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Electronic Resources | GALE | Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

GALE Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is licensed by the SD State Library. These resources are available to an unlimited number of users at one time.

New Additions to GVRL!

The State Library recently purchased more eBooks to add within GVRL for our collection. These include:

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, 5th Edition
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 5th Edition
  • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, 2nd Edition
  • America in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History, 1st Edition
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, 1st Edition
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, 2nd Edition
  • UXL Endangered Species, 3rd Edition
  • Ethics, Science, Technology and Engineering: A Global Resource, 2nd Edition
  • Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Edition
  • Business Plans Handbook, 39th Edition
  • Encyclopedia of Small Business, 5th Edition

--August, 2017

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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

Database URLs (Hyperlinks and Shortcuts)

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
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  - South Dakota Titles To Go
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