Electronic Resources A - Z

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.

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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 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.

Labor & economic analysis information from the North Carolina Department of Commerce

3D Interactive human anatomy.

African-American Poetry (NC LIVE)
The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry Prince's 'Bars Fight', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (NC LIVE)
Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

American Poetry (NC LIVE)
More than 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.

ArchiveGrid (NC LIVE)
Includes more than four million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more.

Arts & Humanities Database (NC LIVE)
Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
Offers full-text coverage from 380 magazines and 215 books; includes an Image Collection of 65,000 images.

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.

AutoMate (NC LIVE)
Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Bills from the NC General Assembly (NC LIVE)
Current and historical bills from the NC General Assembly. Search by attribute, bill number, chamber, committee, and more.

Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)
More than 450,000 full-text biographies.

Business Link North Carolina (NC LIVE)
Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina.

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,

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Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (NC LIVE)
Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

Canadian Newsstream (NC LIVE)
More than 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.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (NC LIVE)
Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.

Centros para el Control y Prevencións de Enfermedades (NC LIVE)
Información y recursos para mantener la salud y prevenir enfermedades.

Chronicle of Higher Education
Major source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Comprehensive research reference tool for nursing and allied health.

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.

Credo Reference 
Collection of 500+  full-text quality Reference e-books--dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks.

Crime in North Carolina (Uniform Crime Report) (NC LIVE)
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program collects data on the age, race, and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations.

Criminal Justice Database  (NC LIVE)
a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Dictionary of Creation Myths
A to Z guide to creation myths from around the world.

DigitalNC (NC LIVE)
Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

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eBook Collection from EBSCO (NC LIVE-EBSCO) e-books
Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. (Formerly titled NetLibrary ebooks).

eBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete via ProQuest (NC LIVE)
More than 140,000 eBook titles in a wide range of subject areas.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition (NC LIVE)
Easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource includes a large general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.

English Poetry (NC LIVE)
The complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th. More than 160,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets are drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.

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.

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Faber Poetry Library (NC LIVE)
A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, including the poetry of Thom Gunn, Siegfried Sassoon, T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Wendy Cope and Seamus Heaney.

Films On Demand
Humanities & Social Sciences Video Collection

Gale Literary Sources (NC LIVE)
Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (NC LIVE)
Thirty reference e-books and encyclopedias in religion, history, philosophy, and more.

Go Ask Alice (NC LIVE)
Answers questions about alcohol & other drugs; emotional health; fitness & nutrition; general health; relationships; and sexual & reproductive health.

Government Employee Telephone Directory (NC LIVE)
A searchable alphabetical listing and departmental directory are included.

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.

Healthfinder (NC LIVE)
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.

Healthfinder en español (NC LIVE)
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. In Spanish.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
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. 

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection (NC LIVE)
3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.

Up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy. Includes information on HIV in other areas of the world.

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.


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ICE Learning Center Video Library
International Clinical Educators, Inc. collection of short patient videos available for in-class or online teaching designed specifically for physical therapy and occupational therapy faculty.

Issues & Controversies (Facts on File)
In-depth overviews of current events and controversial issues presenting various viewpoints.

International Newsstream (NC LIVE)
Provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

Job Openings (NCWorks.gov) (NC LIVE)
Job openings: NC state government jobs, America's Job Bank, and additional job search resources.


KidsHealth (NC LIVE)
Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.

Lab Tests Online (NC LIVE)
Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings.

Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms 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.

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MayoClinic.com (NC LIVE)
Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more.

MedlinePlus (NC LIVE)
Information about common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements (NC LIVE)
Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

Merck Manual Consumer Version (NC LIVE)
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated.

Merck Manual Professional Version (NC LIVE)
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.

Military & Government (EBSCO)
Collection of military titles, trade publications and news weeklies.

Morningstar Investment Research Center (NC LIVE)
Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.


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National Cancer Institute (NC LIVE)
Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NC LIVE)
Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.

National Institute of Mental Health (NC LIVE)
Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.

Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.

NC LIVE main webpage access

NC LIVE Video Collection (NC LIVE)
Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns', Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, Frontline and more.

Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

NC Public Schools Statistical Profile (NC LIVE)
Selected statistical data from the NCDPI on students, personnel and finances.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
Selected national and international newspapers.  Includes Raleigh News & Observer and Charlotte Observer.  Does not include Asheville Citizen Times.

New York Times (NC LIVE-ProQuest)
Full text articles from the premier US newspaper, 1981-current, Late Edition (East Coast).

NIH Senior Health (NC LIVE)
Aging-related health information for family members and friends seeking easy to understand online health information.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries (NC LIVE)
includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters, from Colonial times to 1950.

North Carolina Agricultural Statistics Service (NC LIVE)
Provides statistical information in table, map, and graph format on farm animals, crops, cash receipts, and weather.

North Carolina Curriculum (NC LIVE)
Specific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.

North Carolina Division of Public Health (NC LIVE)
Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates.

North Carolina Driver's Manual (NC LIVE)
Current DMV driver's manual in English and Spanish.

North Carolina Education Directory (NC LIVE)
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.

North Carolina General Assembly (NC LIVE)
Includes links to find representatives and senators for both the NCGA and the US Congress by county, district, and Zip code.

North Carolina Homepage (NC LIVE)
Provides comprehensive and online services for citizens, businesses, and state employees of North Carolina.

North Carolina Periodicals Index (NC LIVE)
Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

North Carolina State Government Publications Collection (NC LIVE)
Informational brochures and pamphlets, reports (annual, biennial, statistical), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines), handbooks, studies, and other information resources produced by state government.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook (NC LIVE)
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.

Open Library (NC LIVE)
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.

Our State Magazine Collection (NC LIVE)
Search or browse Our State magazine, North Carolina's premier travel, food, and culture publication celebrating the best of life in the state. Every issue from 1933 to 2011 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.

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 Theatre and Performance
Covers styles and movements, organizations, regions and traditions. Focuses particularly on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, and designers.

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.


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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.

ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection (NC LIVE)
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 Arts & Humanities Database (NC LIVE)
Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection (NC LIVE)
Provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.

ProQuest Australia & New Zealand Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand.

ProQuest Biology Database (NC LIVE)
Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection (NC LIVE)
Contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.

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 Continental Europe Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries.

ProQuest Criminal Justice (NC LIVE)
Comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals.

ProQuest East & Central Europe Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East European and Central European countries.

ProQuest East & South Asia Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries.

ProQuest Education Database (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 Environmental Science Collection (NC LIVE)
Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

ProQuest Family Health Database (NC LIVE)
Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

ProQuest Health & Medical Collection (NC LIVE)
Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

ProQuest Health Management (NC LIVE)
Full-text journal articles on health administration, hospitals, etc.

ProQuest India Database (NC LIVE)
Comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource providing full-text, scholarly journals, all published in India.

ProQuest Latin America & Iberia Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal.

ProQuest Library Science Database (NC LIVE)
Allows users to search the full-text of leading library and information science journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of 125+ core titles.

ProQuest Linguistics Database (NC LIVE)
Includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

ProQuest Middle East & Africa Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries.

ProQuest Military Database (NC LIVE)
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 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 Database (NC LIVE)
Full-text access to approximately 540 psychology journals. Coverage includes behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, and social psychology.

ProQuest Public Health Database (NC LIVE)
allows users to search the core literature in the field of public health.

ProQuest Religion (NC LIVE)
Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

ProQuest Research Companion (NC LIVE)
Award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently to the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, including more than 3,500 titles from scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines.

ProQuest Research Library (NC LIVE)
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 Database (NC LIVE)
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

ProQuest Social Science Database (NC LIVE)
Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

ProQuest Sociology Database (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.

ProQuest Telecommunications Database (NC LIVE)
Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

ProQuest Turkey Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey.

ProQuest U.K. & Ireland Database (NC LIVE)
Provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

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.

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RBdigital - formerly OneClickdigital Audio and OneClickdigital EBooks (NC LIVE)
Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more, as well as more than 80 classic fiction eBook titles available for checkout and download.

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.

SimplyAnalytics (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.

STAT!Ref Main
Thirty full-text medical/dental/nursing e-books, including the ICD-9-CM, volumes 1,2,3.

Testing & Education Reference Center (NC LIVE)
A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests along with practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

Wall Street Journal (Proquest)
Full text access to Wall Street Journal articles from 1984-present.

WorldCat (NC LIVE)
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.

ICE Learning Center video subscription

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