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is coordinated by PASCAL, in cooperation with its members, the South Carolina State Library, and other partners. Collegiate DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through an appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.
General sources that cover Physics
Core sources for Physics
Applied Science & Technology Full Text (Wilson Web) | |
To search only this database, click Applied Science and Technology (AST) in the Subject Area menu of Wilson Web's OmniFile Full Text Mega. It covers a full range of applied mathematics, chemistry, communication & computer technology, energy resources & research, engineering, fire & fire prevention, food & food industry, geology, machinery, marine technology, metallurgy, mineralogy, oceanography, physics, space science, textile industry & fabrics, transportation, waste management, as well as other industrial & mechanical arts topics. It offers access to trade and industrial publications, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings. Abstracting begins as early as 1993 while full text coverage begins in 1997.
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts | |
The following databases are available in this system: AFSA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts, Biological Sciences, Biology Digest, Communication Abstracts, Conference Papers Index, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Abstracts, ERIC, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, Medline, Oceanic Abstracts, Plant Science, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, and TOXLINE.
Conference Papers Index (CSA) | | 1982- |
Click the link above, then Alphabetical List, either Quick Search or Advanced Search, and finally select this title from the list. Updated bimonthly, CPI provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. It includes complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers.
General Science Full Text (Wilson Web) | | 1984- |
To search only this database, click General Science (GS) in the Subject Area menu of Wilson Web's OmniFile Full Text Mega. It is less specialized than Applied Science and Technology Full Text and covers astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food, genetics, health, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology. Popular science magazines, professional journals, as well as The New York Times Science Section (published weekly on Tuesday) are included.
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Ingenta provides keyword access to the table of contents pages from over 17,000 journals. It lists over 7 million articles that have appeared since 1988 and includes periodicals from all subject areas although it concentrates heavily on the sciences and social sciences.
MAS Ultra - School Edition|
Designed specifically for high school libraries, provides full text from more than 550 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas, with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 650 titles. Every full text article is assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). This database also includes more than 3,000 charts, tables and graphs; 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; more than 500 health and science-related full text pamphlets; coverage of 339 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts) and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags.
Nature | |
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
ScienceDirect | | date varies |
ScienceDirect offers full-text access to over 1 million articles in broad collections of primary journal literature. The heart of this database is the Elsevier Science collection, which comprises 1,100 journals. It covers chemistry, materials science, engineering & technology, environmental science, economics, business & management science, neurosciences, pharmacology & toxicology, physics, mathematics & computer science, earth sciences, social sciences, biochemistry, microbiology & immunology, biological sciences, and clinical medicine.
Science Resource Center|
Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science Resource Center, thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
Science's Next Wave | | current |
The Next Wave is published by Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Not-for-profit, this weekly online publication covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market.
Web of Science (ISI Citation Databases) | |1982- |
The Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Science Citation Index make up the Web of Science system, which collectively indexes more than 8,000 peer-reviewed journals cover-to-cover. It provides users with complete bibliographic data, searchable author abstracts when available, and cited references from the world's most influential journals.