- Research Resources
Many of these resources are available for library patrons to use from anywhere using the barcode number from your library card. Some resources are available in the library only and are labeled accordingly.
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Genealogy resources including U.S. Census, military, immigration, and other records. (In-library use only)
Benchmark Data Labs
News, issues, history, and data for the Black Hills region.
Interactive children's books in both fiction and nonfiction.
Books & Authors
Browse genres, book lists, authors and more.
Travel information for U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and the world with a special section just for kids.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and other publications from all disciplines. Links to business, health, science, consumer, and student resources included.
Magazine and reference book articles on a variety of topics
Fold3 by Ancestry
Military records provided by Ancestry Library.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Digital reference books on a variety of subjects.
U.S. Census records and other genealogy resources available anywhere there is internet access.
Practice tests and test preparation resources for career, college entrance, and other exams, as well as assistance with core skills. Includes Spanish language resources.
Free health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Scholarly journals, books, magazines, newspapers and more on a wide range of subjects.
Detailed historical maps of U.S. cities.
Homework resource with research on a variety of issues. Appropriate for upper-elementary and middle school students.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Resources on social issues, art, history, and government topics. Appropriate for high school students.
Free webinars, past recordings, and other resources on a variety of topics related to personal finance.
South Dakota Driver's Exams
South Dakota DMV handbooks and driver's license practice exams.
South Dakota Legislative Research Council
South Dakota Codified Laws, Legislative Session details, and information about South Dakota Legislators.
U.S. Geological Survey
Over 160,000 publications written by USGS scientists over the century and a history of the bureau.
Major daily newspapers from across the country, as well as some regional publications. Content 1980s-current.
World Book Encyclopedia
The trusted content of the World Book Encyclopedia online with many great research features and version for all ages.