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Search for Books
1. Books We Own
Search our Catalog for books you can check out and for a nice group of eBooks you can read online
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2. eBooks in Collections That You Can Read Online
In addition to the eBooks listed in our Catalog, we have access to
tens of thousands of eBooks in various collections.
Ebsco eBook Collection
ebrary eBook Collection
3. Books You Can Quickly Borrow from Other Libraries
With Pascal Delivers, you can quickly Borrow (in just a few days!) virtually any book owned by academic libraries in South Carolina. More than NINE MILLION books free for the asking! Click on the link above, or do a Quick Search below:
Search PASCAL Catalog
(You can borrow print books only--no eBooks.)
|In the unlikely event that no academic library in SC has your requested book, go to our Interlibrary Loan page, where you can request that we do a national search for it.|
|Database Listings||Some of Our Most Popular Databases|
A complete listing of the databases available at TCTC.
A listing of our subject-oriented databases (Art, Psychology, Health, Business,etc.), with full descriptions.
A listing of our general databases, arranged by category: Popular, Scholarly, Biographical, Book Reviews.
Here is a complete listing of the thousands of journals whose articles are included in our databases. You can search by Title or Subject.
An all-subject database--one of our most comprehensive. Peer-reviewed journals, scientific reports, popular magazines, videos, and more. Articles on every imaginable topic.
Academic Search Complete
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers all subject fields, but is especially strong in electronics, information technology, criminal justice, and health/medicine/nursing.
Global Issues in Context
Journals Available in Our Databases
(Search results will indicate full-text availability)
Full A-Z Journal List
Streaming Video Collections
|With the collections listed below, we now have access to thousands of streaming videos across all subject fields. You can easily capture clips and place them in your PowerPoint presentations. Additionally, most of our regular databases contain videos as well.|
Thousands of videos--and tens of thousands of segments-- that you can watch or capture. Click on the link above to search ALL, or go directly to the major areas listed below:
|Anthropology||Computers & Technology||Mathematics|
|Archival Films & Newsreels||Criminal Justice||Music & Dance|
|Area Studies||Earth Science||Philosophy & Religion|
|Art & Architecture||Education||Political Science|
|Automotive Technology||Engineering Technology||Psychology|
|Building & Technical Trades||Health & Medicine||Technical Education|
|Business & Economics||History||World Languages|
|Communication||Literature & Language Arts|
|The Global Issues in Context database contains more than 5000 videos relating in some way to individual countries or global issues like poverty, climate change, human trafficking, etc. Search by name of country, or issue, or both.|
|Vast collection of videos from PBS, A&E, History Channel, Biography, newsreels, etc. Focus on people, places, historical events, topics (like transportation and disasters), and historical eras. Includes transcripts and video clip-making tools, enabling you to include video clips in your PowerPoint presentations.|
Our Reference Collections
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Oxford Reference Online
|Britannica Academic Online
Not your father's encyclopedia! Vastly expanded and more scholarly than the old print version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Current news; innovative searching. Notable for its country-to-country data comparisons.
Great for some topics, but use with caution. Many instructors will not allow its use!
Subject Research Guides
|Listed below are special subject-oriented guides that will help you focus your research more narrowly on specific fields or disciplines.
Computer & Information Technology
Controversies and "Hot Topics"
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