Waite Library and Learning Commons

Waite Library Catalog includes

  • Books
  • Journals
  • Trade publications
  • Data Papers from U.S. Department of Agriculture and other U.S. government agencies
  • Working papers of international and domestic agricultural economics departments
  • Reports of various international agencies
  • Publications from Minnesota organizations and state agencies
  • Archives of all publications and theses from the Department of Applied Economics

Scope of Holdings

The collection includes materials on topics such as agricultural and food marketing, agricultural finance, agricultural prices, community development, consumption economics, economic development, economics of public service, farm and agribusiness management, international trade, human resources, labor economics, land use planning, production economics, public policy, regional economics, resource and environmental economics, and state and local organization and finance.

Library Features

  • Multiple seating areas designed for group work, comfortable collaborative conversations, or quiet study
  • Teaching/research module with large curved whiteboard and 27" flat screen monitor - perfect for working on group presentations, hosting TA "office hours", or small staff working meetings
  • Public computers that also serve as computer lab terminals, enabling UMN affiliated users to connect to popular networked resources such as STATA
  • Cafe Corner for informal chats with colleagues
  • Mobile furnishings, including shelving, enabling swift and easy reconfiguration of the entire space for events


Hours and Location

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

232 Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108


Danielle Becker
[email protected]