Researching Topics in Digital Literacy
J10:07 Digital Literacy / TracyWinter Term 2010
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Finding Books and Journals
McCain Library Catalog
Search the collections at Erskine’s McCain Library. (See also “PASCAL Delivers” below.)
>> Search for books available in libraries worldwide.
>> Search or browse (by title) a list of all print and electronic journals, magazines, and newspapersprovided by McCain Library.
Borrowing from Other Libraries
PASCAL Delivers is a rapid book-delivery service that allows students and faculty at South Carolina'scolleges and universities to place an online request for books from any academic library in the state.Requested books are delivered to McCain Library for pick-up, typically within 3-4 days. The onlinerequesting system is seamlessly tied into the McCain Library Catalog. Search our catalog first for a book.If we do not own it, you then have the option of clicking through to the statewide PASCAL system whichlets you know if a copy of the book is available at another library in SC. If so, you can make an onlinerequest for the book and simply wait for it to arrive at Erskine.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL):
For books not available for use through PASCAL Delivers, you may place an interlibrary loan (ILL)request to get the material from another library outside of SC. You will also need to use ILL to requestcopies of journal articles that McCain Library does not own. Although some lending libraries respond in a
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