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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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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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar

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.
Access: Free
Category: General research, Professional & Scholar

AncestryLibrary

AncestryLibrary

Research family and local history through thousands of collections worldwide covering immigration, military, birth, death, census records and more. Web Link to More Information
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. Web Link
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, General research, Professional & Scholar

Argus Leader (1979-1995)

Argus Leader, The (Sioux Falls) Index (1979-1995)

Indexes and provides citations (only) to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls “Argus Leader” newspaper from January, 1982 to December 1995. Does not include national news or columns (unless relevant to SD), obituaries, birth/engagement/wedding announcements, daily sports, public notices, minutes of government meetings, or police records.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Argus Leader (1996-2003)

Argus Leader, The (Sioux Falls) Index (1996-July, 2003)

Indexes and provides citations (only) to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls “Argus Leader” newspaper from January, 1996 to July, 2003. Includes obituaries; does not include national news or columns (unless relevant to SD).
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


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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.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Top journals covering all business disciplines; including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, and economics. More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, General research, Professional & Scholar


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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. Web Link
Access: Inside Library Only
Category: General Research, Professional & Scholar, 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. Web Link to more information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar


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Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index 1876-1905

Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index (1876-1905)

Indexes issues from 1876 to 1905 of these historic Deadwood papers: “Black Hills Pioneer,” “Black Hills Times,” and “Black Hills Champion”. Created by the staff of the Deadwood Public Library
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


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EBSCO eBook Collection

eBooks on EBSCO

Over 10,000 books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more. More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, General research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar, High School

EBSCO eBooks Mobile App

eBooks on EBSCO

The EBSCO eBooks Mobile app enables you to download EBSCO eBooks to your Apple or Android device, seamlessly. Over 10,000 children's fiction, adult fiction, and nonfiction books.More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, General research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar, High School

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center

explora

An authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds. More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Education & Libraries

Explora

explora

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Education & Libraries, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Additional Modules include: Educator's Edition Web Link, Explora Primary School Web Link, Explora Libraries Web Link, Explora Secondary School Web Link


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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. Web Link to more information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, Education & Libraries, Genealogy, General Research, Professional & Scholar, Middle School, High School

New eBooks Added! -August 2017


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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. Web Link
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Genealogy

HighWire Press

HighWire Press

Offering free access to millions of articles from hundreds of publications in the sciences.
Access: Free
Category: Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar


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Indian Country Today Index 1996-2003

Indian Country Today Index

Indexes and provides citations (only) to articles published in the “Indian Country Today” newspaper from January, 1996 thru June?, 2003.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Ingenta Connect

Ingenta Connect

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


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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. Web Link
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Career and Test Prep, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


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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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General, 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.
Access: Free
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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General research, Professional & Scholar


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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.
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Languages & Talking Books

Procitizen

pro citizen

An interactive course for immigrants preparing to take the Naturalization Test.
Un curso interactivo para los inmigrantes que se preparan para tomar el examen para obtener la ciudadanĂ­a.
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Languages & Talking Books

Modules: in English Web Link, en Español Web Link

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest

A multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas. Web Link to More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals, newspapers, Professional & Scholar

PubMed

ProQuest

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


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ReferenceUSA

Web Link to ReferenceUSA

A directory of people, job postings, and both historic and current US businesses, with hundreds of millions of records.Web Link
Access: State Library eCard on a Computer Outside of a Library Network
Category: Business, Career & Test Prep, Government & Direct

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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business , General research


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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. Web Link to More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, Genealogy, General Research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar, Government & Direct

Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Maps

Historic Fire Insurance Maps for 82 South Dakota communities from 1867 to 1970. Web Link to More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Education & Libraries, South Dakota

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.
Access: Free
Category: General Research, Professional & Scholar

SIRS Discoverer (Grades K-8)

SIRS Discoverer

For elementary and middle school students and educators, this multidisciplinary database covers current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and more. Web Link to More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
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. Web Link to More Information
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Middle School, High School

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.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, 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.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, 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.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, 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
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Business, Professional & Scholar


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.Web Link
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General, Professional & Scholar


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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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Education & Libraries

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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Career & Test Prep, General Research, Languages & Talking Books

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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Languages & Talking Books

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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Languages & Talking Books

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. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: Elementary School

World Book Student (Grades 5-9)

World Book Students

For middle schools, it includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
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 database. Web Link
Access: Library Card, Library or School Campus
Category: General Research, Professional & Scholar


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TUMBLEBOOKS ANNOUNCEMENT
Tumblebooks will no longer be available through the South Dakota State Library as of July 1, 2017. We are in the process of bringing you a new talking book resource.


Puzzle Map of South Dakota with various database/online resource logos
Puzzle Map download and print this P D F file - Puzzle Map

Download and print this PDF file for a listing of electronic resources made available to South Dakota.


SDSL Electronic Resources Quick Guide download and print this PDF file - South Dakota State Library Electronic Resources Quick Guide
SDSL E-Resources Quick Guide is a reminder of which features are in which e-resources for which age group.
Updated February 2017


South Dakota State Library Cornerstone
SDSL's e-Newsletter articles include:
  - Electronic Resources
  - Language
  - Practice Tests
  - South Dakota Titles To Go
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