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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 & Quarantine Library Services for help with online learning.

Hilton M. Briggs Library News

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Wokini Challenge Grant awarded to Archives student training project

Students will bring new preservation skills to their hometown communities, thanks to a Wokini Challenge Grant awarded to the SDSU Archives and Special Collections.

Smooth operator

Like many libraries in South Dakota and nationwide, Briggs Library closed to students, faculty and the community for a lengthy period due to COVID-19, beginning March 13 and reopening Aug. 5.

Doner Auditorium project progresses with SDHC grant

The Doner Auditorium digital preservation project is moving forward, thanks to a South Dakota Humanities Council grant.