South Dakota Library Network

It's easy to locate a book about a country by using WebPals, a service of the South Dakota Library Network.

To find a book:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on SEARCH WEBPALS
  3. Select what libraries to search, and under the Resource section see that The Library Catalog is checked, and then hit SUBMIT.
  4. Enter the search criteria and hit SEARCH.
  5. View the list of books and click on a book to read more about it, and see if it's checked out.
  6. You can ask them to hold the book for you to pick up, or you can request an interlibrary loan.

With a library ID# and password, it is also easy to search the business index for specific industry or country information.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on SEARCH WEBPALS
  3. In the Resource section, select BUSINESS INDEX
  4. Select all libraries and then SUBMIT
  5. On the next page select ADVANCED SEARCH
  6. Enter criteria, and limit the date of your search.

South Dakota Library Network - Member Libraries

Visit this site to learn what libraries are members of the SDLN, and to locate their individual web sites (if available).

South Dakota State Library

The State Library is a great place to start international marketing research. This site explains their Research Resources and provides a list of search tools on the Internet (see top of screen WWW Search).