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Library Databases

Electronic resources marked with an asterisk are provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

 
US History and Geography
 

Daily Life through History
In Library | Home Access
Historical daily life and activity from beginning of time to recent history.

 
Digital Sanborn Maps
In Library | Home Access
South Carolina regional property maps from the 1860's to the 1970's.
 

EBSCOhost Research Databases*
In Library | Home Access
Offers a point of access to specialized research databases. Provides the ability to cross-search EBSCO databases.

 
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750*
Index to historical works analyzing the United States from a European perspective. Access this resource through EBSCOhost Research Databases.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library
In Library | Home Access
An online collection of research titles in the following subject areas:  Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Mulitcultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.
 
History Reference Center*
In Library | Home Access

Periodical and reference texts about history.

 

Lowcountry Digital Library
All Access No library card required.
This is a collaborative project led by the College of Charleston that includes materials from a variety of libraries, museums, cultural heritage repositories and archives from throughout the Lowcountry region of South Carolina. The Lowcountry Digital Library includes digitized primary documents, photographs, publications, oral histories and other resources.
 
Military & Government Collection*
News and related events with a collection of periodicals, academic journals and primary sources. Access this resource through EBSCOhost Research Databases.

 

Salem History
In Library | Home Access
American historical primary documents series.

 
Sanborn Maps
(see Digital Sanborn Maps)

 

StudySC*
All Access
A website with South Carolina-specific resources for students in K-12.
 
U.S. History in Context
In Library | Home Access
Books, journal articles, primary sources, timelines and maps covering U.S. history.

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World History and Geography
 
CultureGrams*
In Library | Home Access
Family and daily life cultural reports of most countries and all the states in the United States and Canadian provinces.
 

Daily Life through History
In Library | Home Access
Historical daily life and activity from beginning of time to recent history.

 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
In Library | Home Access
An online collection of research titles in the following subject areas:  Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Mulitcultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.
 
History Reference Center*
In Library | Home Access
Description: Periodical and reference texts about history.
 

World History in Context
In Library | Home Access
Books, journal articles, primary sources, timelines and maps covering world history.

 

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Best of the Web

AMDOCS – Documents for the Study of American History – Timeline of links for American History from 800 – 2008.

Best of History Web Sites – Award-winning portal containing annotated links to over 1000 history Web sites.

Documenting the American South – Primary Resources for the study of Southern History.

Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History – Timeline, biographies, places & things, Source Documents and more.

EuroDocs: Online Sources for European HistoryPrehistoric & Ancient Europe, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, Europe as a Supranational Region.

Google Maps – Driving directions, street view and satellite maps.

MapQuest – Driving directions and maps.

Records of the War of the Rebellion

 

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