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Our collection of online resources includes educational journal and newspaper articles, testing aids and tutorials that you won’t find anywhere else online. Check one of these popular topics to see all that's available. 

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SD State Library Complete List of Databases

GeoIP authenticates users by IP and geographic location, meaning as long as the user is physically in South Dakota, they are able to access most SDSL databases immediately. Read on about GeoIP.

For assistance with any of the databases, visit libguides.library.sd.gov 

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Homework Help

Middle School

High School

GeoIP authenticates users by IP and geographic location, meaning as long as the user is physically in South Dakota, they are able to access most SDSL databases immediately. Read on about GeoIP.

For assistance with any of the databases, visit libguides.library.sd.gov 

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Job & Career: Cypress Resume

Resumes made easy.
Welcome to Cypress Resume, the online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

1. Enter your name, contact information, work history and education.
2. Choose the title of your desired job or simply the skill set you wish to highlight.
3. Finally, choose from a collection of concise and professional job statements to ensure your resume will stand out. And that's it! In a few minutes you will have a great-looking, well-written resume that will give you the edge in today's ultra-competitive job market.

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Auto Repair: Chilton Library 

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library's more popular features include:
Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams
A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed.

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Auto Repair: Mitchell Manual

ProDemand® delivers complete OEM repair, estimating & maintenance information, along with exclusive real-world knowledge in a single lookup, to help automotive technicians repair vehicles more accurately and efficiently.

*In Library Use ONLY!*

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Newspapers: NewsBank

NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

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Newspapers: Access World News

NewsBank: Access World News provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

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Newspapers: Madison Daily Leader (2012-Present)

View recent issue text.  Madison Daily Leader, The (SD) Newspaper 2012 - 2020

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Important Financial Literacy Tools from Weiss Ratings & Grey House Publishing

Independent, Unbiased Financial Strength Ratings of Banks, Credit Unions & Insurance Companies

Conservative Buy-Hold-Sell Ratings of Thousands of Stocks, Mutual Funds & Exchange Traded Funds

Create your own Personal Account to create a Watchlist, get Upgrade/Downgrade Notifications and Log In from Anywhere

Medicare Supplement Insurance - Which Plan to Choose, How Much it will Cost, Compare Rates & Plan Benefits

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Together, U.S. News and usnews.com have earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on healthpersonal financeeducationtravelcarsnews and opinion. U.S. News & World Report's signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its "Best" series of consumer guides that include rankings of collegesgraduate schoolshigh schoolshospitalsnursing homesmutual fundshealth plansdiets and more.

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US New Credit Cards

Together, U.S. News and usnews.com have earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on healthpersonal financeeducationtravelcarsnews and opinion. U.S. News & World Report's signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its "Best" series of consumer guides that include rankings of collegesgraduate schoolshigh schoolshospitalsnursing homesmutual fundshealth plansdiets and more.

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US New Loans

Together, U.S. News and usnews.com have earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on healthpersonal financeeducationtravelcarsnews and opinion. U.S. News & World Report's signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its "Best" series of consumer guides that include rankings of collegesgraduate schoolshigh schoolshospitalsnursing homesmutual fundshealth plansdiets and more.

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Driving Tests

Did you know that 4 out of 10 people fail their DMV driving test the first time?

Practice our sample permit tests and driver's license tests for free as many times as you need to - until you're ready to take the real DMV test.

Lake County Heritage

Lake County Heritage is a compiled work of stories and facts about the history of Lake County, South Dakota. Included is the discovery and founding of Lake County as well as documented names of settlers in the early days of Lake County. The featured documents were compiled by the Lake County Extension Heritage Committee for the 1976 Bicentennial. 

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Madison Daily Leader Index

If you have a request, pleasae email madisonpubliclibrary@gmail.com

Obituary Index (1930-Present)

complied by DSU Archives

Music Notes

Sheet Music Collection

This collection was donated by Dakota State University and offers a selection of choral and instrumental arrangements.

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Interlibrary Loan

This is a service provided by the South Dakota State Library allows you to search participating library catalogs across the state.  You as a patron, will now be able to search the catalog plus the subscription e-resources such as EBSCO, Learning Express, ProQuest and more.

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Informational Web Links

Here are some local, federal, and library resources for you.