Discus News

Celebrating 10 Years of Discus!

Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library is celebrating a ten year milestone as the provider of quality electronic library resources to the citizens of South Carolina.

This special anniversary edition of the Discus Monitor (reproduced here on our Web site) takes a look at the people, the events and the journey that have guided the development of the Discus program from its inception till the present day.

Britannica Online Partners with Discus

December 19, 2008 - The Discus program will begin 2009 with an exciting new partnership with Britannica Digital Learning to provide a new suite of encyclopedia products for South Carolinians.  The Britannica package includes three online encyclopedias for students and adults:  Britannica Elementary Encycyclopedia, Compton's by Britannica and Encyclopaedia Britannica.

The new partnership also brings frequently-requested early childhood and Spanish language content to Discus.  The Britannica Learning Zone, an interactive environment of ag