CITY, S.D. (Feb. 21, 2014) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will
host a public training session on use of the state library’s e-resources at 2
p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Devereaux Library on campus.
documents such as the governor’s budget, fishing, transportation and
environmental impact reports, as well as other state agency annual reports, are
now available online through the South Dakota State Library. Patrons may search
for a state government report via the online library catalog in
the same way they would search for a book or DVD. Magazine and newspaper
articles, practice tests, language skills exercises, repair manuals, genealogy
programs and encyclopedias are examples of other resources available online for
free. The library has paper copies available of documents not issued in
Julie Erickson, electronic resources coordinator, and Brenda Hemmelman,
collection services librarian, will lead the
introductory session. There is no charge. For additional information, call the
Devereaux Library at (605) 394-2418.
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School
of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university
located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral
degrees. The university enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries,
with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for
graduates is $62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu,
on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt
and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.