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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Database Access

  • Access is limited to current USF students; workshop particpants are not considered current students.
  • To log in, use your USF Network username and password.
  • If you receive an error message while at work, your place of employment may have their security settings too high.
  • Access to electronic books in our catalog is restricted to current USF users per our license agreements.
  • In addition to our services, nursing students have access to the Wegner Center databases.  Call 605-357-1400 if you have questions regarding these resources.

Library Hours

Fall Break
Oct 14-15:  Closed
Oct 16: 8 am - 5 pm
Oct 17: Regular hours begin
Library Hours

Sunday: 3 pm-11 pm
Monday - Thursday: 7:45 am - 11 pm
Friday: 7:45 - 5 pm
Saturday: Closed
Doors lock 10 minutes before closing time. Hours are subject to change.

Contact the Circulation Desk for more information.

Welcome to the Mears Library!


    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.

    Library Director - Research Help - ILLs

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

    Sandy Biewer

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



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