Databases specifically curated for: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools

For assistance with any of the databases, visit libguides.library.sd.gov


NAME PRIMARY AUDIENCE

A

icon for academic search premier Academic Search Premier
Journals, magazines, and newspapers in almost every subject area.
College/University Libraries
icon for alt health watch Alt-Health Watch
Journal articles about complementary and alternative medicine.
College/University Libraries Public Libraries
ancestry leaf icon Ancestry® Library Edition
inside library access only
Ancestor search and genealogical information from census records, historical maps, and more.
Public Libraries
icon for ebsco Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO)
Journal articles in applied science and computer science including social and business aspects.
College/University Libraries

B

proquest logo in black Black Freedom Struggle
Primary sources from the African-American struggle for freedom and equality from 1790 to the contemporary period.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
Books and authors circles icon Books and Authors
Reader's advisory help.
College/University Libraries Elementary School Libraries Public Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
book flix logo BookFlix®
Talking fiction and nonfiction eBooks for kindergarten to 3rd grade students
Elementary School Libraries
icon for ebsco Business Searching Interface
Country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
College/University Libraries Public Libraries
icon for business source premier Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Articles, market, industry and SWOT analysis reports, studies, and other business news.
College/University Libraries Public Libraries

C

icon for consumer health complete Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)
Health information aimed at patients
Public Libraries
icon for consumer health complete Consumer Health Complete (Journal Search)
Journal articles focusing on health information
College/University Libraries
culture grams icon, globe CultureGrams®
Statistical and cultural information about the United States and global countries.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries

D

logo for digital library of south dakota Digital Library of South Dakota
Historical collections from SDBOR colleges and universities
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
logo for digital public library of america Digital Public Library of America
Digitized books and texts, pictures, sounds, and videos from the United States.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
logo for duo lingo Duolingo
Language learning website for ages 11 and up.
High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries

E

icon for ebsco e books eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Academic and popular books.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
icon for ebsco EBSCO databases (all)
Home page for all EBSCO databases with language options and search preferences
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
icon for eric ERIC - Education Resource Information Center (EBSCO)
Journal articles, books, and curriculum guides for educators.
Teacher Resources
icon for ebsco European Views of the Americas (EBSCO)
Citation search of primary sources related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750.
College/University Libraries
icon for explora Explora Kids (Grades K-6)
Primary source magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles with pictures and maps for elementary school.
Elementary School Libraries
icon for explora Explora Educators Edition
Classroom and career resources for K-12 teachers
Teacher Resources
icon for explora Explora Public Libraries
Magazine and reference book articles for public libaries
Public Libraries
icon for explora Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)
Primary source magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles with pictures and maps for middle and high school.
High School Libraries Middle School Libraries

F

oclc circles icon FirstSearch
Search OCLC collections worldwide
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
fold three icon Fold3
Genealogy search and military records
Public Libraries
icon for ebsco Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
Encyclopedia for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries

G

logo for gale virtual reference library Gale eBooks
Reference books for all ages with topics in health, history, government, science, education & business.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries
gov info logo govinfo
Information from all three branches of the Federal Government
Public Libraries
icon for green file, green paper with leaf GreenFILE
Environmental information from scholarly, government, and general interest sources.
College/University Libraries

H

hathi trust icon, white elephant outline on orange HathiTrust
Search or view complete books in the public domain.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries
icon for ebsco Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health information.
Public Libraries
icon for ebsco Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Journal articles focusing on medical disciplines and medication information.
College/University Libraries
icon for help line center Helpline Center 211
List of community resources
Public Libraries
heritage quest tree icon HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
Genealogy search and historical records.
Public Libraries

I

thumbnail for Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Peoples of North America (Gale)
Primary sources, including historical texts, pictures, and artwork on the Native American people in the United States and Canada from 1665 to 1988
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries
thumbnail for sources in us history american revolution Introduction to U.S. History: The American Revolution
Primary source historical texts from 1700 to 1910 focusing on the Revolutionay War.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries
thumbnail for sources in us history civil war Introduction to U.S. History: The Civil War
Primary source historical texts from 1858 to 1911 focusing on the Civil War.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries
thumbnail for sources in us history slavery Introduction to U.S. History Online: Slavery in America
Primary source historical texts from 1760 to 1910 focusing on the history of slavery in America
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries

L

icon for learning express library, bookshelf Learning Express Library
Student and adult skills development tool with practice tests, eBooks and tutorials.
College/University Libraries Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
logo for legal templates LegalTemplates.net Public Libraries
icon for ebsco Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Search library and information science articles and abstracts.
College/University Libraries

M

icon for ebsco MAS Complete (EBSCO)
High school magazine articles covering a broad range of subjects.
High School Libraries
icon for master file premier, green with letter M MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)
General interest magazines, books, documents, and images
Public Libraries
icon for med line plus, white letter m over green and blue plus shape MedlinePlus®
Health and drug information written for patients in English and Spanish.
Public Libraries
icon for ebsco MegaFILE (EBSCO)
A combined search of Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, & Regional Business News.
College/University Libraries Public Libraries
icon for middle search plus, skateboarding kid MiddleSearch Plus
Primary source documents, magazine articles, biographies, reference books, and pictures
Middle School Libraries
icon for miss humble bee's academy, character's face Miss Humblebee's Academy
Interactive learning program for ages 2-6.
Elementary School Libraries

N

icon for ebsco Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
News articles from U.S. and international newspapers, and TV and radio transcripts. 1969 to current
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
thumbnail for ninteenth century newspapers Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale)
Historical news from the 1800s mainly from Western perspectives.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries

O

icon for ebsco Open Dissertations (EBSCO)
Theses and dissertations from around the world
College/University Libraries
thumbnail for archives unbound Overland Journeys: Travels in the West, 1800-1880 (Gale)
Primary source historical texts from 1800-1880 focusing on the American West.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries Public Libraries

P

logo for points of view reference center Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Helps students assess current topics and develp critical thinking skills.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries
icon for primary search, bird in letter P Primary Search (EBSCO)
Articles from children's magazines, encyclopdedias, pictures
Elementary School Libraries
icon for ebsco Professional Development Collection
Journal articles for educators
College/University Libraries Teacher Resources
proquest logo ProQuest Research Library
Search for journals and magazine articles across a broad range of subjects.
College/University Libraries High School Libraries
icon for pub med, book with letter m PubMed®
Citation search for journal articles in health and life sciences.
College/University Libraries

R

icon for ebsco Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) (EBSCO)
Searchable full-coverage of original paper volumes of periodicals.
College/University Libraries
icon for ebsco Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Business journal articles and newspapers.
College/University Libraries

S

stamp mark of sanborn maps Sanborn Maps Collection: South Dakota
Search or browse South Dakota Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Public Libraries
logo for science reference center Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
Science encyclopedias, reference books, images, and journals.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
s d my life icon sdmylife
Career exploration and academic program for South Dakota students and educators.
High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
sirs discoverer ship icon SIRS® Discoverer
Search or browse articles, biographies, maps, encyclopedias, and country studies for elementary and middle school.
Elementary School Libraries Middle School Libraries
sirs issues researcher scales icon SIRS Issues Researcher
Resource for pro/con current issues assignments for middle and high school
High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
south dakota state historical society horse effigy icon South Dakota Historical Newspapers
Search historical South Dakota newspapers 1875-1924
Public Libraries
logo for South Dakota Legal Self-Help South Dakota Legal Self-Help: Forms
Find and print South Dakota legal forms.
Public Libraries
south dakota state historical society horse effigy icon South Dakota State Historical Society Archives
Search and browse the South Dakota Historical Society's collections
Public Libraries
s d s l icon SDSL: Catalog
Search and browse the South Dakota State Library Online Card Catalog
College/University Libraries Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
s d s l icon SDSL: Digital Collections
Search and browse SD government documents, SD libraries pictures, and more.
College/University Libraries Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
s d s l icon SDSL: Performers Database
Search and browse SD government documents, SD libraries pictures, and more.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
SWANK k-12 streaming logo Swank K-12 Streaming Resources
educator access only

Movies, documentaries and foreign language films for instructional support.

How to access Swank

Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries

T

icon for ebsco Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Education journal articles including curriculum development, pedagogical research, and best practices.
Teacher Resources
true flix button TrueFlix®
Social studies and science themed videos and eBooks for K-12 students.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries

U

proquest logo US Newsstream (ProQuest)
News content from U.S. national and regional newspapers.
College/University Libraries Public Libraries

W

world book globe icon World Book (landing page)
Homepage for all World Book databases
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries Public Libraries
world book advanced icon, artist compass World Book Advanced
Encyclopedia for middle, high school students and adults.
High School Libraries Public Libraries Middle School Libraries
world book discover icon, telescope World Book Discover
Encyclopedia, biography, dictionary, atlas for PreK- Grade 5
Elementary School Libraries
world book dramatic learning icon, theater masks World Book Dramatic Learning
Plays, skits, monologues, and writing exercises by grade level, subject or title.
Elementary School Libraries High School Libraries Middle School Libraries
icon for World Book Early Learning, happy face earth World Book Early Learning
Interactive encyclopedia for ages 3-6
Elementary School Libraries
world book kids icon, balloon World Book Kids
Reference, science projects, games, pictures, videos
Elementary School Libraries
world book student icon, pencil World Book Student
Encyclopedia, biography, dictionary, atlas for upper elementary through middle school.
Elementary School Libraries Middle School Libraries
world cat icon WorldCat®
Search for books, journals and magazines, music scores, archival materials, and media in libraries worldwide.
College/University Libraries
icon for ebsco World Politics Review (EBSCO)
Search for political science journal articles
College/University Libraries

Contact:

Electronic Resources Coordinator

Kim Bonen

1-605-773-3131 (Option 5, 3)
1-605-295-3174
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