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hilton m. briggs library

the hilton m. briggs library is a 21st century learning and research center that inspires academic excellence, creative scholarship, student engagement, and lifelong curiosity.


briggs library is open to the sdsu community and visitors. please see the hours page for daily opening and closing times. individuals are required to follow the current university and sdbor face covering protocols.

electronic resources are accessible off-campus 24/7. when prompted, log-in with a university username and password. librarians are available for research and reference assistance, as well as to help with log-in problems, via online chat, email, and phone monday – friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

faculty and students can use the library's Distance, Online & Quarantine library Services for help with online learning.

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Doner Auditorium makeup room

doner auditorium project progresses with sdhc grant

the doner auditorium digital preservation project is moving forward, thanks to a south dakota humanities council grant.

PAST: Physically Apart, Socially Together

sdsu archives gathers stories of the covid-19 pandemic

Materials often find their way to the SDSU Archives & Special Collections department years after their creation, when the moment of history that they reflect has long since passed.

SDSU's open prairie surpassed 1 million downloads

open prairie surpasses 1 million downloads

south dakota state university’s open prairie surpassed the 1 millionth download wednesday. more than 500,000 of those have come in the past 12 months.