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South Dakota State Library Services: Login Help

A list of services provided by the South Dakota State Library.

Library Cards

Out-Of Library Access

  • From your library’s webpage, either follow the links to the resource you want OR click on your library’s link to the South Dakota State Library website

    • If you log in through links on your library’s web page, follow the directions and use the barcode and password requested

  • You will need to log in by one of the following methods, which vary by library:

    • If you log in via links on your library’s web page, follow the directions and use the barcode and password requested

    • Else, you will see this pop-up screen:

       

  • If you have your own personal State Library ecard, select the South Dakota State Library from the CHOOSE YOUR LIBRARY HERE dropdown, enter barcode and PASSWORD IN ALL CAPS (usually your last name in all capital letters)

  • If your library does not participate in South Dakota Share-it, select South Dakota State Library (SDSIL) from the CHOOSE YOUR LIBRARY HERE dropdown, enter your local library’s ecard barcode and PASSWORD IN ALL CAPS. (If you do not have the library’s ecard information, please contact your local library).

  • For some libraries that are participating in South Dakota Share-it. In the login window, select your local library from the CHOOSE YOUR LIBRARY HERE dropdown, enter barcode(username) / password that you use to check out materials. (You may need to contact your library for the barcode/ password).

  • For other libraries that are participating in South Dakota Share-it; login using your local library’s ecard barcode and password. In the login window, select your local library from the CHOOSE YOUR LIBRARY HERE dropdown, enter barcode and PASSWORD IN ALL CAPS. (If you do not have the library’s ecard, please contact your local library).

  • You should be brought into the database; use it as you need!

  • Most electronic resources have links to “help” or “search tips” near the top of the screen

Inside Library Access

  • If your library/patrons access electronic resources via South Dakota Share-It OR the SDSL web page – access will be by ip authentication, click and go
  • If your library/patrons access electronic resources via links on your library web page copied from the SDSL web page – you will need to make sure you use the links on this page: Database URLs -  access will be by ip authentication, click and go
  • If your library/patrons access electronic resources via links on your library web page using your own authentication (i.e. EZproxy) – access wil be through your library system

Special Access Requirements

AncestryLibrary inside library only

CAMIO inside library only

ReferenceUSA State Library eCard on a Computer Outside of a Library Network

Questions?

Please contact 

David Bradford, Digital Resources Coordinator

David.Bradford@state.sd.us

605-295-3174 or 605-773-3131, Option 5,3

 

Nina Mentzel, Metadata Librarian

Nina.Mentzel@state.sd.us

605-773-6391 or 605-280-6911 (cell)