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Academic Search Premier

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.


Search billions of records and discover your family's roots with our Library Edition subscription.

Access is available on Beaufort County Library computers only (not available from home).

Animal Kingdom

Discover facts about animals through videos, photos, and fun learning materials.

Auto Repair Source

Auto service and repair information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to present.

Beaufort District Collection Connections Blog

Focusing on local history, Gullah culture, genealogy, natural history,and archaeology of lowcountry South Carolina's historic Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Bloom's Literature

Comprehensive source for literary research on writers and their works throughout history and the world.

Britannica Fundamentals

Interactive games and animated e-books to develop early literacy.

Britannica School Elementary

Includes images and articles about different careers.

Britannica School High

Encyclopedia articles, magazines and journals, videos, maps, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

Britannica School Middle

Encyclopedia articles, magazines and journals, videos, maps, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

Chronicling America

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. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Consumer Health Complete

Articles, videos, images, reference books, and encyclopedias for the everyday health care consumer.

Consumer Reports

Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers

Credo Reference

Images, audio files, videos, and more than 600 full-text reference books on most major subject areas.

Culture Grams

Country and state reports that provide snapshots of history and cultures including maps, flags, geography, and photos.

DK Eyewitness Books

Get closer to your journey with DK Eyewitness. Filled with expert advice, beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations, our highly visual guides show you what others only tell you.


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.

Ferguson's Career

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.

Gale eBooks

Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

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, then create an account using your library card number.

Learn 360

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

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 .

Masterfile Premier

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.

New York Times

Enjoy free access to The New York Times, courtesy of the Beaufort County Library.

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.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Book recommendations to assist students in finding their next great fiction or nonfiction 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.

Opposing Viewpoints

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues

Pebble Go

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

Pebble Go Next

Explore the lives of History-Makers and Leaders through articles, videos, activities, timelines, and eBooks.

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.

Small Business Reference Center

Full-text reference books, periodicals, and videos to aid in all aspects of starting and managing a business.

Study SC

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

Teaching Books

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

Teen Book Cloud

Includes eBooks, read along chapter books, graphic novels, videos, and audio books.


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


Animated and narrated math picture books covering addition and subtraction to fractions, finance, and graphing.

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.

Wall Street Journal

Enjoy free access to The Wall Street Journal, courtesy of the Beaufort County Library.

World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of subjects, videos, games, timelines, science projects, maps and flags, and biographies.

World Almanac for Kids Intermediate

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

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.

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