Digital Resources

As part of our mission to provide information to our patrons, it is necessary to provide content through a variety of methods. While our print collection remains a vital part of our services, our digital collections are also a means of expanding our collection and providing new means of providing literary content. On this page, you can access the libraries digital holdings through the Jasmine Digital Consortium powered by Overdrive for e-books and e-audiobooks, as well as discover other free internet resources.

Jasmine Digital Library - Download e-books and e-audiobooks through the Jasmine Digital Library, a consortium of South Carolina libraries working together to provide the best possible digital library.

Jasmine Digital Library Help Resources

Overdrive Help - This page features informational articles and videos to help you get started using the Jasmine Digital Library, providing step-by-step instructions for a variety of e-reading devices, as well as how-to videos and articles for browsing the collection and getting the most out of your Overdrive experience.

More Internet Resources

Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg is an online collection of out-of-copyright and public domain books and audiobooks available for free download on a variety of devices.

Internet Archive - Similar to Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive is a collection of public domain texts through the Open Library, as well as public domain film and audio clips, including full movies and concerts. Also available is the Wayback Machine, a digital archive of the internet which allows users to view images of how current websites appeared at different points in the past.

Digtal Public Library of America - The Digital Public Library of America provides digital access to a variety of items from museums, archives, and libraries including texts, photographs, moving images, and sounds.

HathiTrust Digital Library - The HathiTrust Digital Library digitizes large portions of the collections of research libraries from across the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library - The CCEL provides a collection of digitized public domain classic works of Christian theology. Most titles can be read free online, though some downloads include a small charge.

Reviews.com Online Tax Software Reviews - This site provides reviews of some of the leading tax-preparation websites.

South Carolina Digital Library - Provides access to historic materials including photographs, manuscripts, journals, books, and oral histories from over 40 organizations in South Carolina.

Open Courseware Consortium - As streaming video and digitization have become more common in recent years, many universities have begun making some introductory level classes available to the public to enjoy at their leisure. The Open Courseware Consortium brings many of those offerings together to be linked to from one website.

Wikipedia List of digital libraries - While Wikipedia is not a definitive source of scholarly information, this listing of digital libraries provides a lengthy list of websites providing free downloadable books throughout the world.

PeopleSmart Privacy Education - This site will inform individuals about online privacy, how it works and what you can do to protect yourself.

StudySC - Provided by the State Library, StudySC is a website that provides online content to support South Carolina-specific curriculum standards.

ABCmouse.com - This site features fun games and learning activities for children.