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About Databases:

Library databases provide access to scholarly/peer-reviewed resources across a wide spectrum of topic and subject areas. They provide access to published information sources. Examples: magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, journals and other resources. The library databases also provide citation information.

Library databases may provide access to full-text articles and/or article abstracts.
  • Full Text = entire article - Library databases sometimes omit photos, graphs, charts, and figures from articles, but most will indicate that these have been omitted.
  • Abstract = summary provided by the author or database publisher.

Discus:

Several of the library's databases are provided by Discus. Access these databases 24/7 to find information, magazine and newspaper articles, and reference books. You can browse the databases by grade level or subject matter to find the database that is right for you. Click on the logo below to go to the Discus website.

Call the Reference Desk at 941-4655 for this year's statewide username and password if required. (Not necessary for some resources due to SC ISP authentication technology)

 

A-Z List of Discus Resources

Discus is a service of the South Carolina State Library and is funded by an appropriation from the South Carolina General Assembly through the K-12 School Technology Initiative, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services

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Featured Discus Resources:

Learning Express Library *Requires one-time free registration

Various learning modules: Subject skill building for all ages; College preparation; Computer skills; GED preparation; Job and Career Test preparation; WorkKeys preparation; Recursos para Hispanohablantes; U.S. Citizenship preparation 

Learning Express 3.0 is here! Users registered with the previous Learning Express will have to register as new users in Learning Express 3.0. Please note that any tests, eBooks, or tutorials in 2.0 will NOT transfer to the new accounts. 

 

 

 

Novelist Plus

Looking for a good book? Search NoveList Plus to find recommendations based on genre or keywords. Search the Lists and Articles tab to find Author Read Alikes, Award/Notable books, book discussion guides, BookTalks, and more. Also try out Novelist Plus K-8 for books just for kids and preteens!

 

 

 

Auto Repair Reference Center

The Auto Repair Reference Center includes information on over 37,000 vehicles made from 1954 to the present. Search for auto repair guides based on the year, model, and make of your car. Guides include step-by-step photographs and drawings to help you get the job done right. Learn how the car's components work by viewing the Auto IQ videos and more!

 

 

Small Business Resource Center

Find the information you need to start and run your small business. Browse by general categories such as business areas, industry information, business basics, and start-up kits and business plans. Watch videos on skills to start and operate your business, and browse state-specfic resources on starting a business. The SBRC also includes ebooks of the popular Nolo business and law how-to books.

 

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Non Discus Resources:

Mango Languages:

Mango Languages

Learn a new language! Choose from 63 languages, including English as a second language courses.

 

Salem Press Databases: For access outside the library, click on the Remote User tab at the top of the page, and use your library card # or call the Reference Desk (941-4655) for the password.

Salem Science

Includes the following series: Earth Science Series (Earth Materials and Resources; Earth’s Weather, Water, and Atmosphere; Earth's Surface and History; Physics and Chemistry of the Earth), Encyclopedia of Global Warming

 

Salem Health

Includes the following series: Careers (Careers in Healthcare), Magill's Medical Guide, Salem Health: Cancer, and Salem Health: Addictions and Substance Abuse

 

Salem History

Includes the following series: Decades (The 2000s in America), Great Events from History (Ancient World; Middle Ages, Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 17th C., 18th C.. 19th C., Modern Scandals), Great Lives from History (Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th C., 18th C., 19th C.), and Musicians & Composers

 

Salem Literature

Includes the following series: Critical Surveys (American Poets)

 


Careers in Series:

 

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Genealogy Resources:

 

Genealogy Databases are for IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY.

 

Heritage Quest

Provides access to a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and local history.

 

 

Ancestry Library Edition

Complements the research materials found at HeritageQuest Online. Use Ancestry Library Edition to check immigration lists, vital records, family histories, the census, etc.

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