South Dakota State Library Resources

Research Databases

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.

Provides online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

South Dakota State Library Resources


Tribal Districts of Standing Rock

These Resources are available to all South Dakota Residents and can be accessed at the Mobridge and Mclaughlin campus sites.

HeritageQuest provides access to U.S. Federal Census, family and local history books, periodical index, Revolutionary War collection, Freedmans Bank records and the U.S. Serial Set. This resource is available from your library or at home with a library card.

Links to six Gale InfoTrac databases. Discovering Collection (grades 6-12); InfoTrac Junior Edition (middle schools); Junior Reference Collection; Kids InfoBits (grades K-5); Professional Collection; and InfoTrac Student Edition (high schools).

LexisNexis Congressional
LexisNexis provides access to state, federal and statistical information including the Federal Register, Congressional Record, state resources and compiled statistical resources from the government, professional organizations, and others.

LexisNexis State Capital
LexisNexis State Capital Provides access to legislative information at the state level for states. Search and track bills, statutes, regulations, issues, and members.

LexisNexis Statistical
LexisNexis Statistical Provides access to statistical tables and publications produced by government agencies, non government agencies, and professional organizations

Sanborn Maps
Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. In electronic form, Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps, allowing for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities.

SIRS Discoverer
Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics.

SIRS Issues Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.