Online Databases For PVHS Student Use


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 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):