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Magazine and Newspaper Databases

Academic Search Premier - Comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

Charlotte Observer - Full-text articles from The Charlotte Observer, dated January 1, 1985 through the present.

The Herald Newspaper - Access to full-text articles of the Rock Hill, S.C. daily newspaper The Herald. The Main Library in Rock Hill has The Herald on microfilm as far back as 1880, available for viewing and copying. Call the Reference Desk at 803-981-5825 for more information.

Lake Wylie Pilot - Full-text articles from The Lake Wylie Pilot dated January 2010 through the present.

MasterFILE Premier - Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text for general reference publications, with some full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

Newspaper Source Plus - Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. Comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as the Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

Newswires - Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.