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Human Development and Family Studies: Distance, Online & Quarantine

Guide to resources for the study of human development and family studies.

Librarian Assistance

Quarantine and Isolation

Students staying in SDSU's Quarantine and Isolation Housing (QIH), as well as students, faculty, and staff who are self-quarantining or self-isolating in any location, can use the library's electronic resources and get research support from the library. In addition to accessing databases, journals, ebooks, and other materials online, library staff will scan print articles and book chapters for electronic delivery. We will also help you access books or other print items from our collection. Contact your Subject Librarian with any library questions or visit our Ask @ Briggs page for multiple ways to reach us.

Resources for Distance Students

Distance Library Services

Hilton M. Briggs Library provides resources and services for all members of the SDSU community, including students, faculty, and staff who do not make regular (at least weekly) trips to the Brookings area. This includes students taking distance courses, graduate students who are completing theses or dissertations, faculty on sabbatical, and faculty and staff who work at locations other than SDSU's main campus.

Article Delivery – Articles and other materials from Hilton M. Briggs Library and from other libraries can be delivered to you online, but are occasionally sent by U.S. mail or fax.

Book/Video Delivery - Briggs Library lends books and other items that we own. We also supply materials from other libraries worldwide. 

Submit requests for articles, books, videos, or other materials through your ILLiad account. Create an account or submit a request.

Materials owned by Briggs Library are sent within three (3) working days after we receive your request and items obtained from other libraries generally take an additional 5-7 working days. Books and other loans are sent free of charge but the borrower is responsible for return postage or shipping. South Dakota residents may be able to return materials to their local library at no cost. Copies of SDSU materials and items obtained from other libraries are typically delivered free of charge.

Dual Credit and Other Non-SDSU Students

Students: If your home institution is not SDSU, but another BOR university, you will need to contact the SDSU Support Desk to get your username and password for access to library resources.

Distance Library Services Coordinator

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