Subject Guide: General Interest

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A multi-disciplinary database covering every area of academic, study and general interest subject areas; indexing and full-text.

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    • EBSCOhost
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects; indexing and full-text.

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    • ProQuest
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      A collection of databases covering the arts, business, geology, health, history, literature, science and technology and social sciences. Includes dissertations and thesis; indexing and full-text. 

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  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for journals; indexing and limited full-text.

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    • Alt HealthWatch
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database focusing on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness; indexing and full-text.

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    • Ancestry Library
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [ProQuest]
      Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1940, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more; electronic reproductions of primary source materials relating to local history and genealogy.

    • Applied Science & Technology
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [H.W. Wilson]
      A database covering a wide variety of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more; indexing and full-text. 

    • Archive Grid
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [OCLC] 
      Provides access to detailed archival collections and provides contact information for the institutions where collections are kept; descriptions of more than 2 million archival items. 

    • Business Source Premier
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A business research database providing full text and searchable cited references in all disciplines of business; indexing and full-text.

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    • CAMIO
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [OCLC]
      Contains fine art and decorative art from pre-history through contemporary works; images and descriptions of works held by more than 2 dozen major museums. Provided by South Dakota State Library

    • Digital Libraries of South Dakota
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      Online catalog of historic images and documents held by the Devereaux Library and other South Dakota libraries; images and records from seven South Dakota universities and colleges. 

    • ERIC
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources; indexing and full-text.

    • Gale Databases
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [Gale Cengage Learning]
      A collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects. Databases include: Discovering Collections Grades 6-12; Educator's Reference Complete, Expanded Academic ASAP,  Chilton's Library; General Science Collection; Profession; indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library

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    • Google scholar
      [Google]
      Simple access point to search for scholarly literature in many disciplines; indexing and full-text.

    • GreenFILE
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology; indexing and limited full-text.

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    • Health Source - Consumer Edition
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health; indexing and full-text. 

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    • Health Source - Nursing and Academic
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database providing access to scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines; indexing and full-text.

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    • HeritageQuest
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [ProQuest]
      Digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records and digitized versions of genealogy and local history resources as well as other valuable content; electronic reproductions of primary source materials relating to local history and genealogy. Provided by South Dakota State Library

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    • IngentaConnect
      [Publishing Technology]
      This free database provides indexing for a variety of scholarly publications; articles may then be purchased by the user; indexing.

    • JSTOR
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Jstor]
      An online research database covering a wide variety of topics. Devereaux Library subscribes to only two journals but there is a wealth of open access titles available; indexing and limited full text.

    • Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      This database provides indexing to journals, books, research reports and proceeding about librarianship and related topics; indexing.

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    • MAS Ultra-School Edition
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full-text for high school magazines indexing and full-text.

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    • MasterFILE Premier
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also contains a collection of images containing photos, maps and flags indexing and full-text.

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    • Middle Search Plus
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines; indexing and full-text. 

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    • Primary Search
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Containing full-text for the most popular elementary school magazines; indexing and full-text. 

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    • Professional Development Collection
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A specialized collection of education journals and educational reports; indexing and full-text.

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    • ProQuest Discovery
      [ProQuest]
      Provides access to more than 3,200 periodicals in a wide range of general topics; indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library

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    • ProQuest Research Library
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [ProQuest]
      Provides access to more than 4,000 periodicals including  scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines; indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library

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    • Sanborn Maps
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [ProQuest]
      Digital images of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for 82 South Dakota communities from 1867 to 1970; digital images of historic maps. Provided by South Dakota State Library

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    • South Dakota Digital Archives
      [South Dakota State Historical Society]
      Provides digital access to unique historical records. This site features materials such as photographs, reports and other media from the archives collections; digital images, including photographs, reports and other media. Provided by South Dakota State Archives

    • South Dakota State Library: Digital Collections
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [South Dakota State Library]
      This collection houses documents and other publications created and released for general distribution by South Dakota State Agencies; full text access to publications produced by South Dakota state government agencies. Provided by South Dakota State Library

    • Teacher Reference Center'
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database providing of teacher and administrator journals and magazines; indexing and abstracts.

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    • Web of Science
      [Thomson Reuters]
      Provides access to citation databases. Multidisciplinary content covers journals including open access journals and conference proceedings; indexing. Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents


  • e-Books
    • eBook Collection
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and  more; full-text books.

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    • ebrary
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      Provides electronic books in all academic subject areas; downloadable full-text.

    • Google books
      [Google]
      Searches full-text of millions of books; provides some previews and full-text; indexing and full-text.


  • Newspapers
    • Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [Deadwood Public Library]
      Indexes and provides citations to selected articles published in various Deadwood newspapers; index of newspapers from 1876-1894. 

    • Rapid City Journal Index
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [SDLN]
      Indexes and provides citations  to selected articles published in the Rapid City Journal newspaper; index of the newspaper from 1999 through 2005.

    • Regional Business News
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [EBSCOhost]
      Provides coverage for regional business publications covering metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.; indexing and full-text.

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    • SD Newspaper Indexes: Argus Leader
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [South Dakota State University]
      Indexes and provides citations  to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader; index of the newspaper from 1996 through July 2003.

    • SD Newspaper Indexes: Argus Leader Old
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [South Dakota State University]
      Indexes and provides citations  to selected articles published in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader; index of the newspaper from 1979 through 1995.

    • SD Newspaper Indexes: Indian Country Today
      Provided by South Dakota Library Network
      [SDLN]
      Indexes and provides citations to selected articles published in Indian Country Today; index of the newspaper from 1996 through June 2003.

    • SDNA Public & Legal Notices
      [South Dakota Newspaper Association]
      Statewide notices about hearings, advertisements for bids, financial reports, adoption of ordinances and other government activities legally requiring public notice; contains notices for the current 3 months; indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library


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