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South Dakota State Library Services: EBSCO Resources

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

About EBSCO Suite of Resources

EBSCO provides 30 separate resources for all ages, which are listed below.          ebsco host logo   explora

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Primary Audience and Categories

Explora resources are searching interfaces. Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition) and Science Reference Center have newer interfaces. The remainder use the same interface; click choose databases to add or subtract resources. 

EBSCO Resource List

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

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A recognized standard for patient drug information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. More Information
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine


Alt-Healthwatch

Alt Health Watch

A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. More Information
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine


Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

A general, multidisciplinary research database, with thousands of acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources. More Information
Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


Business Searching Interface

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Search for company profiles, country economic data, industry information, market research, and more. More Information
Category: Business


Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Top journals covering all business disciplines; including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, and economics. More Information
Category: Business, General research, Scholarly Research


Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)

Consumer Health Complete

Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. More Information
Category: General research, Health & Medicine


EBSCO eBook Collection

eBooks on EBSCO

Over 10,000 books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more. More Information
Category: Business, General research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School

EBSCO eBooks Mobile App

eBooks on EBSCO

Download over 10,000 children's fiction, adult fiction, and nonfiction books to your Apple or Android device.More Information
Category: Business, General research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School


ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

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Indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds. More Information
Category: Education & Libraries


Explora

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Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. More Information
Category: Education & Libraries, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

funk and wagnalls encyclopedia

A student encyclopedia that provides over 25,000 entries on a wide variety of topics. More Information
Category: General research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


GreenFILE

Green File

Scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments, and minimizing negative impacts. More Information
Category: General research, Scholarly Research


Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source Consumer Edition

Consumer health information includes magazines, reference books, and current health pamphlets. More Information
Category: General research, Health & Medicine


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source Nursing Academic Edition

Nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more. More Information
Category: Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Indexes and abstracts for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. More Information
Category: Education & Libraries, Scholarly Research


MAS Ultra School Edition (Grades 9-12)

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Contains full-text articles of popular high school magazines covering a range of subject areas, including history, science, and careers. More Information
Category: High School


MegaFILE

MegaFILE

A combined search of EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News databases. It includes thousands of articles and covers a wide variety of topics. Select "Choose Databases" to expand your search. More Information
Category: General research, Scholarly Research


MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

For public libraries; EBSCO provides magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection with photos, maps and flags. More Information
Category: General, High School


MiddleSearch Plus (Grades 5-8)

MiddleSearch Plus

For middle schools; it has biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines. More Information
Category: Middle School


Points of View Reference Center

MasterFILE Premier

Presenting multiple sides of issues, it helps one create persuasive arguments and essays, understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. More Information
Category: General Research, High School, Scholarly Research


Primary Search (Grades K-6)

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For elementary schools; it contains articles from popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries and a large image collection. More Information
Category: Elementary School


Professional Development Collection

Regional Business News Plus

Full-text information for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. More Information
Category: Education & Libraries, Scholarly Research


Readers’ Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Web Link to Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890- 1982

Searchable full coverage of the original paper volumes of a broad selection of periodicals. More Information
Category: General research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School


Regional Business News Plus

Regional Business News Plus

Full-text worldwide business information. Includes newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, newswires and videos. More Information
Category: Business , General research


Science Reference Center

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Articles from hundreds of science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a large image collection; primarily for K-12 students. More Information
Category: General research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for over 200 of the most popular peer-reviewed teacher and administrator trade journals. More Information
Category: Business, Scholarly Research

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Questions?

Please Contact

David Bradford
Digital Resources Coordinator
David.Bradford@state.sd.us
605-295-3174 or 605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

Alissa Adams
School Library Technology Coordinator
Alissa.Adams@state.sd.us
605-295-3152 or 605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

Nina Mentzel
Metadata Librarian
Nina.Mentzel@state.sd.us
605-773-6391 or 605-280-6911