For use with research assignments.
This guide is designed to provide assistance in locating information resources.
Access the ebook collection with citation options. If prompted for a user name and password, use your last name as the user name and the last seven digits of your college ID as your password.
Search the PASCAL catalog for books that you may borrow from other SC academic libraries and have them delivered to you. To request a book, after the title is selected, click on "Reqeust It" and follow the prompts.
When prompted for a user name and a password, your user name is your last name and your password is your college ID.
Select one or more of the databases below to access full text articles with citation options. When prompted for a user name use your last name as the user name and your college ID as your password.
- Academic Search Complete
Over 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, nearly 9,100 full-text journals, full text for more than 7,900 peer-reviewed journals, PDF content dating back as far as 1887, searchable cited references provided for more than 1,460 journals,, and updated daily.
- Academic Search Premier
A renowned scholarly resource providing superior full-Text, academic journals covering the major areas of academic research.
- Access World News - Newsbank
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Search job fairs, research companies and industries, executives, employment trends.
- Encyclopedia Britannica Academic
The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site.
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. Helps students explore issues from all perspectives include: pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, more than 300 primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, and charts and graphs.
- Points of View
Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics.
Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.
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