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History & Genealogy Databases

Ancestry Library Edition - Use to conduct genealogical research. Available only through library computers.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - Based on the European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, the database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered, from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

HeritageQuest Online - Contains census and vital records to aid in genealogical research.

History Reference Center - A comprehensive, full-text history-reference database containing full text from major reference books, non-fiction works, and periodicals, as well as videos, maps, and primary source documents. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.