Databases and Additional Resources 

Below is a list of databases provided by the Watertown Regional Library and the South Dakota State Library.

The South Dakota State Library subscribes to online databases for patrons that would otherwise be too expensive for the library to purchase on its own. Visit the complete listing of databases available from the SD State Library here.

  1. Educational Databases
  2. Birth - 12th Grade
  3. Genealogy
  4. Entertainment

Academic Search Premier

This multidisciplinary research database provides access to full-text peer-reviewed articles from scholarly and non-open access journals.

Learning Express

Provides a variety of resources including tools to pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, find a job, change careers, and more.


LawDepot (Owned by Libby)

LawDepot is the leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal documents, forms, and contracts. Log in using your library card and password and access hundreds of free legal document templates including lease agreements, last will and testaments, bill of sale, service agreements, and more. Don't have a library card? Stop in to the Library and the staff can assist you with gaining access.


NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a variety of topics and issues.

NewsBank - Watertown Public Opinion

Full text articles published in the Watertown Public Opinion from 1999 - Current.


Search from over 150 subjects and topics from a variety of sources including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and more.

U.S. NewsStream

Search from the most recent U.S. news content from sources including newswires, blogs, newspapers, and news sites. Coverage includes 1980 - Current.

Indigenous Peoples

This collection provides the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations with topics that include trade, tribes, delegations, communication, and more.


A legal research service to search cases, view insights on judges, courts, and law firms, and more.

**Available as in-library use only on one public PC in the library's Computer Lab.