Monday, August 29, 2016

E-resource cancellations

As the University Libraries strive to align budget resources and expenditures with USD priorities, the following e-resources will no longer be available as of Sept 1, 2016.  If you questions or concerns, please direct them to Daniel Daily, Dean of Libraries.

Cabell’s Educational Set
Cabell’s Psychology & Psychiatry

EBSCO Applied Sciences and Technology
EBSCO Computers and Applied Science Complete
EBSCO Bibliography of Native North America

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Now online - Horace J. Austin diary

Horace J. Austin diary 1868 with transcription is now available on the Digital Library of South Dakota *

Sculptures by Leila Ghasempor

Located in University Libraries , second  floor atrium.

Ghasempor’s work is diverse since she does sculpture, ceramic and painting in lots of medium;  including pastel, watercolor, gouache, crayon, chalks, colored pencil, and acrylic. Her works comes from her imagination and the concerns that she has.  Examples include the weather in her native country Iran, and social concerns in other countries around the world. Ghasempor states she would also like to be an activist.

Friday, August 19, 2016

ProQuest product downtime August 20-21

Over the weekend of Saturday-Sunday, 20 -21 Aug. 2016, a ProQuest product maintenance window will launch worldwide to upgrade infrastructure.

During this 8-hour window, some ProQuest products will be unavailable. While the date and time were chosen to minimize the impact on our customers, we realize that some users may be affected, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Downtime: Saturday, 20 Aug., 9:00 p.m. through Sunday, 21 Aug., 5:00 a.m.

During the window, web-based customer access will be redirected to a webpage stating the planned maintenance times.
The following products will be temporarily offline:
Research databases
•    ProQuest platform (
•    ProQuest Congressional (
•    SIRS (all editions)
•    Ancestry
•    Sanborn maps
•    Dissertation publishing

Reference management/Research support tools
•    RefWorks

Bibliographic and catalog enrichment resources
•    Books in Print®

Monday, August 15, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Parking lot closed for painting - Aug. 11-14

The I.D. Weeks Library Building parking lot will be closed for painting Aug 11 - 14. 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Exhibit - Caroline Bowersox Collection of William Henry Jackson Photochroms

On display in the Archives - The Caroline Bowersox Collection of William Henry Jackson Photochroms. The collection contains 187 prints from the Detroit Publishing Company.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Political pins on display

The Allan H. Schell Collection of Campaign Buttons, Pins, And Political Ephemera was created by Allan H. Schell, and chiefly contains political pins, buttons, posters, pennants, and ephemera related to United States and South Dakota political positions in the 20th century.
Pins from US Presidential and SD Gubernatorial campaigns are on display in the Archives and Special Collections in ID Weeks.