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When off campus you will be prompted to sign on to databases with your last name and your 7-digit college ID. Instructors/staff, your college ID number is the same as your employee ID number.
ABC-Clio (NC LIVE)
Over 200 e-book titles in literature, history, and more. Includes the Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors and Literature in Context series.
ABI/INFORM Complete (NC LIVE - Proquest)
Business, Management, Data & Demographics, and Government & Law
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Thousands of full-text articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals on a broad range of academic subjects/disciplines.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Multidisciplinary database containing more than 13,780 indexed and abstracted journals, full text for over 4,770 journals, nearly 12,230 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals, and more than 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.
AccessScience via McGraw Hill (NC LIVE)
Reference source covering all major scientific disciplines. Offers links to primary research material, videos, animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for faculty.
3D Interactive human anatomy.
Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
Offers full-text coverage from 380 magazines and 215 books; includes an Image Collection of 65,000 images.
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)
More than 450,000 full-text biographies.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Full Text for more than 2,200 journals dating back to 1965, Company Profiles, Industry Reports, Market Research Reports, Searchable cited references dating back to 1998, SWOT Analyses
CAMIO (NC LIVE)
Some 95,000 art images from world museums that are rights-cleared for educational use.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Major source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
CQ Researcher (NC LIVE)
Focused overviews of social and political current/controversial issues with varying viewpoints presented.
CQ Weekly (NC LIVE)
A weekly report on events in our nation's capital.
Collection of 500+ full-text quality Reference e-books--dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks.
Dictionary of Creation Myths
A to Z guide to creation myths from around the world.
eBook Collection from EBSCO (NC LIVE-EBSCO) e-books
Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. (Formerly titled NetLibrary ebooks).
ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete via ProQuest (NC LIVE)
More than 140,000 eBook titles in a wide range of subject areas.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO)
Provides academic and student researchers with the latest insight on topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small businesses.
Environment Complete (EBSCO)
Subject coverage includes: Agriculture, Ecosystem ecology, Energy, Environmental law, Environmental technology, Geography, Marine & freshwater science, Natural resources, Pollution & waste management, Public policy, Renewable energy sources, Social impacts, and Urban planning.
Articles, reports, and abstracts from some 900 education-related journals.
Films On Demand
Humanities & Social Sciences Video Collection
Gale Virtual Reference Library (NC LIVE)
Thirty reference e-books and encyclopedias in religion, history, philosophy, and more.
Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
Provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art for anyone who studies, creates, collects, or deals in works of art.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Magazines, journals, and essays on medical sciences, food sciences, childcare, adult health, and sports medicine.
Health Source: Nursing & Academic (EBSCO)
More than 550 nursing and allied health journals, many in full-text.
Heritage Quest (NC LIVE)
US Federal Census images from 1790-1930. 28,000 local and family histories available as full-text e-books.
Home Grown eBooks Collection via BiblioLabs (NC LIVE)
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.
Intellect via Mergent (NC LIVE)
Search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, location, and other criteria to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds. Build lists of up to 250 records for export or to print.
Issues & Controversies (Facts on File)
In-depth overviews of current events and controversial issues presenting various viewpoints.
Access to JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Language & Literature collections. JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching. The entire back runs of journals (from volume 1, issue 1) are always included. Search Tip: always select "Advanced Search" to view Holly Library full-text accessible articles only.
LearningExpress Library (NC LIVE)
Practice tests and self-paced courses in many subject areas. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT. Resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full-Text (EBSCO)
Content Includes: Books, Periodicals, Research reports and proceedings. Also Contains: Bibliometrics, Cataloging, Classification, Information literacy, Metadata, Web 2.0.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Literary criticism articles, many peer-reviewed, and author biographical information.
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
Literary criticism articles, author biographical info, novels, short stories, poems, and literary magazines, literary videos.
Provides access to more than 1217 online video courses including many of the Microsoft family of software, web design, photography, business skills, and more.
Military & Government (EBSCO)
Collection of military titles, trade publications and news weeklies.
MyiLibrary (NC LIVE) e-books
379 online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
Natural Standard (NC LIVE)
Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies, including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.
NCLIVE Video Collection (NC LIVE)
Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns', Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, Frontline and more.
NetLibrary (NC LIVE-EBSCO) e-books
Now called eBooks Collection from EBSCO--see above.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
Selected national and international newspapers. Includes Raleigh News & Observer and Charlotte Observer. Does not include Asheville Citizen Times.
Newspapers--Wall Street Journal (NC LIVE-Proquest)
Full text articles from the premier business newspaper, 1984-current, Eastern edition.
Citation manager tool for MLA, APA, and Chicago style formats. Must first create your personal account.
North Carolina Newspaper Locator Database (NC State Government & Heritage Library)
A free resource for locating microfilm holdings for some 2,000 NC newspapers dating from 1751 to present. Search by newspaper title, city, or county.
Oxford Companion to Beer
Covers everything from the agricultural makeup of various beers to the technical elements of the brewing process, local effects of brewing on regions around the world, and the social and political implications of sharing a beer.
Oxford Companion to Music
Online-only edition of the Oxford Companion to Music that is a partial revision focused on living composers and their music, and adding some terms, works, and cross-references to the original text.
Oxford Companion to the Book
Includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, paleography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, textual criticism, book collecting, and libraries, but it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the electronic book.
Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
Covers more than three millennia of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and post-denominational Judaism.
Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History
Offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible
Provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The ultimate authority on the English Language. Definitions, etymology, timelines.
Oxford Reference Online Premium (NC LIVE)
Compilation of more than two million digitized entries spanning 25 different subject areas drawn from Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions, and Encyclopedias.
Points of View (EBSCO)
Full-text essays presenting multiple viewpoints on controversial topics. Includes the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century and links to relevant primary sources.
Pronunciator (NC LIVE)
Language learning tool which offers users 80 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish, as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) for any of 50 different languages.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education (NC LIVE)
Database includes approximately 600 titles covering a wide range of technical topics, including computing, building trades, automotive, business, hospitality, public safety, and graphic design.
ProQuest Central (NC LIVE)
Multidisciplinary, full-text database with content types across more than 160 subjects.
ProQuest Computing (NC LIVE)
Includes product reviews, articles on database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management. Subject areas include: artificial intelligence, computer games, networks, programming, and security.
ProQuest Criminal Justice (NC LIVE)
Comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals.
ProQuest Education Journals (NC LIVE)
Database with full-text access to more than 1000 top educational publications. Topics include: primary, secondary, and higher education; special education; home schooling; as well as adult education.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship (NC LIVE)
Contains full-text content in a variety of formats, including video clips, market research reports, start-up plans, templates, forms, scholarly journals, business cases, and conference proceedings.
ProQuest Health Management (NC LIVE)
Full-text journal articles on health administration, hospitals, etc.
ProQuest Newsstand (NC LIVE)
Full-text access to more than 1300 newspapers, news websites, and blogs, including backfiles for most newspapers going back to the 1980s.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health (NC LIVE)
More than 1200 nursing and allied health journals with more than 1050 full-text titles. Also includes nursing procedure video content from Medcom and cultural competency resources covering more than 200 countries.
ProQuest Psychology Journals (NC LIVE)
Full-text access to approximately 540 psychology journals. Coverage includes behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, and social psychology.
ProQuest Research Library (NC LIVE)
Provides access to the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, including more than 3,500 titles from scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines.
ProQuest Science Journals (NC LIVE)
Features more than 965 full-text journals relating to all major fields of science, including: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, geology, and chemistry.
ProQuest Social Science Journals (NC LIVE)
Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
ProQuest Sociology (NC LIVE)
Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
Public database from the National Library of Medicine for medical and allied health fields. Most articles are not freely available, but you can limit your search to those that are free.
ReferenceUSA (NC LIVE)
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. Find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and more.
Science in Context via Gale (NC LIVE)Online resource providing contextual information on numerous significant science topics, including full text magazine, academic journal, and news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to authoritative websites.
SimplyMap (NC LIVE)
Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
SIRS via ProQuest (NC LIVE)
Provides background and content for more than 320 social issues including analysis and opinions both pro and con. Articles include Lexile reading level score.
Statistical Abstract of the United States via ProQuest (NC LIVE)
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Thirty full-text medical/dental/nursing e-books, including the ICD-9-CM, volumes 1,2,3.
Wall Street Journal (Proquest)
Full text access to Wall Street Journal articles from 1984-present.
World Book Encyclopedia
Online version includes World Book Kids, World Book Students, World Book Advanced, and spanish language Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.