All holders of Beaufort County Public Library borrower's cards may access the DISCUS databases free of charge. Instruction sheets are available at all locations of the Beaufort County Public Library System.
All other users may access DISCUS from the Library's public-access Internet computers. Click here to read the Beaufort County Public Library Computer and Internet Use Policy.
South Carolina's Virtual Library provides all South Carolinians with access to a electronic library of essential information resources. These resources are available to every citizen of the state, ensuring equity of access regardless of where people live.
The South Carolina State Library coordinates the DISCUS ("Digital Information for South Carolina USers") project on behalf of libraries and educational institutions in South Carolina.
DISCUS funding is provided by the South Carolina General Assembly, with supplemental funding from the federal Library Services & Technology Act.