The library’s online system, MnPALS, will be down from 5 p.m. on Friday, August 28 until approximately 8 a.m. on Monday, August 31. There will be a slight interruption in library services during this time.

* Interlibrary loan requests for materials from other libraries will not be available from either a blank form or from the form in the online catalog, MnPALS. Interlibrary loan requests for materials will be available through the MnLINK Gateway (

* Availability status of materials may not be correct in the public catalog if items were checked out recently.

* The proxy server will be working during the down time so access to online databases and online journals will not be interrupted.

* This down time will not impact e-reserves or other library services and the library will of course remain open and operational during this time.