Parents, students, and staff have FREE access to subscription Internet resources available on-line at all times through DISCUS--South Carolina's Virtual Library. It provides newspapers, magazines, professional journals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, pictures & photographs, maps & charts, primary sources, historic documents and other essential learning resources! DISCUS supports terms papers, reports, science projects, research projects, debate preparation, and much more! You can get the user name and password for DISCUS by contacting your school or local public library, or you can call any of the Media Services department staff for this information as well.
The Greenville County Public Library offers many other outstanding subscription Internet Resources. You must get a free library card to access the databases.
Created by South Carolina ETV for K–12 students and teachers, Knowitall.org is a free, online collection of resources designed for classroom use. This educational portal contains image collections, videos, virtual tours, narratives, documents, and interactive games and stories to support and provide quality learning experiences for students using the Internet as an information tool.
Download Free books (e-texts) from Project Gutenberg. These are books in the public domain and are no longer protected under copyright, mainly pre-1923 publications. You will find classics titles from Shakespeare to Lewis Carroll. Many of the required summer reading books for Greenville County High Schools are available absolutely free from this site. Once you download a Gutenberg e-text, turn it into an e-book by following the instructions below.