Online Resources

Databases by Subject
MML2015-116

Books and Literature


  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
    History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
  • African-American Poetry
    Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.
  • American Poetry
    Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.
  • BookFlix
    Interactive library resources to enhance the love of reading for grades Pre Kindergarten through 3rd grade.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • e-iNC Library
    Offers 24/7 access to thousands of eBooks for your computer, Kindle, Nook, or other mobile device.
  • e-iNC Library for Kids
    Offers 24/7 access to thousands of eBooks for kids that can be read on a computer, Kindle, Nook, or other mobile device.
  • English Poetry
    Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.
  • Faber Poetry
    Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection
    A collection of more than 1,000 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    Legal Information Reference Center provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. It contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, a provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Readers' advisory service (fiction and non-fiction) for ages kindergarten through 8th grade. Searchable by author, title, series name, subject, and plot. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
  • NoveList Plus
    NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
  • OneClick Digital
    Downloadable audio books and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • Open Library
    A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.
  • Pronunciator
    Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users must create a personal account to use this resource.
  • Twentieth Century African-American Poetry
    62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry
    A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry
    Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.
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Business and Management


  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • Business Link North Carolina
    Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina.
  • Business Searching Interface
    Provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs Complete
    Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.
  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles
    Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.
  • LawHelpNC
    Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center
    Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.
  • OneSource
    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.
  • OxResearch reports from Oxford Analytica
    Articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide.
  • ProQuest Accounting and Tax Database
    Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.
  • ProQuest Asian Business and Reference
    Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • ProQuest Banking Information Source
    National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ProQuest European Business
    Trade journals and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
  • Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income
    Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.
  • SimplyMap
    Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
  • Snapshot Series (market reports set)
    Over 8,000 international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).
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Career, Jobs and Test Preparation


  • Atomic Learning
    How-To video based training resources for today's most popular applications. Valuable for job training!!
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
  • Driving Tests
    Your Driver Education program contains the following state-specific information: 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 1 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice test, 2 online driver’s manuals (car and motorcycle), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles
    Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.
  • LearningExpress Library
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students and adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010-20 decade.
  • OneSource
    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.
  • ProQuest Career and Technical Education
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    This database provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.
  • Teaching Positions in North Carolina
    Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.
  • Universal Class - Provides all types of free online skill building courses for all types of goals including: bookkeeping, computer basics, parenting, business skills, self-help, real estate, and more!
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Current Issues


  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • CQ Weekly
    News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
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Data and Demographics

  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • Economic Development Information System
    Statistical, analytical and mapping tool designed to aid economic and community development decision making.
  • OneSource
    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
  • Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income
    Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.
  • SimplyMap
    Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • State Center for Health Statistics
    Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
  • State Data Center
    The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings
  • State Demographics
    Provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
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Genealogy and Historical Maps

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  • DigitalNC
    Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
  • HeritageQuest
    Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
  • MyHeritage
    Online genealogy platform with web, mobile, and software products and services. Users of the platform can create family trees, upload and browse through photos, and search billions of global historical records, among other features.
  • NC ECHO
    Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.
  • Sanborn Maps North Carolina
    Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
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Government and Law


  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • Bills from the NC General Assembly
    Current and historical bills from the NC General Assembly. Search by attribute, bill number, chamber, committee, and more.
  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • CQ Weekly
    News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
  • Crime in North Carolina (Uniform Crime Report)
    The Uniform Crime Reporting Program collects data on the age, race, and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
  • DigitalNC
    Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • HeritageQuest
    Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
  • LawHelpNC
    Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    Legal Information Reference Center provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. It contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, a provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • NC ECHO
    Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.
  • North Carolina State Government Publications Collection
    Informational brochures and pamphlets, reports (annual, biennial, statistical), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines), handbooks, studies, and other information resources produced by state government.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Military
    Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
  • ProQuest Political Science
    Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • Sanborn Maps North Carolina
    Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).
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Health and Wellness


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • Go Ask Alice
    Go Ask Alice! answers questions about alcohol and other drugs; emotional health; fitness and nutrition; general health; relationships; and sexual and reproductive health.
  • HealthFinder
    Journals, magazines, and medical dictionaries on minority health, as well as prevention and self-care on a variety of topics such as pregnancy, HIV, diabetes, women's health, and more.
  • HIV InSite
    Up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy. Includes information on HIV in other areas of the world.
  • KidsHealth
    Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.
  • Lab Tests Online
    Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings.
  • MayoClinic.com
    Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more.
  • MedLine Plus
    Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.
  • MedLine Plus Drugs and Supplements
    Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.
  • Merck Manual Home Edition
    Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.
  • Natural Standard
    Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies, including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.
  • NC Health Info
    Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
  • NIH Senior Health
    Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health
  • North Carolina Public Health
    Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates.
  • ProQuest Family Health
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
    Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
  • ProQuest Health Management
    Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
  • ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
    Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
  • Women's Health
    Resource on women’s health topics: pregnancy, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause, mental health, quitting smoking, and domestic violence.
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History and Biography


  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
    History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
  • American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
    Life histories of former slaves compiled from 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
  • DigitalNC
    Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • HeritageQuest
    Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • NC ECHO
    Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.
  • OneClick Digital
    Downloadable audio books and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Military
    Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
  • ProQuest Political Science
    Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
  • World Book Web
    Online Encyclopedia Resources. The World Book Web is an excellent resource for students.
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Homework Help


  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
    History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
  • AccessScience
    9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, and images, as well as biographies of scientists.
  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • LearningExpress Library
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students and adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • NCpedia
    Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
  • OneClick Digital
    Downloadable audio books and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium
    Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Pronunciator
    Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users must create a personal account to use this resource.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • Science in Context
    Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
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Journals, Magazines and Newspapers


  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • Canadian Newsstand Complete
    Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.
  • Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades
    Información y recursos para mantener la salud y prevenir enfermedades.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
  • North Carolina Periodicals Index
    Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Computing
    Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Package
    Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
  • ProQuest Family Health
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
    Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
  • ProQuest Health Management
    Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
  • ProQuest Military
    Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
    Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
  • ProQuest Political Science
    Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
  • ProQuest Religion
    Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Science Journals
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • ProQuest Sociology
    Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
  • ProQuest Telecommunications
    Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.
  • Science in Context
    Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).
  • Zinio
    Worlds largest newsstand for digital magazines. Check out our new issues ready for immediate download!!
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Music


  • Freegal
    Freegal Music is a free music service. You are allowed to stream 3 hours of music per day. In addition, you may download 5 free songs per week. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including today's top hits and Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions
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Everything NC!


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Nursing and Allied Health


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.
  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • HIV InSite
    Up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy. Includes information on HIV in other areas of the world.
  • Lab Tests Online
    Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings.
  • LearningExpress Library
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students and adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.
  • Natural Standard
    Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies, including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.
  • NC Health Info
    Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Public Health
    Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates.
  • Pharmaceutical News Index
    News on medical technology, research and legislative developments.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Career and Technical Education
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Family Health
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
    Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
  • ProQuest Health Management
    Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
  • ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
    Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Science Journals
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • PubMed
    Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.
  • State Center for Health Statistics
    Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
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Philosophy and Religion


  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
    Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Religion
    Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
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Science and Technology


  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • ProQuest Biology Journals
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Career and Technical Education
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Central
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Computing
    Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Package
    Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Science Journals
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • ProQuest Telecommunications
    Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.
  • Science in Context
    Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
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Video


  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • Atomic Learning
    How-To video based training resources for today's most popular applications. Valuable for job training!!
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Teacher Resources


  • AccessScience
    9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, and images, as well as biographies of scientists.
  • ArtNC
    An educational resource from the North Carolina Museum of Art. Explore works of art that are teachable across disciplines and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, concept maps and portfolios.
  • CQ Researcher Online
    Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
  • ERIC
    a free education database excellent for educators and teachers.
  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
  • LearningExpress Library
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students and adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • NC Public Schools Statistical Profile
    NCDPI reports, including breakdowns by school system
  • North Carolina Curriculum
    Specific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Education Directory
    Contains addresses and phone numbers of every NC public, federal, or charter school, all employees of the DPI, contact information for education organizations, associations, and educational material suppliers.
  • OneClick Digital
    Downloadable audio books and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium
    Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Pronunciator
    Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users must create a personal account to use this resource.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • Science in Context
    Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
  • State Center for Health Statistics
    Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
  • State Data Center
    The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings
  • State Demographics
    Provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex.
  • Teaching Positions in North Carolina
    Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.
  • World Book Web
    Online Encyclopedia Resources. The World Book Web is an excellent resource for students.
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