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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, including education.

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: 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: 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: 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: Current Research @ 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 only
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.

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: 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.

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: 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)

Title: In the First Person
Via: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

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: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses(see also Current Research @)
Via: UMI: University Microfilms
Access: Restricted to North/South campuses
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: 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: 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: 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 on subjects in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Also, information on U.S. Supreme Court decisions; recommended web sites, and an awards recipients directory.

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: 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.

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: Restricted to North/South campuses
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 business, education, fine arts, history, law, and librarianship.

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: 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
Description: Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

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