Discus 2012 2013

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A quick, simple overview of the new research tools in DISCUS for SC residents.

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Discus 2012 2013

  1. 1. Overview of new resources in DISCUS By L. Swetnam
  2. 2. scdiscus.org
  3. 3. Bloom’s Literary Reference Online includes:essays & criticisms examining the lives ofgreat authors, Bloom’s how to write, topics& themes about literature in context.
  4. 4. History Reference Center-reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books
  5. 5. Credo Reference -Aggregator of Full Text Online Reference Books –Encyclopedias,Dictionaries, Atlases etc80+ publishers, 500+ integrated titles, over 3 million entries, morethan 300,000 images, more than 200,000 audio filesE-books onlyGeneral database
  6. 6. Science Reference Center- contains full text for hundreds ofscience encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and othersources.Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science,environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, lifescience, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists,technology and wildlife.
  7. 7. Newspaper Source™ Plus includes more than 1,000 full-textnewspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles.The database contains comprehensive full text for majornewspapers such as the Christian Science Monitor, SanFrancisco Chronicle, The Sydney MorningHerald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today,The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others.
  8. 8. NoveList K-8 plus- book reviews, book summaries, read alikesFiction and nonfiction

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