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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.



Welcome to Briggs Library!

Briggs Library is open to the SDSU community and visitors. Please see the Hours page for daily opening and closing times and librarian availability. 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 can be reached for research and reference assistance during scheduled hours, as well as to help with log-in problems, via online chat, email and phone.

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

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Wokini Knowledge Circle opening

After a year of development, the Wokini Knowledge Circle is ready to open at SDSU Briggs Library.

2022 Issue of ‘Oakwood’ unveiling to be April 21 at Briggs Library

Founded in 1975, South Dakota State University’s literary magazine “Oakwood” is fast approaching its 50th anniversary. This year’s issue debuts April 21 at the Hilton M.

Religion and Spider-Man: Exploring a Web of Belief

Doctor George Tsakiridis, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy and Religion at SDSU, will discuss theological and religious themes explored in his newly-edited book "Theology and Spider-Man" and found in the new film "Spider-Man: No Way Home." The event will combine a short lecture; a book excerpt; an a...