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OLC Library Catalog Describes and locates items found in Oglala Lakota College, as well as 70+ other SD libraries, including every academic library in SD. members of the South Dakota Library Network/SDLN.

Academic Search Premier, EBSCOHost, (1965+) 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.

Discovering Collection, (InfoTrac) grades 6-12 Provides in-depth content for five core curriculum areas: literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.

EBSCOHost Links to six EBSCOHost databases: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts, Teacher Reference Center, and Regional Business News.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Spanish Language Encyclopedia) Traduccin de lengua espaola de la enciclopedia del descubrimiento del estudiante del libro del mundo. Los artculos, los mapas y las imgenes son incluidos. Spanish-language translation of the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia. Articles, maps and images are included.


Financial Football Training Camp Lesson plans that will help you teach important financial literacy skills to your students from the Office of the SD State Treasurer.

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

Learning Express Library Online learning platform of 300+ practice tests covering ACT, SAT, GED, and more. Complete answer explanations and study suggestions.


Professional Collection [InfoTrac] grades K-12 Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators updated daily.

ProQuest (1986+) Provides the full text (image or text+graphics) from 1,700+ magazines/journals and newspapers for k-12, college, and general users, also ETHNIC NEWSWATCH.

SIRS Discoverer (grades K-9) 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 Researcher (grades 6-12) A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

Teacher Reference Center, EBSCOHost Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.


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Access Newspaper Archive Searchable worldwide newspapers from 1759-1977 (excluding South Dakota). View, print or save full page historical newspapers.

AncestryLibrary Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more. Includes the U.S. Indian Census, 1885-1930, for all tribes in the United States.