Category Archives: General

Dictionary of American Regional English

Online version of the multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. The entries in DARE include regional pronunciations, variant forms, some etymologies, and regional and social … Continue reading

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PASCAL adds another e-book package

We can now access EBSCO’s Academic Collection of over 125,000 e-books from major publishers and university presses thanks to an initiative of PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries). There is some overlap with the ebrary collection PASCAL has already … Continue reading

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Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003

The full facsimile run of the world’s most iconic illustrated newspaper. Search or browse (by issue or contributor). This resource was acquired by University Libraries with generous contributions from the Departments of English Language and Literature; History, and Languages, Literatures … Continue reading

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iPOLL (Roper Center)

iPOLL is the largest source for opinion polling data. Data covers 1935 to the present on a broad range of topics. Questions can be searched by keyword, topic, date, or source. The database includes polls from many sources: major news … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition

Includes articles on all aspects of the Islamic World.  Our subscription is for the First Edition, published 1913-1936.

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Four more historic newspaper databases added

The following newspaper databases offer full page and article images with searchable full text. Atlanta Journal Constitution (1868-1945) Chicago Defender (1910-1975) Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002) Washington Post (1877-1996) All are accessible from the Article Databases page alphabetically by title and are … Continue reading

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Factiva–business and news database, including Wall Street Journal

Factiva is one of the top business resources and is used in almost 80% of Fortune Global 500 companies. The database covers information on industries, public and private companies, business and management topics, and historical and current news. Factiva will … Continue reading

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Book Review Digest Plus

This is an index of reviews for both fiction and non-fiction books, with coverage back to 1983. It complements our subscription to Book Review Digest Retro, 1905 – 1982.

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Wilson’s Core Collections

Collection development tools used by all sorts of libraries are now available. Children’s Core Collection Graphic Novels Core Collection Non-Book Materials Core Collection Fiction Core Collection Public Library Core Collection Mid & Jr High Core Collection Senior High Core Collection … Continue reading

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