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AATA Online (Abstracts of International Conservation Literature)
Academic Search Premier
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals.
Access Medicine
Wegner Partner Access.
Provides access to several commonly used medical e-books including Harrison’s Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, and Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. Also contains systematic reviews in the medical news, practice guidelines, drug information, common laboratory tests, USMLE-format questions for self-assessment, case files, patient education, and many videos, audio clips, images and illustrations. Available on mobile devices.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
This resource contains videos to supplement and reinforce information learned in dissection and anatomy courses. More info on how to use this resource.
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library
Full text of most ACM journals and proceedings since 1950; also includes publications of affiliated organization.
ACS Journals (American Chemical Society Journals )
Full text articles from 35 publications of the American Chemical Society, including energy, fuels, toxicology, agriculture, food, and biochemistry from 1996 -
AgeLine (EBSCOhost)
Wegner Partner Access
Focuses on the population aged 50+ and issues of aging. Includes literature of social gerontology and aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine also includes information for professionals working in aging-related fields and for consumers.
Agricola (via NAL)
Search here to find citations and abstracts for articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as USDA and state experiment station and extension publications, and selected books on agriculture, animal husbandry, animal and human nutrition, forestry, plant pathology, plant science, human ecology, agricultural economics, rural sociology.
Strong in agricultural and development economics of developing countries; AGRIS, the International System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology, is an international bibliographic database.
Alexander Street Press
Wegner Partner Access
Provides access to streaming video across a wide variety of subjects and disciplines. These databases offer links to specific programs that instructors can add to their D2L course sites for student access. Users can create playlists of whole videos, film clips, and Web content that can be saved and shared. Video from Alexander Street Press can be viewed alongside synchronized transcripts.
Alt HealthWatch (via EBSCOhost)
Wegner Partner Access
Yoga, Chiropractic, Chinese traditional medicine, and nutritional therapies are topics included in the alternative therapy newsletters, magazines and journals indexed in Alt Health Watch. Most references include the full text of the article. Consumer oriented and professional publications are equally represented.
America: History and Life (via EBSCOhost)
This index provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
American Chemical Society Journals (ACS Journals)
Full text articles from 35 publications of the American Chemical Society, including energy, fuels, toxicology, agriculture, food, and biochemistry from 1996 -
American Indian Histories and Cultures
A wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
American Memory
A collection of digital texts and images, including books, manuscripts, photographs, and film created from the collections of the U.S. Library of Congress
American Physical Society Journals/PROLA
American State Papers, 1789-1838 (via Readex)
Legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817.
Ancestry Library (via Proquest)
Available on campus only. Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Anesthesia Abstracts
Wegner Partner Access
Provides a cross section of information relevant to clinical anesthesia practice, selected from a wide range of biomedical journals. Each abstract is followed by commentary, analysis, and recommendations by certified nurse anesthetists.
Annee philologique (L'Annee philologique)
L'Annee philologique is an index of publications related to the history, language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. It includes periodical articles, articles in book collections, festschriften, dissertations, and conference papers.
Annual Reviews
Wegner Partner Access
Provides searchable, full-text access to original, scholarly review articles. These articles provide periodic examination of scholarly advances in a number of scientific fields as well as reviews of the current state of research in a given field.
Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute
900 journals in the Library of the British Museum Department of Ethnography, now known as the Anthropology Library, which incorporates the former Royal Anthropological Institute library.
Archive Grid
ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. ArchiveGrid is an online service that provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It includes nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.
Argus Leader (via ProQuest)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (via Web of Knowledge)
A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities and indexing more than 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. Updated weekly.
Image collection, documenting artistic traditions across many times and cultures. Embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture. Registration is required for full use of the system.
Australian Oxford Dictionary (via OXFORD Reference ONLINE PREMIUM)
An authoritative guide to contemporary Australian English, produced by the Australian National Dictionary Centre at the Australian National University and Oxford University Press.
Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination Streaming Videos
Wegner Partner Access
Each module shows step-by-step examinations with rationales for the clinician's actions and contains discussions of health history taking, interviewing, and a description of findings. Graphics illustrate key components of anatomy and physiology.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Provided by SDLN (South Dakota Library Network)
A comprehensive index to more than 12 million biographical sketches in more than 3,400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering over 4 million contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.
BIOSIS Previews (via Web of Science)
Life science and biomedical research content from journals, books, patents, and professional meetings. Focus on pre-clinical, basic biomedical studies, and laboratory methods & instrumentation. Available on mobile devices.
Board Vitals
Wegner Partner Access
A large question bank database of expert-reviewed board questions to assist in preparation for USMLE steps 1-3, PANCE, and many specialty areas like cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, and internal medicine. First time users must sign up for an account using the “If Signing Up For The First Time, Click Here” link. Accessible from desktop and mobile devices.
Books in Print
Books in Print is a databases that contains over 2 million entries from Books in Print publications and addresses for more than 100,000 publishers.
Business Source Premier - Enhanced Interface (via Business Source Basic Search)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
This enhanced interface of Business Source Premier provides easy access to specialized reports such as company profiles, industry profiles, country reports, market research reports.
Business Source Premier (via EBSCOhost)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Business Source Premier database includes both scholarly journals and periodicals for practitioners.
Cabell's Business College Set
Cabell's collect and publish information about academic journals designed to assist researchers in finding journals which are compatible with the style and content of their manuscripts. Directories include information about the subject areas emphasized by each journal, type of review process, acceptance rate, number of reviewers, time required for review, and availability of reviewer comments. Some specific manuscript submission guidelines are also provided.
CareNotes System
Wegner Partner Access
Provides patients with complete, easy-to-understand information about all aspects of their care, medications, and health, in up to 15 languages.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
The Catalog is a search and retrieval service that provides bibliographic records of U.S. Government information products. Use it to link to Federal agency online resources or identify materials distributed to Federal Depository Libraries.
Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Catalog
An international not for profit consortium of colleges, universities and libraries that makes available scholarly research resources to users everywhere. CRL is governed by the major research libraries of North America and is funded by fees, grants and contributions. Check with the interlibrary loan department to obtain materials in this database.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Provided by the South Dakota State Library represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
CINAHL Complete (via EBSCOhost)
Wegner Partner Access.Limited to 8 simultaneous users-logout when finished.
Full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Complete can be searched simultaneously with other EBSCO databases such as EBSCO’s MEDLINE database Available on mobile devices.
Wegner Partner Access
Upgraded and expanded from MD Consult, this Point of Care research and "clinical insight engine" contains hundreds of Elsevier's medical books, textbooks and current journals, Procedures Consult's procedural videos,the First Consult POC interface, additional videos and images, practice guidelines, patient handouts, and drug information from Clinical Pharmacology.
ClinicalKey Nursing
Wegner Partner Access
Replaces the NursingConsult database. Contains evidence-based nursing monographs written by nursing experts with the latest and most relevant evidence to help answer clinical questions. Patient education handouts, drug information and calculators, practice guidelines, clinical updates, nursing news, images, journal articles, reference books, and an online dictionary are also included. Available on mobile devices.
Cochrane Library
Wegner Partner Access.
Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register and other high-quality resources. Each resource contains reviewed evidence to improve care and research.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (via EBSCOhost)
A comprehensive resource for articles relating to various forms of communication, Communication and Mass Media Complete provides journal articles on topics such as mass media, film, television, marketing, business communication, health communication, and more.
Compustat (Research Insight)
You may access Compustat through USD’s Remote Access Server. Follow these instructions to set up the connection: You can also access this database from the computer's desktop on public stations within the Libraries -- look for the Research Insight icon.
Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature (via Oxford)
This abridged and updated edition of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to African American Literature presents more than 400 biographies of authors, critics, literary characters, and historical figures, and 150 plot summaries of major works.
Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature (via OXFORD)
For nearly half a century, James D. Hart's Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This concise version contains brief biographies of important authors, plot summaries of individual works, descriptions of important literary movements, and a wealth of information on other aspects of American literary life and history from the Colonial period to the modern era. It devotes approximately 325 of the biographical entries to contemporary writers, such as William Kennedy, Grace Paley, and Raymond Carver.
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (via OXFORD)
With over 4,000 entries covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English language, this up-to-date dictionary is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind. There is coverage of principles, theories, techniques, artefacts, materials, people, places, monuments, equipment, and descriptive terms - from amphora to ziggurat, and Beaker Culture to molluscan analysis.
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (via OXFORD)
The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z, covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important styles and periods.
Congressional Directory (via GPO)
Congressional Staff Directory
CQ Press Electronic Library database
Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume I and II (via Alexander Street Press)
Wegner Partner Access
Online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
County and City Data Books
This resource provides WWW access to the electronic versions of the 1988 and 1994 County and City Data Books
CQ Researcher (via CQPRESS)
Noted for its single-themed reports with in-depth, journalistic coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each report is consistently organized with an overview, background, assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements, and bibliographies of key sources.
Current Contents Connect (via Web of Science
Tables of contents and abstracts from leading journals and books. Subject areas include: Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Computing & Technology, Life Sciences, Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences. Available on mobile devices.
Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index (1876 - 1905) (via SDLN)
Created by the staff of the Deadwood Public Library
Indexes issues from 1876 to 1905 of these historic Deadwood papers: “Black Hills Pioneer,” “Black Hills Times,” and “Black Hills Champion”.
Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (via OXFORD)
This dictionary covers every aspect of animal behaviour and includes terms from the related fields of ecology, physiology and psychology. Clear, concise entries are backed up by specific examples where appropriate, covering all aspects of behaviour from aggression to courtship.
Dictionary of Accounting (via OXFORD)
Substantially updated and expanded, the fourth edition of this dictionary provides straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon along with comprehensive coverage of financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, direct and indirect taxation, corporate finance, and auditing. Coverage is international, and includes worked examples of difficult concepts and feature entries on key topics.
Dictionary of African Mythology (via OXFORD)
This collection of fascinating, mysterious, and revealing tales captures the immense sweep and diversity of African mythology. The stories touch on virtually every aspect of belief: gods and goddesses, epic heroes and divine tricksters, along with epics of the world's origins, the struggle between the human and the divine, and much more. Entries cover the entire continent, from the mouth of the Nile to the Cape of Good Hope.
Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (via OXFORD)
The first edition of the Dictionary of Architecture received excellent reviews. Now it has been fully revised, and expanded, bringing it completely up-to-date. There are entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, covering all periods of Western architectural history. Biographies range from Brunelleschi and Imhotep to Le Corbusier and Richard Rogers. New entries include definitions of landscape terms, and biographies of modern architects. Each entry is followed by a mini-bibliography, with suggestions for further reading.
Dictionary of Asian Mythology ((via OXFORD)
This dictionary features stories of revered deities, sacred places, key events and epics, with many recurring themes and traditions. Entries address the key mythologies of the regions we now call India, China, Tibet, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Japan, and broad overviews of specific cultures and their mythic traditions round out the coverage.
Dictionary of Astronomy (via OXFORD)
The revised second edition of this established dictionary contains over 4,300 up-to-date entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Compiled with the help of over 20 expert contributors under the editorship of renowned author and broadcaster Ian Ridpath, A Dictionary of Astronomy covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time. The dictionary also includes biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Supplementary material is included in the appendices, such as tables of Apollo lunar landing missions and the constellations, a table of planetary data, and numerous other tables and diagrams complement the entries.
Dictionary of Biology (via OXFORD)
Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, as well as key terms from medicine and palaeontology. It includes biographies of key scientists, and feature articles on important topics, such as bioinformatics, genetically modified organisms, microarray technology, and RNA interference. The dictionary’s chronologies chart developments in major fields including cell biology, genetics, microscopy, and vitamins. A new feature is the inclusion of entry-level web links.
Dictionary of British History (via OXFORD)
Containing more than 3,800 authoritative entries written by over 100 specialist contributors, this dictionary describes the people and events that have shaped and defined domestic, political, social, and cultural life in Britain since 55 BC. New entries to this edition include Gordon Brown, David Cameron, Gerry Adams, and Rowan Williams and existing entries on Tony Blair, Iraq, Northern Ireland, and terrorism have been updated. New to this revised edition are entry level web links.
Dictionary of British Place-Names (via OXFORD)
This revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes over 17,000 engaging and informative entries, tracing the development of the featured place-names from earliest times to the present day. Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater', 'Broadbottom', and 'Great Snoring'. The A to Z entries are complemented by a detailed introductory essay discussing the chronology and development of English, Irish, Welsh, and Scottish place-names, as well as an extensive bibliography, maps of Britain showing old and new boundaries, and a glossary of common elements in place-names.
Dictionary of Buddhism (via OXFORD)
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist teachings.
Dictionary of Business and Management (via OXFORD)
This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains 7,000 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. Written by a team of experts, it features the very latest terminology, for example, the recent vocabulary associated with structured finance and the associated subprime lending crisis, including collaterized debt obligation and special purpose vehicle.
Dictionary of the Bible (via OXFORD)
A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of its kind. Containing over 2,000 authoritative entries it provides clear and concise information about all of the important places, people, themes, and doctrines of the Bible. Terms range from earthquakes and mice to martyrs and art, and new to this edition are entries on Act of God, Old Testament and New Testament theology, Hanukkah, the Koran, mysticism, and many more.
Digital Library of South Dakota
Dissertations & Theses - USD
Dissertations & Theses Global (via ProQuest)
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
The directory contains 350 quality controlled scientific and scholarly electronic journals that are freely available on the web. The service will continue to grow as new journals are identified. The directory resides at Lund University and is supported by the Information Program of the Open Society Institute and SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition).
DPLA - Digital Public Library of America
DPLA provides an online portal to freely available digital material held by libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. By offering a unified discovery point for these disparate collections, DPLA aims to make readily available to the public the words, images, sounds, and objects of America’s shared cultural heritage.
Wegner Partner Access
Dynamed is an evidence-based clinical reference tool created by physicians intended for use at the point-of-care. Contains clinically-relevant topic summaries created through critical review, guideline, and drug information sources. Level of evidence ratings on references are included. Available on mobile devices.
EBL (Ebook Library)
Covers many subject areas with an initial focus on business, education and social sciences, but the humanities and science are also covered.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (formerly NetLibrary)
EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) is a library of electronic books (e-books) on many academic subjects. The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by the South Dakota State Library, plus thousands of public-domain e-books. Users can preview an e-book online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Content or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable. This collection operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out e-books for a specified amount of time--one user at a time
ebrary provides several eBooks from more than 220 world leading publishers. The eBooks offered through ebrary span many academic subject areas. ebrary requires a download of the "ebrary reader" in order to view the eBooks.
EBSCOhost Databases
Provides access to several databases within the EBSCOhost platform to which USD subscribes.
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
A multi-disciplinary database providing full-text for nearly 12,000 total publications and indexing and abstracting for more than 16,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject areas. In addition, the database contains more than 84,000 biographies, 86,000 primary source documents, 10,000 company profiles and an image collection of more than 107,000 photos, maps and flags. MegaFILE is comprised of EBSCO's Academic Search Premiere, Business Source Premiere, MasterFILE Premiere, and Regional Business News databases.
EDGAR Database
EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with SEC.
Education Research Complete (via EBSCOhost)
Scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (via Britannica ACADEMIC EDITION)
Includes link to Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
Concise as well as scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects. Also includes links to related Internet resources, and the Britannica Book of the Year. Search tip: When combining words in search, capitalize AND. For example: revolution AND 1848
Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Contains four hundred subject entries and two hundred brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work. This new edition includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Energy Citations Database
Energy Citations contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publications
Providing access to EPA technical and public information.
ERIC (via EbscoHost)
ERIC is a databases that contains over 900,000 citations for journal articles and documents in the field of education.
Ethnology Index
Family & Society Studies Worldwide (EBSCOhost)
Wegner Partner Access
Provides comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW covers popular issues as well as meeting the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice.
Federal Staff Directory (via CQ PRESS)
CQ Press Electronic Library database
A Joint Venture NTIS-1832 between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org. Featured are movies of the United States Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors. Available for reuse without any restrictions.
The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government.
Fish & Fisheries Worldwide
A working biologist's index to all aspects of ichthyology, fisheries and aquaculture, including fish management, natural history, and fish health, plus environmental, habitat, and commercial information.
Gale Directory Library
Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., Market Share Reporter, Research Centers Directory Research Centers Directory
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Online encyclopedias of business, education, history, medicine, religion and social science.
Gartner Research
Gartner is a leading provider of research and analysis about the global information technology industry. Areas of focus include customer relationship management, business-to-business e-commerce, supply chain management, wireless, emerging technologies, security, IT services and vendors, IT spending and strategies.
Index to the worldwide literature of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, hydrogeology , hydrology, and mineralogy.
Provided by the USD Law School
Allows users to search, find and compare laws from 62 countries.
Google Scholar
Google Scholar uses Google's search engine to provide a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
GPO (via GPO Access)
GPO Access provides official and free full-text access to a wide variety of congressional publications ranging from the History of Bills to the Congressional Directory.
GreenFILE (via EBSCOhost)
Wegner Partner Access
Periodical articles, some in full text, on human effects on ecology and the environment, repercussions for human, animal, and plant health, better ways of sustaining the health of all through recycling, sustainable farming, renewable energy.
Grove Art (Oxford Art Online)
Limited # of simultaneous users-logout when finished.
Online version of the comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. 41,000 articles and 10,000 color images. Includes access to The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Grove Music Online
Limited # of simultaneous users-logout when finished
Includes access to Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music.
HAPI Health and Psychosocial Instruments (via Ovid)
Wegner Partner Access. Limited # of simultaneous users-logout when finished.
Information on measurement instruments such as questionnaires, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales in the health and psychosocial sciences. Although the full-text instruments are not included, guidance on locating the tools can be found.
A large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization initiatives, as well as content digitized locally by libraries.
HCI Bibliography: Human-Computer Interaction Resources
The HCI Bibliography is a free-access online bibliographic database on Human-Computer Interaction.
Health e Galaxy
Provides 30 minute CME Webinars on important state-mandated and other topics of interest to practicing clinicians. The one time registration requires a hospital library ID number. Please contact the Wegner Library (605) 357-1400 or for this number.
Health Source Consumer Edition
Health topics including food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health with searchable full text for magazines including Better Nutrition, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Available on mobile devices.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for additional journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. Available on mobile devices.
Provided by the USD Law School
Full-text legal periodicals database with browse and full-text search features.
HeritageQuest Online
Available within the library. Provided by the South Dakota State Library.
HeritageQuest provides online and film products including census records, for genealogy and family history research.
Contains 14,502,141 articles in over 4,500 Medline journals, 696,569 free full text articles from 357 HighWire-hosted journals.
Historical Abstracts
Covers the world's scholarship in history from 1450 to the present.
Humanities International Complete (via EBSCOhost)
IBISWorld (Industry Reports)
IBIS World provides independent, accurate, comprehensive, and up to date research on over 700 industries, including statistics, analysis and forecasts.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (H.W. Wilson) (via EBSCOhost)
Full text plus expert indexing of the most important legal journals and books. Users will appreciate international coverage and access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews, and more. This is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals, and others involved with the law.
Indian Country today Index (1996 - June, 2003) (via SDLN)
Provided by SDLN (South Dakota Library Network)
Indexes and provides citations (only) to articles published in the “Indian Country Today” newspaper from January, 1996 thru June, 2003.
Ingenta Connect
Provides online access to the Ingenta journals subscribed to by the University of South Dakota.
IntelliConnect Standard Federal Tax Reporter
Comprehensive collection of federal income tax information, such as full text of all proposed, temporary and final federal income tax law regulations, as well as full text of federal administrative rulings and documents.
International Encyclopedia of Dance
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance: theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers
International Index to Music Periodicals (now called Music Periodicals Database) (via ProQuest)
A.k.a. Music Periodicals Database
Provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals, plus full text for 140+ journals. Covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.
International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA) (via ProQuest)
IIPA draws its current content from more than 130 international performing arts periodicals from 9 countries, and also indexes feature performing arts articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post. Indexing 1998 - present (plus 89,464 retrospective citations from 46 periodicals, dating back to 1864)
International Medieval Bibliography Online
Interdisciplinary bibliography of the European Middle Ages, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500. Comprises over 300,000 articles derived from regular coverage of some 4500 periodicals and 5000 miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections, Festschriften and exhibition catalogues). All articles are classified with full bibliographical details and subject classifications and indexing familiar to medievalists.
International Plant Names Index (INPI)
The International Plant Names Index currently includes over 325,000 citations of names of New World vascular plants
IOPscience is a platform for IOP-hosted journal content. It incorporates some of the most innovative technologies to enhance your user experience.
IPA Source
A large database of song texts, including word-for-word translations, poetic translations, and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) song pronunciations. Transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
Wegner Partner Access
JAMAevidence helps to identify the best available evidence through educational guides such as the Users’ Guide to Medical Literature, the Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence Based Clinical Diagnosis, and Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience.
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database (via OVID)
Wegner Partner Access
Provides access to over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (Science and Social Science Edition)
Ranking system for journals in natural and social sciences produced by Web of Knowledge. Ranking is by several methods of measuring and counting how often articles in the journals are cited in later articles.
Journalism and Mass Communication Abstracts
JoVE Biology
Wegner Partner Access
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal. JoVE uses video technology to capture and transmit the multiple facets and intricacies of scientific research. JoVE Biology covers cell, molecular, and organismal biology and ranges from new applications of standard techniques to novel approaches aimed at understanding the functions of life and living organisms.
JoVE Medicine
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The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal. JoVE uses video technology to capture and transmit the multiple facets and intricacies of scientific research. JoVE Medicine serves as a connection between basic research and clinical applications. Articles may present medical procedures, case studies or clinical trial methodologies.
Index to JSTOR, full text academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Kanopy Videostreaming
Kanopy, a streaming video service, is a distributor of online educational videos across a wide variety of subject areas, including classic Hollywood and foreign films from the Criterion Collection, feature films from First Run Features and Music Box Films, as well as thousands of documentaries covering a vast array of subjects. The library currently provides access to titles in health sciences and the arts.
L'Annee philologique
L'Annee philologique is an index of publications related to the history, language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. It includes periodical articles, articles in book collections, festschriften, dissertations, and conference papers.
Learning Express Library
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
LexisNexis Academic Universe
LexisNexis Academic is a collection of online databases: News, Business (plus corporate news and corporate financials), Legal, Medical, and Reference.
Librarian's Internet Index (LII)
"Information you can trust" is the motto of this subject directory, created as an authoritative, yet large, index of worthwhile more than 10,000 sites chosen, reviewed, categorized and annotated by librarians.
Library Catalog (ALEPH)
Provided by SDLN (South Dakota Library Network)
ALEPH is the library's computerized catalog. It provides access to all of the materials in the Library, including books, periodical titles, and audiovisual materials.
Library Literature and Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson) (via EBSCOhost)
This database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. Charts, graphs, photos, and other valuable graphical information.
Library of Congress Online Catalog
The Library of Congress Online Catalog contains approximately 14 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials. The Catalog also displays searching aids for users, such as cross-references and scope notes. The catalog records reside in a single integrated database; they are not separated according to type of material, language of material, date of cataloging, or processing/circulation status.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (via EBSCOhost)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 600 periodicals, more than 100 are available in full-text plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) (via ProQuest)
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of cutting-edge developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language.
MAS Ultra - School edition
Complements Academic Search Premier; contains full text for more than 700 popular magazines, plus biographies, primary source documents, pamphlets, and reference books.
MasterFILE Premier (via EBSCOhost)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
MasterFILE Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.
A comprehensive index, with abstracts, to the research literature of mathematics.
Medline (via EbscoHost)
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The National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database contains citations and abstracts to the world’s literature in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, allied health, health administration, and the preclinical sciences. With the EBSCO version of MEDLINE, a tab is available (Choose Databases) which allows simultaneous searching of many library-owned EBSCO databases at one time.
Medline (via Web of Knowledge)
The National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database contains citations and abstracts to the world’s literature in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, allied health, health administration and the preclinical sciences. A citing function is available through this product which shows which later documents cite earlier documents.
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Well-organized, frequently updated, access point for reliable sources of consumer-friendly health information from government agencies, disease-specific associations, and other healthcare organizations. Includes medical definitions, drug information, videos of procedures, age-relevant focus, and material in Spanish and other non-English languages in addition to English. Available on mobile devices.
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MedPix is a Medical Image Database from the National Library of Medicine containing over 53,000 indexed and curated images, from over 13,000 patients. Content is organized to browse cases by disease location (organ system), pathology category, patient profiles, and by image classification and caption.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print (via EBSCOhost)
MMY, from the Buros Institute, contains the most recent descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from the Buros Institute's 9th and more recent Yearbooks. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language; TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Unabridged is built on the foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged and is the best source of current information about the English language.
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Access limited to 5 simultaneous users; if you experience a turn-away, please check back.
Contains 500+ streaming videos of operas performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. More recent performances are available in HD. This database includes a backfile of telecasts and radio broadcasts going back to 1935. Every opera includes an English synopsis, with synopses in multiple languages available for many operas. Includes interviews with performers and creators as available. The site and its content are fully accessible on most mobile devices (smartphones and tablets).
Wegner Partner Access. Provided by Sanford Hospital
Detailed drug information for health professionals who prescribe and administer medications. Available on mobile devices.
MLA International Bibliography (via EBSCOhost)
Citation database of journal articles, books and dissertations; coverage dating back to 1963. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Maximum two simultaneous users-logout when finished
Music Periodicals Database
(via ProQuest)
Provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals, plus full text for 140+ journals. Covers the full pectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.
NARIC's REHABDATA Literature Database
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Covers physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The types of documents described in REHABDATA include research reports, books, journal articles, and audiovisual materials.
National Criminal Justice Reference Systems (NCJRS)
The National Criminal Justice Reference System Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 150,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
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NORD contains in-depth, plain-language reports of over 1,200 rare diseases, including symptoms, causes, treatments, and investigative therapies. Click on “Rare Disease Information” for access to the reports.
Natural Medicines
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For herbal, dietary, mind-body, exercise, and other integrative therapies, Natural Medicines' panel reviews available evidence from studies and expert opinion. A standardized evidence grading system is used in evaluations. Summaries of findings are provided in several levels of depth and detail to suit general readers, primary care providers, pharmacists, chiropractors, and others. (Formally known as Natural Standard).
The most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 130,000+ tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database.
New Encyclopedia of Birds (via OXFORD)
The New Encyclopedia of Birds is the definitive single-volume guide to birds of the world. Entries prepared by a team of renowned biologists and conservationists give a systematic account of every family, covering their form and function, distribution, diet, social behaviour, and breeding biology. With one-eighth of all bird species now under threat, special attention is given to environmental and conservation issues.
New Oxford American Dictionary (via OXFORD)
Oxford's flagship American dictionary, the New Oxford American Dictionary sets the standard of excellence for lexicography in this country. With more than 350,000 words, phrases, and senses, and hundreds of explanatory notes, this dictionary provides the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of American English available.
New York Times (Historical Newspapers) (via ProQuest)
Offers full-page-images and article images from the New York times from its first issue in 1851 to two years before the current date.
NewsBank InfoWeb (via Readex)
Historical collections containing books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.
Newspaper Media (via SRDS Media Services)
SRDS online newspaper advertising source.
Nursing Education in Video (via Alexander Street Press)
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An online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.
On-Line Books
The On-Line Books Page is a directory of books that can be freely read right on the Internet.
Online Texts Collection
The IPL Online Texts Collection contains over 13,000 titles that can be browsed by author, by title, or by Dewey Decimal Classification. It can also be searched.
Open Directory
Open Knowledge Repository
Provided by The World Bank
The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.Upon launch in April 2012, the OKR contains research from thousands of works including: books, reports, working papers, journal articles, datasets, and content in other languages other than English.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context (via GALE CENGAGE)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Covers social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (via GALE CENGAGE)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.
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Provides access to the following databases: HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments), Lippincott, Wilkins, and Williams Primary Care books and Total Access journals.
Oxford (English-French) Business French Dictionary (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Business French Dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of core business vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including accountancy, banking, economics, human resource management, law, sales and marketing, the stock market, management, taxation, insurance, and information technology.
Oxford (English-Spanish) Business Spanish Dictionary (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of core business vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including accountancy, banking, economics, human resource management, law, sales and marketing, the stock market, management, taxation, insurance, and information technology.
Oxford (French-English) Business French Dictionary (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Business French Dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of core business vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including accountancy, banking, economics, human resource management, law, sales and marketing, the stock market, management, taxation, insurance, and information technology.
Oxford (Spanish-English) Business Spanish Dictionary (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of core business vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including accountancy, banking, economics, human resource management, law, sales and marketing, the stock market, management, taxation, insurance, and information technology.
Oxford Classical Dictionary (via OXFORD Reference)
A reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. Written by the very best of classical scholars from all over the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity. The approach is interdisciplinary: all areas, regions, and cultures are represented beyond the core areas of Greece and Rome. As well as providing factual information, the Dictionary contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, and ecology. The text is written in an accessible style and all Latin and Greek words have been translated.
Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (via OXFORD)
Foremost in its field, the second edition of The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature offers a comprehensive record of Australian writing from European settlement to the early 1990s. Written in clear, accessible language, the Companion contains entries on writers, plays, novels, poems, newspapers, journals, anthologies, literary prizes, movements, and professional organizations. It also includes useful plot summaries, detailed biographies, and a number of essay-length articles on key areas, such as Aboriginal writing and science fiction.
Oxford Companion to American Law (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to American Law takes as its starting point the insight that law is embedded in society, and that to understand American law one must necessarily ask questions about the relationship between it and the social order, now and in the past. The volume assumes that American law, in all its richness and complexity, cannot be understood in isolation, as simply the business of the Supreme Court, or as a list of common law doctrines. Hence, the volume takes seriously issues involving laws role in structuring decisions about governance, the significance of state and local law and legal institutions, and the place of American law in a comparative international perspective. Nearly 500 entries are included, written by over 300 expert contributors.
Oxford Companion to American Literature (via OXFORD)
There are over 2,000 biographical profiles of important American authors (with information regarding their style, subjects, and major works) and influential foreign writers as well as other figures who have been important in the nation's social and cultural history. There are more than 1,100 full summaries of important American novels, stories, essays, poems (with verse form noted), plays, biographies and autobiographies, tracts, narratives, and histories.
Oxford Companion to American Military History (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to American Military History boasts over 1000 entries written by some 500 distinguished contributors. Readers will find Stephen E. Ambrose writing on the D-Day landing, James M. McPherson on the battle of Antietam, John Keegan on the changing experience of combat, Jean Bethke Elshtain on Jane Addams, Mark A. Noll on religion and war, and Robert M. Utley on Sitting Bull. Ranging from brief factual pieces to extensive essays, the entries examine every major war from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf; important battles from Bunker Hill, to the Alamo, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, Normandy, and Khe Sanh; and military leaders from Washington to Grant, Lee, Eisenhower, MacArthur, Westmoreland, and Schwarzkopf. Moreover, the Companion goes well beyond the usual “drum and trumpet” coverage to examine a wide range of subjects you might not expect to find. There are entries on relevant acts of Congress and on diplomatic policies such as the Monroe Doctrine and the Marshall Plan; on peace and antiwar movements; on war in film, literature, music, and photography; and on war viewed through the disciplinary lenses of anthropology, economics, gender studies, and psychology. The result is the widest ranging account compiled in one volume of war, peace, and the U.S. military.
Oxford Companion to American Theatre (via OXFORD)
First published in 1984, Gerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on American theatre. Critics have hailed its “wealth of authoritative information” (Back Stage), its “fascinating picture of the volatile American stage” (The Guardian), and its “well-chosen, illuminating facts” (Newsday).
Oxford Companion to Archaeology (via OXFORD)
Featuring 700 authoritative articles written by hundreds of respected scholars from all over the world, The Oxford Companion to Archaeology provides authoritative, stimulating entries on a range of subjects, including engaging biographies of the great figures in the field, extensive coverage of the methods used in archaeological research, together with essays that examine human evolution and the many general facets of culture.
Oxford Companion to Australian History (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to Australian History draws on the latest scholarship and covers people, institutions, and events that have shaped Australian society, politics and culture. There are entries on politicians, colonisers, visionaries, newspaper barons, industrialists, explorers, writers, artists, and scientists. There are numerous extended essays on key facets of the nation's life — political, social, cultural, scientific, military, and economic. Readers will find incisive entries on matters such as, art, capital punishment, gambling, language, literature, military history, republicanism, and reconciliation.
Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (via OXFORD)
This substantial new edition of the Companion builds on the strength of the first edition. Many of the original entries have been retained, some with minor emendations or additions, while others have been rewritten in the light of recent scholarship. There are also many new entries on topics that were omitted from the first edition, either because they did not seem to warrant inclusion or simply because they were overlooked, while others have assumed a new significance in the light of developments since 1995. In all cases the editors have sought to retain the original aim of combining information, some of it technical, with analysis, and to do so in a manner that will make the Companion accessible and useful both to the general reader and to the specialist.
Oxford Companion to Australian Politics (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics is the first scholarly and comprehensive account of Australian political life and thought that gives attention to all aspects of national politics and to Australian politics in regional, international and global contexts. It also takes full account of the colonial origins of Australian politics and includes entries on indigenous politics, frontier politics and settler societies.
Oxford Companion to Black British History (via OXFORD)
Essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles, The Oxford Companion to Black British History explores the subject from its beginnings in Roman times to the present day. From African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian's Wall in the 2nd century AD, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole, the 'Black Florence Nightingale', and Walter Tull, footballer and First World War officer, to our own day, the OCBBH provides detailed timeline charts and key dates for people and events. Key concepts such as Emancipation and Reparations are examined, while a unique collection of articles are brought together to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the black presence in Britain, and the rich and diverse contribution it has made to British society.
Oxford Companion to British History (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to British History covers all aspects of the history of Britain from 55 BC to the present day. Written by over 100 distinguished specialist contributors, the variety of entries provides a wealth of essential information touching all aspects of British history: political, economic, social, military, people, events, and institutions.
Oxford Companion to Music (via OXFORD)
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Oxford Companion to the American Musical (via OXFORD)
With more than two thousand entries, this guide offers a wealth of information on musicals, performers, composers, lyricists, producers, choreographers, and much more. Biographical entries range from early stars Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, and Mae West to contemporary show-stoppers Nathan Lane, Savion Glover, and Kristin Chenoweth, while composers Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, and Andrew Lloyd Webber all have articles, and the choreography of Bob Fosse, Tommy Tune, and Debbie Allen receives due examination. The plays and films covered range from modern hits like Mamma Mia! and Moulin Rouge! to timeless classics such as Yankee Doodle Dandy and Show Boat . Also, numerous musicals written specifically for television appear throughout, and many entries follow a work - Babes in Toyland for example - as it moves across genres, from stage, to film, to television. The Companion also includes cross references, a comprehensive listing of recommended recordings and further reading, a useful chronology of all the musicals described in the book, plus a complete index of Tony Award and Academy Award winners.
Oxford Companion to the Bible (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to the Bible provides an authoritative one-volume reference to the people, places, events, books, institutions, religious belief, and secular influence of the Bible. Written by more than 250 scholars from some 20 nations and embracing a wide variety of perspectives, the Companion offers over seven hundred entries, ranging from brief identificationswho is Dives? where is Pisgah?to extensive interpretive essays on topics such as the influence of the Bible on music or law.
Oxford Companion to The Body (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Companion to the Body is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of the body. It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function of all the major systems of the body and the causes of disorders that affect them. Interwoven with this coverage of the science of the body, are entertaining and informative articles on social and religious attitudes to the body, and its significance for artists, philosophers and writers.
Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (via OXFORD)
In this book of crisp, precise and often witty pronouncements on modern American English, Bryan Garner decisively answers these and hundreds of other questions that bedevil those who care about the language. Garner draws on a host of evidence to support his judgements, citing thousands of examples - good, bad, and ugly - from sources such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek.
Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations (via OXFORD)
This is the most comprehensive dictionary of abbreviations available. In a world of rapidly proliferating abbreviations and acronyms, it is indispensable at home and in the office. Authoritative and up-to-date, it covers the most important business, scientific, and technical abbreviations, as well as those in everyday use. In addition to abbreviations used in English-speaking countries, the dictionary includes some non-English terms.
Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists (via OXFORD)
The first one-volume dictionary of American Art to be published in thirty years, this essential resource’s 945 alphabetically-arranged entries offer an insightful and informative view of America’s artistic heritage. An indispensable biographical and critical guide to American art from colonial times to contemporary postmodernism, this long overdue resource provides readers with a wealth of factual detail and perceptive analysis of America’s leading painters, ranging from John Singleton Copley, Thomas Cole, and Mary Cassatt to such modern masters as Jackson Pollack and Andy Warhol. Prominent sculptors and photographers are also covered - from Alexander Calder to Louise Nevelson and Man Ray to Walker Evans - as well as contemporary installation artists, including video master Bill Viola. The dictionary also provides entries on notable American institutions, organizations, schools, techniques, styles, and movements, while examining important individuals connected to the art scene, such as the collector Peggy Guggenheim and the critic Clement Greenberg.
Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (via OXFORD)
With nearly 6,000 quotations, this volume offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary covers more than five hundred topics, giving readers a nutshell history of what great (and not-so-great) Americans had to say about each one. This thoughtfully laid out compilation represents Americans ranging from the famous to the infamous, and from the distant as well as recent past, from George Abbott to Fran Lebowitz to Frank Zappa and numerous personalities, presidents, and analysts.
Oxford Dictionary of Art (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art of the Western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present.
Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (via OXFORD)
Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. It also includes biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, with places and full dates of birth and death (in many instances correcting misinformation that has found its way into other sources). For this new edition, entries have been thoroughly revised and updated, and more than fifty new entries have been added, for example Tracey Emin and Jack Vettriano.
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (via OXFORD)
The Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology provides a comprehensive survey of modern biochemistry and molecular biology. Fully revised and updated, this new edition includes definitions of terms from the fields of Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Immunology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Systems Biology, and Toxicology. Entries are short and informative, covering details of biochemical substances and the processes in which they are involved, methods and concepts in molecular biology, and definitions of biochemical symbols and abbreviations. Each entry is accessibly written, pointing out the pitfalls where terms are often confused and providing recommended nomenclature and alternative names.
Oxford Dictionary of Music 2e (via OXFORD)
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Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Provides rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe. Includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to have on modern thought and society. Nearly half the entries are biographical, covering artists, thinkers, statesman, and reformers. A table of European ruling houses and a table showing the dates when cities and countries changed from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar are also included.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars, this encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Articles on military leaders; battles; sieges; individual fortresses; and military technology focusing on subjects such as armor, navigational techniques, and siege warfare tactics.
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation is a definitive source for information about the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church polity and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. This broadly cast, interdisciplinary definition allows for a comprehensive social and intellectual history of early modern Europe.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Oxford English Dictionary (via OXFORD)
Traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.
Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible (via OXFORD)
This essential guide offers 325 articles that describe the people and places that appear in the New Testament and Old Testament of the Bible. From prophets, apostles, and groups (such as Hebrews and Angels) to kingdoms and countries, cities and mountains where Biblical events took place.
Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, edited by Stanley N. Katz, is the first encyclopedia of law to provide both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems. A truly international and interdisciplinary reference work, the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History covers legal history from ancient to modern times. Approximately 1,000 articles explore the traditions of Ancient Greek Law, Ancient Roman Law, Medieval Roman Law, Chinese Law, English Common Law, Islamic Law, United States Law, and the laws of such other regions as Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Major categories of law explained in detail include private law (contract, tort, civil procedure), public law (statutory, criminal, etc.), and higher or constitutional law.
Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace (via OXFORD)
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
Oxford Reference Online (via OXFORD)
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Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.
For all countries where a national legislature exists, the database provides general information on each of the Parliament's chambers; description of the electoral system; results of the most recent elections; archive of past elections results; information on the presidency of each chamber; information on the mandate and status of members of Parliament.
PBS Video Collection
Assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one convenient online interface.The diverse subject matter of the included films makes this an important collection for the study of history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
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Contains randomized trials (independently rated for quality), systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each trial, review or guideline, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible.
Peterson's Educational Directories
A comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
Points of View Reference Center
Population Index
Primary reference tool to the world's population literature. Covers books, journal articles, working papers and other documents on population topics.
Project Gutenberg
Provides etexts of public domain books. The collection includes the following three types of books: Light Literature; such as Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, Peter Pan, Aesop's Fables, etc. Heavy Literature; such as the Bible or other religious documents, Shakespeare, Moby Dick, Paradise Lost, etc. Reference books; such as thesaurus, almanacs, and a set of encyclopedia, dictionaries, etc.
Project MUSE
Index to full-text collection of journals in literary theory, classics, history and cultural studies, philosophy, film, theatre and performing arts, political science, and mathematics.
Proquest Databases
Searches all Proquest resources to which the Libraries subscribe.
Proquest Discovery
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text
ProQuest National Newspapers Abstracts
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
ProQuest Research Library
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
PsycARTICLES (via EBSCOhost)
Contains the full-text of over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to the present.
PsychiatryOnline (Includes DSM 5)
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A powerful website that features the DSM Library and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references, including books, journals, and self-assessment tools. The DSM Library is the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world. Much more than individual titles, PsychiatryOnline features sophisticated searching and indexing tools that enable you to quickly target all the information you need.
PsycINFO (via EBSCOhost)
Contains abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, and is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others.
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Pubmed is the National Library of Medicine’s web interface for searching the MEDLINE database as well as other related citations. MEDLINE contains citations and abstracts to the world’s literature in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, allied health, health administration, and the pre-clinical sciences. Choose the red “UGetIt!” button for each citation to determine if full-text articles are available. Available on mobile devices.
PubMed Health
Wegner Partner Access Provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Specializes in review of clinical effectiveness research with summaries and full text of selected systematic reviews. Clinical effectiveness research reviews find answers in medical and health care on what works. There is information for consumers and clinicians based on those reviews.
Radio Media (via SRDS Media Services)
Provides complete planning information on AM/FM commercial radio stations in the U.S. This database contains format detail, demographics, and contact information.
Red Book Online
Wegner Partner Access
Extends beyond the print edition to provide instant access to pediatric infectious disease solutions not available anywhere else. It includes the most reliable and clinically relevant content on more than 200 childhood infectious diseases and is the quickest and easiest way to keep pace with all the latest developments and clinical guidelines at the point of care.
Regional Business News (via EBSCOhost)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Full text coverage for regional business publications; Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Wegner Partner Access
Covers physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The types of documents described in REHABDATA include research reports, books, journal articles, and audiovisual materials.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (via EBSCOhost)
RILM indexes scholarly writings on music and related disciplines, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, dance, music therapy, music librarianship, the physics of music, and other fields as they relate to music.
Routledge Performance Archive (RPA)
The Routledge Performance Archive provides access to audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. Included are interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.
Sage Journals
Wegner Partner Access
Sanborn Maps - South Dakota
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
To print scores, search the database for the desired item, select "display it", select "buy" and then insert the subscription number and password located in the my portal and then your name and USD email address.
Science Citation Index Expanded (via Web of Knowledge)
Covers the most of the sciences, including veterinary medicine and zoology.
Science Reference Center (via EBSCOhost)
Provides access to full-text science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Journal indexes and other materials. Information provided by 10 U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results. Allows multidatabase searching across up to 10 files, such as ERIC, PubMed, Agricola, USDA Integrated Taxonomic Informati on System, NSF Publications, U.S. Patents, and many more.
Wegner Partner Access
Broad coverage and browsability of high quality journals in many natural and social sciences, easy to use search screen, inclusion of meeting abstracts and pre-publication articles, and the ability to search texts of articles are among the special features of this resource.
ScienceDirect E-Books
Wegner Partner Access
Science and medicine books issued in annual series, with free-standing chapters, part of ScienceDirect and searchable with the rest of ScienceDirect.
SciFinder Scholar Web
SciFinder Scholar is the best database for chemistry-related topics.
Produced by the American Institute of Physics and it indexes articles from journals, magazines, conference proceedings, technical publications, and other publications from scientific societies and technical publishers.
SIRS Discoverer (K - 9)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
SIRS Researcher (6-12)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
(via HeinOnline provided by the USD Law School
This collection includes materials written about slavery - defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it, including an expansive slavery collection of mostly pre-Civil War materials from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery are covered.
Social Science Citation Index - Web version (via Web of Knowledge)
Covers the social sciences, including anthropology, history, industrial relations, information science and library science, law, linguistics, philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, political science, public health, social issues, social work, sociology, substance abuse, urban studies, and women's studies. Provides bibliographic citations, plus author abstracts "for approximately 60% of the articles in the database." Each citation also includes a list of references cited in the source article.
Social Sciences Citation Index (via Web of Knowledge)
The most influential research across 55 disciplines of social science. With the addition of Century of Social SciencesTM, SSCI® delivers comprehensive backfile and cited reference data. Available on mobile devices.
Social Work Abstracts (via EBSCOhost)
Single user license
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW); extensive coverage of social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Topics include therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, civil and legal rights, and more. Available on mobile devices.
SocINDEX with Full Text (via EBSCOhost)
Full text for many journals, books, monographs, and conference papers. Comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Available on mobile devices.
SoDakLIVE is a World Wide Web-based one-stop directory for state government publications and information.
South Dakota Codified Laws
South Dakota Legislature Session Laws
South Dakota Newspaper Association (SDNA) Statewide Newspaper Database
Directory of South Dakota Newspapers
South Dakota Newspaper Association/SDNA Public & Legal Notices
Public and legal notices published in South Dakota Newspapers. Notices are archived for three months.
South Dakota Senate Journals
SPORTDiscus (via EBSCOhost)
Comprehensive bibliographic database about sports, including: physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition, coaching, management, education, leisure studies, and tourism, among others. Contains journal articles and monographs as well as dissertations and theses, magazine articles, books, conference proceedings, and more.
An electronic journal service with over 410 full text electronic journals published by Springer. The journals are searchable and browsable by author, title, topic or individual issue. Coverage is 1996 - present. Varies by title.
Wegner Partner Access. Limited # of simultaneous users-logout when finished.
Provides access to electronic resources such as: Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, the ICD-9-CM, American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information, American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgery, Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. Available on mobile devices.
State Capital (LexisNexis)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library. Access with State Library Ecard only.
Check the status of a bill or search bill text; search state statutes or find summaries of state laws; find summaries or the full text of state regulations; search publications for articles about issues affecting states; locate information about state legislators, their staffs and state offices.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
"The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States." Chapter headings are currently given down the left side of the page. Notice that you can download the tables as spreadsheets from that column, or see the printed version (.pdf) or earlier editions from the toolbar across the top.
Teacher Reference center (via EBSCOhost)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Test Review Locator (via BUROS INSTITUTE)
Search for citations to reviews of educational and psychological tests and measures that The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements and ProEd (book publisher) have included in their directories. See Mental Measurements Yearbook for reviews.
The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include the features and content listed below. Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, began in 1957. ... Currently, GPO Access contains the Public Papers for Presidents George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and George W. Bush. Additional volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan will be made available from GPO in the future. Search hints: Enclose phrases ("Executive Order 13198") in quote marks, and capitalize connectors (AND, OR, NOT).
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
The Thomas Register of American Manufacturers is a source of identification of U.S. manufacturers arranged by product in a large multi-volume set.
TRiP (Turning Research into Practice)
Wegner Partner Access
TRiP is a clinical search engine that searches multiple evidence-based sites simultaneously providing information from systematic reviews, practice guidelines, clinical trials, MEDLINE articles, and medical images and videos. It has a global scope, not limited to U.S. information.
TV & Cable Media (via SRDS Media Services)
Provides information on broadcast, cable, syndicated, and alternative television advertising opportunities in the U.S. Over 3,400 listings identify commercial and noncommercial stations, broadcast networks, multiple station owners, cable systems, interconnects, cable networks, MSOs, syndicators, and sales reps. A separate section covers Latin American ad outlets.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps (via Readex)
The more than 50,000 maps in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set range from the great atlases to small individual maps clarifying very specific land questions, to the great triangulation surveys, to the repetitive but for the meteorologist important weekly weather maps, to the maps that made history as well as the maps of past history and of course to the purely serendipitous, or so it would seem, maps found in the Serial Set. Covering years of publication: 1817-1994 Map images, records, and indexing for maps published in Reports and Documents of the 15th Congress, 1st Session through the 103rd Congress, 2nd session.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 (via Readex)
The Serial Set is a collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress. It includes Congressional reports and documents as well as executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress.
Ulrich's Periodical Directory
This directory, also known as ulrichsweb dot com lists information for nearly a quarter-million serial records such as newspapers, popular and trade magazines, and academic and scholarly journals; The listings include active, ceased, and forthcoming publications, and they can be searched by country, subject headings, circulation numbers, and many more options.
Uniform Crime Reports
United States Historical Census Data
United States House of Representatives
Provides information about Members and Committees of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the latest congressional news and important links to congressional information.
United States Senate
US Major Dailies (via ProQuest)
Provided by the South Dakota State Library
Provides access to five of the country’s most respected national and regional newspapers offering researchers complete and timely coverage of local, national, and world events. (Chicago Tribune,Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post)
USPTO Web Patent Databases
This database from the the U.S. The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) now offers World-Wide Web access to separate bibliographic and full-text patent databases.
Web of Science Core Collection
Largest citation database in science, engineering, medicine and technology; also the social sciences, arts and humanities are represented. Citation analysis tools. Available on mobile devices.
Webster's Third New International Dictionary (via Brittanica)
Merriam-Webster Unabridged is built on the foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged and is the best source of current information about the English language.
Westlaw China
Provided by the USD Law School
Westlaw China is a China law database that contains comprehensive laws, regulations, cases and carefully selected model contracts and legal journals. Please select "Log In" beneath "Subscriber Area" at the top right of the page to begin.
Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (via EBSCOhost)
A working biologists index to world literature on mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and birds; includes studies on all aspects of their life cycles and behaviors, including hunting and management research.
Wiley Online Library
Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
World Factbook
The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials, and the style. format, coverage, and content are designed to meet their specific requirements.
WorldCat (via FirstSearch)
Covers all subjects. Provides bibliographic citations of books, serials, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films and machine-readable data files published worldwide. Provides holdings information for nearly 30,000 libraries. Producer/Publisher is OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.