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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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PapersFirst Available only to Winthrop Community

Papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library.

Philosopher's Index Available only to Winthrop Community

The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.

Physical Education Index Available only to Winthrop Community

The surge of academic, professional and personal interest in the field of physical education has resulted in a huge volume of scholarly and trade literature. Since 1970 CSA Physical Education Index has been covering this vast collection of material. Records are indexed and classified from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications.

Points of View Reference Center Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

Primary Search provides full text for morepopular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Proceedings Available only to Winthrop Community

Citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library.

Professional Development Collection Available only to Winthrop Community discus small

Full text for more many education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Reading Teacher, etc. Content includes: abstracted and indexed journals, full-text journals, peer-reviewed, abstracted and indexed journals, peer-reviewed, full- text journals, and educational reports.

Proquest Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETD) Available only to Winthrop Community

This is the place where you can come to learn how your campus can assist you with your dissertation/thesis needs - from links to the campus writing center to important information about deadlines.

PsycARTICLES Available only to Winthrop Community

PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of searchable full text articles on current issues in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. All journals included in this database are indexed in PsycINFO.

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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 Available only to Winthrop Community

PsycINFO® contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.


PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

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Redbooks Available only to Winthrop Community (Use Firefox for database access; Allow security exception on first time use)

The Advertising Redbooks provide current, detailed data, including:
• Agency accounts, specializations, gross billings by media, and contact information for agency personnel
• Advertisers with significant spend on advertising annually
• Specific advertising data such as approximate annual advertising spend by media and agencies retained by the Advertiser
• Information on over 125,000 brand names

Regional Business News Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

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Comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is an international bibliography of scholarly writings on music as well as music-related disciplines. Dating from 1967 through the present, this database offers indexing of sources published in over 140 languages.

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Sage Online Reference
SAGE Reference Handbook Collections offer more than 150 authoritative, award–winning, international, and interdisciplinary handbooks across the social sciences. These collections are hosted on the award–winning SAGE Reference platform
Official state government web site. Leads to all South Carolina state government web pages.

ScienceDirect Available only to Winthrop Community

ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full-text and bibliographic information in both books and journal formats. Journals: The collection includes high-impact-factor titles such as THE LANCET, Cell and Tetrahedron. Journal Backfiles : A historical archive of titles from 1995 to the present. Books: Winthrop does not subscribe to ScienceDirect books.

Science In Context Available only to Winthrop Community

Science In Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. The Science In Context reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms. Primarily designed for use in K-12 schools, but also useful for undergraduate science students.

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Topics covered in Science Reference Center 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 Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. contains reliable information resources selected by federal government agencies as their best science information. Two major types of information are included—selected authoritative science Web sites and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials. (The specific content varies by database.) The selected Web sites can be explored from the homepage.

SciFinder Available only to Winthrop Community

SciFinder retrieves information contained in databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) as well as the MEDLINE® database from the National Library of Medicine. All records are in English. The CAplusSM  database contains over 30 million documents from over 10,000 journals and 150 countries, covering the literature from 1907 to the present. the MEDLINE database covers biomedical literature from more than 4,800 journals and 70 countries.

You must register with SciFinder to use the database. Click here and follow the instructions to register to use SciFinder. You will create your own username and password as part of the registration process. Registration must be done from an on-campus computer. Once you have registered, you may use SciFinder from off-campus.

SCIWay   South Carolina Information Highway

SCIWay (South Carolina Information highway) is the largest and most comprehensive directory of information about South Carolina on the Internet. It includes thousands of links to other South Carolina Web sites and other online resources. SCIWay is organized by subject areas–such as education, history, jobs, real estate, and tourism.

SEC Corporate Filings via Free Edgar (web)

FreeEDGAR provides convenient searching and navigation features to access SEC filings filed through the SEC’s EDGAR system.

Small Business Reference Center Available only to Winthrop Community collegiatediscus

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 Available only to Winthrop Community

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

Social Work Abstracts Available only to Winthrop Community

The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains records spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.

SocINDEX with Full Text Available only to Winthrop Community

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for books and monographs, and full text for conference papers.

Something About the Author Online Available only to Winthrop Community

Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series.

South Carolina Information Highway (SCIWay)

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SPORTDiscus Available only to Winthrop Community

Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800 and dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is dynamic reference work maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.

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Tax Research Network Available only to Winthrop Community

Federal and State Tax, Business Entity, Financial and Estate Tax. Published by Commerce Clearing House (CCH).

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Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of peer-reviewed education journals.

Telephone Directories

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The Baseball Index (TBI)

The Baseball Index (TBI) is a free catalog to baseball literature. It encompasses books, magazine articles, programs, pamphlets, films, recordings, songs, poems, cartoons, advertising, or anything else that may be of interest to the baseball fan or researcher. It is an ongoing project of the Bibliography Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) to catalog the entirety of baseball literature, from the earliest references to the present day. TBI is the creation of volunteers. Their hours of work and financial contributions have made your TBI research possible.

Remember, TBI is an index to baseball literature. It is a guide to what has been written about baseball subjects. It does not include the full-text of the sources referenced.

Thomas - Congressional Legislative Information

Information on current Congressional activity from the Library of Congress. Includes bills, Congressional Record, votes, laws, etc.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers (web)

Thomas Register on the Internet provides free "instant" sourcing information compiled within 60,000 industrial product heading categories with comprehensive specifications and availability information from thousands of manufacturers. You must register individually with the website before using Thomas Register.

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Teachers, librarians and student researchers can explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom. Includes news articles, pamphlets, government information, etc.

Turnitin.Com Available only to Winthrop Community

Developed as a series of computer programs to monitor and discourage the recycling of research papers, Turnitin now provides electronic revision and grading of papers, an online grade book, and a calendar of assignments. In order to set-up courses in Turnitin, Winthrop University faculty must first contact Gale Teaster (323-2311 or to obtain the University's user name and password. After 5:00 p.m., please contact the Reference Desk (323-4501).

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Mostly statistical information on the U.S. economy from one of the government's major data gathering agencies.

U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics about all aspects of life in the United States, collected by the government.

U.S.A. Trade Online

STAT-USA and the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau publish USA Trade Online, where you can find specific U.S. export and import information on commodities world wide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Valueline Available only to Winthrop Community

The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on stocks, industries, the stock market, and the economy. For more information see What is Valueline?

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Full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age and many more.

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World Almanac & Book of Facts Available only to Winthrop Community

The World Almanac database includes the contents of:

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998
The World Almanac of the U.S.A.
The World Almanac of U.S. Politics
The World Almanac for Kids

WorldCat Available only to Winthrop Community

Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

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Country comparisons by various statistical categories.

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