Online Databases

Licensed by AMPL:

IndieFlix brings the Film Festival home. Watch award-winning independent movies, shorts, documentaries, and web series from around the world.
Access Aberdeen American News articles (1995 - present), as well as other South Dakota and national newspapers. This resource is free with a library card.
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OneClick Digital
OneClick digital is a database of popular eBooks & audiobooks. Mysteries, classics and children's books are just a few of the selections. Free download with a valid library card.
Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. Free download with a valid library card.

Licensed by the South Dakota State Library:

Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1940, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more.
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Chilton Library
Provides authoritative manuals online with monthly updates. Thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940-present and includes repair, maintenance and specification tables are covered. 
Ebooks (EBSCOhost, Formerly NetLibrary)
Full text of 10,000+ commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more, plus Cliffs Notes. 
EBSCOhost Research Databases
Links to six EBSCOHost databases: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Teacher Reference Center, and Regional Business News. 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Core collection of online reference books in the following subject areas-health, history, government & law, science, education and business.
Of interest to those researching local history and family histories, it includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1940; 25,000+ family and local history books (every word searchable); the PERiodical Source Index/PERSIT (a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,500 genealogy & local history periodicals); and Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files. 
Learning Express Library
Online learning platform of 300+ practice tests covering ACT, SAT, GED, and more. Complete answer explanations and study suggestions. 
Mango Languages
Offers courses in more than 60 languages to allow users to learn, listen and speak their chosen languages. Courses for English learners begin in the student’s native language and teach English. The courses focus on four key areas of language learning: vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and culture.
Medline Plus
This resource is designed to assist the public in locating appropriate, authoritative health information sources.
Online State Publications
The South Dakota State Library's Online State Publications (CONTENTdm Digital Collections) provides access to South Dakota State Agency publications and more various collections. 
Provides the full text (image or text+graphics) from 1,700+ magazines/journals and newspapers for K-12, college, and general users, including Barron's. 
Sage Knowledge
E-book collection of professional development titles, reference works, handbooks and more that supports academic research.
Sanborn Maps-SD
The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for 82 South Dakota communities from 1867 to 1970.
SIRS Discoverer
Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics. 
SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. 
TumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture books, short videos, and chapter books for grades K-3. Lexile and AR reading levels and grade levels are provided.
World Book
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.
A worldwide catalog of 56 million items found in 9,000+ libraries, including State Library & 25+ SD libraries. Additional indexes to books, articles, dissertations, and archive material are also available.