Print Collections

Visit the College Archives to research the history of Concordia College. The archives collects and preserves documents, including…

  • Photographs
  • Institutional records
  • Faculty and alumni publications
  • Music 
  • And more

Concordia’s Curriculum Center offers a variety of library materials for pre-service teachers and young readers, including…

  • Picture books
  • Young adult fiction and nonfiction
  • Children’s world language books 
  • Textbooks
  • And more

The Main Collection includes a variety of materials, including books, movies, and music that support undergraduate research and learning at Concordia. Main Collection materials are organized by Library of Congress Classification and are found on the first, second, third, and fourth floors of the library.

Use these books to find background information, facts, statistics, maps, and more. Concordia’s Reference Collection is available on the first floor of the library across from the Reference Desk. These books are for in-library use only.

The Serendipity Collection is filled with the library’s newest and most popular titles. Browse these books to find new fiction and fun, relaxing reads. Concordia’s Serendipity Collection is available on the first floor of the library next to the Circulation Desk. 

Electronic Databases

View the library's A-Z List of Databases.

Digital Collections

Students who present at the annual Celebration of Student Scholarship may be nominated by faculty to submit their research for inclusion in the Showcase of Undergraduate Work.


To gather, preserve, and disseminate examples of exemplary research of Concordia College students in a digital archive. In so doing, the collection accomplishes three important objectives:

  1. Provides an elite outlet for students to strive for academic excellence and publication
  2. Serves as a historical snapshot of student academic life and output
  3. Demonstrates the quality of Concordia academics thereby serving as a recruitment tool for student, faculty, and staff prospects. Learn more about the collection guidelines.


  • Project demonstrates a high degree of rigor, depth, and quality
  • Research or creative activity is an original work that makes a relevant contribution to the area of study
  • Presentation of research (written, oral, performed) is clear, professional, and engaging
  • Research was conducted and presented in an ethical manner
  • Project as a whole serves as an excellent example of undergraduate scholarship for the Concordia community

Further information about the collection and the submission process is accessible from the documents below. Please contact Krys Strand or the College Archives with questions.

Submission Guidelines 

Submission Form

Other Libraries

  • Print Resources - Visit any of the Tri-College Libraries to borrow materials with your Concordia ID.
  • Electronic Resources - Bring your Concordia ID and ask for help at any library's reference desk for help accessing their online databases, ejournals, and ebooks. Online resources can only be accessed on-site at other Tri-College libraries.

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Suggest a Purchase

Faculty, students, and staff are invited to suggest titles for purchase. All titles are reviewed before purchasing. Priority is given to materials that support the research and teaching needs of the faculty and Concordia's curriculum. 

To submit a request, please fill out our Suggest a Purchase Form.