Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be a South Dakota Mines student to use the Devereaux Library?  
A:  Everyone is welcome to use the resources and facilities at the Devereaux Library. Please contact the library for further information. 

Q: What if the item I want is not available? 
A: Whether it’s a book, a journal article or something else, the library will try to get it for you. Just enter your request and we will be in touch. Please note, the library cannot borrow or purchase textbooks for you.  
 
Q: When is the item I have checked out due?  
A: Circulation periods vary depending on the type of material you have checked out. Please ask for a loan receipt when you check out materials. You can always visit My Library Card or contact us to verify due dates.  
 
Q: Do you proctor exams?  
A: South Dakota Mines does provide exam proctoring options - find out more here.      
 
Q: How do I access databases (electronic resources) from off campus.  
A. You will need to use the campus VPN.  Instructions here: https://support.sdsmt.edu/TDClient/30/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=61  

 Q: What is the secret Library password?

A. Look for the answer here.


Don't leave your FREE Borrows behind!

 Hoopla Nov sci fi

Hoopla offers bonus borrows of
selected material for you 
to enjoy during the
month of November.

You can choose from 
ebooks, audiobooks, comics, 
television shows & movies 
for you to enjoy. 

The Humanity Bureau
A dystopian thriller set 
in the year 2030 that sees 
the world in a permanent 
state of economic 
recession and facing 
serious environmental 
problems as a result 
of global warming. [movie]

Legend of the Scarlet Blades 
Vol.1: The City that Speaks to the Sky

Raido, a young amnesic 
Ronin—a masterless 
Samurai—roams about in a 
quest for his memories. 
His first stop is the 
city that talks to the sky, 
the ultimate stronghold 
against the ice invading 
the land of the rising sun. [comics]

H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man - Season 1
After a freak accident 
while conducting a secret 
experiment to achieve invisibility 
with light refraction, 
Dr. Peter Brady is transformed 
into an invisible man. 
Unable to find an antidote 
and return to a visible state, 
he is enlisted as the ultimate 
British secret agent to solve 
crimes and conduct secret 
spy missions. [Television]



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