Online resources

Human Resources Compliance Library

Available remotely only while in-person services are limited. Addresses changing HR practices and federal and state laws.

Minnesota Legal Forms Library

Covers bankruptcy, bills of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, incorporation, landlord/tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes and wills. Includes U.S. and Minnesota forms.

Patent search tools

Accessible only at Minneapolis Central Library, 2nd floor. Public access to search full-text patent and application databases for the U.S., and abstracts for Japanese and European patents. Both the Examiner's Automated Search Tool (PubEAST) and the Web-based Examiner's Search Tool (PubWEST) are available.


Westlaw is temporarily offering limited remote access. Contact Hennepin County Law Library for more information.

Available only in a library. Minnesota and U.S. cases, headnotes, statutes, court orders, court rules, and administrative decisions. 


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Hennepin County Law Library

The law library, located on 24th floor of the Hennepin County Government Center, provides materials related to practicing law, including books, journals and electronic databases.

Law librarians are available to help you find information and resources as you conduct legal research.

The library is open to the public, with unlimited use of materials on site. Remote use of some resources is available to subscribers.