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Electronic Resources | ProQuest | HeritageQuest


HeritageQuest provides online and film products including census records, for genealogy and family history research.

This essential collection of unique material is for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use HeritageQuest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.

SDSL Libraries' Guide
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SDSL Libraries' Guide (BW)
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HeritageQuest LibGuide from Proquest (videos, sample searches, search tips and more):
Web Link to ProQuest's Training Resource Center

HeritageQuest by Ancestry


Research family and local history; it includes census, military, and gravestone records with over 25,000 family and local history books. Powered by More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Genealogy

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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
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  - South Dakota Titles To Go
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