Category Archives: General

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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Gale Virtual Reference Library

The new interface improves navigation and organization as well as the display. Gale Virtual Reference Library [GVRL] now offers a multi-page viewer and a page flipper feature. The interface is available in 34 languages and is embedded with ReadSpeaker text-to-speech … Continue reading

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Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

Provides business intelligence on industries, market data & forecasts, countries, and consumer lifestyles. Use Euromonitor International’s Passport GMID, to retrieve international market research data, including reports on specific products and industries.

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New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1993

Digitized version of one of the U.S.’s leading Black newspapers.  Find articles, advertisements, obituaries, cartoons, etc. documenting first hand the major news and cultural topics of the 20th century from the African-American perspective. This resource was acquired by University Libraries … Continue reading

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American Periodical Series

USC researchers interested in late 18th century and 19th century topics now have access to the American Periodical Series from their homes and offices. Contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and … Continue reading

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