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A comprehensive resource with scholarly research articles for college-level and adult learners.

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Learn about Black History and explore over 500 years of the African American experience, history and culture.

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Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more from countries all over the world. Access available only in the library.

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Learn about animals through videos, photos and fun learning materials.

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Full-text resource for coverage of the research and development spectrum of the applied sciences and computing fields of study.

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Access mailing lists and market research for businesses; also perfect for job searching, finding business or people profiles and background search.

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This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history and illustrates the significant impacts African Americans have had on culture, the arts, science, politics, religion and more.

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Explore a wide range of research on writers and their works throughout history and the world.

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Provides multimedia content to complement children’s and young adult books. Resources include audiobook readings, author videos, book discussion guides and lesson plans.

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Provides access to comprehensive information for students. Britannica Academic contains the Encyclopedia Britannica, dictionary, thesaurus, academic magazines and more.

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Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

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Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

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Spanish-language encyclopedia with articles, images, dictionaries, timelines and more.

Enciclopedia en español con artículos, imágenes, diccionarios, cronologías y más.

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Business research articles from trade magazines and business journals, including the Harvard Business Review. Covers marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and economics.

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Search automotive repair information, study for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) test, and read safety recalls.

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Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1777–1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690–present.

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Over 10,000 comprehensive MarketLine profiles on the world’s most important companies.

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Access health and wellness information on both conventional and alternative treatments for aging, cancer, nutrition, fitness and more.

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To search Consumer Reports type in the search box “JN Consumer Reports and [your reviewed product].”

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Explore more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, histories and dictionaries on major subject areas.

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Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

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Provides critical summaries of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

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South Carolina-specific practice driving tests and online car, motorcycle and commercial driver’s license manuals.

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Collection of over 6,000 ebooks on various subjects. Books can be downloaded for offline reading on Windows and Mac operating systems using Adobe Digital Editions. More information on the app is available via the Quick Start Guide and Frequently Asked Questions.
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Full-text articles on a wide range of topics in the field of education, including in-depth coverage of special education.

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Spanish-language encyclopedia articles, images and interactive materials for early readers of Spanish.

Artículos de enciclopedia en español, imágenes y materiales interactivos para primeros lectores de español.

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Access information from magazines and books on many topics, from animals to math, designed for elementary school students.

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Access information for high school students on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

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Access information for middle school students on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

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Search interface for general-interest magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, business publications and more.

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For job-seekers, learn about different careers and how to get started in a new field, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, and perform a job search.

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Research US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Provides access to full-text journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain covering many academic disciplines.

Brinda acceso a revistas de texto completo de América Latina, Portugal y España que cubren muchas disciplinas académicas.

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Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres or topics.

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Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how-to guides, articles and more.

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Research global companies and industries with in-depth analysis through current news, statistical data and reports.

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Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.

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Biographical information on thousands of people throughout history. Includes video, audio clips and images.

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Articles, images, maps, activities, experiments and reference information on all subjects that are appropriate for elementary students.

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Explore thousands of pro and con viewpoint articles on contemporary social issues.

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Understand the context for science topics through summaries, journals, news, interactive experiments and more.

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Provides information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in American history from many sources.

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Provides information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in world history from multiple sources.

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Access a wide selection of state-specific legal forms, including real estate, wills, landlord-tenant, divorce, bankruptcy, power of attorney and incorporation.

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Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres.

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Create a dynamic resume with this free step-by-step guide.

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Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research, 1704 – today.

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A collection of genealogical and historical sources — rich in primary sources, local and family histories, research guides, census maps and more.

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Genealogy & Local History

This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of Hispanic history and illustrates the significant impacts Hispanic and Latino Americans have had on culture, the arts, science, politics, religion and more.

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Provides free online access to historical local and regional newspapers in South Carolina since 1815. Lexington County newspapers include: The Batesburg Advocate, Batesburg, S.C., 1901-1911; The Lexington Dispatch, Lexington, South Carolina, 1873-1916; Lexington Dispatch-News, Lexington, S.C., 1917-1919; and The Dispatch-News, Lexington, S.C., 1919-1922.

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Provides access to full-text reference ebooks, encyclopedias, peer-reviewed journals, primary source documents and images covering U.S. and world history.

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How-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby and DIY enthusiasts.

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Hobbies & DIY

How-to information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

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Prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP and graduate school exams. Includes GED, occupational certification exam prep, ebooks, videos and Spanish-language content for the US Citizenship test. Note: You must have an EBSCO LearningExpress Library account to log in to this app.

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Resource covering all writing genres and time periods. Includes thousands of summaries, critical essays, book reviews, journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

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Learn a new language with over 70 world language courses and over 20 English language courses.

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Includes full-text magazines, journals and reference books covering a wide range of general interest topics. Primary source documents, photos, maps and flags are also included.

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Find information on health conditions, wellness issues and more.

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Get financial information on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ stocks. Also find information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating.

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Flip through a wide variety of U.S. news sources, including The State and other South Carolina newspapers.

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Provides the latest news from the leading national and international news sources.

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Sign up for the our NextReads newsletter. Reading recommendations are delivered right to your inbox — for kids, tweens, teens and adults.

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NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of book recommendations for younger readers. It helps kids find books just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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Book recommendations of fiction and nonfiction to guide readers of all ages in finding their next title to read.

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Provides critical overviews of novels from many cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work’s cultural and historical importance.

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Contains articles, videos and activities. Animals/Animales includes range maps for amphibians, animal behavior, dinosaurs, fish, mammals and more. Science covers many topics such as weather, plants, simple machines and technology.

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Young learners can explore the lives of actors, explorers, scientists, Supreme Court justices, world leaders and others.

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Features overview, discussions and analysis of poems from all time periods, nations and cultures.

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This resource provides content to help students understand and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Access reference titles related to literature, history, science, health and business. Includes H.W. Wilson: The Reference Shelf volumes on issues of importance in modern society.

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Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

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Provides summaries of the story’s plot, characters and themes, author biographies, and criticisms as well as cultural and historical importance.

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Up-to-date information on topics related to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Provides guidance for common maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as larger repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model, engine type, specific area of model or engine type, and model numbers.

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A joint project of South Carolina Humanities, the University of South Carolina Press, the USC Libraries, the USC College of Arts & Sciences, the USC Institute for Southern Studies, the South Carolina State Library, and many other organizations, the South Carolina Encyclopedia is a reference source of the people, places, events, things, achievements, and ideals that have contributed to the evolution of the Palmetto State.

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Know where you live. Includes links to South Carolina related topics, multimedia, primary documents and more.

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Resources about children’s and young adult books for readers and educators.

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Includes ebooks, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks for a teen audience.

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Read The State newspaper 2018 through the current date online.

News & Magazines Lexington County & South Carolina

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish and French.

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Dive into a collection of animated and narrated math picture books covering addition and subtraction to fractions, finance and graphing (K–6).

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Real-Time Tutoring: 24 hours a day, seven days a week for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on a variety of subjects, test prep assistance, or parent coaching. An account is not necessary to use this service.

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Provides investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.

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Discover financial literacy tools and ratings for banks, credit unions and insurance companies.

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Core Collections are impartial, authoritative guides that help librarians build and maintain well-rounded collections of the most highly recommended reference, nonfiction and fiction books.

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Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

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Get homework help and discover articles and videos on a variety of topics from biographies and maps to science experiments, designed for elementary grades.

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Explore the basics of writing with this resource that covers grammar, style, and research.

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