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Only available within Siouxland Libraries branches. Provides access to more than one billion names in more than 3,000 databases, including digital images of the 1790-1930 U.S. censuses, as well as immigration, court, church and ethnic records, city directories, genealogical societies, Social Security Death Index, Civil War Pension Index, and 700 historical maps. Now includes 90 million U.S. war records from 1607-1975 and gravestone details of 3.5 million deceased U.S. soldiers.
Full text articles from the Argus Leader archives. Coverage from 2002 to the present.
Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Includes repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954.
Provides full text for scholarly business journals and other sources. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.
ChiltonLibrary places the authoritative Chilton’s auto repair manuals online, with monthly updates. It covers thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940-present and includes repair, maintenance and specification tables.
Health and wellness information for the consumer, including thousands of articles and pamphlets, drug guides, health reference books, images, and videos.
Electronic versions of mostly nonfiction and reference books, viewable and searchable online. Create a “MyEBSCOhost” account the first time you use this database. EBSCO eBooks cannot be downloaded or transferred to devices.
View the library’s collection of downloadable eBooks (EPUB and PDF formats from OverDrive).
Full text for nearly 12,000 publications and indexing & abstracting for more than 16,000 publications. Also includes more than 84,000 biographies, 86,000 primary source documents, 10,000 company profiles and an image collection of more than 107,000 photos, maps and flags.
A core collection of online reference books in the following subject areas: health, history, government & law, science, education and business.
Includes 25,000+ family and local history books as well as page images and indexes from all U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930.
Full-text journal articles geared for educators.
Designed for high school students to access full text magazines, newspapers and reference books.
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Online learning platform of 300+ practice tests covering ACT, SAT, GED, and more.
Complete answer explanations and study suggestions.
Mango Languages is an interactive and conversational approach to acquiring a second language, offering 29 foreign languages for English Speakers and 14 ESL programs for non-English speakers. Includes voice comparison technology to help assist patrons in their speaking skills.
Articles and essays presenting multiple points of view, organized around 250 current and controversial topics. Resources for students include guides to develop a thesis statement and write a persuasive essay.
Articles from leading popular magazines, newspapers, reference books, and professional publications.
Search for books and other materials in South Dakota libraries.
Research help for students in grades 6-12.
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For students in grades K-6 who need help with a school project.
Tutorial for parents and teachers
Provides access to historical maps for over 70 towns in South Dakota, including Sioux Falls. Dates range from 1870 to 1950.
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Full text from hundreds of science reference books and periodicals, covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Research material for all the major subject areas, with full text articles from reference books and periodicals, primary sources, and multimedia.
The advanced (high school & college) version of World Book Encyclopedia Online includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source material.
The online version of World Book Encyclopedia includes state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed Web sites, and much more.
La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is the Spanish-language version of World Book Encyclopedia.
The world's most comprehensive online bibliography with 74 million records from thousands of libraries across the U.S. and the world.