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Hilton M. Briggs Library

Hilton M. Briggs Library

The Hilton M. Briggs Library is home to three floors of academic materials, study space, computers and copiers; the perfect place for students to complete homework. Students can access physical materials at the library or online through their QuickSearch and internet catalogs. They have over 678,000 volumes. The library was built in 1977 for 3.85 million.

The H.M. Briggs Library is named for the University’s longest serving president, Hilton M. Briggs. Briggs served 17 years as president from June 4, 1958 to July 1, 1975 overseeing the most extensive expansion of the campus to date. Fifty-five percent of all the buildings on the campus at the time of his retirement were built during his tenure as president. On July 1, 1964, under his leadership, the South Dakota State Legislature granted South Dakota State College university status.

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Physical Address:

1300 North Campus Dr.
Brookings, SD 57007