A Program Overview
 An online library, available 24/7 Provides free access to electronic subscription  library resources For South Carolin...
DISCUS offers a collection of online databasesthat… Is produced by reputable publishers Has authoritative and reliable c...
 Articles              Historic documents Maps                  Government reports                        Website lin...
   Arts & Literature              Geography   Biography                      Health & Medical   Business             ...
 K-12 assignments College research Educator preparation Independent study Political awareness Career preparation Co...
Access DISCUS resources at… K-12 schools Public libraries Colleges and universities Homes and offices
See the full list ofresources here.
Select DISCUS Kids.
Kids’ magazines,maps and newspapers                      Kids’ online encyclopedias                       with multimedia ...
Resources for adults provide tools for leisure, research    and lifelong learning.
DISCUS users have access    to newspapers and        magazines.                            itor   Consum                Sc...
Your public library oryour school librarymedia specialist canprovide you withhome accessinformation.
scdiscus.org   Simply go to the DISCUS Web site               and enter a search in the               SmartSearch box on t...
scdiscus.org   Simply go to the DISCUS Web site               and enter a search in the               SmartSearch box on t...
If your computer cannot berecognized as being located inSouth Carolina, you will receive ascreen that asks for the DISCUSu...
DISCUS is funded by the   South Carolina General Assembly              through the   K-12 School Technology Initiative,wit...
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  1. 1. A Program Overview
  2. 2.  An online library, available 24/7 Provides free access to electronic subscription library resources For South Carolinians of all ages and interests Coordinated by the SC State Library
  3. 3. DISCUS offers a collection of online databasesthat… Is produced by reputable publishers Has authoritative and reliable content Is organized and updated regularly Contains age-appropriate materials for a variety of users
  4. 4.  Articles  Historic documents Maps  Government reports  Website links Video, audio  Photos, illustrations Career tools  Charts, graphs, flags Primary sources  And more! Educator resources
  5. 5.  Arts & Literature  Geography Biography  Health & Medical Business  History Current Events, Issues  Job & Career Education  Science & Technology Facts & General Reference  Social Studies
  6. 6.  K-12 assignments College research Educator preparation Independent study Political awareness Career preparation Consumer decisions Lifelong learning
  7. 7. Access DISCUS resources at… K-12 schools Public libraries Colleges and universities Homes and offices
  8. 8. See the full list ofresources here.
  9. 9. Select DISCUS Kids.
  10. 10. Kids’ magazines,maps and newspapers Kids’ online encyclopedias with multimedia content
  11. 11. Resources for adults provide tools for leisure, research and lifelong learning.
  12. 12. DISCUS users have access to newspapers and magazines. itor Consum Scien ce Mon e r ReporThe Christian ts
  13. 13. Your public library oryour school librarymedia specialist canprovide you withhome accessinformation.
  14. 14. scdiscus.org Simply go to the DISCUS Web site and enter a search in the SmartSearch box on the homepage.
  15. 15. scdiscus.org Simply go to the DISCUS Web site and enter a search in the SmartSearch box on the homepage.
  16. 16. If your computer cannot berecognized as being located inSouth Carolina, you will receive ascreen that asks for the DISCUSusername and password.
  17. 17. DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through the K-12 School Technology Initiative,with supplemental funding by the federal Library Services & Technology Act. DISCUS is coordinated by the South Carolina State Library in cooperation with school, college and public libraries.

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