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Mission Statement

The mission of the Mears Library is to support the curricular needs of the University of Sioux Falls by providing quality services and resources, specialized instruction that focuses on enhancing critical thinking skills, and environmental spaces that create a culture of learning.


Library Hours

Summer Hours  until August 28
Mon.- Friday     8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sat./Sun.         Closed
Doors lock 10 minutes before closing time. Hours are subject to change.

Contact the Circulation Desk for more information.

    Library Services

    • Interlibrary Loan Request Form
      Use this form to obtain books and/or articles not available in Mears Library.
    • Faculty Reserve Request Form
      Use this form to place materials on reserve in the library. Please read our Copyright Policy. Print, complete, and bring this form with items to the library one week prior to need.
    • Research Help
      To get help on a research project, please e-mail your question, call, or set up an appointment with Rachel Crowley.
    • Request a Book for Purchase
      Email your book request to the Library.
    • AV Request (USF Personnel Only)
      Check out laptops, camcorders, cameras, and more.

    Distance Education Students

    The Mears Library provides students and faculty in dual credit courses and distance education courses the same access as USF’s students and faculty.

    Library Director - Research Help

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    Rachel Crowley
    Contact Info
    1101 West 22nd Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 331-6661
    Send Email

    Library Staff

    Sandy Biewer

    Library Associate
    (Periodicals/AV/Acquisitions/Course Reserves)



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