“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Academic Search Complete – one of the world’s largest databases of academic journals and magazines on all subjects; indexes over 12k periodicals and provides complete articles from over 8k of these titles.
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega – complete articles and citations to articles from several hundred popular magazines.
Periodicals Available at Converse
Periodicals Available at Converse – Key in some or all of the journal’s name (NOT the title of the article itself) to retrieve a listing of periodicals the library owns in both electronic and print formats.
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.