What & Where is it in the U Libraries?
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Access to USD Resources
While some of the resources in this guide are freely available, most research databases and electronic journals and many online library services have access restrictions that require that you be a current University of South Dakota student, faculty member, or staff member.
See this page for help.
Welcome to the USD University Libraries!
University Libraries Home Page We are the main library research facility for USD students, faculty and staff. We're also open to community users who visit us on-site.
Online Library Tour and Floor Plan Learn your way around the library and all that we have to offer.
For assistance, please visit us on the first floor, or contact us by phone at (605) 677-6085. You can also ask us questions online through chat/instant messenger or e-mail by using our Ask a Librarian online reference service.
Community members and anyone who is not affiliated with the University may be eligible to obtain a free Community Borrower's Card at the Circulation Desk. A Community Borrower's Card entitles the patron to use the building including the computers, and check out library materials with his/her library account.
- Please fill out this form, and bring it to the Circulation Desk to obtain your free Community Borrower's Card.
- Learn about USD lending policies, renew materials online, recall checked-out materials, and more.
Request Non-USD Materials
Interlibrary Loan privileges are not extended to community patrons. Please use your local community library Interlibrary Loan to request materials (not owned by USD or your local library) from other libraries.