Subject Guide: General Interest

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost] 
      Multi-disciplinary database covering every area of academic, study and general interest subject areas; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to EBSCO MegaFILE provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • EBSCOhost
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects; indexing and full-text.   If not on Campus or using VPN go to  EBSCOhost Web provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • 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. 


  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for journals; indexing and limited full-text. If not on campus or using VPN go to Academic Search Premier provided by the South Dakota  State Library.

       

    • Access Engineering
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      AccessEngineering  provides students with digital editions of leading upper-level engineering textbooks.

    • Alt HealthWatch
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      A database focusing on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to Alt HealthWatch provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database.

    • Ancestry Library

      Provided by the South Dakota State Library
      [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
      [EBSCOhost]
      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(H.W. Wilson).

    • Archive Grid
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [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 Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Business research database providing full text and searchable cited references in all disciplines of business; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to Business Source Premier provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • 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 Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to  ERIC provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [Gale Cengage Learning]
      A collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects.with indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library.

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

    • GreenFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [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.  If not on Campus or using VPN go to GreenFILE provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Health Source - Consumer Edition
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [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. If not on Campus or using VPN go to Health Source- Consumer Edition provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Health Source - Nursing and Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database providing access to scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines; indexing and full-text. Provided by the South Dakota State Library.  If not on Campus or using VPN go to Health Source - Nursing and Academic Edition provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database.

    • 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.

    • 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 Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost] 
      This database provides indexing to journals, books, research reports and proceeding about librarianship and related topics; indexing. If not on Campus or using VPN go to Library Information Science and technology Abstracts provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • MAS Ultra-School Edition

      Provided by the South Dakota State Library. 
      [EBSCOhost]
      Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full-text for high school magazines indexing and full-text. 

    • MasterFILE Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [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. If not on Campus or using VPN go to MasterFILE Premier provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Middle Search Plus

      Provided by the South Dakota State Library.
      [EBSCOhost]
      Contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines; indexing and full-text. 

    • Primary Search

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

    • Professional Development Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Specialized collection of education journals and educational reports; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to Professional Development Collection  provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Teacher Reference Center'
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost] 
      Database providing teacher and administrator journals and magazines; indexing and abstracts. 

      If not on Campus or using VPN go to  Teacher Reference Center provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

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

    • eBook Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and  more; full-text books. If not on Campus or using VPN go to eBook collection provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • 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 Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      Provides coverage for regional business publications covering metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.; indexing and full-text.

    • 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
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [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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