“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 – brief entries from over 1k reference works, such as subject-specific encyclopedias, covering all subject areas.
Oxford Reference – brief entries from 300+ 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 are “borrow-able” through our Interlibrary Loan Service.
Business Source Premier – one of the largest and best-known databases for research in all aspects of business; includes full-text articles from several thousand academic journals and magazines in this field.
Business Abstracts with Full Text – full-text articles from over 500 business-related magazines and academic journals.
Academic Search Complete – one of the world’s largest databases of academic journals and magazines on all subjects; includes complete articles from over 8k periodicals.
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega – complete articles and citations to articles from several hundred popular magazines in all subjects.
Note: the library has access to a number of periodical article databases related to health care; to see a list of them, check out the “Health Sciences” category on this page.
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, please go to our Discovery Service, key in your terms and select PASCAL Delivers, click on the book you’d like to borrow, sign in, and then 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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