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Academic Search Complete Full Text  
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Academic OneFile Full Text 
A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

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Alexander Street Press's Academic Video Online (VAST) is a package of video collections, containing over 17,000 videos on a wide variety of subjects.

Access to VAST: Academic Video Online is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library.

Accessible Archives Complete
Accessible archives has primary source material from 18th and 19th century periodicals in American history. Information archived is from leading historical periodicals and books, and includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records. Databases are encyclopedic in scope and allow full Boolean, group, name, string, and truncated searches. Transcribed individual entries are complete with full bibliographic citations and are organized chronologically. Titles will continue to be added covering important topics and time periods for scholars and students of all academic levels.

ACM Digital Library Full Text
A full-text collection of over 35 journals published by the Association for Computing Machinery. Articles are on all aspects of computer science.

ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications Full Text
Articles from 33 ACS publications which appear online anywhere from two weeks to three months before the article is available in print. Coverage extends back four years.

African American ExperienceFull Text
This database examines the experience of African Americans over several historical eras. 

African American Newspapers  friends of the library thumb
This database contains text of African American newspapers from covering the years from 1827 to 1998.

Access to African American Newspapers is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library.

African American Poetry (LION) Full Text
The early history of African American poetry from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry Prince's 'Bars Fight', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Agricola (EBSCO)  Discus 
This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Agricola (NAL)
Index to over 2.9 million records covering every major agricultural subject. Compiled by the National Agricultural Library of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Covers 1970 to the present.

Alexander Street Video: see Academic Video Online

Alt HealthWatch  Discus
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990

AAFP Conditions A to Z PASCAL
A handy patient-information tool that’s been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP is a national medical organization representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. Many are also available in Spanish. Common conditions, treatments and health tips are presented concisely and informatively, and listed alphabetically or cross-searched in STAT!Ref online.

America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1876 Full Text
Includes Early American Newspapers, Series I. 350,000 fully searchable issues from over 700 historical American newspapers. Focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries, this online collection is based on Clarence S. Brigham’s “History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820” and other authoritative bibliographies.

America's News Magazine Full Text  Discus
Use this database to find magazine articles from popular news magazines.

America: History and Life
Comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. Covers 1964 to the present.

American Drama 1714-1915 (LION) Full Text
Containing more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth, American Drama 1714–1915 reflects American dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres are represented.

American National Biography Full Text
Biographical information on people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. ANB contains profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all walks of American life, from the well-known to the infamous to the obscure.

American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900 (APS Online) Full Text
This collection contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically significant periodicals.

American Poetry (LION) Full Text
Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA Online)
Reviews of electronic products and serving as a source of information on professional products for librarians and information specialists.

Année Philologique (L'Année Philologique)
L'Année Philologique is an index of publications related to the history, language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. It is published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, under the direction of Éric Rebillard, with the American Philological Association and the Database of Classical Bibliography, Dee L. Clayman, General Editor, with the support of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France) et du National Endowment for Humanities (USA). Search by modern or ancient authors, texts, title or subject.

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)
ABELL contains 880,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.

Annual Egyptological Bibliography Online
Annual Egyptological Bibliography Online has been replaced with the Online Egyptological Bibliography.

Annual Reviews
Index to annual reviews in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Tables of contents from 1984 to 1994 and abstracts from 1995 to date.

Anthropological Index Online
Offered through the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland this database indexes anthropological literature from the 1970s to the present.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text Full Text Discus
Applied Science & Technology Full Text™ contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Full text of articles is available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.

Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts
Major areas of coverage include: aquaculture, aquatic organisms, aquatic pollution, brackish water environments, conservation, environmental quality, fisheries, freshwater environments, limnology, marine biotechnology, marine environments, meteorology, oceanography, policy and legislation, and wildlife management. Coverage is from 1978 to present.

An online service that provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It includes nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

Archive of Americana Full Text
Searches Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800, Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819, and Early American Newspapers, Series I.

Art Full Text Full Text
Full text for over 100 journals plus abstracts and indexing of international, art-related publications. Full text begins in 1995 and indexing in 1984.

ARTFL Project
Database of classical French writings that includes literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings and technical treatises.

Indexes over 15,000 journals in all subject areas. Covers 1990 to the present.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Please log off when you are finished.

ARTstor Full Text
A collection of over 300,000 images which documents artistic traditions across many times and cultures. The focus of the collection includes architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Associates Programs Source

Astrophysics Data Service
Access to four databases containing more than two million abstracts in the areas of astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics, and the Los Alamos preprints in astronomy. Coverage is from 1975 to the present.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Full Text
A collection of major religion and theology journals selected by some of the major religion scholars in the United States. Journals representing all major religious faiths, major denominations and language groups are included. Information dates as far back as 1949, and coverage continues through the present.

Auto Repair Reference Center Full Text  Discus 
The most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis.

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Bible in English Full Text
The Bible in English contains twenty versions of the Bible. In addition to the twelve complete Bibles, there are five New Testament works, two Gospel works and William Tyndale's New Testament, Pentateuch and Jonah translations.

Bibliographic Index Plus (1982 - Present) As of February 1, 2012, Bibiliographic Index Plus has been merged with EBSCO's Essay and General Literature Index.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
One of the largest indexes of sources of biographical information on notable people.

Biography in Context Full Text Discus
Combines over 300,000 biographies on more than 220,000 people.

Biography Index Past and Present
Biography Index: Past and Present is a trusted, biographical resource. Featuring retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946, it combines retrospective coverage with current indexing to produce a comprehensive biographical resource for students, scholars, media professionals, book clubs, and all researchers seeking biographical information. Content Includes: Over a million article and book citations Retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946 Coverage of present-day news-makers Entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written

Biography Reference Bank
Wilson’s largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). With links to every article focused on any individual in nearly every WilsonWeb database, Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus™ provides full text of articles from over 100 journals dating back to 1997, as well as indexing and abstracts of more than 380 publications. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.

BioMed Central Full Text
Over 100 open access journals covering all areas of biology and medicine.

Birds of North America Full Text
The Birds of North America (BNA) is a comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds. BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings and recordings of bird's songs and calls.

Books and Authors 
Books & Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today's Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that allow users to broaden and narrow their searches according to author, title, series, awards and other criteria. An "if you like" search connects readers to themes and genres that may have otherwise gone unnoticed.

Book Review Digest Plus
Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.

British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900
This series brings together a wealth of collections spanning two centuries of Britain's colonization, commercial, missionary and even literary relations with Africa and the Americas.

Browzine is an app that allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s scholarly journals from your Android and iOS mobile devices.  Create your own bookshelf by adding journals to your personal shelf and be notified when new articles are published. Save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero, Papers and more.

Business Abstracts with Full Text  Full Text
Business Abstracts with Full Text™ offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.

Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Business Source Complete Full Text  
Provides full text for over 2,300 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

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Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities - the ultimate source of scholarly publishing information. Directories include Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, and Marketing in Business; Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, and Educational Technology & Library Science in Education; Psychology & Psychiatry in Psychology; Computer Science-Business Information Systems in Computer Science; and Health Administration and Nursing in Health.

A collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums . CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.

Canadian Poetry (LION) Full Text
This unique collection contains the full text of more than 19,000 poems by 177 Canadian poets from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth.

Career eBook Collections Discus
Customized collection of more than 250 electronic books for vocational needs.

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876
Created in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society—one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories—this collection will provide students and scholars with easy access to more than 150 years of Caribbean and Atlantic history, politics and daily life. Featuring more than 140 18th- and 19th-century titles, this unique resource is essential for researching Colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, and many other aspects of the cultures and societies of the West Indies.

CCH Internet Tax Research Network
This database has been replaced with RIA Checkpoint.

CenStats Databases Full Text
Contains U.S. Bureau of the Census databases such as County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, Census Tract Street Locator, U.S. Counties and Building Permits.

Chatham House Online Archive Module 1: 1920-1979
The research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. High level analysis and research on almost 100 years of global events and issues. Includes 'behind the doors' insight into the real movers and shakers, influencers and deal brokers. For researchers of international affairs, economics, law, and business, diplomacy, security and terrorism, environment, development, war and peace studies.

Tax and accounting research tool.

Chicago Manual of Style Full Text
The 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style Online.

Choice Reviews Online
CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources in all subject areas of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts. Only ONE user at a time so please log off when you're finished.

Christian Science Monitor Full Text
Full text from 1996 to present, citation-only from 1980 to 1996.

Chronicle of Higher Education Full Text 
Source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
This comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 to the present that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from international conferences.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text Full Text  Discus
Comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 620 journals indexed in CINAHL. The database also provides full text for 218 books/monographs. Full text coverage dates back to 1937.

The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective Full Text
Contains the full-text of articles in The Charleston Mercury, The New York Herald and the Richmond Examiner from Nov. 1860 through April 1865.

CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities and PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Together they offer access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.

Classical Music Library Full Text
Over 30,000 classical music tracks with 2,000 more added each month. This service also includes thousands of program notes and hundreds of playlists. Please exit database when finished. Our license is for three users at a time.

CollegeSource Online Full Text
Contains over 4,000 United States and international college and university full-text catalogs.

Communication and Mass Media Complete Full Text
Combines the CommSearch database and the Mass Media Article Index. Contains full-text to over 60 journals in addition to journalism reviews, recent encyclopedias and handbooks in the area of communications studies.

Computer Source Full Text  Discus
Focusing on information and current trends in high technology, this database offers full text for more than 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985.

Conference Papers Index
Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world.

Contemporary Authors Full Text
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Contemporary Women's Issues on Health and Human Rights
Citations to information on women in over 150 countries. Journals, newsletters, research reports, and fact sheets from disciplines such as sociology, psychology, health, education, and human rights. Covers 1995 to the present.

Country Career Guides

Career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as:  job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice… and much more!

Country Studies Full Text
Contains the on-line versions of books previously published in by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. 102 countries and regions are covered. Notable omissions include Canada, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and other Western nations, as well as a number of African nations.

County and City Data Book Full Text
Electronic versions of the 1988, 1994 and 2000 County and City Data Books.

Credo Reference Discus
Credo is a vast online reference library, providing encyclopedia-style pages on a wide range of topics.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text  Full Text
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text™ contains more than 200,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

CQ Electronic Library Full Text
Includes CQ Researcher, a source for in-depth analysis reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day, CQ Weekly, a source for expert coverrage of the U.S. Congress such as status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and CQ's Encyclopedia of American Government.

CSH Protocols
Coverage includes cell and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, and imaging. Protocols are presented step-by-step and edited in the style that has made Molecular Cloning, Antibodies, Cells and many other CSH manuals. Protocols will be continuously expanded, updated, and annotated by the originators and users of the techniques.

CultureGrams  Discus
Country reports that provide snapshots of the world’s cultures.  Separate editions for: World, States, Provinces and Kids.  200+ United Nations-member countries included, with reports containing history, customs, family, lifestyle, recipes, economy and more.  Each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and the 13 Canadian provinces are included, with reports containing maps, flags, symbols, history, economy, geography, population and more.  Video stories, slideshows, a worldwide photo gallery and create-your-own data tables.

Current Biography Illustrated
Current Biography Illustrated offers the content of the printed monthly magazine Current Biography, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, in searchable, electronic format. Readers will be able to find accurate, up-to-date biographies drawing information from newspaper articles, magazine articles, and books. Students and patrons can search by name, profession, place of origin, gender, ethnicity, birth/death dates, titles of works and key words for more than 25,000 articles and obituaries. In addition, profiles maintained in this database feature more than 19,500 images, and offer the subject's own views, attitudes and commentary as well as the commentaries of other journalists and colleagues. Profiles give users the information they want on celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and many others.

Custom Newspapers is now InfoTrac Newsstand

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Daily Life Through History
Daily Life Through History gives a detailed portrayal of what life was like for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history. At the heart of this database are the 27 volumes of the Daily Life Through History series from Greenwood Press and the six volume Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life. Also included in this online database are related books from Praeger Press, related reference works from Greenwood Press, and related primary source documents.

See Marketline.

Dictionary of American History Full Text
This is the third edition (2003) of the most comprehensive encyclopedia on American history, comprising ten volumes in printed form. The 4,400 signed articles range in length up to 7,000 words. You can see the table of contents here. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete

Dictionary of National Biography Full Text
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.

Dictionary of Old English, Old English Corpus Full Text
A complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts. There are 3047 texts in the corpus.

Directory of Open Access Journals Full Text
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. As of 2004, there are over 750 journals included.

Disclosure Corporate Snapshots
Contains information about all public company filings including annual reports, company summary information, shareholder reports, etc.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text
The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database includes over 2 million master's theses and dissertations, with over 60,000 titles added every year. It's a great resource for researchers in a wide variety of fields.

Dissertation Abstracts
Complete range of subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Covers 1861 to the present.

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E-Source for College Transitions
A bi-monthly electronic newsletter published by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Its primary purpose is to provide practical strategies for supporting student learning and success.

Early American Fiction 1789-1850 (LION) Full Text
Facsimile page images and keyword-searchable full text for more than four hundred works of American prose fiction published before 1850.

Early American Fiction 1789-1875 (LION) Full Text
Early American Fiction 1789–1875 offers the full text of more than 700 first editions of American novels and short stories.

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800 Full Text
Contains full-text images of virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. It includes more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages and is based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement.

Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Full Text
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century. Based on the authoritative bibliography by Ralph B. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and supplemented by thousands of new items. Offers fully searchable text and a browse feature with topical indexes. Bibliographic records created by the AAS are integrated into the database, providing additional access points.

Early English Books Online (EEBO) friends of the library thumb
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. 

Access to Early English Books Online is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library.

Early English Prose Fiction (LION) Full Text
A collection of more than 200 works from the period 1500–1700, exploring the rich diversity of prose fiction in English in the period preceding the emergence of the realist novel as its dominant form.

Ebooks Full Text
OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide.

eBook Collection (EBSCO) Full Text
The library's collection of eBooks provided by EBSCOhost. (Formerly NetLibrary)

ebrary Full Text
A collection of over 27,000 electronic books covering all subject areas.

EBSCO Electronic Journals Service Full Text
Indexing to thousands of journals and full-text to over 300 journals principally in the sciences.

EBSCO Serials Directory
Access the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials with The Serials Directory.

Comprehensive, international, partially annotated bibliography of economics literature. Indexes over 300 journals as well as books, dissertations, working papers, and collective volumes. Covers 1969 to the present.

Education Full Text Full Text Discus
An education database that indexes and abstracts articles from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. It also contains full-text for over 100 journals.

Educator's Reference Complete Full Text   
Database of education resources covering multiple levels from preschool to college. Contains more than 1,100 full-text periodicals covering a variety of disciplines, 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education and resources on educational specialties and issues related to administration, funding and policies. Updated daily.

eHRAF World Cultures Full Text
The eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction (LION) Full Text
A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700–1780 by writers from the British Isles.

Emerald Full Text Full Text
Fulltext access to current journal articles covering numerous aspects of management including accounting, business management, environmental management, library science, marketing, professional development, and more.

Enciclopedia Juvenil
Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish (ages 7-12).

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition Full Text  Discus
Comprehensive source of encyclopedia content and related materials. Includes Encyclopaedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus. Includes links to web sites for The New York Times and BBC News. Also includes World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations, and Gateway to the Classics. Access also provided to the Britannica Blog, stimulating dialogue covering a wide range of topics.

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 Full Text
In nearly seven hundred entries, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 documents the full range of the African American experience during that period

Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics Full Text
Covering the fields of astronomy and astrophysics this encyclopedia includes the full text of over 2,750 articles, plus links to the primary literature, and is frequently updated with new material.

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, 2002 Full Text
Information on the full spectrum of communication, from careers to information technologies, in an interdisciplinary fashion. Emphasis is on both historical and current issues, topics, and people. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Encyclopedia of Education 2nd edition, 2002 Full Text
A comprehensive description of the enterprise of education both within the United States and throughout the world. Approximately 900 articles offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Encyclopedia of Life Full Text
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is an ambitious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites—one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species. Each site is constantly evolving and features dynamically synthesized content ranging from historical literature and biological descriptions to stunning images, videos and distribution maps.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, 2002 Full Text
3,000 articles on Modern Asia from a global perspective. Historical articles emphasize people, places, events, and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia. Articles also cover Asian relations with Western nations, the relations between nations within Asia, and also the flow of people, goods, and ideas within Asia and globally. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa 2nd edition, 2004 Full Text
Covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations' involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy, and government. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine Full Text
Covering everything from Alzheimer´s Disease to Zebrafish Genome the Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine is a kaleidoscope of modern life sciences and modern medicine.

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences Full Text
Includes 402 original articles covering all the physical, chemical and biological aspects of ocean science.

Encyclopedia of Religion 2nd edition, 2004 Full Text
This fifteen-volume set is the second edition (2004) of one of the most important reference works in the field. Heavily revised from the first edition (1986; edited by Mircea Eliade), the set contains over 3,000 articles which provide a cross-cultural approach to the study of religion. You can see the table of contents here. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2000 Full Text
Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy, and epidemiology. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Energy Citations Database
Citations for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The database provides access to publicly available DOE citations from 1948 through the present.

English Drama (LION) Full Text
A unique collection of more than 3,900 plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde.

English Poetry, Second Edition (LION) Full Text
This collection builds on the original English Poetry collection (Over 160,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets are drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources) with enhanced functionality and the addition of more than 20,000 poems.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Entrepreneurial Studies Source provides the latest insight into topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 4000 scientific journals and thousands of other sources including conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

Environmental Impact Statements: Digests
Detailed abstracts of hundreds of environmental impact statements issued by the U.S. government. Database coverage is from 1985 to present and updates are bimonthly.

ERIC (EBSCO) Full Text  Discus
The Education Resources Information Center provides index and full text to journal articles, government studies, books, dissertations, and other material on education and related fields. Combines citations of sponsored reports, from Resources in Education, and over 750 journals, from the Current Index to Journals in Education. Covers 1966 to the present. 

ERIC (U.S. Dept. of Education) Full Text
The new Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) online education database provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. More than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004), are available for free. 

Essay and General Literature Index
Essay and General Literature Index, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, is a unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 Discus
This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Europeana Full Text
Europeana is about ideas and inspiration. It links you to 2 million digital items from museums and galleries, archives, libraries, and audio-visual collections including:

  • Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
  • Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
  • Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
  • Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts

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The Faber Poetry Library (LION) Full Text
A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber list spans the seventy-year history of this major publishing house. In total The Faber Poetry Library contains 140 volumes by 50 poets.

Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Covers 1994 to the present.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Facts on File)  Discus
Complete career research database of jobs, skills, and resources.  Articles and videos providing advice on job applications, the interview process, professional behavior, career skills, and more.  Sample resumes and cover letters.  Searchable entries on scholarships, internships, fellowships, and more.

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text  Full Text
Film & Television Literature Index™ with Full Text
 is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.

Films on Demand
Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group.

Fisheries InfoBase
Access the archives of the American Fisheries Society.

From Slavery to Freedom: The African American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 Full Text
396 pamphlets published from 1822 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics. The materials range from personal accounts and public orations to organizational reports and legislative speeches. Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Kelly Miller, Charles Sumner, Mary Church Terrell, and Booker T. Washington.

Fuente Académica  Discus
Fuente Académica offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. The database is updated weekly.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Full Text  Discus
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, 2nd edition, 2000 Full Text
Essays on specific culture groups in the United States, emphasizing religions, holidays, customs, and languages in addition to providing information on historical background and settlement patterns. Also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans, and Amish. Each essay lists organizations and research centers; name, address, and contact information for periodicals, radio, and television stations; and a further readings section. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Literature Resources
Searches Something About the Author Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete, and Literature Criticism Online

Gale Virtual Reference Library Full Text
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc. in the fields of Education, History, Law, Multicultural Studies, Religion and Social Science.

Gale's Literary Index
A master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.

Gender Watch Full Text
GenderWatch enhances gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives from 1970 to present. This well-established and highly reviewed resource offers over 300 titles, with more than 250 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Researchers and teachers may access more than 219,000 full articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.

General Science Full Text Full Text

Nearly 2 million periodical citations about geology and earth sciences. Covers 1785 to the present (North America) and 1933 to the present (entire world).

Getty Thesarus of Geographic Names Online
Contains nearly 1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 places. Each place has attributes, including names, place types and coordinates. The places are arranged in hierarchies representing the current political and physical world.

Global Issues in Context 
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.


Access to Country Career Guides and  USA/Canada City Career Guides as well as Job Postings, Internship Listings, H-1B Info, and Key Employer Directory

Google Book Search Full Text
Over 10,000 full text books many of which are older and no longer copyrighted. Limited access to almost 100,000 additional works. To limit your search to full text click "Full view books". Click here

Google Scholar Online

Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.

**Off-Campus users click here to customize Google Scholar results for CofC resources.

GPO Federal Digital System (FDsys) (formerly GPO Access) 
FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications. Through FDsys, you are able to search for documents and publications, access metadata about documents and publications, and download documents and publications in multiple renditions or file formats.

GPO (U. S. government documents index) Full Text
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.)

GreenFILE Full Text Discus
Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.

GREENR  Full Text friends of the library thumb
The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Access to GREENR is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library

Grove Art Online Full Text
Grove Art Online has been replaced with Oxford Art Online.

Grove Music and Musicians Online Full Text
Grove Music Online has been replaced with Oxford Music Online.

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Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
The Internet Edition of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, which corresponds to the 94th Edition of the printed book, features new and updated tables in several areas of science.

Handbook of Latin American Studies
Selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America, with citations (some in Spanish or Portuguese) to materials in the humanities and social sciences. Covers 1935 to the present.

Hands on Health
The purpose of Hands on Health-SC is to give the people of South Carolina a place to go to learn about health and wellness.

Health and Wellness Resource Center Full Text
Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases.

Health Reference Center Academic  Full Text   
A database providing access to over 40 full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources including consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.

Health Source: Consumer Edition Full Text  Discus
Access to nearly 300 full text, consumer health periodicals and indexing and abstracts to over 300 additional periodicals. The database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Full Text  Discus
Includes more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on the nursing and allied health fields but also covers many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for more than 800 journals.

Historical Abstracts
Provides citations and abstracts to historical literature (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.

Historical Statistics of The United States
Contains annual, time-series data with national coverage on almost any aspect of United States economics, population or infrastructure since the government began recording statistics

Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This comprehensive database contains more than 490,000 records from 500 titles, with coverage dating as far back as 1965.

History Reference Center Full Text  Discus
A full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research.

History Vault Full Text  

Archival collections documenting the most important and widely studied topics in 18th- through 20th-century American history. 

Subscribed collections include Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records, Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 1, and Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records, Part 1

Humanities Full Text  Full Text

Human Relations Area Files Full Text
A collection of ethnographic texts arranged by culture and subject, eHRAF contains more than a quarter of a million pages of descriptive information on the cultures of the world. Cultures range from ethnic groups in Africa, Asia, and Oceania, to indigenous and immigrant groups in North and South America.

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IBISWorld - US Industry Reports  
Since 1971 IBISWorld has provided thoroughly researched, accurate and current business information. IBISWorld’s unrivalled range of industry analysis is available online whenever you need it.

IEEE Computer Society Journals Full Text
Online access to the entire IEEE Computer Society Digital Library, including 23 magazines and journals (archived to 1988) 1,700+ conference publications (archived to 1995) with more than 150,000 articles and papers.

Import Genius 
This database collects and organizes hundreds of millions of shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world.  Students and faculty can now access these datasets to research private and public companies to find out what they import and export, learn who their trading partners are, analyze industry trends, and more.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text  Full Text

Informaworld Full Text
Multidisciplinary database hosting journals, eBooks, abstract databases and reference works published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press and Informa Healthcare

Infotrac Academic OneFile Full Text 
A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

InfoTrac Health and Wellness Resource Center Full Text   
Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases.

InfoTrac Kids InfoBits Full Text  Discus
Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

InfoTrac Newsstand Full Text
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format

IngentaConnect Full Text
Index to articles from over 20,000 publications in virtually all subject areas.

Institute of Physics Archives Full Text PASCAL
Full text of the Institute of Physics journals from the late 1800's to 1994. Currently, our full text subscription does not extend beyond 1994.

International Bibiliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text Full Text
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text is the definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts. This database was initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research, and since 1984, the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College has published 14 volumes of the IBTD. These volumes comprise a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.

International Financial Statistics
This statistical publication is the standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. For most countries, IFS Online reports balance of payments, international liquidity, money and banking, current data on exchange rates, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts, and population.

International Relations and Security Network (ISN)
A free public service that provides a range of products and resources to encourage the exchange of information among international relations and security professionals worldwide

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center  Full Text
This database offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security.

Internet Library of Early Journals Full Text
Full text for at least 20 years for the following 18th and 19th century journals: Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Notes and Queries, The Builder, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

The iPOLL Databank is the most comprehensive, up-to-date resource for US public opinion data.

ISI Web of Science
Access to the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Please log off when you are finished.

ITER Bibliography
A bibliography of interdisciplinary journal literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for articles; bibliographies; catalogues; abstracts; and discographies are included.

Iter Italicum
A comprehensive finding list of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes between 1963 and 1992.

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Jewish Studies Source  PASCAL
Full-text database devoted to the study of Judaism offers a multidisciplinary view into the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present. Content within the collection is meant to cover all facets of Judaism and provide context by drawing across multiple areas of study.

The John Milton Bibliography (MRTS Online)
This bibliography tries to bring together all manuscripts and editions of John Milton's works and all studies and critical statements concerning his life and works, all allusions and quotations, and all significant imitations during the years 1624-1799.

Journal Citation Reports
Journal Citation Reports o ffers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR Web helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.

JSTOR Full Text
A collection of full-text articles from over 150 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years.

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Kanopy Streaming Service - Media Education Foundation Collection
The films in the Media Education Foundation (MEF) Collection encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the effect these representations have on identity and culture, MEF films are especially well-suited for use in Women's Studies, Sociology, Race Studies, Communication, Anthropology, Education, and Psychology courses.

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Latin Americanist Research Resources Project Full Text
An open access collaborative project which includes an open archives portal to Latin American grey literature, a database of Tables of Contents for Latin American periodicals, and an archive of Mexican & Argentinian Presidential speeches.

Latino American Experience
The Latino American Experience (LAE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of U.S. Latinos.

Learning Express Library  Discus 
Comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources.  Practice tests for GED preparation, job and career goals, undergraduate and graduate school admission, and U.S. citizenship.  Includes timed tests, instant scoring and feedback, and individual user accounts for saving works-in-progress and completed tasks.

LexisNexis Academic Full Text friends of the library thumb
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.

LexisNexis encompasses authoritative legal-publishing brands dating back to the 19th century including; Butterworths® in the United Kingdom, Canada, the Asia-Pacific region, Les Editions du Juris Classeur in France, and Martindale-Hubbell® and Matthew Bender® worldwide.

Access to LexisNexis is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library.

LexisNexis Congressional Universe is now called ProQuest Congressional  

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text  Full Text
Library Literature & Information Science Index™ provides cover-to-cover indexing of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text  Full Text
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text™ provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals, and full-text coverage of over 170 journals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.

Library of Congress Catalog
The ultimate library catalog! Over 12 million records for books, journals, audiovisuals, maps, etc.

Library of Southern Literature Full Text
Documents the riches and diversity of Southern experience as presented in one hundred of its most important literary works.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
CSA's Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

Literary Index
Master index to the major literature products published by Gale Group, Inc. Combines and cross references more than 135,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 165,000 titles into one source.

Literature Criticism Online 
Literature Criticism Online represents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Includes scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

Literature Online (LION) Full Text
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 175 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Literary Reference Center Full Text  Discus
A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books and literary journals, as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.

Literature Resource Center Full Text PASCAL  
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. It covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. 

Literature Resources from Gale
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

Loeb Classical Library Online
This digital platform is an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.

London Times
The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985) Full Text

London Times 1985 to present Full Text

Los Angeles Times (current) Full Text
Full text from 1996 to present

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Making of America Full Text
A full-text library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.

Marine Biotechnology Abstracts
Abstracts of articles in marine biotechnology, molecular biology and molecular genetics as applied specifically to marine and aquatic organisms. Coverage is 1989 to current.

MarketLine is a leading provider of quality information on companies, industries and countries.  Marketline offers a comprehensive and unique collection of information in a variety of user-friendly formats, including interactive reports and databases. Compiled by its global research team, these products are ideal for helping you build a thorough understanding of markets, whether you’re researching for qualifications, jobs or business.

MAS Ultra -- School Edition Full Text  Discus
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text nearly 600 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating back as far as 1975 for key magazines. It also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, 268 full text reference books, 82,968 biographies, 90,915 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

MasterFILE Premier  Discus
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Encompassing both Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, this index is the most comprehensive in the discipline. Covers 1940 to the present.

MedCalc3000 PASCAL
A collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees that are indispensable to anyone practicing, teaching or studying evidence-based medicine. This resource is integrated in to STAT!Ref and included with every subscription. With every search you perform, STAT!Ref automatically presents links to relevant tools within MedCalc 3000.

Medline/PubMed and Medical Databases
National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences.

 MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)  Full Text
MEDLINE with Full Text
 provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Mental Measurements Yearbook contains information about the English-language standardized tests, covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas, which are covered in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks from the 9th edition (1985) to the current one. Information about each test includes the test author, publication and scoring information, the number of the Mental Measurements Yearbook in which the test was originally described, an overview of the test, and the full text of one or more reviews. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Met Opera on Demand: Student Access)  
Access to more than 500 Met performances, including more than 75 past performances from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series as well as more than 400 classic full-length video and audio performances. 5 SIMULTANEOUS USERS. Access courtesy of Friends on the Library.

 Middle Search Plus  Discus
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Military and Government Collection Full Text Discus
A collection of periodicals, journals, and other content pertinent offering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 400 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 500 titles.

Milton: A Bibliography
A listing of all manuscripts and editions of Milton's works, all studies and critical statements of Milton's life and works, and allusions, quotations, and significant imitations.

MLA Directory of Periodicals  
The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography  
The Modern Language Association's comprehensive index of scholarly journals and series in literature, languages, and folklore. Covers 1926 to the present. 

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National Newspapers Full Text
Full text of the New York Times (1980 to present), Washington Post (1987 to present), Los Angeles Times (1985 to present), Wall Street Journal (1984 to present) and Christian Science Monitor (1988 to present).

Naxos Music Library Full Text
An online collection of recorded music in streaming audio-- primarily classical music, plus smaller collections of world music and jazz. Naxos contains 550,000 tracks from over 35,000 CD's.

Naxos Music Library streams exclusively with Adobe Flash Player.  To install the most recent version of Adobe Flash Player, click here:

NBC Learn
As of December 31, 2014, our subscription to this database has been discontinued.

NBC Learn K-12
As of December 31, 2014, our subscription to this database has been discontinued.

NetLibrary Full Text
NetLibrary is now known as eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

New York Times (current) Full Text
Full text of the New York times from 1980 to the present.

New York Times (historical) Full Text
Full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2008.

News (AP, UPI, etc.)   Discus
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. End users can immediately access the full text of the NewsMonitor-delivered web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.

Newspaper Source Plus  Discus
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

NewspaperCat is an online database providing links to over 1000 full-text digital newspapers in the United States and Caribbean.  The project's current coverage, which began with the Southeastern United States, is growing rapidly and will soon cover all fifty states.

Newspapers of the World Full Text
Contains full-text of 225 newspapers from 55 countries for the past 60 days only. Newspapers are searchable by country of origin.

Nineteenth-Century Fiction (LION) Full Text
A collection of 250 British and Irish novels from the period 1782 to 1903, stretching from the golden age of Gothic fiction to the Decadent and New Woman novels of the 1890s.

Nineteenth-Century U.S. Newspapers Full Text
Provides access to approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.

NoveList K-8 Plus   Discus 
Provides information on fiction and nonfiction books for kids and young teens, suggested book lists for several age groups, and Recommended Reads. 

NoveList Plus  Discus 
Provides information on fiction and nonfiction books, suggested book lists for several age groups, and Recommended Reads. 

NLM Gateway
Simultaneously searches all of the following databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, and HSRProj

Nursing Resource Center Full Text  Discus
Collection of core content from recognized reference, textbook and journal publications in the nursing field. Contains more than 20 full text reference books, over 200 animations from Blausen Medical's Human Atlas, disease and drug overviews and sample care plans.

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OAIster Full Text
OAIster is a union catalog of more than 19,000,000 records representing digital resources from more than 1,000 contributors. Digital resources include scanned books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies and datasets.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Full Text
The Government's premier career guidance publication, provides essential information about job outlook in a wide range of occupations and the qualifications that will be needed by tomorrow's workers.

Oceanic Abstracts
Abstracts of scholarly journal articles in the areas of marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology. Also includes environmental, technological, and legislative topics.

Online Egyptological Bibliography
The OEB is the primary bibliographical resource for Egyptological research. It is published jointly by the International Association of Egyptologists and the Netherlands Institute for the Near East, and it contains abstracts (in German, French or English) of all Egyptological articles and monographs published from 1947 to 2001, some 46,000 titles in total.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Full Text  Discus
Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills and information literacy. The database contains more than 400 reference book titles and over than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles. The resource also contains periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts and graphs.

Ovid Nursing Collection II Full Text  PASCAL
Collection of searchable full-text nursing journals.

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online) Full Text
Online version of the 34-volume text covering all forms of the visual arts from prehistory to the 1990s. Includes 41,000 articles and 10,000 color images. NOTE: Only one user at a time can access this database.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Full Text
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures Full Text
The first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the Encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region in fully cross-referenced, signed articles by the leading scholars in the discipline.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World Full Text
Provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History Full Text
Captures the experiences of women throughout history in a far-reaching, four-volume work.

Oxford English Dictionary Full Text
The complete text of the Oxford English Dictionary's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series, as well as draft material from the current OED project.

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online) Full Text
Online version of the New Grove Dictionary of Music including New Grove Dictionary of Opera. NOTE: Only one user at a time can access this database.

Oxford Reference Online Full Text
Contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

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PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service)
Index to policy-oriented literature (books, journal articles and U.S. and foreign government documents). International coverage of information about political, economic and social issues and events in specific countries. Covers 1972 to the present.

Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide covering congresses, symposia, expositions, workshops, and meetings since October 1993.

Periodicals Archive Online (formerly Periodical Content Index) Full Text
Index to articles from 1770 to 1995 in the humanities and social sciences. Includes full-text to approximately 350 journals.

The Perseus Digital Library Full Text
Full-text of resources in the humanities concentrating on ancient Greece and Rome, English renaissance, the city of London, history of science and the American West and Midwest.

Philosopher's Index
Comprehensive scholarly database indexing philosophy books and journals from 1940 to present.

PILOTS Database
The PILOTS database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. It is produced by the National Center for PTSD.

Play Index
Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present in the convenient electronic form that patrons prefer. An invaluable aid to finding the perfect plays, Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Search for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); cast type.

Points of View Full Text  Discus
Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Political Science Complete

POPLINE provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy.

Population Index
An annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other material on population topics. Covers 1986 to the present. Updated quarterly.

Post and Courier (Current - Paid Subscription) Full Text
Access to the (Charleston) Post and Courier website and articles. Note: This resource is not available off-campus.

Primary Search Full Text  Discus
Focusing on elementary school research Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text backfiles go as far back as 1989, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1984.

Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference. Coverage is from Oct. 1993 to present.

Professional Development Collection Discus
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Project Muse Full Text
Searchable access to scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

ProQuest Congressional Full Text
This database retrieves congressional materials and legislative histories by searching abstracts, titles, indexing information and other bibliographic data.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
» Historical New York Times

» Historical Wall Street Journal

Proquest Scientific Databases
Search all or any of the following databases: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, Conference Papers Index, Environment Sciences and Pollution Management, ERIC, GeoREF, Oceanic Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Zoological Record.

PsycARTICLES Full Text
An online database containing more than 25,000 searchable full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations from 1988 to the present. PsycINFO contains links to the full-text articles in PsycARTICLES.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Full Text  Discus
This database provides coverage of more than 550 full text journals, including more than 525 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

PsycINFO Full Text
The APA's index of journals, books, dissertations, and reports on psychology and related fields. Includes indexing from Psychological Abstracts. Covers 1887 to the present. PsycINFO also contains links to full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association from 1988 to the present.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States Full Text
The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States contains material that was compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. It includes volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. The material is presented in chronological order.

PubMed Central Full Text
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

PubMed/Medline and Medical Databases
National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences.

Also see: Medline/PubMed and Medical Databases

Public Administration Abstracts
Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 60,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Public Economics, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, etc. Coverage goes back to 1974.

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Rambi Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
A selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel and the State of Israel based to a large extent on the collections of the Jewish National and University Library.

Readers' Guide Full Text Mega  Full Text
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega™ includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.

Regional Business News Full Text Discus
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Click here for a complete title list. Click here for more info.

Religion and Philosophy Collection Discus
Religion & Philosophy Collection™ provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With more more than 300 full text journals, the Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Reference Universe
A comprehensive index to over 4,500 titles from 395 publishers provides access to widely held print and electronic reference works, including subject encyclopedias and monographs.

RIA Checkpoint
Tax and accounting research tool.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Full Text
Includes "over 2000 original articles from over 1300 leading international experts across the discipline of philosophy. The articles cover an unparalleled breadth of subject matter, including Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy

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Safari Tech Books Online Full Text
A collection of technical books dealing principally with computer science (XML, HTML, Java, Linux, Unix, Drupal, app development, etc.). Only one person at a time may use this database so Please log off when you are finished.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of South Carolina Full Text
Over 2000 Sanborn Maps of over eighty cities in South Carolina from 1884 - 1923 as well as over two hundred unpublished draft maps of additional cities in the state. Originally conceived in the late 18th Century, fire insurance maps provided structural and urban environmental information necessary for insurance underwriters.

Science Citation Index Expanded
The Science Citation Index Expanded provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in 5,800 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 100 disciplines. Please log off when you are finished.

Science Reference Center Full Text  Discus
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Science.Gov is the gateway to reliable information about science and technology from across Federal government organizations. From, users can find over one thousand government information resources about science. These resources include: technical reports, journal citations, databases, Federal web sites, and fact sheets.

ScienceDirect Full Text
Full-text access to over 1,200 journals in the scientific, technical and medical fields. Over 1.5 million articles available.

Science in Context Full Text   
Comprehensive curriculum-oriented database of reference and periodical content covering Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science. This resource contains more than 30 reference titles, over 300 periodicals, multimedia content, web site links and a selection of newspaper science sections.

SciFinder provides access to several Chemical Abstracts Service databases. It is the world's largest and most comprehensive database of chemical information. NOTE: First time users must register with SciFinder Registration before using the Scifinder database. Registration is restricted to those with a CofC email account.

SCIway, South Carolina Information Highway
Links to internet information about all aspects of South Carolina.

Short Story Index
Locate more than 96,000 stories-plus the full text of more than 4,000 stories-with the pinpoint accuracy of electronic searching! For the reader seeking short fiction by a favorite author, the teacher looking for the quintessential example of a particular genre, or the student researching the body of work of a literary figure, Short Story Index is a practical resource.  The periodicals included are those indexed in Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature and Humanities Index.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Part I Full Text
The first part of Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive is available now and contains more than 6,000 books and pamphlets, more than 60 newspaper and periodical titles, and a dozen major manuscript collections. Varied sources — from well-known journals to private papers — open up endless possibilities for academic researchers, historians, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and others studying the history of slavery.

Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)  Discus
This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Small Business Resource Center (GALE) Full Text   
Resources for prospective and current entrepreneurs and business students. Contains full-text periodicals, news sources, reference books and Web site links.

SNL Database for Real Estate
SNL Real Estate combines real-time news, in-depth data and expert real estate research on companies around the world. Access detailed news, pricing, financial and property data through SNL’s robust Web- and Excel-based platforms.

NOTE: First time users must click the 'New User' link at the top right and register for access to this service. Please use your CofC email address when registering.

Social Sciences Full Text
Social Sciences Full Text™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the social sciences. This resource provides detailed indexing for over 625 periodicals dating back as far as 1983—nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed.

Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index provide access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 1,700 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines. They also cover individually selected, relevant items from approximately 3,300 of the world's leading science and technology journals. Please log off when you are finished.

Social Services Abstracts
Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serials publications and includes abstracts of relevant dissertations and citations to book reviews.

Social Trends and Indicators Full Text
Provides detailed statistics on social issues paired with expert analyses of the statistics. Statistics are gathered from respected sources, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Social Security Administration; data is also gathered from the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and stock exchanges. Additional features include appendices presenting highly detailed historical data series and a cumulative index. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Sociological Abstracts
An index to over 1,700 journals covering the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Also provides provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Something About the Author Online

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Full Text
Data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States.

South Carolina Legislature Online Full Text
Detailed information on calendars, journals, meetings addresses, biographies, committees for the South Carolina House and Senate. Also includes information on pending legislation, budgets, publications and more.

South Carolina Statistical Abstract Full Text
Detailed statistical and census information about South Carolina.

Southern Courier
The Courier was based in Montgomery, Alabama, with bureaus in Alabama and Mississippi. It covered events from Georgia to Louisiana. The Courier also served as a training ground for black and white young people in the South to learn reporting, editing, photojournalism, newspaper production, and business skills.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text Full Text
Provides full text for more than 415 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Of those, nearly 250 have cover-to-cover indexing in SPORTDiscus. Contains more than 700,000 full-text articles dating back to 1985.

SpringerLink  Full Text
SpringerLink is one of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and the Online Archives Collection. SpringerLink is a powerful central access point for researchers and scientists.

Statisical Abstract of the United States Full Text
A collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included.

The premier healthcare e-resource enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources. With 400+ and growing resources within over 50 healthcare disciplines, STAT!Ref provides the latest healthcare information in a customizable and convenient format. STAT!Ref goes where you go, accessible by desktop, laptop and wireless or web-enabled mobile devices.

STAT!Ref Anatomy and Physiology Online PASCAL
This online resource covers all a student needs to know and learn for a 2 semester Anatomy & Physiology course. There are 20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body systems, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more.

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Teacher Reference Center  Discus
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

TERC with Career Module
TERC (Testing & Education Reference Center) guides users through the education and career planning process with unique, convenient resources. Registration is required to access practice tests and also allows you to view your test scores and progress each time you use a practice test or course.

Tests in Print has combined with Mental Measurements Yearbook
Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet Full Text
The Library of Congress's full-text database of information about federal legislation such as summaries and full text of bills, voting records and more. Also includes the latest Congressional Record.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers Full Text
Provides information on 155,000 companies, 60,000 product & service classification headings, and 124,000 brand names. Access is free but requires individual registration to search. Updated annually.

The Times Digital Archive (1785 to 1985) Full Text
The complete digital edition of The Times (London) including all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. Coverage is from 1785 to 1985.

The Times (1985 to present) Full Text
Full text of The Times (London) including all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. Coverage is from 1985 to present.

TOPICsearch  Discus
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Twentieth-Century African American Poetry (LION) Full Text
A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

Twentieth-Century American Poetry (LION) Full Text
This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Twentieth-Century English Poetry (LION) Full Text
A collection of 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day.

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Underground and Independent Comics: Volume 1 Full Text 

This is a scholarly, primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960’s to the works of modern sequential artists, this collection will contain more than 75,000 pages of comics and graphic novels, along with 25,000 pages of            interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this artform. The collection ranges from classics of the early underground years, such as Bob Burden and Trina Robbins, to the modern indie scene like Daniel Clowes and Dash Shaw.

USA/Canada City Career Guides 

Contains career and employment resources for the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the USA.   Included in this database are: job search resources, employment outlook, professional networking groups, cost of living, major employer listings by industry sector, non-profits and volunteer opportunities.  H1B employer listings are also listed for all 50 states!

As the U.S. government's official web portal, makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government.

U. S. Census Bureau Full Text
Census 2000 data and much more.

U.S. History in Context Full Text   
Provides access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. The material also includes citations from over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index, as well as the entire "American Journey Online" series.

United States Historical Census Data Browser Full Text
Data describing the people and the economy of the U.S. for each state and county from 1790 to 1960.

Urban Studies Abstracts
This database currently contains over 10,900 citations and abstracts for articles from over 190 journals and other periodicals, with approximately 1,200 new records added each year.

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Value Line Investment Survey -- Standard Edition
Comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, 90+ industries, the stock market, and the economy. Click "Log on" at the top of the page.

VAST friends of the library thumb
VAST (also known as Academic Video Online) is a package of video collections, accessible through the new Academic Video Online cross-search.  VAST is growing steadily and will include access to 20,000 videos in 2013.

Access to VAST is provided by the funding and support of the College of Charleston Friends of the Library.

Victorian Women Writers Project Full Text
Full-text of works by British women writers of the 19th century.

Vocational and Career Collection Discus
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.

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Wall Street Journal Full Text
Full-text of the financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance. Covers from 1984 to the present.

Wall Street Journal (historical) Full Text
Full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 to 1989

Washington Post Full Text
Citation & abstract coverage from 1988 to present; full-text from 1996 to present

Web of Science
Access to the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law Full Text
Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide. It's part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Women's Studies International
Women’s Studies International, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 871,000 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.

World Almanac Full Text
Database of The World Almanac, first published in 1868. Covers arts and entertainment, U.S. cities and states, people in the news, the nations of the world, sports, the environment, vital statistics, science and technology, computers, taxes, and much more.

Over 60 million listings of many types of material (books, journals, audiovisual, etc.) cataloged by libraries around the world. Updated daily.

WorldCat Dissertations
A searchable database (not full text) of over 5,000,000 dissertations and theses worldwide. Updated daily.

World Data Analyst Full Text Full Text
Resource for retrieving, comparing, and customizing data on the world's nations. Features statistics that include maps, area, population, demographics, and gross national project. Offers tools for creating comparison tables and graphs using either recent or historical statistics. Performs country rankings for chosen statistical categories. Results exportable to spreadsheet applications.

World History in Context Full Text   
Collection of resources providing coverage of events, themes and trends in world history from antiquity to the present, with a multicultural and global view. Contains full text articles from over 110 academic journals, more than 1,600 historical maps and atlases, chronological timelines and annotated web links to primary source special collection sites.

Derived from corporate annual and 10K reports, disclosure statements, newspapers, and wire services. Each record includes a description of the business, selected financials, key ratios, and officers.

Wright American Fiction Full Text
A database of early American fiction consisting of over 1,700 novels and other works of fiction published between 1851-1875.

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Zoological Record
Extensive coverage of the world's zoological and animal science literature, covering all research from biochemistry to veterinary medicine. The database provides a collection of references from over 4,500 international serial publications, plus books, meetings, reviews and other non serial literature from over 100 countries.

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