Online Databases

Library Card Holders can access nearly all of our Online Databases from home.
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Academic Search Premier
A general, multidisciplinary research dataset, with thousands of acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, land other valuable resources. Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

Academic Search

academic
AGRICOLA
The National Agricultural Library provides information for all aspects of agriculture. Includes abstracts, bibliographic records, and journal citations from around the world. Category: General Research, Scholarly Research

AGRICOLA

AGRICOLA
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
A recognized standard for patient drug information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Category: Health & Medicine

AHFS

AHFS
Alt-Health Watch
A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Category: Health & Medicine

Alt-Health

Alt-Health
Ancestry Library
Research family and local history with access to thousands of collections from around the world, with immigration, military, birth, death, census records and more. Access: Inside Library only. Category: Genealogy

Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library

Applied Science and Technology Sources This database offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines — from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering

Archive Grid
Collection of over four million archival material descriptions from thousands of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies. Category: Genealogy, Scholarly Research

Archive Grid

Archive
Black Hills Knowledge Network
Information for the Black Hills region, including community data, news, and historical photos and documents. Category: Genealogy, South Dakota

Black Hills

black hills
BookFlix
Talking books for early readers. It pairs approximately 135 animated stories with a nonfiction talking book on similar subject. Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary School

BookFlix

BookFlix
Books & Authors
Guiding readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Book reviews biographies, awards and bestseller lists, and book series. Category: Educators & Librarians, General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School

Books & Authors

Books & Authors
Business Searching Interface
Search for company profiles, country economic data, industry information, market research, and more. Category: Business

Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface
Business Source Premier
Top journals covering all business disciplines; including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, and economics. Category: Business, General Research, Scholarly Research

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier
Chilton Library
Repair, maintenance and service information for thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van, and SUV models from 1940 to the present. Category: Auto Repair

Chilton Library

Chilton Library
Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

Consumer Health Edition

Consumer Health Edition
Consumer Health Complete (Journal Edition)
Searches Journals for health-related topics. Content covers all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream to holistic medicine. Category: Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

Consumer Health Journal

Consumer Health Edition
Consumer Reports
An easily searchable compilation of consumer product research. Product ratings and reviews, recommendations, money-saving tips, and videos. Category: Business, General Research

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports
Culture Grams
Daily life and culture, statistics, history, customs, lifestyles, recipes, and interviews from over 200 countries. In four modules: World, Kids, United States, and Canada. Category: Business, Educations & Librarians, Elementary Schools, General, High Schools, Middle Schools

Culture Grams

Culture Grams

Digital Library of South Dakota
DLSD) is a collaboration of the libraries of the six Board of Regents colleges and universities as well as partners in the state of South Dakota. Category: General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly, South Dakota

Digital Library of South Dakota

Digital Library of South Dakota

Digital Public Library of America
DPLA connects people to the riches held within Americas libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. Category: General, Genealogy, High School, History, Research, Scholarly

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

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

EBSCO eBooks Collection

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO MegaFile
A combines search of EBSCOs Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MaterFILE Premier, and Regional Business New databases. It includes thousands of articles and covers a wide variety of topics. Select to expand your search. Category: General Research, Scholarly Research, High School

EBSCO MegaFile

EBSCO MegaFile

EBSCOHost Research Databases (landing page)

EBSCOHost Web (landing page)

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
Indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds. Category: Educators & Librarians

ERIC

ERIC

European Views of the Americas This is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

Explora Educators & Libraries
Journal articles and other tools for educators. It includes lesson plans, student tools, and curriculum standards. A research database especially for public libraries, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more. Category: Educators & Librarians

Explora Educators & Libraries

Explora Educators & Libraries

Explora Kids (Grades K-6)
An encyclopedia especially for elementary school students. Additional searching available through EBSCOs advanced search. Category: Elementary School

Explora Kids

Explora Kids

Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)
A research database especially for middle and high school students, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more. Category: Middle School, High School

Explora Teens

Explora Teens

FDSys Federal Digital System
The United States governments official depository of online documents. Category: Government & Directories

FirstSearch
Search for information on a wide range of subjects in twelve databases: ArticleFirst, ClasePeriodica, ebooks, ECO, ERIC, GPO, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCatDissertations. Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

FirstSearch

FirstSearch

Fold3 by Ancestry
Genealogy Information focusing upon US military records: including stories, photos, and personal documents. Category: Genealogy

Fold3 by Ancestry

Fold3 by Ancestry

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
A student encyclopedia that provides over 25,000 entries on a wide variety of topics. Category: General Research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Funk & Wagnalls

Funk & Wagnalls

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Dozens of reference books for all ages. Includes health, history, government, science, education, business, and more. Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Genealogy, General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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

GreenFILE

GreenFILE

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health information includes magazines, reference books, and current health pamphlets. Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

Health Source

Health Source

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

HeritageQuest by Ancestry
Research family and local history; it includes census, military, and gravestone records with over 25,000 family and local history books. Powered by Ancestry.com. Category: Genealogy

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous peoples and their history have interested Natives and non-Natives alike—from the seventeenth through the twenty-first century.

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples

Learning Express Library
Practice tests and self-paced courses for all learners, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume/cover letter writing courses and more. Category: Career and Test Prep, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Legal Forms
Thousands of downloadable, customizable, legal documents, specifically for South Dakota residents. Includes real estate, wills, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many categories. Category: Business, General Research

Legal Forms

Legal Forms

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. Category: Educators and Librarians, Scholarly Research

Library Information (LISTA)

Library Information (LISTA)

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

MasterFILE Complete
For public libraries: EBSCO provides magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection with photos, maps, and flags. Category: General Research

MasterFILE

MasterFILE

MedlinePLUS
From the National Library of Medicine, the worlds largest medical library brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in understandable language. Category: General Research, Health & Medicine

MedlinePLUS

MedlinePLUS

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

MiddleSearch Plus

MiddleSearch Plus

Miss Humblebee's Academy
Interactive learning program for ages 2-6; in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary School

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers.

Open Dissertations is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.

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

Points of View

Points of View

Primary Search
For elementary schools: it contains articles from popular childrens magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries and a large image collection. Category: Elementary School

Primary Search

Primary Search

Professional Development Collection
Full-text information for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers. Category: Educators & Librarians, Scholarly Research

ProQuest Research Library
A truly multidisciplinary resources featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas. Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research, High School

ProQuest Research

ProQuest Research

PubMed
More than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Category: General Research, Health & Medicine, Scholarly Research

PubMed

PubMed

Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) (EBSCO)
Searchable full coverage of the original paper volumes of a broad selection of periodicals. Category: General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School

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

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

SIRS Discoverer
For students and educators, this multidisciplinary database covers current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and more. Category: Elementary School, Middle School

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Issues Researcher
Provides the background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of over 300 current and leading issues. Category: Middle School, High School

SIRS Issues

SIRS Issues

Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for over 200 of the most popular peer-reviewed teacher and administrator trade journals. Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Scholarly Research

TrueFlix
Offering hundreds of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, it is a highly-engaging multimedia resource that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices, or at home. Education, Elementary, Middle School, High School

TrueFlix

TrueFlix

US Newsstream
Full-text articles from over 1000 newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites. Includes same-day publication access to over 250 titles. Category: Business, General Research, Genealogy, Scholarly Research

World Book (landing page)
Landing page for all World Book databases including Advanced, Discover, Dramatic Learning, Early World of Learning, Kids and Student editions. Category: Career & Test Prep, Educators & Librarians, General Research, Languages

World Book

World Book

World Book Advanced
Full encyclopedia and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports, and more. Category: High School

World Book Advance

World Book Advance

World Book Discover
Has reference resources for different instruction, such as ESL, reluctant readers, and adult learners. Also includes an extensive life skills section. Category: Career & Test Prep, General Research, Languages. Category: Career & Test Prep, General Research, Languages

World Book Discover

World Book Discover

World Book Dramatic Learning
Adaptions of classic plays for grades 1-12. Scripts, lesion plans, activities, how to put on plays and apply these materials in the classroom. Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary Schools, General, High Schools, Middle Schools

World Book Dramatic Learning

World Book Dramatic Learning

World Book Early Learning
For preschoolers and early elementary students. Narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a visual interactive encyclopedia to help develop and strengthen vocabulary, reading, and other skills. Category: Elementary Schools

World Book Early Learning

World Book Early Learning

World Book Kids
A general reference for elementary students, it offers easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia, images and videos as well as games, science projects, and activities. Category: Elementary School

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

World Book Student
Includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools. Category: Elementary School, Middle School

World Book Student

World Book Student

WorldCat Discovery
The worlds largest online network of books and other materials, from more than 10,000 worldwide libraries. You can use WorldCat Discovery to see if Mitchell Public Library owns a particular book. You can also use WorldCat Discover to search libraries worldwide and request material through interlibrary loan. Category: General Research, Scholarly Research

WorldCat

WorldCat

World Politics Review This unique database provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends to give academics, policymakers and businesspeople the context they need to have the confidence they want.