“Articles, Books, and More”
Use the library’s Discovery Service to retrieve BILLIONS of journal articles, books, book chapters, entries in reference resources (etc.) from thousands of individual databases. Type in your search terms and then select “Articles, Books, and More” from the drop-down menu.
Oxford Reference – over 300 reference resources in all subjects, including such art-related titles as Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture, Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists, and Oxford Companion to the Photograph.
Credo Reference – over 1k reference works in all subject areas.
Britannica Academic – a general encyclopedia intended for college students.
Biography in Context – information about notable people, both contemporary and historical, from a wide range of sources, such as biographical dictionaries, magazines, newspapers, and academic journals.
Converse – to find books, both print and electronic, in Converse’s Mickel Library, go to our Discovery Service, type your terms in the search box, and select “Converse Catalog.”
PASCAL Delivers – to find books, both print and electronic, in South Carolina’s college/university libraries, go to our Discovery Service, type your terms in the search box, and select “PASCAL Delivers.” You can borrow these books by signing in and following the instructions to “Request via PASCAL Delivers.”
WorldCat – records for millions of books in thousands of libraries; most of these books are “borrow-able” through our Interlibrary Loan Service.
PsycINFO/PsycARTICLES – indexes over 2k periodicals related to psychology and provides full-text articles for around 90 journals published by the American Psychological Association
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection – full-text articles from almost 400 journals in the social sciences.
Art Full Text – hundreds of journals, many of them including complete articles, covering art history, interior design, photography, and film.
ERIC [Education Resources Information Center] – probably the most comprehensive database in education; covers thousands of periodicals and other resources focusing on the field of education, but also concerning school-age children in general; does NOT provide a high percentage of full-text journal articles.
JSTOR – non-current full-text articles in core academic journals in all subjects; Converse’s JSTOR collections focus on the humanities.
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega – complete articles and citations to articles from several hundred popular magazines.
Periodicals Available at Converse
Periodicals by Title – Key in some or all of a periodical’s title (NOT the title of the article itself) to retrieve a listing of periodicals the library owns in either electronic or print/physical format.
To request books held by South Carolina college/university libraries, go to our Discovery Service, key in your terms and select “PASCAL Delivers,” click on the book you would like to borrow, sign in, and click on “Request via PASCAL Delivers.”
To request articles and other non-book materials, as well as books NOT held by South Carolina college/university libraries, go to Interlibrary Loan and select the correct form.
Supporting Converse scholars with access to quality information resources.
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