PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online

Is both an index and archive of philosophical works. In addition to indexing books and journal articles, it monitors open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic and professional philosophers. Search or use the structured bibliography.

For materials that aren’t open access, search the University Libraries online journal holdings and library catalog to see if we have them.

Special Feature: From the homepage PhilJobs, a searchable database of jobs, and PhilEvents, meetings, lectures, institutes and calls for papers, may be accessed.  Registered users may upload announcements.

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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 distributions of the words and phrases.

A striking feature of DARE is its inclusion in the text of the Dictionary of selected maps that show where words were found in the 1,002 communities investigated during the fieldwork.

Find it from the Articles and Databases page alphabetically, in the English and linguistics subject categories, and in the Dictionaries and Reference Sources types.

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Joanna Briggs Institute EBP (Evidence Based Practice) Database

Includes evidence summaries, evidence-based recommended practices, best practice information sheets, systematic reviews, consumer information sheets, systematic review protocols and technical reports.

Covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties

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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 licensed, but the majority of the titles are unique.

Eventually there will be records in the catalog for each title, but for now you can access the collection from the Articles and Databases link. Find it alphabetically under E, in the General Purpose subject, and from the Books and Electronic Books types.

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Kanopy

Kanopy, a streaming video service, has been added to the Audio & Visual type. The videos cover a wide range of topics. You can create a playlist, embed content, and view transcripts.

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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 and Cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences, USC-Columbia.

Find it alphabetically, in the English Literature and History subject categories, and in the list of Newspapers.

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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 organizations (CBS, ABC, Associated Press, etc.), public opinion research centers (Gallup, Harris, Pew, etc.), and major academic and commercial pollsters. Only polls of the United States population at the national level are included, but international datasets are available for immediate download.

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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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