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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

A general, multidisciplinary research database, with thousands of acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

AGRICOLA

AGRICOLA (1970+)

The National Agricultural Library provides information for all aspects of agriculture. Includes abstracts, bibliographic records, and journal citations from around the world.
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

ebsco host logo

A recognized standard for patient drug information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

Alt-HealthWatch

Alt Health Watch

A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Health & Medicine

AncestryLibrary

AncestryLibrary

Research family and local history with access to thousands of collections from around the world, with immigration, military, birth, death, census records and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Access: Inside Library Only
Category: Genealogy

Archive Grid

Archive Grid

Collection of over four million archival material descriptions from thousands of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Genealogy, Scholarly Research


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Black Hills Knowledge Network

Web Link to Black Hills Knowledge Network

Information for the Black Hills region, including community data, news and historical photos and documents.
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

BookFlix®

Web Link to Scholastic Book Flix

Hundreds of talking books for children. It pairs approximately 120 animated stories with a nonfiction talking book on a similar subject. Web Link to More Information at SDSL LibGuides
Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary School

Business Searching Interface

ebsco host logo

Search for company profiles, country economic data, industry information, market research, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Top journals covering all business disciplines; including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, and economics. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, General Research, Scholarly Research


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CAMIO

OCLC Logo

Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — Almost 100,000 art images from leading museums; for education, research and enjoyment. Content is rights-cleared for educational use. More Information at Lib Guides
Access: Inside Library Only
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research, Elementary School, Middle School

ChiltonLibrary

Chilton Library

Repair, maintenance and service information for thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940 to the present. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Auto Repair

Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)

Consumer Health Complete

Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

Consumer Health Complete (Journal Search)

Consumer Health Complete

Searches Journals for health-related topics. Content covers all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream to holistic medicine. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


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EBSCO eBooks Collection

eBooks on EBSCO

Over 10,000 books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School

EBSCO eBooks Mobile App

eBooks on EBSCO

Download over 10,000 children's fiction, adult fiction, and nonfiction books to your Apple or Android device. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

explora

Indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians

Explora Educators

explora educators edition

Journal articles and other tools for educators. It includes lesson plans, student tools, and curriculum standards. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians

Explora Kids (Grades K-6)

explora primary school

An encyclopedia especially for elementary school students. Additional searching available through EBSCO's advanced search. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School

Explora Libraries

explora

A research database especially for public libraries, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)

explora secondary edition

A research database especially for middle and high school students, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School, High School


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FDSys Federal Digital System

Energy Citations (1948+)

The United States government's official depository of online documents.
Category: Government & Directories

FirstSearch

OCLC logo

Search for information on a wide range of subjects in twelve databases: ArticleFirst, ClasePeriodica, ebooks, ECO, ERIC, GPO, MEDLINE, OAlster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCat, and WorldCatDissertations. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

funk and wagnalls encyclopedia

A student encyclopedia that provides over 25,000 entries on a wide variety of topics. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Dozens of reference books for all ages. Includes health, history, government, science, education, business, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Genealogy, General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School

New eBooks Added! - September 2017

GreenFILE

Green File

Scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments, and minimizing negative impacts. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research


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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source Consumer Edition

Consumer health information includes magazines, reference books, and current health pamphlets. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source Nursing Academic Edition

Nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

HeritageQuest by Ancestry

HeritageQuest

Research family and local history; it includes census, military, and gravestone records with over 25,000 family and local history books. Powered by Ancestry.com. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Genealogy

HighWire Press

HighWire Press

Offering free access to millions of articles from hundreds of publications in the sciences.
Category: Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


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Ingenta Connect

Ingenta Connect

A global research index, with millions of citations from over 30,000 publications, including over 6,000 on-line journals.
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


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Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Practice tests and self-paced courses for all learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume/cover letter writing courses and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Career and Test Prep, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Indexes and abstracts for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians, Scholarly Research


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MAS Ultra School Edition (Grades 9-12)

mas ultra school edition

Contains full-text articles of popular high school magazines covering a range of subject areas, including history, science, and careers. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: High School

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

For public libraries; EBSCO provides magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection with photos, maps and flags. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, High School

MedlinePLUS

MedlinePLUS

From the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in understandable language.
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

MegaFILE

MegaFILE

A combined search of EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News databases. It includes thousands of articles and covers a wide variety of topics. Select "Choose Databases" to expand your search. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research

MiddleSearch Plus (Grades 5-8)

MiddleSearch Plus

For middle schools; it has biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School


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Points of View Reference Center

MasterFILE Premier

Presenting multiple sides of issues, it helps one create persuasive arguments and essays, understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, High School, Scholarly Research

Primary Search (Grades K-6)

primary search

For elementary schools; it contains articles from popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries and a large image collection. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School

Procitizen in English

pro citizen

An interactive course for immigrants preparing to take the Naturalization Test. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages

Procitizen en Español

pro citizen

Un curso interactivo para los inmigrantes que se preparan para tomar el examen para obtener la ciudadanía. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages

Professional Development Collection

Regional Business News Plus

Full-text information for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians, Scholarly Research

Pronunciator

pronunciator

Learn over 80 different languages. There are also 50 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Includes oral phrases, flash cards, learning guides, and live online instruction. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages, High School, Middle School

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest

A truly multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School

PubMed

ProQuest

More than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


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Readers’ Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Web Link to Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890- 1982

Searchable full coverage of the original paper volumes of a broad selection of periodicals. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School

ReferenceUSA

Web Link to ReferenceUSA

A directory of people, job postings, and both historic and current US businesses, with hundreds of millions of records.More Information at Lib Guides
Access: State Library eCard on a Computer Outside of a Library Network
Category: Business, Career & Test Prep, Government & Directories

Regional Business News Plus

Regional Business News Plus

Full-text worldwide business information. Includes newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, newswires and videos. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business


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SAGE Knowledge

SAGE

A social science digital library for students and faculty. Has nearly 5,000 titles of eBook and eReference content, as well as business case studies and streaming video. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Genealogy, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Maps

Historic Fire Insurance Maps for 82 South Dakota communities spanning 1867 to 1970. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Science Reference Center

web link to science reference center

Articles from hundreds of science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a large image collection; primarily for K-12 students. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

SciTech Connect

Sci Tech Connect

Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy. Includes technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and software.
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research

SIRS Discoverer (Grades K-8)

SIRS Discoverer

For students and educators, this multidisciplinary database covers current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School, Middle School

SIRS Issues Researcher (Grades 7-12)

SIRS Issues Researcher

Provides the background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of over 300 current and leading issues. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School, High School


South Dakota Newspaper Indexes

Indian Country Today Index

Historical newspaper indexes from the following: Deadwood/Black Hills (1877-1900), Indian Country Today (1991-2003), Rapid City Journal (1999-2005), SDSU Collegian Index (1970-2000), and Sioux Falls Argus-Leader (1979-2003).
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

South Dakota Online State Publications

SDSL

Reflects the history and culture of South Dakota. Primarily of interest to librarians, researchers, and genealogists, collections include newspaper articles, photographs, state documents, and more.
Category: Government & Directories, South Dakota

South Dakota Public Notices

Web Link to South Dakota Newspaper Association

Locate public and legal notices about hearings, advertisements for bids, financial reports, adoption of ordinances, and other government activities legally requiring public notice.
Category: Government & Directories, South Dakota

South Dakota State Library Catalog

South Dakota State Library Catalog

Search for both print and electronic items held by the South Dakota State Library.
Category: Government & Directories, South Dakota


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Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for over 200 of the most popular peer-reviewed teacher and administrator trade journals. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Scholarly Research


U.S. Major Dailies

Proquest

Five of the country's most respected national and regional newspapers, offering complete and timely coverage of local, national, and world events.More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, General Research, Scholarly Research


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World Book Activity Corner

World Book Advanced

For educators and parents, it offers thousands of projects suitable for the classroom and library. Each activity has easy-to-follow steps and a list of required materials. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Educators & Librarians

World Book Advanced (Grades 9-12)

World Book Advanced

Full encyclopedia and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: High School

World Book Discover

World Book Discover

Has reference resources for differentiated instruction, such as ESL, reluctant readers, and adult learners. Also includes an extensive life skills section. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Career & Test Prep, General Research, Languages

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Spanish Language Encyclopedia)

World Book Spanish Language Encyclopedia

A beginner's Spanish-language reference tool, it includes the elements of World Book Kids — thousands of articles, videos, maps, and games and activities. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages

World Book : L'Encyclopédie Découverte (French Language Encyclopedia)

World Book French Language Encyclopedia

Written in Canadian French to a level appropriate for young native French speakers, as well as for older students and adults for whom French is a second language. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages

World Book Kids (Grades K-5)

World Book Kids

A general reference for elementary students, it offers easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia, images and videos as well as games, science projects, and activities. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School

World Book Student (Grades 5-9)

World Book Students

Includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School, Middle School

WorldCat

WorldCat

The world's largest online network of books and other materials, from more than 10,000 worldwide libraries. Select the WorldCat link once you access the OCLC's First Search database. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research


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If you are experiencing problems accessing any of the databases contact a Digital Resources Coordinator at 605-773-3131 or via email Email Link.





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