MINITEX Library Information Network, located in Minneapolis, is a publicly supported network of academic, public and state government agencies and special libraries. The network and its various affiliates work cooperatively to enhance library s services for the users. It is funded by the Minnesota Legislature through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. MINITEX Library Information Network s various programs are funded through a contract with Minnesota State Library Services and School Technology, a unit of the Minnesota Department of Education. Libraries in North Dakota and South Dakota participate in MINITEX programs through affiliations with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.