Your library ID number
is your key to free access to the Library's many resources.
It allows you to login to online research databases and resources provided by the Mundt Library when you are not on DSU's Madison campus.
The following library services are provided for all students enrolled in Dakota State University courses. If you have questions, please contact DSU librarians.
The Library provides many research databases for finding books, articles in magazines and journals, DVDs, and more.
Find the following in middle section of the Library's homepage:
Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan
When distance students are not able to get online access to the sources they need for research, the Mundt Library will deliver the materials to them. For example, materials include:
If the Library does not have the needed item, staff will borrow or obtain a copy from another library.
To request items, you will need to provide full details about each item you want (author, title, etc.).
Tutorials and Help
Don't hesitate to ask for help directly from librarians! We are happy to help!
Instructional materials to help you are also available:
Distance students are entitled to and should expect resources and services equivalent to those provided to on-campus students.
The Mundt Library upholds the standards for distance learning library services set forth by the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Every student, faculty member, administrator, staff member, or any other member of an institution of higher education, is entitled to the library services and resources of that institution, including direct communication with the appropriate library personnel, regardless of where enrolled or where located in affiliation with the institution."
[Source: Standards for Distance Learning Library Services. 2008. Association of College and Research Libraries. Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors, 1 July 2008.]
Karl E. Mundt Library, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota 57042