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Information on associations, directories, copyright issues, policies and procedures, and trustees.

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The Cornerstone

State Library Electronic Newsletter

The State Library produces an electronic newsletter, with eleven editions a year. Columns include "Continuing Education Opportunities", "Trends and More", and "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

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Information on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Foundation Center's Cooperating Collection, and IMLS grants.

Find more on grants at SDSL's LibGuides site .

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Administrative Rules and South Dakota Codified Laws pertaining to libraries in South Dakota.

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Subscription information for discussion groups, or listservs, of interest to SD librarians.

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Training Opportunities

Information on RACE webinars, recent workshops, Library Training Institute, and Distance Education Opportunities.

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LSTA Files
Library Services and Technology Act South Dakota State Library Five Year Plan: 2018-2022
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More Publications

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

South Dakota State Library Cornerstone
SDSL's e-Newsletter articles include:
  - Accreditation
  - Continuing Education
  - Public Library
  - Why Didn't I Think of That?
And many more!

collect plus connect school library blog

a School Library Blog From SDSL

Press Release
"State Library recognizes 21st Century School Libraries
posted Monday June 3, 2019

State Library Board
September 25, 2019: Spearfish

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