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Electronic Resources | EBSCOhost


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EBSCOhost is licensed by the South Dakota Library Network. It is available to SDLN member libraries and their patrons. Please contact SDLN for more information at 1-800-245-5690 or email Email Link to SDLN.

More support material is available from EBSCO Support Web Link to EBSCO support including tutorials Web Link to EBSCO Tutorials.

Hyperlinks/ shortcuts

Below are the URL's for EBSCO databases licensed for statewide access in South Dakota. Unique URLs can also be used to access individual EBSCO databases. In South Dakota, the URL's described below will provide access to both:

  • IP-filtered PC's within the Library/Campus and/or to
  • remote patrons using SDLN-member issued library card 14-digit bar-code-ID's and passwords.

Links to Collection Menu: Use the URLs below to access the collection menu for EBSCOhost via a web page hyperlink or a desktop shortcut. This URL authorizes access by either:

  • IP authentication within the Library/Campus and/or
  • Remote access via a bar-code+password.

The URL is used on the State Library's website is:


It is also possible to link to individual products/databases via specific URLs, using the URLs listed below.

Links to Individual Products/Databases: Use the URLs below to access individual databases via a web page hyperlink or a desktop shortcut. These URLs authorize access by either:

  • IP authentication within the Library/Campus and/or
  • Remote access via a bar-code+password.
EBSCO Databases Direct URLs

Academic Search Premier

Business Source Premier

EBSCOhost (all)

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts/LISTA

MasterFILE Premier


Regional Business News

Teacher Reference Center

For libraries who have individual EBSCOhost accounts (with Customer ID's) and who do not wish to offer Remote Patron Authentication via SDLN's 14-digit Library Card database, this is the direct URL for IP-filtered access:


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