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Electronic Resources | Categories | General Research

General Research


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

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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


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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


CAMIO

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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


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


FirstSearch

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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

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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


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


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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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


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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


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

PubMed comprises 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


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


Science Reference Center

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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


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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


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


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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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.
Updated September 2017


SDSL Electronic Resources Quick Guide download and print this PDF file - South Dakota State Library Electronic Resources Quick Guide
Downloadable handout with the most popular searching categories, access and search tips.
Updated September 2017


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