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.

A popular resource found in many scholarly settings worldwide, Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources. This database provided by State Library.

Britannica Library includes three online encyclopedias for students and adults: Encyclopaedia Britannica (advanced-level content for older students and adults), Elementary Encyclopedia (introductory -level content for students 6-10 yrs), and Compton’s Encyclopedia. Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton’s Encyclopedia are available by selecting “Jump to Britannica Kids” on the main Britannica page. This database provided by State Library.

Credo Reference provides access to a variety of full-text reference sources, including encyclopedias, biographies, and dictionaries.This database provided by State Library.

CultureGrams provides detailed information on world countries and US states, including cultural and historical information. This database provided by State Library.

Use EBSCO Host to search over 30 research databases on a variety of subjects from history to nursing. This database provided by State Library.

Education Full Text is a research database for education students, professionals and policymakers. It includes full-text education journals that cover the essentials of education and related fields of study, including in-depth coverage of special education. This database provided by State Library.

MasterFile is a general interest database for public libraries. It includes full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books and encyclopedias covering a variety of topics, including health, education, technology and business. This database provided by State Library.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. This database provided by State Library.

Points of View Reference Center provides information on a variety of current events and issues, offering information from a variety of viewpoints. This is a great starting point for anyone looking for information on a particular hot button subject, or for students looking for critical material on current issues. This database provided by State Library.

Topic Search is a database of current events database of popular topics, including controversial opinions and viewpoints for middle school students through adults.  Full text articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. Includes social, political, and economic issues; scientific discoveries; and other current and popular topics. This database provided by State Library.