Discus News

Discus and EdTech 2008: Rock On!

November 12, 2008 - Discus was represented once again at the South Carolina State Library's exhibit booth at the EdTech Conference in Myrtle Beach.  The annual conference, held this year on November 5-7, provided a wonderful sharing and learning environment for South Carolina's professional educational community.  EdTech is planned and coordinated by the South Carolina Association for Educational Technology (SCAET) and is attended by those involved in education throughout the state.  The conference theme of "Rock On!" expressed enthusiastic encourag

Books & Authors Joins the Discus Collection

May 8, 2008 - Books & Authors, the new reader's advisory product from Gale, is now included in the collection of Discus resources provided for all South Carolina citizens.  Replacing the product known as What Do I Read Next?, Gale describes Books & Authors as "the ideal convergence of science and serendipity" and notes that the database "leverages the Internet's unique capacity to create, build, communicate with and sustain communities of readers."