Explore 500 years of the African-American history and culture.
Biographical and contextual information on notable people throughout history
Comprehensive source for literary research on writers and their works throughout history and the world.
Britannica School Middle
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.
DK Eyewitness Books
Over 60 image rich books on many subjects
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.
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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 Resource Plus
Includes full-text articles from major newspapers, newswires, and news magazines as well as television and radio transcripts.
Novelist K-8 Plus
Book recommendations to assist students in finding their next great fiction or nonfiction title to read.
Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues
Point of View Reference Center
Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue through persuasive arguments and essays.
Science Reference Center
Contains full text science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, images, videos, and science experiments.
Know where you live! Includes links to SC related topics, multimedia, primary documents, and more.
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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.
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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.