Government Information

Accessible from Your Home and Your Local Library (with a valid library card number)

AGRICOLA (1970+) Indexes journals and other publications on all aspects of agriculture, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming, agricultural economics, extension education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.

Library Catalog Describes, indexes, and locates items owned by Oglala Lakota College, as well as 70+ other SD libraries, including every academic library in SD. Created cooperatively by 70+ South Dakota libraries that are members of the South Dakota Library Network/SDLN.

Only Accessible from a K-12 School or Your Public Library (no at home access)

AncestryLibrary Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more. Includes the U.S. Indian Census, 1885-1930, for all tribes in the United States.

LexisNexis Congressional, Statistical and State Capital Provides access to state, federal and statistical information including the Federal Register, Congressional Record, state resources and compiled statistical resources.

Links to Government Websites (no library card required)

Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is the online catalog of NARA's (National Archives & Records Administration) nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of Interior.

Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate.

Guide to Pine Ridge records at Kansas City The OLC archives has copies of many of these records available on microfilm for use in student research.

Guide to Record Group 75, the Bureau of Indian Affairs

The National Archives' Central Plains Region is headquartered in Kansas City and has South Dakota tribal records prior to 1959.

The National Archives’ Rocky Mountain Region is headquartered in Denver and has Aberdeen Area Office records from 1959-68.

Native American Records at the National Archives

SoDakLIVE Provides access to South Dakota State Government information.

Tribal Governments and Native Americans, usa.gov. This portal page provides links to resources on health, housing, culture, education, legal issues, tribal land and the environment, and tribal websites.


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Oglala Lakota College
Academic/Public Library
   and Archives
3 Mile Creek Road
PO Box 310
Kyle, SD 57752-0310
Email: library@olc.edu
Phone: 605-455-6069
Fax: 605-455-6070