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The library is located on the West Campus, on the second floor of the Mickelson Building, Room 213. The library mission is supportive of the mission statement of WDTI, to provide materials, informational resources and services to support programs of higher learning and assist students in pursuit of research information with the resources to meet their education, professional and personal needs.

The South Dakota Library Network provides access to all collections of WDTI, including: non-fiction, electronic books, reference, career, fiction, and Native American and South Dakota Codified Law.  Videos, audiotapes, vertical files, government documents, maps and other monographs are available for checkout with a WDTI library card.

Magazines and monographs are archived in the library for five years and two electronic full-text magazine databases are offered by Proquest and Infotrac through the South Dakota Library Network.

Newspaper subscriptions are displayed daily, archived for one year in the library and are archived for ten years through the South Dakota Library Network newspaper database. Interlibrary loan is accessible through SDLN to WDTI card holders.

Library cards are issued for circulating library materials. For assistance in library research services, contact the Circulation Service Desk at 605-394-4034 ext. 218 or send inquires to debarne@wdti.tec.sd.us. The library is open from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays.      

An open computer lab with Internet access, scanner, photocopier and typewriter are accessible to students in the library.  


Law Library

WDTI's Law Library is located on the second floor of the Mickelson Building in room 253. The library provides an area for legal resources, on-line computer access and a study area.  The Law Library is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact the Law Library for research assistance.

Western Dakota Technical Institute
800 Mickelson Drive Rapid City, SD 57703

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at (605) 394-4034  or  1-800-544-8765 or webmaster@wdti.tec.sd.us