SRDS Media Solutions

Using SRDS just got easier. No longer do you need to enter via TDNet using a special password. SRDS Media Solutions is now listed on the Electronic Resources page.

SRDS provides information for different advertising media (advertising rates, circulation, market analysis, and more). Our subscription includes:
• Business Publication Media
• Consumer Magazine Media
• Digital Websites
• Local Media by DMA
• Newspaper Media
• Out-of Home Media
• Radio Media
• TV & Cable Media

The Local Market Audience module provides data on lifestyles, interests, and hobbies within specific geographic and demographic markets as well as PRIZM segmentation reports. NOTE: The Local Market Audience Analyst module requires Internet Explorer as the browser.

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China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (F: Literature/History/Philosophy)

The most comprehensive, full-text database of Chinese journals in the world. Content ranges from 1915 to present. The University Libraries’ subscription is just to series F covering literature, history, and philosophy journals.

Content is in Chinese.

It is listed in the C alphabetical list, comparative literature, history, and philosophy categories, and in the journal type from the Articles and Databases page.

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PASCAL ebrary Collection

Thanks to an initiative by PASCAL, academic libraries in the state now have access to 100,000+ books from ebrary.   This collection contains books from major publishers and university presses representing a wide range of disciplines.  While most of the collection is academic, you will find some of the Dummies books and other reading. Soon each book will be linked from the library catalog as well.

The PASCAL ebrary Collection is linked from the General Purpose Databases category and the Books type from the Articles and Databases page.

Printing and downloading from most of these books is limited to a maximum of “up to 60 pages” per book per user session.  A few publishers have set more restrictive limits.  For more information, see the ebrary Support Center website.

ebrary content can be downloaded using the free Adobe Digital Editions software to most devices including the Nook, iPad, iPhone, etc., but not the Kindle or Kobo Vox.  For instructions go to: support.ebrary.com/category/english/download.

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IMF Statistics

Statistical database from the International Monetary Fund. The 4 datasets include:

International Financial Statistics (IFS)—all aspects of international and domestic finance beginning in 1948
Balance of Payment Statistics (BOPS)— international economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960
Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)—value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980
Government Finance Statistics (GFS)—budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990

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American National Biography

Provides biographical information on the lives of over 19,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Ranges in time from the earliest recorded European explorations to the very recent past.

You can limit full text or name searches by sex, occupations and realms of renown, birth and death date ranges, birthplace and special collections (Black History, Women’s History, Asian Pacific American Heritage, American Indian Heritage, and Hispanic Heritage).

Also includes articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History.

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Anatomy and Physiology Online (STAT!Ref)

Interactive and 3D modules that bring to life key anatomy and physiology concepts. Under “Tools and Features” you also have access to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and MedCalc3000. You may need to allow pop-ups in your browser to view all the content.

A mobile app and training tutorials are available from the main STAT!Ref access page.

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Oxford Handbooks Online

University Libraries now subscribes to some of the Oxford Handbooks Online.

Individual titles are linked from the library catalog. You’ll find several titles in Classical Studies and Literature, with more handbooks available in Linguistics and Psychology.

Links to the Linguistics and Psychology collections have been added to the Article Databases page.

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Birds of North America

BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.

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Several Databases Upgraded to “Complete” Versions

If you searched Education Full Text in the past you’ll now enjoy more content available in Education Source.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text has been upgraded to CINAHL Complete.

You now also have access to Humanities Source (instead of Humanities Full Text and Applied Science & Technology Source (in lieu of the Full Text version).

If you notice a lot of added value from any of these upgrades be sure and let a librarian know.

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Import Genius

Import Genius provides global trade data, including imports into the United States and visual mapping of trade relations. Data points on imports include port, vessel, bill of lading, containers, carrier, codes, gross weight, and much more. Export data is available for some Latin American countries, including difficult-to-find pricing information like insurance and shipping for some exports. Data points are easily exported to Excel.

Import Genius may also be used to analyze a company’s supply chain. The visual mapping tool allows easy identification of a company’s key suppliers, as well as other companies buying from those same suppliers.

IMPORTANT: University of South Carolina students and faculty get free access to Import Genius. However, it requires registration with your USC email account.

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