“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 – over 1k reference works in all subject areas.
Oxford Reference – over 300 reference works in all subject areas.
Gale in Context: Biography – information about notable people, both contemporary and historical, from a wide range of sources, such as biographical dictionaries, magazines, newspapers, and academic journals.
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 books are “borrow-able” through our Interlibrary Loan Service.
Periodical Article Databases
Music and Performing Arts Collection – complete articles from 300-ish American and international journals in these fields; citations and abstracts for articles in hundreds of additional journals.
Academic Search Complete – one of the world’s largest databases of academic journals and magazines covering all subject areas.
JSTOR (Arts and Sciences I, II, III, V, VII, VIII, and Music Collection) – non-current complete articles from core academic journals; Converse’s subscription is strongest in journals in the arts and humanities.
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega – complete articles and citations to articles from hundreds of popular magazines in all subject areas.
Journal of Dance Education (2001 – )
Dance Education in Practice (2015 – )
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.
Interlibrary Loan/PASCAL Delivers
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.