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University Libraries

Discover and access the resources you need to enhance your educational journey at the University of South Dakota. 

Supporting Your
educational Journey

The University Libraries strive to advance the teaching, learning and research priorities of the University of South Dakota by providing services in discovering, accessing and using authoritative resources and collections. Our services are delivered by library and information professionals located at I.D. Weeks Library on the Vermillion campus and the Wegner Health Science Information Center on the USD Sanford School of Medicine campus in Sioux Falls.

Your Libraries

Faculty & Staff

Get to know the helpful and dedicated faculty and staff in the University Libraries. 
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Dan Daily

Dean of Libraries
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Alan Aldrich

Assoc Prof/Instr Serv Lib
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David Alexander

Head, Resource Mgt/Assoc Prof
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Kat Anderberg

Digital Projects Associate
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Susan Benton

Head Tech and Collection Svs
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Diane Frigge

Senior Librarian
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Anna Gieschen

Assistant Professor
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Sarah Hanson-Pareek

Curator - Digital Projects
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William Harvill

CSA Librarian
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Samuel Herley

Assistant Librarian
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Anne Hinseth

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Layal Hneiny

Health Sciences Librarian
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Stephen Johnson

Assoc Prof/Bus&Public Pol Lib
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Timmi Johnson

Health Science Librarian
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Sarah Kammer

Head of Public Services
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Carol Knutson

Library Associate
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Laurie Kirschling

ILL Library Associate
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Carol Leibiger

Assoc Prof/Info Lit Coord
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Danielle Loftus

Fine Arts/Tech Lib/Assoc Prof
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Rachael Lebo

Clinical Svs Lib/Assist Lib
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Kathleen McElhinney

Catalog/Metadata Librarian
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Kim Miller

Program Assistant I
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Steven Prendergast

Library Clerk
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Courtney Segota

Head of Instructional Services
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Anna Simonson

Hlth Sci & Research Svcs Lib
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Cori Steele

Library Associate
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Sheryl Smith

Senior Accountant
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Shelie Vacek

Associate Lib & Head of WHSIC
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Kara Vehar

CSA Access Services Librarian
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Sue Zhu

Library Associate

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South Dakota Oral History Center

The South Dakota Oral History Center collects and preserves voices of the people of the Northern Plains through a collection of more than 5500 interviews.


Learn about the Oral History Center
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Archives & Special Collections

Home to rare books, manuscripts and archives, the University Libraries Archives & Special Collections Department has a variety of unique histories to explore. 

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Gifts & Donations

If you would like to support the University Libraries we gladly accept donations of books and other materials, or monetary donations. Book and material donations, please contact either Technical Services at or the Archives & Special Collections at . Monetary donations are handled by the USD Foundation for benefit of the University Libraries. 


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