Research Databases

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.


EBSCO Databases Login

The link above gives you access to all EBSCO Databases listed individually below in one search. A comprehensive page to access all Ebsco Databases at Sitting Bull College.

EBSCO Business Source Premier

As the world’s largest full-text business database, Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922.


The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database consists of the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present. ERIC also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.

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 policymakers. 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.

EBSCO Academic Search Ultimate

Academic Search Ultimate is a scholarly, full-text database designed for academic institutions. The database includes full text as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study. Provider: EBSCO. Academic Search Ultimate includes rigorous curation of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 4,734 global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.

Electronic Books

A collection of downloadable books in print and audio is available from Sitting Bull College. A comprehensive and searchable database of e-book content. Many titles are available in audio. Full text of 10,000+ commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life, and physical sciences, business, computers & more, plus Cliffs Notes.

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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.

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!

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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.

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