Comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research for college-level and adult researchers.
African American History
Explore 500 years of the African-American history and culture.
Auto Repair Source
Auto service and repair information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to present.
Comprehensive source for literary research on writers and their works throughout history and the world.
Britannica School High
Encyclopedia articles, magazines and journals, videos, maps, dictionary and thesaurus entries.
Images, audio files, videos, and more than 600 full-text reference books on most major subject areas.
Country and state reports that provide snapshots of history and cultures including maps, flags, geography, and photos.
Exploration and career planning for undergraduate, graduate, nursing, or vocational and tech schools. Includes career assessments, financial aid opportunities, resume assistance, and job postings.
Get instant access to dozens of popular magazines like People, US Weekly, Southern Living, Reader’s Digest, GQ, Men’s Health, and Time. Available online or download the free app.
History Reference Center
Full-text reference eBooks, encyclopedias, peer-reviewed journals, primary source documents, and images covering U.S. and world history.
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, TV shows, and graphic novels. Download the Hoopla app or visit hoopladigital.com, then create an account using your library card number.
Learning Express Library
Prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP, and graduate school exams. Includes GED and occupational certification exam prep, eBooks, videos, and Spanish-language content for the US Citizenship test.
Literary Reference Center
Provides plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticisms, author biographies, classic and contemporary poems, short stories, and more .
Newspaper Source Plus
Includes full-text articles from major newspapers, newswires, and news magazines as well as television and radio transcripts.
Book recommendations of fiction and nonfiction to guide older readers in finding their next title to read.
Novels for Students
Volumes 1-66 provide critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues
Poetry for Students
Volumes 1-62 features an overview, discussions, and analysis of poems from all time periods, nations, and cultures.
Points of View Reference Center
Database containing essays and articles that present multiple sides of current issues
Science Reference Center
Contains full text science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, images, videos, and science experiments.
Short Stories for Students
Volumes 1-51 provide synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, author biographies, criticisms, and cultural and historical significance.
Know where you live! Includes links to SC related topics, multimedia, primary documents, and more.
Resources about children's and young adult books for readers and educators.
Includes eBooks, read along chapter books, graphic novels, videos, and audio books.
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Writer's Reference Center
Provides the tools on how to write and research effectively, including a step-by-step guide to writing a good essay.