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Electronic Resources | Reference USA

Reference USA

Licensed by the South Dakota State Library, Reference USA is available to anyone with an individual State Library e-card, library staff with their library's e-card, or within the State Library.

Contains information concerning approximately 45 million current businesses within the United States, almost 200 million historical business records, over two million current job postings (through indeed.com), and the U.S. Standard White Pages. The business and consumer databases are continuously updated from more than 5,000 public sources. You will be able to:

  • Find jobs by job skills, location, and industry
  • Locate companies nationwide
  • Research business executives
  • Find business opportunities
  • Look at historical market trends
  • Find addresses and phone numbers

Scheduled Webinars"
Job Seeking: Career Search Strategies Using ReferenceUSA
Calendar Entry

A Librarian's Introduction to ReferenceUSA
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ReferenceUSA Search Essentials
Calendar Entry


Tutorials
Web link to Reference USA tutorials

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Web link to Reference USA videos

Webinars
Web link to Reference USA webinars

ReferenceUSA

Web Link to ReferenceUSA

A directory of people, job postings, and both historic and current US businesses, with hundreds of millions of records.More Information at Lib Guides
Access: State Library eCard on a Computer Outside of a Library Network
Category: Business, Career & Test Prep, Government & Directories


Remote Access

If you are accessing ReferenceUSA remotely, outside of the State Library, you need to start at the State Library electronic resources page. Find the link for ReferenceUSA. Once you click the link you will be prompted to enter your State Library card number and password, and accept the terms and conditions. You will then have access to ReferenceUSA.






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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