources for their courses. LibGuides also feature links to open educational resources (OERs). Students and faculty can request the creation of new guides for courses or specific research topics by contacting M State library staff.

Catalog search

Use catalog search to search for books or articles available at M State libraries or statewide. Place requests for books held by other libraries by signing in with your StarID and password and filling out the request form. 

Test proctoring services

Visit Proctoring Services to learn how M State proctoring services work and sign up for a time to test. ​​​​​

M State librarian and academic specialists

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Kari Oanes
College librarian
Serving all campuses and online  
Book an appointment 

Specialties: research and database use

Dawn Eklund

Dawn Eklund
Academic specialist
Detroit Lakes and online 
Book an appointment 

​​​Tutoring in math (including college algebra and Introduction to Statistics), writing, anatomy and physiology, Med Micro, economics, accounting and physics

doreen hauge

Doreen Hauge
Academic specialist
Detroit Lakes and online
Book an appointment 

Tutoring in research skills, databases, citation, general education courses, organization and time management skills and assistance with interlibrary loans.

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Laura Jasken
Academic specialist
On Leave 

Jodi Kramer

Jodi Kramer
Academic specialist
Fergus Falls and online
Book an appointment 

Tutoring in writing, English, psychology, sociology, education courses, basic math and basic science

Shaye Olson

Shaye Olson
Academic specialist
Moorhead and online
Book an appointment 

Tutoring in biology, chemistry, Introduction to Python Programming, and math (including college algebra)

diane wuollet

Diane Wuollet
Academic specialist
Book an appointment 

Tutoring in applied math, geometry, trigonometry and technical programs



Mathew Zimney
Academic specialist
Moorhead and online
Book an appointment

Tutoring in writing, college algebra, psychology, sociology and basic science

Library hours

Detroit Lakes Library - Closed for the summer 

Fergus Falls Library - Closed for the summer

Moorhead Library - ​​​​​Closed until June 3 

Moorhead library summer hours beginning June 3, 2024

Monday:        8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Tuesday:       8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Wednesday:   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Thursday:      8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday:           8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Sat/Sun:       Closed 

Wadena Library - Closed for the summer 

Libraries are closed when the college is closed for holidays and inclement weather. 

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