Subject Guide: Social Science

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • 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. 

    • ProQuest SciTech Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      Provides access to journals in the fields of science and technology; indexing and full-text.

    • 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


  • 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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    • 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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    • 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. 

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

    • 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.

    • 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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    • 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


  • 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.

    • South Dakota State Newspapers
      [South Dakota State Historical Society]
      Indexes historic newspaper titles published within the state of South Dakota; index of newspapers.


  • Other
    • Black Hills Knowledge Network
      [Black Hills Community Foundation]
      Online archives and current news and events pertaining to the Black Hills area; images and full-text.

    • Journal List - OCLC
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      Listing of all journals, electronic, print, and microform as well as ebooks available through the Devereaux Library; indexes journal articles and ebooks.; journal listing with indexes, provides links to full-text.

    • Journal List - SFX
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      Listing of electronic journals available through the Devereaux Library alphabetical index with links.

    • Library Catalog
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      The catalog of the Devereaux Library, a register of bibliographic items found in the library. Includes, books, journals, DVDs, CDs, documents, and links to electronic materials; database of materials held by the Devereaux Library.

    • ProQuest Dissertation & Theses
      [ProQuest]
      A database of theses and dissertations in a wide range of subject areas; indexing and limited full-text. Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents

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    • State Agency Databases
      [Government Documents Roundtable]
      Annotated list of databases produced by the 50 states; indexing. Provided by GODORT

    • U.S. Government Printing Office MetaLib
      [U.S. Government Printing Office]
      Retrieves articles, reports and citations from federal government publications; indexing and full-text. Provided by US GPO

    • WorldCat Discovery
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      A worldwide catalog of millions of  items found libraries and links to journal articles; indexing, full text, and bibliographic links to resources.


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