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Electronic Resources

Some electronic resources listed are provided by  Discus or collegiate discus.

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

Academic OneFile (InfoTrac)
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Access: the Supplementary Index to Periodicals
A unique indexing resource for popular periodicals. It does not duplicate any indexing in the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature and any indexing found in WilsonWeb. It indexes approximately eighty-five of the most important popular periodicals. Access also indexes new national publications as they first appear and most major city and regional magazines not indexed in the Readers’ Guide.

Book Review Index Online Plus
Includes more than 5 million review citations, plus more than 634,000 full-text reviews from InfoTrac OneFile and InfoTrac Expanded Academic.

Custom Newspapers (InfoTrac)
Web-based, full-text articles from over 100 domestic and international newspapers including the The New York Times (January 2000 to the present) and selected full-text articles from The Post & Courier (Charleston, SC).

Expanded Academic Index ASAP (InfoTrac)
Indexed articles from more than 1,500 scholarly, trade and general-interest publications. More than 700 titles have full-text articles online. Includes references to The New York Times. Issues & Controversies
Information on more than 250 controversial topics in the news. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.

General Reference Center (InfoTrac)
Indexed articles, many with full text, from a wide variety of scholarly and general-interest material, plus newspaper articles, encyclopedias and other reference material.

InfoTrac General OneFile
Combines nearly all of the InfoTrac *periodical* indexes into one database of over 6000 indexed & abstracted titles and 3100 full-text titles.

Full text of over 165 scholarly journals. For the list of journals included, go to Browse JSTOR Journals by Discipline.

LegalTrac (InfoTrac)
Indexes 875 legal periodicals and law reviews, and provides full-text articles from a limited number of titles.

Liebert Online
Full text of journals from Mary Ann Liebert Publishers, with topics related to Biomedical Research/Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Clinical Medicine/Surgery, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Engineering/Informatics, Law, Psychology, and Public Health/Policy.

Full-text of some 25,000 books in electronic format. Titles are listed and linked from the LIBRARY ONLINE CATALOG.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
An online library of current event topics–the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic’s proponents and detractors, plus Topic Overviews.

SIRS Knowledge Source
A single search source for full-text articles and graphics from these databases: SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter and SIRS Renaissance. Additional databases include Today’s News, Maps of the World, The New Lifetime Reading Plan, excerpts from The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998, Historic Documents, Supreme Court Decisions and more.

Full Text Finder
An index of articles included in Salkehatchie Library’s full-text databases, with links to those articles. Searchable by keyword or subject, or by journal title.

The State (Newsbank)
Full-text 07/02/2008 excluded. 1987-present.

Wiley InterScience
Provides web-based access to over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, major reference works, online books, Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and databases in Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education, Engineering, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, and Social Sciences.

WilsonWeb OmniFile FullText Mega Edition
Articles from over 3,500 periodicals, many with full text online. WilsonWeb provides the complete content – indexing, abstracts, and full text – from six of Wilson’s full-text databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers’ Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Reference Resources


Over 8,500 articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates from its Yearbooks, and definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.

Biography Resource Center + The Complete Marquis Who’s Who
Data on more than 165,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas, combined from respected Gale reference sources and with full-text articles from more than 250 periodicals.

Columbia Encyclopedia (FREE ACCESS)
Containing nearly 51,000 entries (marshalling six and one-half million words on a vast range of topics), and with more than 80,000 hypertext cross-references, the current Sixth Edition is among the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedias ever produced.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Available on USC System computers only Online, above.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Merriam-Webster Online (FREE ACCESS)
Dictionary & thesaurus

Oxford English Dictionary (The OED)
The premier source for word histories.

Oxford Reference Online Premium
Contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books.