*List of all database subscriptions in alphabetical order.  

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Academic Search Premier
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This multi-disciplinary database provides information for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Accessible Archives from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Resource for genealogy and history researchers. Includes full text articles from several historical newspapers with coverage focusing on the Southeast and African American newspapers of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Accessible Archives from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Resource for genealogy and history researchers. Includes full text articles from several historical newspapers with coverage focusing on the Southeast and African American newspapers of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Agricola
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Alt HealthWatch
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Ancestry Library Edition
Available only within the libraries
Description: Ancestry Library Edition includes census images from every available United States federal census (1790-1930). Also included are military records, court, land and probate records, vital and church records, directories, passenger lists, and much more. For more information, call the Kennedy Room staff at 864-596-3508.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Applied Science & Technology Full Text
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This database contains the full text of core English-language, scientific and technical publication articles available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Auto Repair Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.
Subject: Automotive
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Biography In Context
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Search for current or historic people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, or by keyword and full text.
Subject: Biography
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online
Available at all library locations; requires a library card, a username, and a password
Description: This database explores the lives and work of different authors from all time periods from around the world.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

BrainPOP Jr.
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Hosts videos, quizzes, and lessons for children from kindergarten to 3rd grade.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Britannica Escolar (Spanish) from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Includes more than 1,500 encyclopedia articles and 1,000 pictures in the Spanish language. Contains interactive materials supporting language arts, math, science and social studies.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Britannica Escolar (Spanish) from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Includes more than 1,500 encyclopedia articles and 1,000 pictures in the Spanish language. Contains interactive materials supporting language arts, math, science and social studies.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Britannica Online from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines and journals, Web sites, multimedia, dictionary and thesaurus entries. Additional content sources include Year in Review, World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations and Gateway to the Classics. Access to two homepages: Britannica Kids for children and young adults, and Britannica Reference Center for older students and adults.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Britannica Online from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines and journals, Web sites, multimedia, dictionary and thesaurus entries. Additional content sources include Year in Review, World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations and Gateway to the Classics. Access to two homepages: Britannica Kids for children and young adults, and Britannica Reference Center for older students and adults.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Business Source Premier
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Business Source Premier provides information for more than 2,300 journals, including full text articles for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles.
Subject: Business
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Career eBook Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Customized collection of more than 250 electronic books for vocational needs. Titles focused on career selection, résumé and cover letter writing, interviewing, changing careers, test-taking strategies and more.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Computer Source
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in computer technology.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Consumer Health Complete
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Consumer Health Complete is designed for everyday questions about health care information.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Credo Reference
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Credo Reference hosts more than 550 reference titles from respected academic presses around the world.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

CultureGrams
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Country reports that provide snapshots of the world’s cultures. 200+ United Nations-member countries included, with reports containing information on history, customs, family, lifestyle, recipes, economy and more.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended


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Gale Directory Library
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: The Gale Directory Library (GDL) is a digital platform that lets users access directories – that is, extensive listings of companies, organizations, publications, people, products, and more. With GDL, users can cross-search multiple directory products or search a single title. Users can search, sort and export in order to generate lists for marketing and sales activities or to analyze the directory data for research. Directories included are: Encyclopedia of Associations (international, national, and local and regional), Brands and Their Companies, American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory, and Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Education Full Text
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Content includes in-depth coverage of special education topics. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

ERIC
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

European Views of the Americas
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This bibliographic database is an index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card, a username, and a password
Description: Complete career research database of jobs, skills, and resources
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Foundation Center Collection
Available only within the Headquarters library
Description: Research databases with listings for foundations and grant opportunities. Includes the Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Grants to Individuals Online. Database access is available through a partnership with the Foundation Center's Funding Information Network.
Subject: Grants
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Fuente Academica
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Fuente Académica offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended


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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

GreenFILE
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Health Source: Consumer Edition
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Health Source: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

HeritageQuest Online from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Resource for census data, family genealogical information, and local histories. Images from every available U.S. federal census (1790-1930). For technical support, help with authentication, and basic search questions, call or visit ProQuest, Frequently Asked Questions at http://training.proquest.com/trc/faq/index.htm, 1-800-889-3358 (8:00 am.-12:00 midnight). E-mail: tsupport@il.proquest.com For tips on searching, call Kennedy Room staff at 864-596-3508 during Library hours.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

HeritageQuest Online from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Resource for census data, family genealogical information, and local histories. Images from every available U.S. federal census (1790-1930).
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

History Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: History Reference Center is a comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Kids Infobits
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Recommended


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LearningExpress Library 3.0
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources including Practice tests for GED preparation, job and career goals, undergraduate and graduate school admission, and U.S. citizenship.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Library Literature & Information Science Index
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Library Literature & Information Science Index™ provides cover-to-cover indexing of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Literary Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Literary Reference Center™ is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Mango Languages
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Mango is the easiest way to learn a foreign language! The online language learning system teaches actual conversation skills the following languages: French, German, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew, Ukrainian, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Japanese. ESL classes are offered for speakers of Spanish and Russian. It’s so easy and effective, you’ll be talking after just one lesson. conversation skills for a wide variety of languages including French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese and many more. It’s so easy and effective, you’ll be talking after just one lesson.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text articles for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines such as Jet and Teen People.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

MasterFILE Premier
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: MasterFILE Premier contains full text articles for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

MEDLINE
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Middle Search Plus
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Middle Search Plus provides full text articles for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines such as Time and Transworld Skateboarding.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Military & Government Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Morningstar from home
Available outside library
Description: Contains analysts’ data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. Morningstar screeners help identify stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs that meet your needs. the Portfolio X-Ray feature allows you to input two or more stocks and/or mutual funds to see how they work together.
Subject: Business
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Morningstar from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Contains analysts’ data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. Morningstar screeners help identify stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs that meet your needs. the Portfolio X-Ray feature allows you to input two or more stocks and/or mutual funds to see how they work together.
Subject: Business
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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News (AP, UPI, etc.)
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: News (AP, UPI, etc.) provides near real-time access to top world-wide news on a continuous basis.
Subject: News
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Newspaper Source Plus
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
Subject: News
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Novelist K-8 Plus
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This database helps readers find good reads from board books to adolescent age books.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Novelist Plus
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Contains over 200,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more. NoveList Plus is a complete readers’ resource.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Nursing Resource Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Includes disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Available at all library locations
Description: A one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Points of View Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Points of View Reference Center is designed to assist students and researchers in understanding the differing views of and the full scope of controversial subjects.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Primary Search
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Primary Search provides full text articles for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Professional Development Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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ReferenceUSA
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Contains detailed business information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and residential information on more than 120 million U.S. households.
Subject: Business
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Regional Business News
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Regional Business News incorporates more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Subject: News
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Religion and Philosophy Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: The Religion & Philosophy Collection is a comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Salem Health from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works such as Magill's Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem Health from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works such as Magill's Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Medical
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem History from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Salem History brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning history reference works such as Great Lives from History: the 20th Century, The Eighties in America, Milestone Documents in American History, and Modern Scandals. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem History from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Salem History brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning history reference works such as Great Lives from History: the 20th Century, The Eighties in America, Milestone Documents in American History, and Modern Scandals. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem Literature from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Salem Literature brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning literature such as Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Survey of Poetry, and Masterplots, Fourth Edition. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, and appendixes. There are a variety of ways to access each article – you may view it, save it, email it, or print it. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem Literature from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Salem Literature brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning literature such as Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Survey of Poetry, and Masterplots, Fourth Edition. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, and appendixes. There are a variety of ways to access each article – you may view it, save it, email it, or print it. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Literary
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem Science from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Salem Science brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning science works such as The Solar System and Encyclopedia of Global Warming. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, and appendixes. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. There are a variety of ways to access each article – you may view it, save it, email it, or print it. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Salem Science from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Salem Science brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning science works such as The Solar System and Encyclopedia of Global Warming. Virtually all of the content is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, and appendixes. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. There are a variety of ways to access each article – you may view it, save it, email it, or print it. Article citation information is included with every article.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Science Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Searchasaurus
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Searchasaurus makes it easy for younger students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful information on research topics.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Recommended

Small Business Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Small Business Reference Center provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.
Subject: Business
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

South Carolina Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 from home
Requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Fire insurance maps for South Carolina cities showing street, lot, and building locations. Dates vary by location. For technical support, help with authentication, and basic search questions, call or visit ProQuest, Frequently Asked Questions at http://training.proquest.com/trc/faq/index.htm, 1-800-889-3358 (8:00 am.-12:00 midnight). E-mail: tsupport@il.proquest.com. For tips on searching, call Kennedy Room staff at 864-596-3508 during Library hours.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

South Carolina Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 from library
Available at all library locations
Description: Fire insurance maps for South Carolina cities showing street, lot, and building locations. Dates vary by location.
Subject: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Student Research Center: High School Research
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for high school students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful information on research topics.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

Student Research Center: Middle School Research
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for middle school students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful information on research topics.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Not Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended

StudySC
Available at all library locations; available outside library
Description: StudySC is a website that provides online content to support South Carolina-specific curriculum standards. Created by the South Carolina State Library, StudySC makes available a student-friendly environment arranged by grade level and by subject area where students can find the information they need fast.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Recommended


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Teacher Reference Center
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended

TOPICsearch
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,000 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazines, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Subject: Research
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Universal Class
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: Universal Class is a collection of over 500 continuing education classes in topics such as Accounting, History, and Real Estate. Classes are instructor-led, and you’ll get feedback from live instructors about what you’re learning. Continuing Education Units can be earned through these classes and are accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Other classes offer Certificates of Achievement for completion.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Vocational & Career Collection
Available at all library locations; requires a library card to access outside library
Description: This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade, vocational, and industry-related periodicals.
Subject: General
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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Westlaw
Available only within the Headquarters library on computers within the law library
Description: Provides a quick, easy access to statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal resources, as well as current news articles and business information.
Subject: Legal
Age Group: Adults - Recommended
  Teens - Not Recommended
  Children - Not Recommended


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