Use the library’s Discovery Service to search MILLIONS of journal articles, books, book chapters, etc. In the search box, key in your search terms and select “Everything.”
Credo Reference – brief entries from over 1k reference works, such as subject-specific encyclopedias, covering all subject areas; includes several titles directly relevant to interior design.
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 more than 2k academic journals and magazines in this field.
Art Full Text – hundreds of journals, many of them including complete articles, covering art history, interior design, photography, and film.
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.
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 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.
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