Discus News

Prize Winners at the 2014 SCASL Conference

The South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) gathered in Columbia last week for its 39th annual conference with a theme of Leadership @ Your Library.   The SCASL conference provided many opportunities for professional growth, networking, and reflection on the role of school librarians in South Carolina.  Discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library and the State Library were represented in the exhibit hall and in the sessions. 

LearningExpress Library Redesigned; Will Include New 2014 GED Information

A major redesign has taken place with LearningExpress Library, the resource that provides South Carolinians the ability to access practice exams, courses, and ebooks on many vocational and academic topics. Enhancements to the product include easy-to-use navigation, timed and untimed test modes, and individualized study plans. For tablet users, LearningExpress Library is now touch-enabled and tablet-ready. In preparation for the new 2014 GED Test, the product will update soon to meet the new specifications.