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South Dakota State Library
MacKay Building
800 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

1-605-773-6962 (FAX)
(SD Only)

Hours: Mon-Fri
8 am - 5 pm CT
7 am - 4 pm MT

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Electronic Resources | OCLC | WorldCat


WorldCat (The OCLC Online Union Catalog) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 135 million bibliographic records and holdings information from 72,000+ libraries across the world, including those of the SD State Library and 25+ other SD libraries. WorldCat has records for any item/format that could be found in any library: musical scores, books, serial publications, computer files, Internet resources, sound recordings, archival materials, maps, and visual materials. WorldCat covers information back to 2100 B.C.E. and in over 400 languages.

Users: You will be asked for your username and password to access. This is your State Library ECard or your SD Share-It participating library card barcode and password. If you need your password, you may call the State Library at 1-800-423-6665 (SD Only) or 605-773-3131 or your local library.

Funded by South Dakota taxpayers and by federal Library Services & Technology Act/LSTA monies, the SD State Library makes WorldCat available free-of-charge throughout SD.



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

Database URLs (Hyperlinks and Shortcuts)

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.
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

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

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Digital Resources Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

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