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New Database: Smithsonian Global Sound

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 10:58 am

The library now has a subscription to Smithsonian Global Sound! Smithsonian Global Sound is the result of a partnership between Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Alexander Street Press. This collection provides educators, … Read More

College of Charleston Libraries is pleased to announce the addition of Hein Online’s Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law to our database collection. According to the … Read More

New! U.S. Presidential Election Debate Series

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 4:58 pm

In 1960, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon met face to face in the first televised presidential debates in American history, a new era began in which on-camera personality, … Read More

Filmakers Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press’s imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of … Read More

The Library’s New Database Showcase

Posted on 6 September 2013 | 1:32 pm — 

Diversity Week

Posted on 25 October 2011 | 2:13 pm — 

In support of Diversity week, the library would like to inform you of the following media titles that are available in Films on Demand.  Please feel free to view these titles and over 6,000 other video titles located in this database.

Experience the new way to search the library catalog!

Posted on 20 August 2010 | 4:22 pm — 

Encore, the new approach to searching the library catalog, is now available at the College of Charleston Libraries. Encore is the easy way to search when you want to know … Read More

Project MUSE is pleased to announce that all 52 years of back content of “English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920” is now available in MUSE. MUSE will be adding back content … Read More

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality!

Where do you find ebrary?
Visit the College of Charleston Libraries database page and select ebrary

How do I use it?

Tutorial information and screen shots from ebrary Quick Start Guide

  1. Conduct a search using simple or advanced, by keyword, full-text, publisher, author, and more. View results ranked by book or chapter.
  2. Open a book by clicking on the title name or jacket. No downloads
    or installations are required.
  3. Explore the document by navigating to search terms, searching for key words, jumping to relevant chapters, and flipping through pages.

  4. Highlight, take notes, and transform text into hyperlinks to other online resources. Highlight with or without notes attached in multiple colors. Create a personal bookshelf (if needed) to save and organize your research.
  5. Use InfoTools to link to other online resources. Simply select words of interest in a document.
  6. Copy and paste text, and print pages and chapters, with automatic citations that include URLs back to the source.
  7. Manage and share your research by dragging books, highlights and notes into bookshelf folders, which can be emailed to peers.

“World Policy Journal” added to Project MUSE

Posted on 10 May 2010 | 10:32 am — 

World Policy Journal has recently been added to the Project MUSE database. JOURNAL COVERAGE: Vol. 27 (2010) through current issue ABOUT THE JOURNAL: Founded in 1983, World Policy Journal is … Read More