Reference

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 mark.holman@sittingbull.edu  if you need assistance.

 Library Catalog

Sitting Bull College Library Catalog fdlp-logo379w17

 

 

Electronic Books

Below is a listing of e-books that are available from Sitting Bull College Library

Sitting Bull College Overdrive Library

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

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition/includes Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=BRIC
The award-winning Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

World Book for South Dakota
http://www.sdln.net/cgi-bin/authgate/index.cgi?db=wbk

Research Databases

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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.

Auto Repair Reference Center
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=AUTOREFCTR
Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. Database content includes more than 33,100 vehicles covered from 1945 to present

Consumer Health Complete
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=EBSCOCMH
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
http://network.bepress.com/
Free access to over 700,000 open access publications from over 280 universities

Ebsco MasterFILE Premier/magazine and journal database for North Dakota
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=EBSCOF5H
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
http://www.sdln.net/cgi-bin/authgate/index.cgi?db=mfp

Ebsco MegaFILE Premier/magazine and journal database for North Dakota
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=EBSCOKEH
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
http://www.sdln.net/cgi-bin/authgate/index.cgi?db=mega

Expanded Academic ASAP magazine and journal Database
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=EAIM
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!

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Flyer from the first Standing Rock Community College Graduation

InfoTrac for South Dakota
http://www.sdln.net/cgi-bin/authgate/index.cgi?db=gg

JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org
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
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=OCLC
WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions.

Points of View Reference Center
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=EBSCOPWH
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
http://www.odin.nodak.edu/authgate/?db=BELL
Full-text access to a searchable database containing hundreds of newspapers from around the world. Updated daily.

South Dakota Grant Directory
http://apps.sd.gov/applications/de100sdgrantdir/ (Broken Link)
A searchable database of 200+ foundations with a history of SD giving, as well as SD state government grant-making programs.

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Grand River valley near Bullhead, South Dakota

Tribal College Journal
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org
Access Current Edition or search past issues. Visit SBC library to access online or print collections.

 Useful Websites

North Dakota Department of Motor Vehicles Free Practice Tests                                         
http://ndsl.driving-tests.org/north-dakota/

Open Culture Languages
http://www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons