Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be an SD Mines student to use the Devereaux Library?  
A:  Everyone is welcome to use the resources and facilities at the Devereaux Library. During the construction, very few physical items are available. Please contact the library for further information. 

Q: What if the item I want is not available? 
A: Whether it’s a book, a journal article or something else, the library will try to get it for you. Just enter your request and we will be in touch. Please note, the library cannot borrow or purchase textbooks for you.  
 
Q: When is the item I have checked out due?  
A: Circulation periods vary depending on the type of material you have checked out. Please ask for a loan receipt when you check out materials. You can always visit My Library Card or contact us to verify due dates.  
 
Q: Do you proctor exams?  
A: SD Mines does provide exam proctoring options - find out more here.      
 
Q: How do I access databases (electronic resources) from off campus.  
A. You will need to use the campus VPN.  Instructions here: http://www.sdsmt.edu/Campus-Services/ITS/How-Do-I/VPN-to-SDSM-T/  

 Q: What is the secret Library password?

A. Look for the answer here.


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COMPUTER SCIENCE DATABASE

This collection supplies coverage on
 computer science topics spanning 
thousands of publications, many 
in full text. 

Subject coverage:
Computer Science
Information Systems
Computer Security
Database Design
Software Development
Web Commerce
LANs, WANs, Intranets
Internet

This database contains:
Scholarly & trade Journals
Magazines, Reports  
Conference Papers & Proceedings‎
Books, Blogs, Podcasts, & Websites‎
Wire Feeds, newspapers‎ etc.

Below are examples of the subjects
found in this database:

Computer Networks‎, Computer Systems‎  
Personal Computers‎, Microcomputers‎  
Electrical Engineering‎, Data Processing‎
Computer Graphics‎, Computer Security  
Data Base Management‎ 
Hardware‎; Robotics; Cybernetics
Computer Architecture‎, Computer Simulation‎

If the article(s) you want is not full text, 
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