Discus News

PowerSearch Upgrade Coming Soon

May 14, 2007 -- Stay tuned for lots of great upgrades that are coming to Thomson Gale's PowerSearch platform later this summer.

The new and exciting features will include:

  • the ability to search within results;
  • improved "How to Cite" functionality, including MLA and APA style formats that adhere to current guidelines and provide formatting and spacing;
  • a "Did You Mean?" feature that will offer spelling options and other suggestions; and
  • a tab configuration, so you can select the order of the tab display.

Thomson Gale Adds Lexiles

May 11, 2007 -- Great news!  Many of the Thomson Gale databases provided by Discus now display Lexile reading level scores.  This new feature allows you to search content related to a defined reading level, which is especially useful for members of the South Carolina K-12 community.