“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.
Credo Reference – 1k+ reference sources, such as specialized encyclopedias, covering all subjects.
Oxford Reference – 300+ reference sources, including several directly relevant to computer science.
Britannica Academic – a general encyclopedia intended for college students
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 are “borrow-able” through our Interlibrary Loan Service.
Periodical Article Databases
Computer Source – indexes 450 periodicals and includes complete articles from over 300 of these periodicals.
Applied Science and Technology Full Text – indexes and provides abstracts for over 800 journals in a wide range of applied science specialties, including computer science, information science, and engineering; provides the complete text of over 200 of these journals.
Academic Search Complete – one of the world’s largest databases of academic journals and magazines covering all subjects.
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega – indexes over 450 popular magazines and provides complete articles from 250 of these titles.
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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