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Government Publication Depository

State Publications are distributed to selected depository libraries in South Dakota by the State Library. Federal Government Publications are available in house, online through the library catalog, and able to be borrowed through interlibrary loan.


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The South Dakota State Library is now a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center Web Link to Foundation Center. As a member of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the South Dakota State Library provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center's electronic database, Foundation Directory Online Professional. The fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation's top funders.

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Online Resources

  • Complete Listing of all online resources
  • Databases by Categories or Access
    The categories include Business, Career, Literature, Directories, Education, Encyclopedias, Genealogy, Health, Law and Government, Science and South Dakota. These online resources are also sorted by user access, including unlimited, via library card, on library or school campus, or state government campus.

Government Links

State of South Dakota

State of South Dakota Official Website Web Link to South Dakota Official Website

State Agencies of South Dakota Web Link to State Agencies of South Dakota

South Dakota Legislature Web Link to South Dakota Legislature

State Library's Online State Publications (CONTENTdm Digital Collections)Web Link to ContentDM

South Dakota Unified Judicial System Web Link to South Dakota Unified Judicial System

United States Government

U. S. Government's Official Web Portal Web Link to US Government Web Portal

Library of Congress Web Link to Library of Congress

Supreme Court Web Link to Supreme Court

United States House of Representatives Web Link to United States House of Representatives

United States Senate Web Link to United States Senate

The White House Web Link to The White House

United States Courts Web Link to United States Courts

US House of Representatives: Office of the Law Revision Counsel Web Link to Office of the Law Revision Counsel

International/ Foreign

Background Notes Web Link to Background Notes
U. S. Department of State

Country Studies Web Link to U. S. Department of State
Library of Congress: Researchers

United Nations Web Link to United Nations

Tumblebooks will no longer be available through the South Dakota State Library as of July 1, 2017.

State Library Board
September 27, 2017, Oacoma

The SD State Library is hiring a Senior Librarian!

Looking for
The web site previously administered by the South Dakota Library Network will be taken down as of July 28, 2017. If any libraries still have links to this site on their library web sites, those links should be removed.

SDSL Public Library Trustee Wiki Web Link to Trustee Wiki
A general overview of trustee duties and responsibilities, issues, and skills to develop.

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