This is a comprehensive page of resources. Below are resources that are available for basic reference and research. Some resources may only be available at Sitting Bull College or with a password. Contact a librarian at 701-854-8008 or send an email to  if you need assistance.

Library and Student Services Building, Fort Yates Campus

 Library Catalog


Sitting Bull College Library Catalog 

Electronic Books

A collection of downloadable book in print and audio available from Sitting Bull College

Ebsco  e-books for North Dakota

A comprehensive and searchable database of e-book content. Many titles are available in audio.

Ebsco  e-books for South Dakota

Full text of 10,000+ commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more, plus Cliffs Notes.

Sage Knowledge for South Dakota

E-book collection of professional development titles, reference works, handbooks and more that supports academic research.


Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition/includes Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus
The award-winning Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

Research Databases

Sitting Bull and One Bull by Palmquist & Jurgens, St Paul, MN, 1884

All resources below are available on campus through any Sitting Bull College network. For remote and off campus access contact Sitting Bull College Library for a user name and password if applicable.

Ebsco Databases Login

A comprehensive page to access Ebsco Databases at Sitting Bull College

Education Source

The world’s largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, Education Source provides scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers. It covers all levels of education — from early childhood to higher education — as well as all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Academic Search Premier for South Dakota

The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals.

Chilton Auto Repair for South Dakota

Provides authoritative manuals online with monthly updates. Thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940-present and includes repair, maintenance and specification tables are covered.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Digital Commons Network
Free access to over 700,000 open access publications from over 280 universities

Ebsco MasterFILE Premier/magazine and journal database for North Dakota
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes more than 350 full text reference books, 82,968 biographies, 90,915 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

Ebsco MasterFILE Premier/magazine and journal database South Dakota

Ebsco MegaFILE Premier/magazine and journal database for North Dakota
Combines Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier and Regional Business News into a single database.

Ebsco MegaFILE Premier/magazine and journal database South Dakota

Expanded Academic ASAP magazine and journal Database
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers – many with full text and images!

Flyer from the first Standing Rock Community College Graduation

High Wire Press

The largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with more than 750,000 free, full-text articles online.

Heritage Quest for South Dakota

One of the world’s most trusted sources for academic content. A wide variety of sources on Lakota language and culture as well as other scholarly linguistic sources.

OCLC First Search Worldcat
WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions.

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.

Proquest Newspaper Database for North Dakota
Full-text access to a searchable database containing hundreds of newspapers from around the world. Updated daily.


With more than 4 million bibliographic records centered on psychology and the behavioral and social sciences, the interdisciplinary content in PsycINFO® makes it one of the most highly utilized databases by students, researchers, educators, and practitioners worldwide.

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Tribal College Journal
Access Current Edition or search past issues. Visit SBC library to access online or print collections.

 Useful Websites

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Open Culture Languages

Sitting Bull Photograph Collection