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Information Desk: Library Information

Welcome! At the Information Desk you will provide basic information about library resources and services throughout campus.

Welcome!

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 Academic Commons & Library Tour and Floor Plan   Learn your way around and see all that we have to offer.

Campus Map and Buildings Links to a campus map which shows ADA  Accessibility, Buildings, Parking, etc.

University Libraries Services

Reference Services
Reference Services are available virtually.

Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)  Interlibrary Loan provides a means for students, faculty and staff to borrow books and articles that University Libraries' does not have access to from other libraries.

Reference Services
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.

What & Where is it in the U Libraries?

Access to USD Resources

While some of the resources 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.

Note on Noise

Ssshhhhhhh....each floor of the library gets progressively quieter. While talking and collaborative learning take place on the first floor, it becomes a whisper on the second floor and silence on the third floor.


Cell phones may be used on the first floor and in the stairwells.

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