Monday, January 13, 2020

Libray Hours - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Saturday- Sunday (1/18-1/19) Noon- 5 pm*
Monday (1/20) Noon - 10 pm

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Royal Society of Chemistry Journal Trial

USD will be trialing two RSC journals Jan 13 - Feb 13, 2020

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New Journal of Chemistry -

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Monday, January 6, 2020

2019 Annual Report

Library Hours - Spring Semester

Spring Semester hours start Jan. 12

Sunday: 10am- Midnight*
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - Midnight*
Friday: 7:30 am - 10 pm*
Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm

Thursday, January 2, 2020

3rd Floor closure on Jan 3

Archives and Special Collections will be closed on Jan 3 due to roof construction.   The east side of third floor will also be closed off.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Winter Break Reference

Starting Dec. 19, reference will be available electronically Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, at

Limited electronic reference services will be available December 26th and 27th. 

Normal reference hours resume in the spring semester.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Archives Hours

The Archives and Special Collections will be opening at 9am on  Dec. 20, and 26.

The Archives will be closed on Dec 19

Monday, December 16, 2019

Library Hours - Winter Break

Winter break hours  Dec 19 - January 10

Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm*
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Library Authentication update - Dec 11!

Summary:     ITS will be performing scheduled maintenance on EZProxy (

Description:     Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:00 am – 7:30 am (All Locations)
•    EZProxy will be unavailable intermittently during this time
•    Once complete, there will be a new login page for Online Research Databases
•    The new login page will be the same as currently used by
•    You will continue to log in with your USD username and password
If you have issues logging in please  contact with questions.

Wegner Partners Wegner Partner users, if you login with your first name.last name, you will continue to use that plus an email extension of as your user name/account name. Passwords will remain the same.

Your user name and password for Interlibrary Loan (ILL) will not change.

If you have any questions, or experience issues with your user name and password after the 12/11 change, please contact us at or  605-357-1400.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Library Hours - Finals Week

Monday - Friday (12/9-12/13) 7:30 am - 2 am*
Saturday - Sunday (12/14-12/14) 10 am - 2 am*
Monday - Tuesday (12/16-12/17) 7:30 am - 2 am*
Wednesday (12/18) 7:30 - 10 pm*

Monday, November 25, 2019

Library Hours - Thanksgiving

Wednesday (11/27) 7:30am - 5pm*
Thursday - Saturday (11/28 - 11/30) Closed*
Sunday (12/1) Noon - Midnight

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Public Service Colloquium

Research Posters – second floor of the I.D. Weeks library building

Monday Nov. 25th , 5-8pm

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

Monday, November 11, 2019

New Database - National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) Digital Library

National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) Digital Library

The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) Digital Library is a set of 21 consumer law treatises. Each treatise offers a unique combination of comprehensive and definitive authority from consumer law experts plus practical insights and practice tools. In addition, sample pleadings, practice aids and primary sources are available online with the titles.
The Digital Library offers advanced searching, fluid navigation, an html format allowing easy reading on tablets and smart phones, and live links. Each treatise is regularly updated and the online versions may be updated with new developments almost immediately.

Database provided by USD Law School

Available to USD Law Students and Faculty
Available for Campus-Wide Access

Monday, November 4, 2019

Library Hours - Veterans Day

Saturday- Sunday(11/9 & 11/10) Noon - 5pm*
Monday (11/11) Noon - 10 pm

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

“Veritas” available in the Digital Library of South Dakota

Veritas” was a college newspaper created to jointly feature the University of South Dakota and the city of Vermillion. “Veritas” was published by T. H. Ayres of the “Vermillion Plain Talk,” and only six issues were published.

May 25, 1889

June 1, 1889

June 8, 1889

June 10, 1889

June 11, 1889

June 12, 1889

originally posted at

Thursday, October 24, 2019

It’s Open Access Week!

Come listen to a panel of faculty and students led by the University Libraries about publishing, open access, and using open materials in teaching.

October 24th , 10-11 am.  MT 110. Center for Teaching and Learning