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Checking Out & Renewing Items

Books, government documents, and music CDs are loaned to Augustana University & Sioux Falls Seminary students for four weeks, with two renewals possible. Media items (DVDs, videos, etc) are loaned for one week. If there is a hold on the item, it cannot be renewed.

Students can renew materials online via the library catalog, in person, by phone (605.274.4921) or email (

Interlibrary Loan

As part of  the Mikkelsen Library, the Interlibrary Loan Department works to facilitate and support the teaching, learning, and scholarship of Augustana University and Sioux Falls Seminary students. The Interlibrary Loan staff strive to provide accurate, timely, and consistent service in a courteous and informed manner in order to provide the best service to our users. Students and staff can place ILL orders by using the Interlibrary Loan link found in the library catalog and in many of the library's electronic databases/resources. Users can also e-mail , or call the library at 605.274.4921. Printouts of requested items are also accepted at the Circulation Desk. The patron’s name and email should be printed included on the printout. Most articles will be delivered electronically to the student's e-mail address. E-mail is also used to notify users that their books or media ILLs are available to be picked up. 

Off-Campus Access

Students can access library resources from off-campus via the library's proxy server. The username and password are the same credentials for logging into myaugie and Canvas. Watch a tutorial! 

To report technical issues, call the library (605.274.4921) or e-mail a librarian (

Research Help

Librarians are available for research help on a drop-in basis or by appointment. During the academic year, librarians are available at the information desk on the main level.

  • Mon. - Thur.     10am - 9:30pm
  • Fri.                   10am - 4pm
  • Sun.                 2pm - 8:30pm

Study Rooms

Twelve study rooms are available in the library and are reserved online via the Book a Study Room form. Ten rooms are located on the upper level and two rooms are located on the lower level. Each room includes a 55" LCD TV with the capability of connecting to laptops. All study rooms except 304 have a whiteboard. 

Study Room Guidelines

  • Augustana or Sioux Falls Seminary students and staff may reserve study rooms online.
  • Reservations may be made for the current day and the next day. Individuals are limited to a maximum of 3 hours per day.
  • There is a ten minute grace period for room reservations. If you miss your reservation by more than ten minutes, your reservation will be canceled.
  • Check out the key at the front desk of the library & please return the room key to the front desk when you leave.
  • The library staff is not responsible for personal items left unattended in the study rooms. Items left in a group study room past the time of the reservation will be collected and held at the front desk.
  • Please be courteous to those around you. The study rooms are not sound proof. 

Test Proctor Service

Mikkelsen Library provides proctoring services without charge. The proctor policy articulates the procedures for professors and students. Ginger Konz ( - 605.274.4921) is the library’s coordinator of proctoring services. Any full-time library staff member may serve as the proctor. Professors must complete the Proctor Request Form before students can schedule exam times. There is no designated enclosed area for testing. Students will be seated near the staff area, but library staff will only provide occasional monitoring. After the Proctor Request Form has been received, students can arrange a time to test by e-mailing Students may not begin an exam within 90 minutes of the library closing. Visit the Library Hours page to verify the library is open on the date of your exam.