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Academic OneFile Discus Logo
Comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research that includes articles from 8,000+ peer-reviewed journals and reference sources, the majority of which is in full-text.  Covers the disciplines of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, etc. and includes Podcasts and transcripts from National Public Radio (NPR), Cable News Network (CNN), and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Academic Search Premier Pascal Logo
Provides full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.

Collegiate DISCUS Academic Library Portal For South Carolina Discus Logo
Collegiate DISCUS  extends  the DISCUS model to increasingly specialized academic resources.  Collegiate DISCUS is coordinated by PASCAL, in cooperation with its members, the South Carolina State Library, and other partners. Collegiate DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through an education lottery appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

Dialog
Provides access to over 450 databases of authoritative business, scientific, intellectual property, and technical publications. For a complete list of the databases available through Dialog, check the Dialog Bluesheets webpage.  You can browse the list of databases alphabetically by database name as well as by subject, but you must contact a librarian to access and search in the Dialog databases.

DISCUS Databases Discus Logo
DISCUS is South Carolina's Virtual Library which
gives all South Carolinians free online access to the best subscription library resources including magazine and newspaper articles, reference material, maps, pictures, etc.  DISCUS is coordinated by the South Carolina State Library in cooperation with schools, colleges and public libraries. DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through the K-12 Technology Initiative, with supplemental funding by the federal Library Services & Technology Act.

Dissertations and Theses Full-text (ProQuest)
Dissertations and Theses Full-text from ProQuest is the full-text version of Dissertation Abstracts database, the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database contains more than 2 million total entries in which more than 600,000 are available in PDF formats for immediate free download.  Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.

Ebrary Academic Complete E-book Collection Pascal Logo
Ebrary Academic Complete includes electronic books in the following subject areas:  business/economics, computers/IT, education, engineering/technology, history/political science, humanities, interdisciplinary/area studies, language/literature/linguistics, law/international relations/public policy, life sciences, medical, nursing/allied health, physical sciences, psychology/social work, religion/philosophy, and sociology/anthropology.

Expanded Academic ASAP Discus Logo
Comprehensive periodical database of full-text articles from over 2000 scholarly, refereed, and professional journals and selected general interest magazines covering all academic disciplines.  Also provides indexing of additional professional and general periodicals.

FirstSearch 
Provides easy access to a variety of databases and indexes in the Arts and Humanities, Business and Economics, Conferences and Proceedings, Consumer Affairs and People, Education, Engineering and Technology, General and Reference, General Science, Life Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, News and Current Events, Public Affairs and Law, and Social Sciences. You must contact a librarian to access FirstSearch. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library Discus Logo
A selection of 24 reference e-book titles covering a variety of subject areas including health and medicine, language and literature, history, social studies, science, etc.

General OneFile Discus Logo
Comprehensive periodical database that merges nearly all the InfoTrac collections into a single database.  The database contains over 25 million full-text articles on numerous subjects from over 5000 general, professional, and scholarly periodical titles.

General Reference Center Discus Logo
Provides full-text articles from over 900 general magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference materials covering a variety of topics.

InfoTrac Junior Edition Discus Logo
Contains full-text articles from over 130 magazines, newspapers, and reference sources on various topics often researched by middle school students.  The database also includes maps, short stories, poems, quizzes, experiments, activities, and a toolbox to help students learn to conduct research and improve writing skills.

InfoTrac Student Edition Discus Logo
Contains over 3 million full-text articles from over 400 periodical titles, reference information, maps, and historical images on topics most often researched in high schools.

JSTOR
Use this database to find information in African American studies, African studies, the arts, business, education, history, language and literature, mathematics, political science, and various other subjects.

Kids InfoBits Discus Logo
Provides full-text magazine and newspaper articles, pictures, and reference information on a variety of subjects for K-5 students.  Articles in the database are assigned reading levels to assist students in finding easy to understanding information.  The database also includes activities, experiments, and literature written by children.

Lexis-Nexis 
Academic Universe provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

MAS Ultra School Edition Pascal Logo
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. Also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, more than 350 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags.

OmniFile
Contains all the indexing, abstracting, and full text that is contained in the following six Wilson databases:  Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text. 
OmniFile also contains complete indexing, abstracting, and full text from all of the journals in the five following databases to which Wilson has full text rights:  Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text.  Indexing and abstracting is present for all articles from those journals without regard to whether or not Wilson has the full text for that particular article.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Discus Logo
Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills and information literacy.  Contains more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles as well as podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts and graphs.

Primary Search Pascal Logo
Provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

ProQuest Research Library
A collection of database modules that contain full-text journal and newspaper articles about art, business, children, education, health, humanities, law, military, science, psychology, social science, women's interest, etc. 

SIRS Discoverer Discus Logo
Contains full-text magazine and newspaper articles, pictures, reference information, and web sites on a variety of subjects.  All sources included are age appropriate for students in grades 1-9 and are assigned reading levels to assist students in finding easy to understand information.

SIRS Knowledge Source Discus Logo
Contains magazine and newspaper articles, government publications, reference sources, images, maps, country profiles, and web sites on a variety of subjects.  Also includes Supreme Court decisions, a interactive textbook on citizenship, and special features on literature, terrorism, and other topics.

Springer E-book Collection Pascal Logo
An electronic book collection from Springer that contains e-books in architecture and design, behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, medicine, etc.