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Briggs Library Reference
SBL 123
Briggs Library, Box 2115
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007-1098

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


Where are things located in the library?

Citation Help

How do I cite my sources in APA, MLA, Chicago or other citation style?

How do I download Endnote software?


How do I find an article on my topic? 

Books, Loans

How do I search for a book, video, or government document?

How do I find out which books or videos I have checked out?

How do I renew my Briggs Library books?

As a faculty member, can I ask another employee to check books out for me at the Library?

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery (ILLiad)

How do I get a book, video, or article that's not available at Briggs Library?

How do I renew my interlibrary loan books?

Will the library scan an article and send it to me?

Journals, Magazines

How do I find out if the Library subscribes to a particular journal or magazine?

Library Accounts

How do I log into My Library Account to see what I have checked out of the library?

How do I create an ILLiad interlibrary loan account?

Library Fines and Charges

How do I pay my fines?

How much does the library charge for overdue materials?


How much does it cost to print in the library and how do I pay?

How do I print from a library computer?

How do I print from my laptop in the library?

Study Rooms

How do I reserve a group study room?

Can I reserve a study room for an extended period: for a month or a semester?

Writing Help: Essays, papers, resumes, cover letters, etc.

Who can help me with writing my research paper? Contact the Writing Center located on the main level of Briggs Library.

Who can help me with my resume?  Contact the Office of Career Development located in the Student Union


Where is...?

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