Comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research
Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. Read about key figures and events, examine famous speeches and other primary sources, and get context from the in-depth timelines.
Database focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including The State and more.
Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more from countries all over the world. Available only in the library.
Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties, from acoustics and aeronautics, to neural networks, nuclear and civil engineering and more
Search businesses, people, mailing lists, sales leads, jobs and more
Auto Service and repair information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to present from every major manufacturer
Comprehensive source for literary research on writers and their works throughout history and the world
Designed for readers and public library professionals
Encyclopedia articles about people, places and things with pictures, maps, videos and activities.
Activities to explore, play, read and draw for pre-K through second grade
Encyclopedia articles, current magazines, recommended websites, an atlas, biographies, news, pop-up dictionary and thesaurus, multimedia includes images, videos, and audio clips
In-depth information on U.S. businesses, industries and products
Business research database covering marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance and economics
Health content oriented to the information needs of patients and designed to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics
To search Consumer Reports type in the search box JN Consumer Reports and [your reviewed product]
Full text of more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies and dictionaries — all from well-respected publishers
Countries, states and provinces with maps, flags, photos, recipes and famous people
Discus — South Carolina’s Virtual Library is the information place for all South Carolinians. Discus, which stands for Digital Information for South Carolina Users, provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7.
A collection of ebooks on various subjects.
A platform that allows the user to search multiple EBSCO databases at once and retrieve single set of results
Includes full-text education journals that cover the essentials of education and related fields of study, including in-depth coverage of special education
Spanish database for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Includes articles, multi-media, timelines and more for older learners.
Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish from Britannica
Provides access to information from magazines and books on many topics for elementary students
Provides access to information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, video and more for high school students
Provides access to information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, video and more for middle school students
Provides access to information from many sources on most topics for teen through adult public library patrons
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is an award-winning reference database for lifelong career exploration and planning. It offers a wealth of resources for users to assess their career goals and interests, plan their education, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, conduct a job search, and much more.
Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.
Offers scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain covering agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology
Explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics
Perfect for public and academic libraries, chambers of commerce and small business development centers. Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes.
- Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organization of the U.S.
- Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
- Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans
A collection of premier reference books that you can view and search online. You can search a single book, within a subject or across the library’s entire book collection.
Authoritative, up-to-date information on health and wellness topics including full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more
More than 600,000 biographies of people from around the world and throughout history
Full-text articles from 120+ children’s magazines, reference sources and newspapers
From immigration to stem cells to texting while driving, Opposing Viewpoints in Context delivers more than 13,000 pro/con views, over 1,000 court case overviews and thousands more topic overviews, biographies and profiles.
Delivers up-to-date information on frequently studied topics in biology, chemistry, physics, math, and more
Provides primary sources, biographies and reference overviews, videos, articles from premium publications, and more on the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. History
Provides primary sources, biographies and reference overviews, videos, articles from premium publications, and more tracing global history from ancient societies to modern conflicts
Official state specific forms plus federal, business, personal, real estate and general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues
Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world
Collection of literary criticism on a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres
Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world
American genealogical sources — rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps and more.
Searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages
Provides free online access to historic local and regional newspapers originating throughout South Carolina since the 1700s
U.S. and world history topics from historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents
How-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast
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How-to information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects
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161,000 multimedia resources, including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.
Comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials and other career and life skills resources
Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals
Choose from over 70 foreign and over 20 English language courses to get started.
Large collection of periodicals, reference books and more covering a wide range of general interest topics
Get comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ stocks. Find comprehensive financial information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating.
Provides the latest news from the leading national and international news sources
Sign up for the Library’s NextReads interactive newsletter. Reading recommendations are delivered right to your inbox. Choose from these non-fiction options for adults Armchair Travel, Biography & Memoir, Healthy Wealthy & Wise, History & Current Events, Home Garden & DIY, Nature & Science, and Spirituality & Religion. Adult fiction lists are available in these genres Christian Fiction, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction A to Z, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Romance, and Thrillers & Suspense. Children’s lists for all ages include Kids Books, Picture Books, Teen Scene, and Tween Books.
NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
From frogs to great white sharks, students will find a lot of creatures and critters to discover in PebbleGo Animals. Learn about animal behavior, classification and habitats, birds, dinosaurs, insects, pets and so much more.
This extensive list of actors, American Indians, explorers, scientists and women are a few categories found in this content rich resource. Young learners will find the navigation simple yet engaging and a wealth of information for research projects.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Salem Press has recently updated our online platform with all new features, search capabilities and a great new design. It is now easier than ever before to access all Salem Press’ award-winning content in one database.
Comprehensive full-text database covering the major scientific fields of study: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife
Up-to-date information on topics related to small businesses and entrepreneurs
This database offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive 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. PDF full text is available for all documents. Contact the library for username and password.
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 digital 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. Consisting of almost 2000 entries with more than 1200 digital assets, the digital Encyclopedia aspires to be an authoritative compilation of essays on topics ranging from politics to the arts, from Hilton Head to Caesars Head, from the Lords Proprietors to Hootie and the Blowfish. In short, we hope it will be the go-to reference for everything South Carolina.
Links to quality online content for South Carolina-related topics, including subjects in the South Carolina curriculum standards
Designed for readers and educators
Grades 7-12 eBook database
Read The State newspaper 2018 through the current date online.
Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs, and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish, and French.
K-6 math eBook database
K-12 Student Center with Live Homework Help, Write Tutor Center, Test Prep Center, Skills Center, Resource Library
Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.
This website gives you powerful new tools to protect your finances, invest wisely, grow your wealth and learn more about your finances. Ratings information for banks, credit unions and insurance companies. A Medigap insurance tool is also included.
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.