Subject Guide: Humanities

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • Gale e-Books
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      [Gale]
      A database of full-text encyclopedias and reference sources for a variety of disciplines.

    • MLA International Bibliography
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]

      This resource from the Modern Language Association combines an extensive collection of full-text journals with an index for the study and teaching of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric, writing studies, folklore, film, and dramatic arts.

    • Web of Science

      Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents
      [Clarivate]
      This website provides access to citation databases. Multidisciplinary content covers journals including open access journals and conference proceedings; as well as extensive indexing. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to all material indexed in this database. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.


  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      A multidisciplinary database providing indexing and full-text for more than 5000 journals.

    • Archives Unbound
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      [Gale]
      A topically focused digital collection of historical documents that support the research needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level. Collections include Slavery in America, the American Revolution, the Civil War and Travels in the West, 1800-1880.

    • AVON (Academic Videos Online)
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [ProQuest]
      A comprehensive video library with more than 78,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music and much more.

    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost] 
      EBSCO MegaFILE is a multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 19,000 publications and indexing & abstracting for nearly 24,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information dating as far back as the 1800s.

    • EBSCOhost
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects; indexing and full-text.

    • Google Scholar
      [Google]
      Simple access point to search for scholarly literature in many disciplines; indexing and full text.

    • Indigenous Peoples
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      [Gale]
      The political, social, and cultural history of North American native peoples from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

    • JSTOR
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Jstor]
      An online research database covering a wide variety of topics. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to the journals but there is a wealth of open access titles available. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.

    • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      [Gale]
      Full-text searchable, facsimile-image (not just the text, but an actual picture) of rural and urban, large cities and small towns, coast to coast newspapers.

    • ProQuest
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      A collection of databases covering the arts, business, geology, health, history, literature, science and technology and social sciences. Includes dissertations and thesis; indexing and full-text.


  • e-Books
    • Ebook Central
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      More than 1.8 million e-books covering all academic disciplines. Read online or download full-text books to your device.

    • eBook Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and more.

    • Google Books
      [Google]
      Searches full-text of millions of books; provides some previews and full-text.


  • Other
    • Britannica Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Encyclopedia Britannica]
      The Encyclopedia Britannica online with articles, images and videos. Other features include a world atlas and factbook as well as an online dictionary and thesaurus.

    • Dissertations & Theses Global
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [ProQuest]
      A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Full-text coverage from 1743 to present with citation coverage dating back to 1637.

    • Hoopla
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      A digital media service that allows library users to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows via computer, tablet, phone, or television. Titles can be streamed or downloaded for offline use later. Hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from with more being added daily.

    • Journal List - OCLC
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      Listing of all journals, electronic, print, and microform as well as ebooks available through the Devereaux Library; indexes journal articles and ebooks.; journal listing with indexes, provides links to full-text.

    • Library Catalog - (PRIMO)
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      The catalog of the Devereaux Library, a register of bibliographic items found in the library. Includes, books, journals, DVDs, CDs, documents, and links to electronic materials; database of materials held by the Devereaux Library.

    • State Agency Databases
      [Government Documents Roundtable]
      Annotated list of databases produced by the 50 states; indexing. Provided by GODORT.

    • U.S. Government Printing Office MetaLib
      [U.S. Government Printing Office]
      Retrieves articles, reports and citations from federal government publications; indexing and full-text. Provided by US GPO.

    • WorldCat Discovery
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      A worldwide catalog of millions of  items found libraries and links to journal articles; indexing, full text, and bibliographic links to resources.


All Electronic Databases

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 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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