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Find books and other materials at Wessels Library: 

eBook Collections 

Offering eBook collections on all academic subjects.  These books are easy to use and available to you anywhere -- anytime.  


PASCAL is a membership organization of South Carolina’s university and college libraries.  Use the search box to enter a title, author’s name, or keyword to find available materials.  On the results page, click REQUEST and follow the instructions to ask that an item be delivered to Wessels Library. 



  • Don’t wait until the last minute!  Delivery of items generally takes 2-4 business days. 
  • There are no deliveries on weekends. 
  • Items with a PASCAL ebook icon are electronic books that are immediately available by clicking ONLINE RESOURCE under the title.  

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equest books on your topic from academic libraries throughout the state.  It's easy!

Conduct your search.

Complete the request form.

Books will be delivered to Wessels Library at Newberry College within 2-3 business days.

You will receive an email notifying you they have arrived.

Pick up items at the Front Desk.

*Many ebooks are available for reading directly from PASCALcat - no request needed.

 A-Z Database List
Full list of Databases the library subscribes to, including trial access.

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Try This First!  Search Credo Reference 

Over 600 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and thesauruses on almost any topic. 






U.S. Major Dailies, Periodical Database!

*Use the U.S. Major Dailies database to read the Wall Street Journal's article "Some Colleges Step Up to Ease Students’ Debt Burden", which features an interview with our President Scherrens! Search by title or the keywords: student loans and newberry college--it will be the second article listed.*

The Wall Street Journal - Newberry College! 3/27/17

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: 

  • The New York Times 
  • Wall Street Journal 
  • Washington Post 
  • Los Angeles Times 
  • Chicago Tribune 

It offers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and global events with journalistic balance and perspective.


Hillbilly Elegy

by J.D. Vance

A Book of American Martyrs

by Joyce Carol Oates

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

by Kathleen Rooney

Homo Deus

by Yuval Noah Harari

Trigger Warning

by Neil Gaiman