November 6, 2007 -- Discus was a major player at South Carolina EdTech 2007, a statewide conference held Oct.
October 10, 2007 -- Students at Gilbert Elementary School enjoy the thousands of magazines, newspapers and reference books available through Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library. In fact, they’re so excited about the “virtual library” that they named their pet fish Discus! Now Discus, The Fish serves as the media center’s mascot.
October 10, 2007 -- Do you need to know what's new in Discus? How about a refresher course on the resources available for young users? Or maybe some in-depth training on the recent PowerSearch enhancements?
You can get all this and more through our comprehensive fall schedule of Discus training classes.
We're offering several onsite training events at various locations throughout the state. Join us for these free classes and learn how to train your users to get the most out of the Discus databases.
Sept. 20, 2007 -- "Discus -- The Best Thing Since Instant Grits!" is the title of an instructional television (ITV) program featuring Penny Hayne of Lake Murray Elementary School and Judith Head of Irmo High School.
These two local media specialists appear as guest panelists in the ITV program that is designed to whet the appetites of viewers to use the high-quality subscription electronic resources in the library and the classroom and to encourage students to do the same.
Sept. 19, 2007 -- We are pleased to announce the addition of McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience to the Discus collection of online resources for South Carolinians.