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A-Z List - New look and features

by Kelsey Crump on 2024-01-05T13:31:28-05:00 | 0 Comments

The Gregg-Graniteville Library is thrilled to share some exciting news with our patrons! Your journey to finding the perfect databases for your research is about to get a whole lot smoother. You are no longer limited to navigating through research guides or scrolling through the dropdown menu on the home page – we've introduced a game-changing search feature!

To access this new function, simply click on the "Databases" tab on the library home screen. Instead of accessing the dropdown menu, take a detour by clicking on the link that reads, "Not Sure? Click Here."

This link will transport you to the A-Z list of Databases, where you have the flexibility to search by:

  • Database Title or Keywords
  • 106 Vendors
  • 58 Different Subjects:
    • Accounting & Finance, African American Studies, Anthropology, Art and Design, Biology, Business, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Children's Literature, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Contemporary Issues, Criminal Justice, Digital Humanities and Textual Studies; Earth, Ocean and Environment, Education, Educational Technology, Engineering, English, Exercise and Sports Science, Faculty Resources, Film and Media Studies, General Research, Geography, Government Documents, Grants & Scholarships, History, Hospitality and Tourism, International Business, Journalism and Mass Communications, Latin American and Spanish Publishers, Law, Library and Information Science, Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Literatures & Languages, Marketing and Management, Mathematics, Multidisciplinary, Music, Newspapers, Nursing, Open Access, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics and Astronomy, Political Science; Psychology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Retail and Fashion, Social Work, Sociology, Sports and Entertainment Management, Statistics, Theatre and Dance, Woman and Gender Studies
  • 30 Different Database Types, such as:
  • Audio & Video, Biographical, Book Reviews, Calculators & Other Tools, Company Information, Conference Proceedings, Countries & Demographics, Data & Statistics, Directories, Dissertations & Theses, E-Books, Encyclopedias & Handbooks, Evidence-Based Medicine, Government Information, Historical Newspapers, Indexes, Industry Information, Journal Collection, Journal Impact Factors, K-12 Resources, Magazines, Multi-disciplinary Sources, Newspapers, Open Access, Primary Sources, Reference, Science & Technology, Scores, Technical Reports, Tests & Measures

But that's not all – the A-Z list boasts some additional features, including:

  • A compilation of "Best Bets" for popular databases tailored to specific subjects
  • A list of featured databases
  • A lineup of new or trial databases
  • Handy links to research guides categorized by subject

Our aim with these new features is to take the mystery out of the process of identifying the best databases for your research needs. And remember, there's almost always a librarian ready to assist. Feel free to reach out with your questions through any of the methods listed in the link below! Happy researching!

Ask a Librarian - Gregg-Graniteville Library at University of South Carolina Aiken

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