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DISCUS logo Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

DISCUS logo  Career eBook Collection

Customized collection of more than 250 electronic books for vocational needs. The Career eBook collection has been made available through the South Carolina State Library and DISCUS. Select “eBooks” from the right-hand menu on the initial screen.

Career Ready 101

Career Ready 101 is a career training course that helps users build workplace skills, explore careers and their skill requirements, and create life-literacy with such skills as financial awareness and job searching. It includes KeyTrain®, which is a comprehensive but easy-to-use system for improving the basic skills measured by the WorkKeys® Assessment System. Using KeyTrain, users can assess their potential WorkKeys scores, review topics in each WorkKeys skill area, and practice problems similar to those on an actual WorkKeys assessment. To gain access to this resource, please contact or visit a library location.

DISCUS logo  Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

A career research database with its Job and Industry Profiles section providing information on nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, broken down into 16 Career Clusters created by the Department of Education. These profiles are presented through overview articles and videos. The Career and Industry Resources section includes entries on scholarships, internships, and more, divided into easily browsable categories with searchable records. Videos introduce users to a wide variety of jobs, industries and career development skills.

Job Resource Center

Newsbank resource for searching Greenville area job listings by keyword, job title, company name, job type (FT, PT, etc.), salary and more. This site includes links to career tools such as salary and cost of living calculators, resume templates and writing tips.

DISCUS logo  LearningExpress Library

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons–students and adult learners–succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of your results.

DISCUS logo  MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

NewsBank Information Center

Search archives, current headlines and information about Greenville, SC, South Carolina, and the world. Browse news feeds by category and source. Find local, state, and national obituaries and death notices. Browse Special Reports on topics of current interest from sources throughout the world.

Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

DISCUS logo  Vocational & Career Collection

Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.