GeoIP authenticates users by IP and geographic location, meaning as long as the user is physically in South Dakota, they are able to access most SDSL databases immediately. Read on about GeoIP.

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

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


NAME CATEGORY

A

icon for academic search premier Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.
Academic, Research, Scholarly
icon for alt health watch Alt-Health Watch
A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
Health
ancestry leaf icon Ancestry® Library Edition
inside library access only
Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
Genealogy

B

proquest logo in black Black Freedom Struggle in the United States History, Middle School, High School
Books and authors circles icon Books and Authors
A reader's advisory database that makes finding a great read much less challenging. With fun ways to browse, read-alikes, reviews, award winners, themed book lists, and more this resource answers the age-old question, "What do I read next?"
Education, eBooks, General, Middle School, High School, Scholarly
book flix logo BookFlix®
An online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. BookFlix engages young students, reinforces reading skills, and introduces early readers to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Education, Elementary
icon for ebsco Business Searching Interface
The Business Searching Interface (BSI) is EBSCO's highly focused user interface created especially for the business searcher. Business Searching Interface provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
Business
icon for business source premier Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.
Business, General, Scholarly

C

icon for chilton library, green gears Chilton Library
Chilton Library is for anyone repairing a vehicle, or someone teaching vehicle repair. It contains repair, maintenance and service information for thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940 to the present.
Auto Repair
icon for consumer health complete Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
General, Health
icon for consumer health complete Consumer Health Complete (Journal Search)
Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
Health, Scholarly
icon for consumer reports Consumer Reports
Users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news.
Business, General, Middle School, High School
culture grams icon, globe CultureGrams®
CultureGrams by ProQuest has cultural information on over 200 countries. Daily life and culture, history, customs, lifestyles, recipes and interviews.
General, Elementary, Middle School, High School

D

icon for data axle reference gov Data Axle-Reference Solutions
access on state computers only
Business, Career, Practice Tests, Government, Directory
logo for digital library of south dakota Digital Library of South Dakota
DLSD is a collaboration of the libraries of six Board of Regents colleges and universities as well as partners in the state of South Dakota. The members of this consortium have chosen to make a variety of unique collections more readily available online.
General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly, South Dakota
logo for digital public library of america Digital Public Library of America
Millions of materials from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across the country are available in this one-stop discovery experience.
General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly

E

icon for ebsco EBSCO Applied Science & Technology Source
This database offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines — from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.
Technology, Engineering
Aerospace, Computer science, Genetics, Pharmacology, Robotics, Software development, Science
icon for ebsco e books EBSCO eBooks
Over 10,000 books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and more.
Business, General, Health, Scholarly, High School
icon for ebsco EBSCO European Views of the Americas
Free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
History
British in America, Dutch in America, French in America, Discoveries, Commerce
icon for ebsco EBSCO Open Dissertations
A free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
Scholarly
Research, Dissertations, Thesis, Academic
icon for ebsco EBSCO MegaFILE
A combined search of EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News databases. It includes thousands of articles and covers a wide variety of topics. Select "Choose Databases" to expand your search.
General, Scholarly, High School
icon for ebsco EBSCO Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
News, General
Events, International, Radio, Television
icon for ebsco EBSCO World Politics Review
This unique database provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends to give academics, policymakers and businesspeople the context they need to have the confidence they want.
Political Science, Business, Government, Scholarly
Culture, International, World
icon for eric ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
Indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds.
Education
icon for explora Explora Kids (Grades K-6)
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Elementary
icon for explora Explora Educators & Libraries
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Education
icon for explora Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Middle School, High School

F

oclc circles icon FirstSearch Business, Educators, Librarians, General, Health, Scholarly
fold three icon Fold3 by Ancestry Genealogy
icon for ebsco Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia General, Elementary, Middle School, High School

G

logo for gale virtual reference library Gale eBooks (Virtual Reference Library) Business, Education, General, Scholarly, Middle School, High School
thumbnail for archives unbound Gale Primary Sources: Archives Unbound Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly
thumbnail for archives unbound Gale Primary Sources: Overland Journeys Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly
gov info logo govinfo Government
icon for green file, green paper with leaf GreenFILE General, Scholarly

H

hathi trust icon, white elephant outline on orange HathiTrust General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly
icon for ebsco Health Source: Consumer Edition General, Health
icon for ebsco Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Health, Scholarly
icon for help line center Helpline Center 211 Community Resource Database Business, General, Government, Health, South Dakota
heritage quest tree icon HeritageQuest by Ancestry Genealogy

I

thumbnail for Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Peoples Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly

L

icon for learning express library, bookshelf Learning Express Library Career, Practice Tests, Elementary, Middle School, High School
icon for legal forms, pen and paper Legal Forms Business, General
icon for ebsco Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts Education, Scholarly

M

icon for ebsco MAS Complete High School
icon for master file premier, green with letter M MasterFILE Complete General
icon for med line plus, white letter m over green and blue plus shape MedlinePlus® General, Health
icon for middle search plus, skateboarding kid MiddleSearch Plus Middle School
icon for miss humble bee's academy, character's face Miss Humblebee's Academy Early Literacy, Education, Elementary

N

thumbnail for ninteenth century newspapers Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly

P

logo for points of view reference center Points of View Reference Center General, High School, Scholarly
icon for primary search, bird in letter P Primary Search Elementary School
icon for ebsco Professional Development Collection Education, Scholarly
proquest logo ProQuest Research Library Business, Education, General, Health, High School, Scholarly
icon for pub med, book with letter m PubMed® General, Health, Scholarly

R

icon for ebsco Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) General, Middle School, High School, Scholarly
icon for ebsco Regional Business News Business, Scholarly

S

stamp mark of sanborn maps Sanborn Maps Collection: South Dakota Genealogy, South Dakota
logo for science reference center Science Reference Center General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
sirs discoverer ship icon SIRS® Discoverer Elementary, Middle School
sirs issues researcher scales icon SIRS Issues Researcher Middle School, High School
thumbnail for sources in us history american revolution Sources in US History Online: The American Revolution Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly
thumbnail for sources in us history civil war Sources in US History Online: The Civil War Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly
thumbnail for sources in us history slavery Sources in US History Online: Slavery in America Genealogy, General, History, Scholarly
south dakota newspaper association logo South Dakota Public Notices Government, South Dakota
south dakota state historical society horse effigy icon South Dakota State Historical Society Archives General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly, South Dakota
s d s l icon SDSL: Catalog Government, History, South Dakota
s d s l icon SDSL: Digital Collections Genealogy, Government, History, South Dakota
s d s l icon SDSL: Performers Database Arts, General, Education

T

icon for ebsco Teacher Reference Center Business, Educators, Scholarly
true flix button TrueFlix® Education, Elementary, Middle School, High School

U

proquest logo US Newsstream Business, General, Scholarly

W

world book globe icon World Book (landing page) Career, Education, General, Languages, Test Preparation
world book advanced icon, artist compass World Book Advanced High School
world book discover icon, telescope World Book Discover Career, Practice Tests, General, Language
world book dramatic learning icon, theater masks World Book Dramatic Learning Education, General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
icon for World Book Early Learning, happy face earth World Book Early Learning Early Literacy, Education, Elementary
world book kids icon, balloon World Book Kids Elementary
world book student icon, pencil World Book Student Elementary, Middle School
world cat icon WorldCat® General, Scholarly

Contact:

Digital Resources Coordinator

Kim Bonen

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