Online Databases For PVHS Student Use
 

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DISCUS – which stands for Digital Information for South Carolina USers – provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7. Click on the DISCUS image above or go to http://scdiscus.org/ to access. You will need to get the username and password from our Media Center to enter the site from home but can access any database without that step from within a school.
 
Popular PVHS DISCUS databases include (click on image for quicker access to database):
 
BioInContext   600,000+ Biographies
 
 
Culture Grams  States, Provinces and Countries of the World
 
 
FergCareerCenter   Profiles more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries
 
 
HealthWellness    Profiles diseases, conditions, drugs and medicines
 
 
OpposingView    5000+ topic overviews and 14,000+ pro/con essays
 
 
USHistory   Events, issues and people from U.S. History
 
 
World History   Events, issues and people from World History
 
 
 
MC Digital
 
Another online database with online references available only to Powdersville High School patrons - see Mrs. Chesney for the username and password if using from home. Reference databases used the most by our students include (click on name for shortcut to site):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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