History and Biography

The Library’s Online Databases are a collection of subscription databases provided by the Pickens County Library System and the State Library’s Discus Project. You can access the databases for free from the Library or from home. To utilize any of these services, you simply need to provide your library card number and PIN.

Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. It merges Gale’s authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. This database provided by State Library.

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. This database provided by State Library.

StudySC provides quality online content for South Carolina-related topics, including subjects in the South Carolina curriculum standards for elementary, middle, high school students, educators, and parents.