Monday, August 29, 2016

McNaughton Collection

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Is reading for class boring you? Well the Schwob library has a solution! We have just introduced the  "McNaughton Collection" which is filled with tons of popular, easy-reading, novels geared towards college-aged adults.  These modern novels cover many genres and there truly is something for everyone. If you are not sure where to start check out, "Not that kind of girl" by Lena Dunham!

Happy Reading! 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Database of the Month: EBSCO

We are pleased to feature our largest database: EBSCO!

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EBSCO is one of the largest, most extensive databases made available to you through Columbus State University. 
Love EBSCO? Check out the following 67 titles for all your researching needs! 

Academic Search Complete 
Advanced Placement Source 
America: History & Life 
American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 
Book Collection: Nonfiction 
Business Abstracts with Full Text (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Business Source Complete 
Child Development &; Adolescent Studies 
Communication & Mass Media Complete 
Computer Source 
eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO) 
eBook Community College Collection (EBSCO) 
eBook High School Collection (EBSCO) 
eBook K-8 Collection (EBSCO) 
eBook Public Library Collection (EBSCO) 
eBooks on EBSCOhost 
EBSCO Databases 
EBSCOhost Español 
Education Full Text (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Environment Complete 
ERIC (at EBSCOhost)
Fuente Académica Premier 
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia 
Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index 
General Science Full Text (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition 
History Reference Center (EBSCOhost) 
Hospitality & Tourism Complete 
Humanities Full Text (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Images (EBSCOhost) 
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) 
International Bibliography of Theater & Dance with Full Text (IBTD) 
Legal Collection 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) 
MAS Ultra (at EBSCOhost) 
MasterFILE Elite 
MEDLINE with Full Text (at EBSCOhost) 
Middle Search Plus 
MLA International Bibliography (literature and language) 
Music Index 
Newspaper Source 
OmniFile: Full Text Mega Edition (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Peace Research Abstracts 
The Philosopher's Index with Full Text 
The Philosopher's Index 
Primary Search 
Professional Development Collection (education) 
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection 
Race Relations Abstracts 
Readers' Guide Full Text (at Wilson) 
Regional Business News (formerly Business Wire News) 
Religion & Philosophy Collection 
Revistas para Bibliotecas Públicas (MasterFILE Elite) 
Revistas para los Estudiantes de las Escuelas Secundarias (MAS Ultra) 
Science and Technology Collection 
The Serials Directory 
Social Sciences Full Text (formerly H.W. Wilson) 
Sociological Collection 
SPORTDiscus with Full Text 
TOPICsearch (at EBSCOhost) 
Violence & Abuse Abstracts 
Vocational & Career Collection 

Friday, August 19, 2016


TGIF! The first week of the 2016 fall semester just flew by! 
In order to help you get a jump on your studies for this next great school year, the Schwob Memorial library will be changing its weekend hours to be open even later on Sunday nights! Starting Sunday August 21st, the Schwob Memorial Library will now be open until midnight every Sunday. We hope to see you enjoying the extended weekend hours! 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back to Columbus State University Libraries! During the next few weeks we will answer many basic questions students, faculty, and staff ask themselves as they navigate a new semester on campus with our "Betcha Didn't Know" posts. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more info about the library.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Galileo Access Off Campus Made Easy!

Having trouble trying to figure out how to access the Galileo databases when you're not on campus? Well do I have good news for you! To access Galileo while off campus simply visit the CSU Libraries homepage via the Columbus State University Website. Once there, click the “Galileo Databases” link listed under the Resources section. Once on the Galileo website you will be prompted to enter your login information as if you were logging into your Cougarview or Cougarnet. After logging in you will have full access to Galileo as if you were on campus! Happy researching!


Columbus State University Libraries

Library Hours August 8th through August 14th

Fall Semester is just over a week away! In preparation for this next great school year the Schwob Memorial library will be changing its hours until the beginning of the Fall semester. Starting Monday August 8th, the Schwob Memorial Library will be closed from 8am until 1:15pm. Once the library opens at 1:15pm it will stay open until 5pm.

Tuesday August 9th through Friday August 12th, the library will be open from 8am until 5pm. The library will be closed Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th. On August 15th, the beginning of Fall semester, the library will resume it's regular Fall hours.

Monday, August 8th: Closed 8am - 1:15pm    Open 1:15pm - 5pm

Tuesday, August 9th - Friday, August 12th: 8am - 5pm

Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th: Closed

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