Online Databases


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Online Databases
These resources are provided by the South Dakota State Library and South Dakota Library Network:

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The following are available for children and young adults seeking homework help:

World Book Web

SIRS Discoverer


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The SD State Library also provides some very useful resources for young adults considering college and careers at:
"Life After School"

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Mango Languages

*offers courses in more than 60 languages
*Basic courses teach practical skills for common conversation.
*Complete 2.0 courses dive into in-depth language.

ChiltonLibrary

*for automotive do-it-yourselfers
*authoritative manuals online with monthly updates
*covers thousands of domestic and imported car, truck, van and SUV models from 1940-present
*includes repair, maintenance and specification tables.

How can you access them?

1) At the Madison Public Library

2) From the comfort of your home.*

*username is your 14 digit library card number and the password is your last name. If you have any questions, give us a call at 605-256-7525


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American News

Madison Daily Leader
*Find information on topics related to community issues and events, business, education, politics, sports, business, education, science and technology. Features Foreign Affairs, Newsweek Global, Popular Science, The New Yorker, Smithsonian and more.

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Weiss Rating

Weiss Ratings Consumer Guides
offers easy-to-use tools to help patrons navigate through nine important areas (listed below). Each easy-to-read, step-by-step guide is packed with accurate, unbiased information and recommendations. They also offer a narrative about the subject, what you should look for when choosing a plan or policy, recommend companies to work with and so much more!

Consumer Guides:
*Automobile Insurance
*Elder Care Choices
*Health Savings Accounts
*Homeowners Insurance
*Long-Term Care Insurance
*Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
*Medicare Supplement Insurance
*Term Life Insurance
*Variable Annuties

How can you access them?



*Call the library at 256-7525 for the 14 digit log in number to access these resources from home.

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 Cypress Resume






Cypress Resume, is an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document—all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you’d like), and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.



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Driving Tests, is an online tool that allows you to complete a drivers education course for free. This tool offers:

- 11 car practice tests
- 9 motorcycle practice tests
- 10 CDL (Commercial Driver's License) practice tests
- 3 online driver's manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
- An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions



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Other links:

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