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OLC Library Catalog Describes and locates items located in OLC Woksape Tipi and branch libraries.

Also includes titles held in the 70+ other SD libraries, including every academic library in SD. Created cooperatively by 70+ South Dakota libraries that are members of the South Dakota Library Network/SDLN.


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Spanish Language Encyclopedia) Traduccin de lengua espaola de la enciclopedia del descubrimiento del estudiante del libro del mundo. Los artculos, los mapas y las imgenes son incluidos. Spanish-language translation of the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia. Articles, maps and images are included.

Energy Citations (1948+) Provides indexing to energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies.


Gale Virtual Reference Library Core collection of online reference books in the following subject areas-health, history, government and law, science, education and business.

Highwire Press The largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with more than 750,000 free, full-text articles online.

Discovering Collection (grades 6-12) Provides in-depth content for five core curriculum areas: literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.


InfoTrac (all) Links to six Gale InfoTrac databases. Discovering Collection (grades 6-12); InfoTrac Junior Edition (middle schools); Junior Reference Collection; Kids InfoBits (grades K-5); Professional Collection; and InfoTrac Student Edition (high schools).

InfoTrac Junior Edition Middle Schools (2001+) Use this database (formerly SuperTOM Junior), to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

InfoTrac Student Edition High Schools (1985+) Use this database (formerly SuperTOM), to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.


Junior Reference Collection A comprehensive, cross-curricular research tool that combines Gale's U*X*L products into one database to support classroom learning.

Kids Catalog (SDLN) A library catalog designed for kids from birth thru 6th grade.

Kids InfoBits (grades K-5) Gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for the age group in grades K-5.

Learning Express Library Online learning platform of 300+ practice tests covering ACT, SAT, GED, and more. Complete answer explanations and study suggestions.


SIRS Discoverer (grades K-9) Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics.

SIRS Researcher (grades 6-12) A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.


World Book Advanced (grades 9-12+) Powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases. Features include the ability to create timelines, save research to a personalized homepage, and more.

World Book Kids (grades K-5) This resource contains thousands of easy to read articles, interactive games, teacher resources and more.

World Book Online Reference Center (grades 5-9) Find all the articles from the 22-print volume set plus thousands more reference articles. World Book Online Reference Center has thousands of selected web links, historical features, audio, video and animation, student activities and more.


Only Accessible from a K-12 School or Your Public Library (no at home access)


Access Newspaper Archive Searchable worldwide newspapers from 1759-1977 (excluding South Dakota). View, print or save full page historical newspapers.

AncestryLibrary Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more. Includes the U.S. Indian Census, 1885-1930, for all tribes in the United States.