Below is a list of resources, both websites and databases, we've selected to help you find the information you need. We've included in this list databases provided by the SD State Library. You can access these databases from home using your Brookings Public Library Card. Please contact us in person, by phone, or by email if you have any questions.

Tabs: 

Careers and Employment

CareerJet.com - Search engine

Career One Stop - Local jobs

SD Department of Labor

Learning Express - Occupational exams and improving your job search

LinkUp - Search engine

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau

CNET Reviews - Electronics

Consumer Search

Federal Citizen Information Center

Recalls.gov

Languages

Mango Languages - Learn a language

Pronunciator - Learn a language

Forvo - Word pronunciation audio clips in over 300 languages

 

Health

Avera McKennan Hospital

Centers for Disease Control

FDA Approved Drugs Database

Heathcare Insurance Marketplace - Learn about and apply for health insurance

HealthFinder

Mayo Clinic

MedlinePlus

Salem Press Online - Includes Magill's Medical Guide, Nutrition, and Psychology & Behavioral Health

 

 

History and Geography

America’s Historical Documents

American Memory (LOC)

American Rhetoric

Brookings County Historical Society

CIA World Factbook

National Archives Digital Collection

Sanborn Maps - The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for 82 SD communities from 1867 to 1970

South Dakota State Historical Society

Timeline Index

USGS - Use the Map Locator & Downloader to access any of their topographic maps for free

Research and Articles

EbscoHost Academic Search Premier - Scholarly database with journal and magazine articles

EbscoHost MasterFILE Premier - General reference database with journal and magazine articles

Explora Teens - Student research with current issues

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Collection of online reference books

ProQuest - Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles

SIRS Discoverer - Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles for grades K-9

SIRS Issues Researcher - General reference articles for grades 6-12

World Book Activity Center - Thousands of activities for all ages with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more

World Book Kids - Articles and more for grades K-5

World Book Student - Articles and more for grades 5-9

 

 

New Books

The Not-Quite States of America: Dispatches from the Territories and Other Far-Flung Outposts of the USA
If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body
Everything Belongs to Us
The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat
Born of Vengeance
Most Dangerous Place
The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims
The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection
Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds
The Freedom Broker
Essential Kundalini Yoga: An Invitation to Radiant Health, Unconditional Love, and the Awakening of Your Energetic Potential
The Dressmaker's Dowry
From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds
Scooby Apocalypse, Volume 1
Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps, Volume 1: Sinestro's Law
Blue on Blue: An Insider’s Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops
Language at the Speed of Sight
Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You're Not): A Parents’ Guide for Kids 3 to 23
Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction
The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

Digital Services

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Friday-Saturday:
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday:
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Closed Sundays in August

Location

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515 3rd Street
Brookings SD 57006
605-692-9407

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