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    Summer hours begin May 7, 2016. See: Summer hours

    Research Database Alert for "Search (almost) Everything" and "Library Catalog":         From 8:00 pm on Saturday, 4 June 2016, to 11:00 am Sunday, 5 June 2016, Central Daylight Time (CDT) - these databases will be UNAVAILABLE.

How do I find... ?

Articles in magazines & journals

  • Go to Databases A-Z, select your subject, and find a list of recommended research tools to search
  • Use Search (almost) Everything.  After searching, use the options on the left side of the window to show only articles

Books, audio, video

  • Available from the Mundt Library: search the Library Catalog.
  • Available from libraries worldwide: search the Library Catalog and then use options on the left side of the results window to switch to "Libraries worldwide."

Magazine or journal (by its title)

  • Search the Journal finder for the title of magazine, newspaper, or journal

Research guide for my class or major

Research databases by subject

  • Go to Databases A-Z. Use the "All Subjects" dropdown menu at the top to select a specific subject.

Where do I start research?

"Search (almost) Everything"

Find books, e-books, magazine and journal articles, audio, video   (beta site - what is this?)

Research QuickLinks

DATABASE QUICKLINKS A-Z - select a research database:


Databases by Subject with descriptions- subject selection menu finds research databases for specific subjects.

Journal Finder- search by magazine/journal title to find out if it is available fulltext online or in print through the Mundt Library.   

Library Catalog (in WorldCat) - finds ebooks, print books, dvds owned by or available through the Library.

Research Guides: Courses/Majors/Subjects - guides recommend research tools for specific subject areas and provide advice to improve research.

Historical Archive Collections

DSU Broom Drill Team 1887  Digital Library of South Dakota has three online collections provided by Dakota State University:  DSU University Archives,  Karl E. Mundt Archives, and Lake Madison Chautauqua.

  Dakota State University ARCHIVES  provides information on people, events, buildings, etc. Many photos are included on the website in a section called "DSU Timeline." [Note: Additional materials such as yearbooks, newspapers, photos, and more may be found in the Digital Library of South Dakota.]

Karl E. Mundt ARCHIVES contains the papers and other memorabilia of Karl E. Mundt. Elected in 1938 to the U.S. House of Representatives, he served five terms, and then served four terms as a U.S. Senator. During his tenure, he held membership in some of the Senate's most influential committees.

Karl E. Mundt Library, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota 57042