November Discus Updates


Discus is pleased to announce the availability the new Gale Virtual Reference Library, which includes a selection of 24 e-book reference titles covering a variety of subject areas, including health and medicine, language and literature, arts and fashion, history, social studies, science and more! A key feature of this exciting new resource is the ability to conduct a single search across all publications within the collection. A link to the new e-books is found on the “K-12 Users” page of the Discus Web site at:

Discus Welcomes New Training Coordinator

The South Carolina State Library welcomes Ruth Thompson as the new training coordinator for Discus. Ruth will provide training and related support to schools, public libraries and other groups throughout the state in an effort to enhance their use of the Discus databases. Ruth was previously employed by the Richland County Public Library and holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of South Carolina.



Ann Addy
Public Relations Coordinator
South Carolina State Library
Phone: 803-734-4385

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