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.
Archives and Special Collections
The SDSU Archives and Special Collections house items of special significance to South Dakota State University and the state of South Dakota.
SDSU's open access institutional repository has the goal of collecting, preserving and disseminating the intellectual and creative output of SDSU faculty, staff and students while supporting the ongoing mission of South Dakota State as a land-grant university.
Since 1813, the U.S. Government has distributed information to the American people through a system of depository libraries. The SDSU library has been part of the Federal Depository Library Program since 1889.