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The logo, shown to the right and below, identifies a special group of databases, Collegiate DISCUS, 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 appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.


 

A

Title: Academic ASAP, Expanded
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database for research in all academic disciplines and professional fields.

Title: Academic OneFile
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies by publication
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Premiere source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Title: Academic Search Premier
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed specifically for academic institutions, it is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 8,172 journals in the collection.

Title: ACLS History E-Book Project
Via: American Council of Learned Societies
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Includes over 1230 full-text, cross-searchable books in the field of history selected  by historians for their continuing importance to students and scholars. Areas include: African, American, Asian, Latin American, European (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern), Middle Eastern, World/Comparative, Byzantine/Mediterranean and  Australasian/Oceanian history, plus history of the Native Peoples of the Americas and of Science and Technology.

Title: African American Biographical Database
Via: Web
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1790-1950
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Includes profiles and full-text sketches; provides biographical detail and narratives on the lives of Black Americans.

Title: Agricola
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1979 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Offers over 3.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles, theses, patents, software, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Title: America: History & Life
Via: ABC-CLIO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Prehistoric period - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Historical coverage of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory to the present. Links to full-text articles in JSTOR.

Title: American Chemical Society Publications (ACSP)
Via: ACS Publications
Access:  North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1996 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text access to web editions of dozens of American Chemical Society journals. Also supports table of contents browsing by journal and an e-mail ASAP Alert service announcing newly available articles from each of the web editions.

Title: American Community Survey
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Current statistical information on American communities gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: American Fact Finder
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1990 - present
Description: Searchable database of information on population, housing, economic and geographic data; compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: Anthropological Index Online
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1957 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Based on the journal holdings of The Anthropology Library at the The British Museum (Museum of Mankind) which receives periodicals in all branches of anthropology, from academic institutions and publishers around the world.

Title: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.

Title: Applied Science & Technology Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in atmospheric sciences, chemistry, information technology, engineering, energy resources, food & food industry, marine technology, oceanography, physics, waste management, and more.

Title: Art Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in advertising art, architecture & architectural history, art history, folk art, graphic art, non-western art, painting, photography, sculpture, and more. 

Title: Article First
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Index of articles from journal tables of contents.

Title: ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1971 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: ASFA 3 is the only abstracts journal devoted exclusively to research and policy on the contamination of oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and estuaries. ASFA 3 contains information that will prove essential to specialists who deal in any capacity with aquatic environments and marine pollution problems, including biologists, oceanographers, limnologists, environmental engineers and scientists, industrial engineers, waste managers, corporate regulatory affairs managers, and government officials.

B

Title: Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive public reference library containing a searchable full-text database of reference, verse, and classic literature. The site is divided into four sections: Reference, Verse, Fiction and Nonfiction. Recently added were the 1914 Oxford Edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare and the Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th edition.

Title: Biography Resource Center
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 220,000 people from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor. The index combines approximately 300,000 biographies from Gale Group sources with nearly one million biographies from The Complete Marquis Who's Who. It also includes full-text articles from nearly 250 periodicals. Searches for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combines criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search path.

Title: Biological & Agricultural Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in agriculture, biochemistry, biology, botany, ecology, environmental sciences, fishery sciences, food science, forestry, genetics, immunology, limnology, microbiology, zoology, and more.

Title: Biological Sciences Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1982 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, this CSA database provides access to literature from over 6000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.

Title: BioOne
Via: Amigos Library Services
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Provides access to journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.

Title: Black History Month
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: Free web resource from the Gale Group.

Title: Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Via: Alexander Street Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains 912 sources with 741 authors, including non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. 

Title: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Description: Provides statistical information on employment & unemployment; wages, earnings & benefits; inflation & consumer spending; occupations; demographics; productivity; business costs; safety & health; publications; and more.

Title: Business & Company Resource Center
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Comprehensive periodical and reference resource for business, management and investment topics. Includes 4000+ indexed titles of which 2,900+ are full-text. Additional content from reference sources covering industries, company histories, associations, brands, market share, and more.

Title: Business File ASAP, General
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Business and management topics including information on finance, trade, new technologies and trends. Also includes a directory for over 150,000 companies.

Title: Business Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in accounting, advertising, banking, communications, economics, finance, hospitality & tourism, human resources, industrial relations, international business, management, marketing, occupational health & safety, public utilities, retail trade, small business, technology, transportation, and more.

Title: Business Source Premier
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed specifically for business schools and libraries, provides full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,125 peer-reviewed business publications.

C

Title: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Description: A compilation of current morbidity and mortality statistics, updated weekly.

Title: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: Free web resource from the Gale Group.

Title: Chronicle of Higher Education
Via: Chronicle
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies with database
Description: Articles of interest to the faculty and administrative staff of academic institutions.

Title: ClasePeriodica
Via: OCLC First Search
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1975 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Clase indexes documents published in Latin Ameerican journals specializing the the social sciences and humanities; Periodica covers journals specializing in science and technology. Both contain references to journals in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English languages.

Title: CINAHL
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1982 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides indexing for over 1,700 current nursing and allied health journals and other publications and includes full text material from 60 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, clinical trials.

Title: Clinical Pharmacology
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Some
Description: Contains current, concise and clinically-relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. Drugs may be searched by their generic or brand names.

Title: College Source Catalogs
Via: Career Guidance Foundation
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Virtual library of over 31,000 college catalogs in full cover-to-cover original page format covering 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional, and international schools.

Title: Collegiate DISCUS Databases
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Databases for research in many academic disciplines.

Title: Communication Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1977 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive source of information about communication-related publications on a world-wide scale. Covers communication-related articles, reports, papers, and books from a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources, including not only communication literature but also literature in other disciplines that is relevant to communication researchers, such as film studies, the role of technology in human communications, risk communication, crisis communication and public opinions.

Title: Computer Source
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1985 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Title: Country Studies
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Describes and analyzes historical settings and social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world; from the Library of Congress.

Title: CQ Press in Context
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Features selections from the award-winning CQ Press Electronic Library providing in-depth analysis of today’s hottest political and government issues. Targets new topics as they emerge as major issues. Updated frequently.

Title: Criminal Justice Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage:1968 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. The database contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on a wide range of topics in criminal justice. Major areas of coverage include: Behavioral Science, Economic & Political Sciences, Education, Law, Psychology, Social Work, and Substance Abuse. Over 80,000+ records, updated quarterly.

Title: Current Research @ the University of South Carolina (see also Proquest Dissertations and Theses)
Via: ProQuest/UMI
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes, for USC dissertations
Description: Contains over 2 million entries of doctoral dissertations published from 1980, masters theses published from 1988, and University of South Carolina dissertations from 1996 to present. More than 600,000 documents are available in PDF format for immediate free download.

Title: Custom Newspapers
Via Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Full-text articles from over 100 U.S. and international newspapers New York Times (January 2000+); Christian Science Monitor; Post & Courier (Charleston, SC), Atlanta Journal-Constitution and 40+ other domestic papers Times (London) and 60+ other international papers. Updated 1-3 days after publication of the print newspapers. A complete list of newspaper titles with beginning date of coverage is available on the Gale Web site.

D

Title: Discus Databases
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Statewide DISCUS database listing with PowerSearch options (i.e., database descriptions, coverage dates for each database by year, & itimized journal title lists). Includes Academic ASAP, General Business File ASAP, Health Reference Center Academic, LegalTrac, Custom Newspapers, General Reference Center, InfoTrac OneFile, Literature Resource Center, Gale Virtual Reference Center, and others.

E

Title: E-Print Network
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: "One-stop shopping" site for preprints in the areas of physics, materials, chemistry, mathematics, biology, environmental sciences and other areas related to DOE's research interests. Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI).

Title: eBizSearch
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searches academic articles as well as commercially produced articles and reports that address any branch of business.

Title: EBSCO Encyclopedia of Animals
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Offers in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals.

Title: ECO - Electronic Collections Online
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Full-text of scholarly journals which can be ordered for a fee. Delivery by fax, email or mail.

Title: Economic Census Data Profile
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2002 - present
Description: Provides economic census data gathered from business interests around the country; from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: Education Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in competency-based education, computers in education, continuing education, elementary education, higher education, language arts, library science, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, preschool education, special education, teacher education, parent-teacher relations, and more.

Title: EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1967 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 5980 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

Title: Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Via: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Title: Encyclopedia Americana
Via: Grolier (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Site consists of three encyclopedias: New Book of Knowledge Online (for children), Encyclopedia Americana Online (for in-depth research) and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Online (for quick reference)

Title: Energy Citations Database
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1948 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Developed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy. Contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information. Provides access to DOE publicly available citations.

Title: Engineering Village 2 / Compendex
Via: Compendex
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1969 - present; 1884-1968 backfiles
Description: Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database with almost seven million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials; updated weekly.

Title: Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1967 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 5980 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

Title: ERIC
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Includes full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Title: ERIC
Via: OCLC First Search
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1966 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on educational research and practice.

Title: ERIC.gov
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Centralized ERIC Web site for searching ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. Effective October 1, 2004, more than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004)are available for free.

F

Title: FedBusOpps / Commerce Business Daily
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: June 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other government procurement information over $25,000 - all updated daily; issued by the GPO.

Title: Federal Register
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Lists U.S. federal agency announcements and information, such as presidential documents, agency meetings, grant opportunities, and proposed federal regulations; updated daily.

Title: FedStats
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Tracks economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Provides access to official statistics collected and published by more than 100 Federal agencies without the searcher having to know in advance which agency produces them.

Title: FedStats: International, State & County, & Local Area Statistics
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides international, state, county and local area statistics on agriculture, crime, demographics and economics, education, energy, environment, health, labor, and international and national accounts.

Title: FedWorld
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Established in 1992 to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.

Title: Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.

G

Title: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Selected full-text reference works in the following fields: Arts, Biography, Business, Environment, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Science, and Social Science.

Title: General Reference Center
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc. Publications: Magazines, reference books, and newspapers.

Title: General Science Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food, genetics, health, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, zoology, and more.

Title: GeoRef
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1933 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Access to over 2.3 million references to articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, and theses covering geology and the geosciences. Covers the geology of North American from 1785 to the present.

Title: GPO - Government Printing Office
Via: OCLC First Search
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1976 - present
Full-Text: Some
Description: U.S. government publications; updated monthly.

Title: Greenville News
Via: Gale Group/Newsbank (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description Archive of full-text articles from the Greenville News newspaper. Locally written articles - news, editorials, sports, business, arts, features Letters to the editor and major newswire articles. Special Reports from NewsBank - topics in the news with reprints of stories from a variety of sources with related photographs and maps Note: Updated 1-2 days after publication of the print newspaper.

Title: Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Via: Grolier (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Site consists of three encyclopedias: New Book of Knowledge Online (for children), Encyclopedia Americana Online (for in-depth research) and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Online (for quick reference)

H

Title: Handbook of Latin American Studies
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1936 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars; edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress.

Title: HarpWeek: The Civil War Era & Reconstruction
Via: Harper's Weekly
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1857 - 1871
Full-Text: Yes
Description: An internet resource providing access to Harper's Weekly, a 19th and early 20th century American news magazine. Searchable by date, index terms, literary genre and occupation/role.

Title: Health & Wellness Resource Center
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, health, and wellness, herbal remedies, alternative or complementary treatments, and information on occupational health and safety.

Title: Health Reference Center - Academic
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, nursing, nutrition, fitness, diseases, drug abuse, and public health and safety information.

Title: Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1975 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for more than 800 journals.

Title: Highwire Press
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Mostly back issues
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Archive of free, full-text journal articles in the sciences, technology, and medicine; from Stanford University.

Title: Historical Abstracts
Via: ABC-CLIO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1450 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and Canada). Links to full-text articles in Project MUSE and JSTOR.

Title: Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1790 - 1960
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Presents data describing the people and the economy of the U.S. for each state and county from 1790-1960; from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: History Resource Center: U.S.
Via: Thomson Gale
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides integrated access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. Also includes citations from over 180 additional history journals.

Title: Humanities Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in archaeology, art, classical studies, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, literary & social criticism, literature, music, performing arts, religion & theology, philosophy, and more.

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Title: In the First Person
Via: Alexander Street Press/Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Index of more than 2,500 collections of oral history from around the world. Indexes letters, diaries, oral histories, and other personal narratives.

Title: Information Bridge
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Consists of full-text literature, conference papers and journal articles produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Also links to Energy Citations Database which includes bibliographic records of literature chemistry, physics and engineering.

Title: International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology
Via: Knovel/Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2003
Full-Text: Yes
Description: This classic and well-known reference was originally published for the National Research Council in 7 volumes. It contains an enormous amount of critical data on inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. The original 1000-page index is hyperlinked to each entry's appropriate page.

Title: International Data Base
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1950 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for over 200 countries and areas of the world, compiled and maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Online encyclopedia devoted to famous philosophers worldwide, philosophical issues, and the history of philosophy.

Title: IRS TaxStats
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Description: Provides tax information from the U.S. Treasurer's Office for individuals, businesses, charities & non-profits, government entities, tax professionals, and retirement plans.

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Title: JSTOR
Via: JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, Arts & Sciences Complement, Biological Sciences and General Science Collections
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies with publication
Full-Text: Yes
Description: An archive for full-text journal backfiles in the following fields: African American, African, and American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Art, Business, Classical Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Film Studies, Folklore, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Law, Middle East Studies, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Statistics, and more ...

Title: Junior Edition
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1996 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for junior high school students wanting to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

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Title: Kid's InfoBits
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for students in grades K-6 wanting to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

Title: Knovel Critical Tables
Via: Knovel/Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2003
Full-Text: Yes
Description: This important, interactive Knovel reference contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties. The physical property tables alone include over 21,000 inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. The solvent property tables have data for 385 common solvents, and the thermodynamic property tables have data for over 15,000 compounds. Additionally, several tables make use of the interactive Equation Plotter to plot thermodynamic properties as a function of temperature.

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Title: Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC)
Via: University of Michigan
Access: Restricted to North/South campuses
Coverage: 1976 - present
Full-Text: Yes, with accompanying charges
Description: A non-profit library cooperative providing online microform access to law, legal literature, government documents, and law-related literature. Of interest to lawyers, historians, and others.

Title: Legal Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in administrative law, antitrust legislation, constitutional law, domestic relations, environmental protection, international law, minorities, occupational health & safety, public law, real property, tax law, trade regulations, and more.

Title: LegalTrac
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications. Also includes selective full text articles.

Title: Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
Via: Reed Elsevier Inc. (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID ard may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text documents from 6,000 news, business, legal, medical, and general reference publications. Included in the service are several national newspapers including the New York Times (1977 - present) and Washington Post (1977 - present) and the Chronicle of Higher Education (1997 - present, with no embargo on current issues).

Title: Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1969 - present
Full-Text: No
Description:A UK-based database containing abstracts on artificial intelligence, book reviews, CD-ROMs, the Internet, computer science applications, information science, librarianship and library management, and online information retrieval.

Title: Library & Information Science Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in automation, cataloging, censorship, children's literature, circulation, classification, copyright legislation, internet software, library equipment & supplies, preservation of materials, publishing, web sites, and more.

Title: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Via: EBSCO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage:
Full-Text: No
Description:A US-based database containing abstracts on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management.

Title: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1973 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

Title: Literary Index, from Gale
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Searches all the Gale Literature Series publications for authors and titles. Lists results.

Title: Literature Resource Center
Via: Gale Group
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Includes the current contents of Contemporary Authors; Contemporary Authors, New Revised Series; Contemporary Literary Criticism; Dictionary of Literary Biography; Twayne's Author Series, and Scribners' Writers. Provides full-text access to "biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

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Title: Mary Ann Liebert Publishers: Full-Text Journals
Via: Mary Ann Liebert Publishers
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnolgoy, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law. Contains the full-texts of 59 refereed journals.

Title: MAS Ultra - School Edition
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1985 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full text from nearly 600 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 650 titles.

Title: MEDLINE
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: No
Description: Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. Searches abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals.

Title: MEDLINE
Via: OCLC First Search
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Provides citation access to thousands of records, with substantial abstracts, in all areas of medicine. These include clinical medicine, education, experimental medicine, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, dentistry and nursing.

Title: MedlinePlus
Via: National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 700 diseases and conditions. Also includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily.

Title: Merck Index
Via: Merck
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains 10,955 monographs describing significant chemicals, drugs, and biological substances, 446 named reactions with an index, and a supplementary compilation of over 60 pages of tables including a glossary.

Title: Military & Government Collection
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals. Also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles.

Title: MLA Directory of Periodicals
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: No
Description: Contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. Includes over 7,100 titles, of which more than 4,400 are currently indexed.

Title: MLA International Bibliography
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage:1963 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Indexes journal articles, books and dissertations. Contains over 1.6 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

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Title: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect Information
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Some
Description: Contains over 32,000 citations and abstracts on child abuse and neglect and child welfare issues; from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

Title: National Criminal Justice Reference Center (NCJRS)
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Covers drugs and crime, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims of crime, corrections, courts, and issues in criminal justice, from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Title: National Transportation Library
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains information and documents on aviation, waterways, freight, rail, highway, public, pedestrian, and other modes of transportation.

Title: Nature
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1997 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Biotechnology
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1998 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Cell Biology
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1999 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Genetics
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1998 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Immunology
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Medicine
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1998 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Neuroscience
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1998 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Reviews Cancer
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2001 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Reviews Genetics
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Reviews Immunology
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2001 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Via: Nature e-journals
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Nature is the world's foremost weekly scientific journal.

Title: New Book of Knowledge
Via: Grolier (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Site consists of three encyclopedias: New Book of Knowledge Online (for children), Encyclopedia Americana Online (for in-depth research) and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Online (for quick reference)

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Title: OneFile - InfoTrac
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A compilation of all the DISCUS databases brought together, providing a one-step approach to searching.

Title: Online Literary Criticism
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains links to over 2500 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works. May be browsed by author, title, nationality and literary period. Created and maintained by the Internet Public Library.

Title: Opposing Viewpoints
Via: Gale Group
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database that analyzes current issues, from abortion to United States foreign relations, and beyond, with opposing viewpoints.

Title: Oxford English Dictionary
Via: Oxford University Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Online version of the OED.

P-Q

Title: PapersFirst
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1993 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at the British Library. 

Title: Physical Education Index
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1970 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Abstracts on physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.

Title: PLoS (Public Library of Science): Biology
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current research in the field of biology
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A peer-reviewed journal, published monthly and available free online, featuring research of exceptional significance and articles of a groundbreaking nature that have received extensive coverage in the worldwide news media.

Title: Poet's Corner
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A free Gale Group Web site containing short biographies of some noted poets. Includes other information as well, but be forewarned, the site is heavily commercial.

Title: POPline
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Searchable reproductive health database of citations with abstracts on worldwide literature in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. Offers delivery of full-text articles for a fee.

Title: Population and Household Economic Topics
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides information on economic topics affecting populations and households across the country; from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: Population Index
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Annotated bibliography and searchable database of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics; from Princeton University.

Title: Population Reference Bureau
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides instant summaries - in graphics and text - of the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population. Developed by the Population Reference Bureau and demographers at the University of Michigan's Social Science Data Analysis Network.

Title: Pre-CINAHL
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: No
Description: A companion database to CINAHL, Pre-CINAHL is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information (no subject searching), which are available to researchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing. This enables users to gain access to article citations that otherwise would not be available. Once the bibliographic records are complete, they are added to the CINAHL database and removed from Pre-CINAHL.

Title: Primary Search
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1989 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines and over 100 student pamphlets. Also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 elementary school magazines.

Title: Proceedings
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Citations of every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at the British Library.

Title: Project MUSE
Via: Johns Hopkins University Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1993 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides online access to the full-text of a growing number of scholarly journals in the arts & humanities and social sciences.

Title: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (see also Current Research @)
Via: UMI: University Microfilms
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1980 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains over 2 million entries of doctoral dissertations published from 1980, masters theses published from 1988, and University of South Carolina dissertations from 1996 to present. More than 600,000 documents are available in PDF format for immediate free download.

Title: PsycARTICLES
Via: EBSCO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Full-text access to articles, books and book chapters in applied, behavioral, developmental, educational, and experimental psychology.

Title: Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1965 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Offers more than 550 full text publications, including over 500 peer-reviewed journals. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Can be searched independently, but also allows users to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsycINFO.

Title: PsycInfo
Via: EBSCO
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1887 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Indexed access to articles, books and book chapters in applied, behavioral, developmental, educational, and experimental psychology.

Title: PubMed
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: A service of the National Library of Medicine, providing access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. Includes links to many sites providing full-text articles and related resources.

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Title: Readers' Guide (Current Events) Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in African Americans, aging, astronomy, biography, business, children, computers, consumer education, current events, education, environment, film, fine arts, foreign affairs, health, history, medicine, music, news, politics, religion, science, and more.

Title: Regional Business News
Via: EBSCOhost (a Collegiate DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Title: RhymeZone
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Locates rhymes, synonyms, definitions, quotations in famous works, and more

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Title: ScienceDirect
Via: Elsevier Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1995 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A database offering comprehensive coverage (over 1.7 million full-text articles and 3 million abstracts and indexed records), including the fields of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental sciences, microbiology, physics, and astronomy. Designed for interdisciplinary research and to serve the needs of the researcher.

Title: Science's Next Wave
Via: USC Columbia
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Weekly online publication that covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market. Published by SCIENCE magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Title: Scirus
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Some
Description: A search engine developed by Elsevier Science, the leading international publisher of scientific information, that searches for science-related information on academic web sites.

Title: Scribner Writers Series
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Essays on the lives and works of 1600+ important authors from around the world. In-depth coverage of noted novelists, playwrights, poets, short story writers, essayists, journalists, critics, philosophers and writers for children and young adults. Includes 40+ essays on special topics in literature - gothic novels, nature poetry, etc.

Title: Shakespeare Bibliography, World
Via: Johns Hopkins University Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1972 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1972 and mid-2001. The scope is international, and covers more than 75,000 records.

Title: Shakespeare Search
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage; Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searches the comedies, tragedies, histories, and poetry of Shakespeare for words, coined words, keywords, phrases, and most popular lines

Title: SIRS Discoverer
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for elementary and middle school users, this database includes articles and graphics from more than 1,400 magazines, newspapers, and government documents that have been carefully selected for educational content, interest, and readability levels.

Title: SIRS Government Reporter
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searchable database of articles, reports, and other information on domestic and international affairs, federal procedures, scientific research, and military affairs.

Title: SIRS Knowledge Source
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Four primary databases which can be searched concurrently or separately: SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS NetSelect. Full-text articles in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, including education.

Title: SIRS Renaissance
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains full-text articles and reports from all the sciences and humanities, including literature, film, performing arts, and music, with links to prominent authors, award recipients, and suggested research topics.

Title: SIRS Researcher
Via: SIRS (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Contains full-text articles and reports from all the sciences, including earth science, life sciences, physical sciences, applied sciences, and technology. Additional links to award recipients and suggested research topics.

Title: Smithsonian Physical Tables (9th Revised Edition)
Via: Knovel/Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2003
Description: Originally published by Smithsonian Institution Press, this classic reference source comprises 901 tables of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in its larger sense. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers.

Title: Social Sciences Full-Text
Via: HW Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides full-text (from 1994), abstracts (from 1984), and indexing (from 1982) to journal articles in addiction studies, anthropology, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, ethics, family studies, gender studies, geography, minority studies, political science, psychology, public welfare, social work, sociology, urban studies, and more.

Title: Sociological Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1963 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Abstracts and indexes in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

Title: SourceOECD
Via: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A database from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development providing access to statistics, books, reports, periodicals, and other publications worldwide.

Title: South Carolina State & County QuickFacts
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2000 - present
Description: Easily accessible data from the 2000 Census, compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: South Carolina Statistics and Statistical Reports
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Database of state statistics and statistical reports maintained by "SCIway," South Carolina's Information Highway.

Title: Stat-USA/Internet
Via: U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Access: North Campus library and lab computers; North Campus remote access
Coverage: varies
Description: Agency in the Economics & Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, delivering vital economic, business, and international trade information produced by the U.S. Government and brought together in one easy-to-access location.

Title: State and County QuickFacts
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography, from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Title: State Data Centers
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1978 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides easy and efficient access to U.S. Census Bureau data and information through a wide network of lead, coordinating and affiliate agencies in each state. SDCs are official sources of demographic, economic, and social statistics produced by the Census. Bureau.

Title: State Newspaper
Via: Gale Group/Newsbank (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1987 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description Archive of full-text articles from The State (Columbia, SC) newspaper. Locally written articles - news, editorials, sports, business, arts, features Letters to the editor and major newswire articles. Includes most obituaries; death notice coverage begins March 1994. Special Reports from NewsBank - topics in the news with reprints of stories from a variety of sources with related photographs and maps Note: Updated 1-2 days after publication of the print newspaper. See The State.com for free access to the latest 1-2 days of coverage.

Title: State of World Population
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 2002 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Statistical information on poverty, development, education, health, HIV/AIDS, macro-economics, and women and gender inequality around the globe.

Title: Statistical Resources on the Web
Via: University of Michigan Document Center/Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A comprehensive listing of links to statistics, news, and source materials in the social sciences and sciences, from the University of Michigan Documents Center.

Title: Student Edition
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: 1985 - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Designed for secondary school users to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc.

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Title: THOMAS; Legislative Information on the Internet
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 104th Congress (1995/96) - present
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Searchable database for current federal legislative information, provided by the Library of Congress.

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Title: U.S. Economic Indicators (GPO Access)
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: 1995 - present
Description: Searchable database from 1995 to the present; includes links to browse Indicators from 1998 to the present.

Title: U.S. Patents
Via: Community of Science
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1975 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive bibliographic database containing records for each of the 2.6 million U.S. Patents issued since 1975, from the Community of Science.

Title: Virtual Reference Shelf
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: A database of freely available basic reference resources, compiled by the Library of Congress.

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Title: Web of Science
Via: Thomson ISI
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1945 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Comprehensive bibliographic database containing three citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (1945-present); Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present); and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present). Searches in any of three for topic, person, place, and cited reference.

Title: What Do I Read Next?
Via: Gale Group (a DISCUS database)
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Reader's advisory database, helping librarians and users identify adult, young adult, and children's fiction and nonfiction titles of interest. Gives brief book descriptions, notes important characters, provides author information, and indicates book awards for over 80,000 recommended titles of contemporary mainstream fiction, classic works of fiction, and popular nonfiction.

Title: Wiley Interscience
Via: Carolina Consortium
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Provides access to over 300 peer-reviewed journals, reference works, online books, current protocols titles, and databases in Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life Sciences, Math & Statistics, Medicine & Healthcare, Physics & Astronomy, Polymers & Materials Science, Psychology, and Social Sciences.

Title: Wilson OmniFile Full-Text Mega
Via: HW Wilson
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: current
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Full-text articles from the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, including history, law, and librarianship.

Title: Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000
Via: Alexander Street Press
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1600 - 2000
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities.

Title: World Almanac
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: Yes
Description: Includes the contents of The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics and The World Almanac for Kids.

Title: World Population Clock
Via: Web
Access: No restrictions
Coverage: Varies
Description: Provides up-the-minute figures on the world's current population along with comparisons to previous years.

Title: WorldCat
Via: OCLC FirstSearch
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: Varies
Full-Text: No
Description: Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

Title: Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Via: CSA Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Access: North/South campuses. Students, faculty and staff with a valid USCB Library ID card may access from remote locations.
Coverage: 1975 - present
Full-Text: No
Description: Abstracts covering the following subjects: Comparative politics, Developing nations, Disarmament, Economic policy, Electoral systems, Environmental policy, Government/Political systems, History and theory of political science, International relations/trade, Labor relations, Military policy, Methodology and research technology, Political behavior, economy, and psychology, Politics and law, communication, religion, society, Public administration, Security and defense, and Welfare systems.


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