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PASCALis coordinated by PASCAL, in cooperation with its members, the South Carolina State Library, and other partners. Collegiate DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through an appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

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DISCUS - South Carolina’s Virtual Library provides all South Carolinians with access to an electronic library of essential information resources, through school, college, and public libraries. Databases provided by DISCUS are so noted in their descriptions.

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Infotrac Newsstand (formerly Custom Newspapers) Available only to Winthrop Community

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.

ingenta offers you access to article summaries from publications linked to the full text of thousands of titles. Full text access is set by each of ingenta's publisher partners, but typically individual subscribers, or individuals within institutions that subscribe, can access the full text of their publications for free. Non-subscribers can, for the majority of articles, pay-per-view choosing from electronic, fax or Ariel delivery.

Institute of Physics Electronic Journals Available only to Winthrop Community

The Institute of Physics (IoP) Electronic Journals collection provides access to professional journals published by the Institute. Titles include the Journal of Physics, Physics Education, and many others. Consult the IoP EJ home page or the Dacus Online Catalog to determine which titles are available.

ipl2 (Internet Public Library)

ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Available only to Winthrop Community

Now expanded and updated, The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. The Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. It includes more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

JSTOR Available only to Winthrop Community

JSTOR is the "scholarly journal archive." A non-profit cooperative project of university libraries, JSTOR has converted the contents of core journals in academic disciplines into electronic form. Winthrop subscribes to the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, & IV collections. Journals to which Winthrop subscribes are linked from the Dacus Online Catalog (DOC).

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Kid's InfoBits Available only to Winthrop Community discussmall

Kids InfoBits presents a more graphical and easy-to-use interface for K-5 users. Very young children can "drill down" to a desired topic using an icon-based "topic tree" approach. More advanced children, their teachers and parents can find information by entering search words. Results are delivered in a simple format that organizes each resource in folders by type -- reference, magazine articles, newspaper articles, charts and graphs, and images. Charts, graphs and images can be accessed separately from text. Magazine and reference articles have an indication of Reading Level indicator "Easy" or "More Difficult." Educational supports related to the research process are included in the "Teacher Toolbox" section.

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LearningExpressLibrary Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

To access the test preparation materials, you must register individually with the website before using.

LexisNexis Academic Available only to Winthrop Community

LexisNexis Academic provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

Library Literature & Information Science Index (H.W. Wilson) Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

This unique resource is essential for keeping pace with all of the latest trends in the evolving field of library studies.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) collegiatediscus

This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

Liebert Online Available only to Winthrop Community

Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is universally acknowledged for publishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals, books, and trade magazines in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Available only to Winthrop Community

CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of cutting-edge developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. LLBA is published by Sociological Abstracts, a division of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

Literature Criticism Online Available only to Winthrop Community

Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

Literature Resources from Gale Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

Literature Resources from Gale (LRG) provides online access to Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and LitFinder and more.

Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections

The Winthrop University Archives collects and preserves records relating to South Carolina history. Of special interest to the Archives are:

  • records of families, individuals, organizations, and businesses that have contributed to the history of the Catawba region
  • personal papers of women and records of women’s organizations significant in documenting the contributions of women to the state’s history
  • papers of Winthrop’s trustees, faculty, staff, and alumni who have material documenting their professional activities or relating to Winthrop’s history
  • records not falling within these categories if they have historical significance and would otherwise be lost or destroyed without efforts to preserve them.

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Mary Ann Liebert

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MasterFILE Premier Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

MAS Ultra - School Edition Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text of general interest and current events publications with information dating back as far as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides full text pamphlets, reference books, biographies,primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

MathSciNet Available only to Winthrop Community

MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years. MathSciNet provides Web access to the signed reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, an early awareness journal. MathSciNet, Mathematical Reviews, and Current Mathematical Publications are all produced by the American Mathematical Society


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MEDLINE (EbscoHost) Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from current biomedical journals. Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, PREMEDLINE, AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and HealthSTAR.

Mergent Online Available only to Winthrop Community

Mergent Online, from the publisher of the Moody's Manuals,  provides access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions. For key features and functions, click here. After loading Mergent Online, click the "Enter Mergent Online" button to begin searching.

Middle Search Plus Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

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Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.

MLA Directory of Periodicals Available only to Winthrop Community

The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains all information available on the journals and series on the bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. This information has been gathered by the MLA staff with the cooperation of MLA bibliographers and the editors represented in these listings. The entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. The directory also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, as well as how many are submitted.

MLA International Bibliography Available only to Winthrop Community

The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association of America, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1926 to the present. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.

Morningstar Available only to Winthrop Community

Morningstar Investment Research Center

MRI+ Available only to Winthrop Community

MRI+ consolidates, in one convenient place, many of the databases used to evaluate magazines or seeking directory and editorial information. It has a powerful search and access capability, plus a cost-planning module. MRI+ is a library of key magazine planning data resources providing an information link between the planner and publisher. Mediamark Research Inc. is the leading provider of magazine audience data to the advertising and marketing communities.

You will need to register as an individual user to access the database.  Use must use your Winthrop University email address to register for a free account.

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National Agricultural Library (NAL)

The National Agricultural Library Catalog serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural informaion. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.

National Security Archive

The National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions in one non governmental, non-profit institution. The Archive is simultaneously a research institute on international affairs, a library and archive of declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, a public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information through the FOIA, and an indexer and publisher of the documents in books, microfiche, and electronic formats.

Newsbank Available only to Winthrop Community

Newsbank provides the electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. Major local resources included are: The State, The Herald (Rock Hill), and The Charlotte Observer.

Newspaper Source Plus Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

Providing access to thousands of full-text newspapers, this database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

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Nursing Resource Center Available only to Winthrop Community discussmall

Gale's Nursing Resource Center is designed to meet the needs of nursing students at community colleges, universities, and vocational or technical high schools across the United States. Additionally, relevant journal results from top publications in the field and animated depictions of the human anatomy complements the core reference texts.

Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews (Part of CAB Direct) Available only to Winthrop Community

Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews - Series A is especially produced for research workers, consultants, clinical nutritionists, advisors and general practitioners. Aspects include: techniques, food composition and nutritive value, human health and nutrition, disease and therapeutic nutrition, and physiology and biochemistry of nutrients. The Internet version includes weekly updates and a ten-year backfile.

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O*NET OnLine

The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs. O*NET is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context Available only to Winthrop Community discussmall

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources, including selections from Bioethics for Students. It's unique features include Topic Overviews -- frameworks that allow students to explore each topic's many facets -- and exclusive electronic access to Gale's Information Plus reference series of statistics, government data, information on legislation and more.

Oxford African American Studies Center Available only to Winthrop Community

The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with articles by top scholars in the field. The core content includes:

  • Africana
  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895
  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present
  • Black Women in America, Second Edition
  • African American National Biography

Oxford English Dictionary Available only to Winthrop Community

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. As the OED is a historical dictionary, its entry structure is very different from that of a dictionary of current English, in which only present-day senses are covered, and in which the most common meanings or senses are described first. For each word in the OED,the various groupings of senses are dealt with in chronological order according to the quotation evidence, i.e. the senses with the earliest quotations appear first, and the senses which have developed more recently appear further down the entry.

Oxford Music Online Available only to Winthrop Community

Oxford Music Online (OMO) is the access-point for Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. With OMO patrons can cross-search Grove and Oxford reference content in one location. Articles from specialist dictionaries such as The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed., are available via OMO.

Oxford Reference Online Available only to Winthrop Community

'Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection'. The Collection combines quick reference coverage of the full subject spectrum with the rich resources of the Oxford Companions. From ready-reference to comprehensive scholarly articles, The Premium Collection provides librarians and end-users with reliable and authoritative answers to their research questions.

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