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 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.
Digital Library A collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles
and conference proceedings.
African American Music Reference Contain 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues,
jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues,
gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
African American Newspapers Online full-text of Parts I - IV of the African
American Newspapers: The 19th Century collection form Accessible Archives,
originally on CD-ROM. Includes the
1837-1841; The Christian Recorder, 1861-1864; Frederick Douglass
Papers (continuation of The North Star), 1851-1854; Freedom's Journal,
1827-1829; National Era, 1847-1855; The North
Star, 1847-1851; and Provincial Freeman,1854-1857.
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Agricola AGRICOLA (AGRICultural
Access) serves as the catalog and index
to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary
public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database
covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far
back as the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources
encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal
and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and
fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and
education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
Although the NAL
Catalog (AGRICOLA) does not contain the text of the materials it cites,
thousands of its records are linked to full-text documents online, with new
links added daily.
Agris AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and
technology. It was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations (FAO) in 1974, to facilitate information exchange and to bring
together world literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture.
Subject scope of AGRIS includes all technical, economic and sociological aspects
of agriculture, including forestry, animal husbandry, the aquatic sciences and
fisheries, and human nutrition.
American Song American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel
the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about
American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns,
Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Content from African American Music is now a part of American Song, including
17,000 tracks from the original interface, plus 18,000 newly released tracks.
ARTstor ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of
art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to
view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
in Context Comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million
people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and
Black Drama Contains approximately 1310 plays by 210
playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions,
theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected
playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Black Short Fiction Offers short stories and folktales, ranging
thematically from oral traditions that date back many hundreds of years to
contemporary tales of modern life. In addition to these works, the database
includes complete runs of selected literary magazines, such as Kyk-Over-Al
and The Beacon.
Black Studies Center A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies
including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles,
and much more. It combines several resources for research and teaching in Black
Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black
Experience, International Index to Black
Periodicals (IIBP), The Chicago Defender,
and the Black Literature Index.
Black Thought and Culture Contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors,
covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.
Black Women Writers Celebrates the many voices of women from Africa
and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three
continents and 20 countries, the database gives an unparalleled view of black
women’s struggles through time.
Readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction that provides genre
lists, plot summaries, author information, award lists, book jacket images,
and book reviews.
& Company Resource Center Business and
Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company
profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories,
chronologies and periodicals. Predicast's PROMT and Newsletter databases are
fully integrated in this database. Search this database to find detailed company
and industry news and information.
Business Source Premier Contains
2,700 full text scholarly journals and periodicals covering management,
economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. as well as country
economic reports and DataMonitor company profiles.
Caribbean Literature A searchable collection of poetry and fiction
produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles
selected by our editors are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in
English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages.
with Full-Text (Nursing & Allied Health) Provides full text for more than 750 journals indexed in
CINAHL and is
the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health
literature. The database also provides full-text for
more than 220 books/monographs.
Collegiate DISCUS Academic Library Portal For South Carolina 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.
Computer Source Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high
technology. Offers full text, abstracts, and citations of articles covering
topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence,
cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
CQ Congress Collection Research and reference tool for analyzing the history and
development, legislation, powers, and personalities of the U.S. Congress.
CQ Voting and Elections
Collection Integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and
historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the
American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and
historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
Supreme Court Collection Blends historical analysis with timely updates and expert commentary of Supreme
Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court
institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution.
CultureGrams Country reports that provide
snapshots of the world’s cultures.
Custom Newspapers Use this newspaper database to find full-text articles from
the New York Times (latest 90 days, and the Post & Courier.
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 is South Carolina's Virtual Library which
gives all South
Carolinians freeonline 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
Initiative, with supplemental funding by the federal
Library Services &
and Theses Full-text (ProQuest)
Dissertations and Theses Full-text from ProQuest isthe 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 Library Complete E-book Collection
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.
Reference Complete Database of education resources covering multiple levels from preschool to
college. Provides more than 1,100 full-text periodicals covering a variety
of disciplines and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education.
Enciclopedia Juvenil Elementary Spanish encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish. Provides
interactive materials supporting language arts, math, science and social
ERIC ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), is an information system sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education
that generates the U.S. national bibliographic database covering the literature of education. The database consists of two files:
the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education
(CIJE) file of journal
article citations from over 750 professional journals. In addition, ERIC now contains over 850 ERIC Digest records that
feature the full text of the original document.
ERIC The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of
Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the
world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. ERIC
provides a public Web site for searching nearly 1.2 million citations going back
to 1966 and, with contributor permission, accessing more than 110,000 full-text
materials at no charge. ERIC is moving forward with its modernization program,
incorporating new technologies to facilitate the addition of materials and help
users identify, evaluate, and obtain education-related research and other
Academic ASAP 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.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
Provides information on more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, organized by
the 16 career clusters created by the U.S. Department of Education.
Contains sample resumes and cover letters as well as advice on job
applications, the interview process, professional behavior, and building
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 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 BusinessFile ASAP Use this database to research all business and management topics. Includes directory listings
for over 150,000 companies as well as information on Finance, Trade, New Technologies,
Trends and more.
OneFile 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.
Reference Center Provides full-text articles from over 900 general magazines, newspapers,
encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference materials covering a variety of
GPO Contains published government documents on subjects including finance, business,
demographics, agriculture, medicine, and public health.
and Wellness Resource Center Use this Resource Center to find magazines,
journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on:
Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health,
Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription
Drugs, etc. from 1997 on. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment
sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this
Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
Reference Center Academic Use this database to find articles on: Fitness,
Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational
Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.
from 1980 on. The material contained in this database is intended for informational
Health Source: Consumer Edition Provides consumer health information on many health topics including the medical
sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Provides scholarly full text journals, including peer-reviewed journals,
abstracts, and indexing. Focuses on many medical disciplines. Coverage of
nursing and allied health is particularly strong. Also includes the Lexi-PAL
Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically
relevant drug monographs.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Retrospective Cites articles from periodicals in the fields of archaeology and classical
studies, art and photography, folklore, general scholarship, history, journalism
and communications, language and literature, literary and political criticism,
music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion and theology. Date coverage
Junior Edition 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
Student Edition 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 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.
Learning Express Library Provides
a comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building
materials, and other career and life skills resources.
LegalTrac Provides indexing to
over 1,400 law and legal periodicals with selected full-text articles from over
100 titles. Contains articles from major law reviews, bar
association journals, and legal newspapers as well as
law-related articles from over 1,000 additional
business and general interest titles.
Includes articles on federal and
state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice, and taxation.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and
Includes the content of Literature Resource
Center, Scribner Writers Series, Twayne’s Author Series, and LitFinder. Contains literature
criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, reviews and news, primary
sources, literary works and multimedia.
MAS Ultra School Edition 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.
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry,
veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much
more. Allows users to search abstracts from over 4,800 current
biomedical journals. Created by the National Library of Medicine.
Mental Measurements Yearbook Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the
University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000
contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice
test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information
essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas
as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K.
Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed
selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY
provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present.
Military & Government Collection Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Provides full
text, abstracts, and citations of articles in journals, periodicals, and
MLA Directory of Periodicals Contains all information available on the journals and series on the
bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. This information has been gathered by
the MLA staff with the cooperation of MLA bibliographers and the editors
represented in these listings. Over 7,100 titles are included; of these, over
4,400 are currently indexed. The entries list editorial addresses, phone
numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions
of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and
addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. The directory
also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals
publish each year as well as how many are submitted.
International Bibliography Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language,
linguistics, and folklore. Provides access to scholarly research in
over 3,000 journals and series. Also covers relevant monographs, working papers,
proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
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.
in Context 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.
Oxford African American Studies Center A collection reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most
comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives
and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
Primary Search 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.
PsycINFO Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and
technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of
psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine,
psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology,
linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Provides access to full text publications, including peer-reviewed journals,
that cover topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry
and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and
PubMed PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search service with access to
citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line
journals) and other related databases.
in Context Comprehensive curriculum-oriented database of reference and periodical
content covering Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science.
Writers Series Scribner Writer's
Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary
genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.
SIRS Discoverer 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 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
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.
The State newspaper is the largest newspaper serving the state of South
Tests in Print Serves as a
comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are
currently in print in the English language. Provides vital information to users
including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym,
intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test
author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by
each test. Tests in Print also guides readers to critical, candid test reviews
published in the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) series. Produced by the
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska.
The Times and
Democrat The Times and Democrat newspaper is published in Orangeburg, SC, and
serves Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties.
Provides a complete overview of the
most-studied events, issues and current information in U.S. history that have
been selected as relevant in the undergraduate curriculum. Includes original
materials from Primary Source Microfilm’s digital archives, including documents,
monographs, pamphlets, first-person accounts, encyclopedic and critical
articles, essays and biographies, full-text periodicals and scholarly history
journals, historical bibliographies, links to digitized special collections,
audio and video clips of historic speeches and events, multimedia maps and
images, country and era overviews, chronological timelines.
World Data Analyst
Resource for retrieving, comparing and customizing data on
the world’s nations. Provides Country Snapshots which include statistics
maps, area, population, demographics, gross national product and more.
Also provides a Country Comparisons section
which offers tools for creating comparison tables and graphs using either recent
or historical statistics as well as a Ranked
Statistics section which performs country rankings for chosen statistical
categories. Results are exportable to spreadsheet applications.
World History in Context
Collection of resources providing coverage of events, themes and trends in world
history from antiquity to the present, with a multicultural and global view.
Contains more than 1,500 primary sources from Primary Source Microfilm,
full-text articles from more than 110 academic journal, and more than ,600
historical maps and atlases.
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