Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be a South Dakota Mines student to use the Devereaux Library?  
A:  Everyone is welcome to use the resources and facilities at the Devereaux Library. 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: South Dakota 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: https://support.sdsmt.edu/TDClient/30/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=61  

 Q: What is the secret Library password?

A. Look for the answer here.


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New York Times 

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition) 

Washington Post  

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