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The following databases are open for public access;
no password is required.

For all databases please refer to the Complete Listing.

If you are experiencing problems accessing any of the databases contact a Digital Resources Coordinator at 605-773-3131 or via email Email Link.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T |
U | V | W | X | Y | Z


AGRICOLA

AGRICOLA (1970+)

The National Agricultural Library provides information for all aspects of agriculture. Includes abstracts, bibliographic records, and journal citations from around the world.
Access: Free
Category: General research, Professional & Scholar


Archive Grid

Archive Grid

Collection of over four million archival material descriptions from thousands of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies. Web Link
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, General research, Professional & Scholar


Argus Leader (1979-1995)

Argus Leader, The (Sioux Falls) Index (1979-1995)

Indexes and provides citations (only) to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls “Argus Leader” newspaper from January, 1982 to December 1995. Does not include national news or columns (unless relevant to SD), obituaries, birth/engagement/wedding announcements, daily sports, public notices, minutes of government meetings, or police records.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Argus Leader (1996-2003)

Argus Leader, The (Sioux Falls) Index (1996-July, 2003)

Indexes and provides citations (only) to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls “Argus Leader” newspaper from January, 1996 to July, 2003. Includes obituaries; does not include national news or columns (unless relevant to SD).
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


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Black Hills Knowledge Network

Web Link to Black Hills Knowledge Network

Information for the Black Hills region, including community data, news and historical photos and documents.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


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Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index 1876-1905

Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index (1876-1905)

Indexes issues from 1876 to 1905 of these historic Deadwood papers: “Black Hills Pioneer,” “Black Hills Times,” and “Black Hills Champion”. Created by the staff of the Deadwood Public Library
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


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FDSys Federal Digital System

Energy Citations (1948+)

The United States government's official depository of online documents.
Access: Free
Category: Government and Direct


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HighWire Press

HighWire Press

Offering free access to millions of articles from hundreds of publications in the sciences.
Access: Free
Category: Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar


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Indian Country Today Index 1996-2003

Indian Country Today Index

Indexes and provides citations (only) to articles published in the “Indian Country Today” newspaper from January, 1996 thru June?, 2003.
Access: Free
Category: Genealogy, South Dakota


Ingenta Connect

Ingenta Connect

A global research index, with millions of citations from over 30,000 publications, including over 6,000 on-line journals.
Access: Free
Category: General research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar


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MedlinePLUS

MedlinePLUS

From the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in understandable language.
Access: Free
Category: General research, Health & Medicine


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South Dakota Online State Publications

SDSL

Reflects the history and culture of South Dakota. Primarily of interest to librarians, researchers, and genealogists, collections include newspaper articles, photographs, state documents, and more.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, South Dakota


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PubMed

ProQuest

More than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Access: Free
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Professional & Scholar


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SciTech Connect

Sci Tech Connect

Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy. Includes technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and software.
Access: Free
Category: General Research, Professional & Scholar


South Dakota State Library Catalog

South Dakota State Library Catalog

Search for both print and electronic items held by the South Dakota State Library.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, South Dakota


South Dakota Public Notices

Web Link to South Dakota Newspaper Association

Locate public and legal notices about hearings, advertisements for bids, financial reports, adoption of ordinances, and other government activities legally requiring public notice.
Access: Free
Category: Government & Direct, South Dakota





TUMBLEBOOKS ANNOUNCEMENT
Tumblebooks will no longer be available through the South Dakota State Library as of July 1, 2017. We are in the process of bringing you a new talking book resource.


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.


SDSL Electronic Resources Quick Guide download and print this PDF file - South Dakota State Library Electronic Resources Quick Guide
SDSL E-Resources Quick Guide is a reminder of which features are in which e-resources for which age group.
Updated February 2017


South Dakota State Library Cornerstone
SDSL's e-Newsletter articles include:
  - Electronic Resources
  - Language
  - Practice Tests
  - South Dakota Titles To Go
And many more!


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David Bradford EMAIL
Digital Resources Coordinator
605-295-3174
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

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