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A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy

Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 13,000 journals, with full text for nearly 9,000 of those titles.

ABC-CLIO E-book Collections

Includes: Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Literature, Daily Life through History, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context.

Academic Search Complete

Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 13,000 journals, with full text for nearly 9,000 of those titles.

African-American Poetry

Poems from 1750-1900.

American Poetry

Poems written from 1650-1920.

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

Life histories of former slaves compiled from 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.


Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.

Art & Architecture Complete

A leading database for the study of art and architecture, this database provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books.


For researchers, ArticleFirst contains descriptions on the table of contents of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, and the humanities.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market.

Biography Reference Center

Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

Britannica Online Academic Edition

With it's engaging interface and new opportunities to conduct more in-depth research and collaborate with others. Continually updated, this award-winning reference site is specifically designed to meet the needs of academic libraries. The foundation of Britannica Online is the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the largest, most authoritative encyclopedia in the world.

Business Source Complete

Industry's most popular business research database, features the full text for more than 3,000 journals and trade publications.


Photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture.


A linked catalog that provides access to the collections of each library in the NC Community College system. Searches can be performed on each library individually or collectively as a whole.

CINAHL w/Full Text

The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Citation Machine

An online tool that prompts you to enter the necessary information and returns to you a properly formatted MLA and APA citation.


Indexes for Latin American scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology.

Consumer Health Complete

Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

CQ Researcher Online

Covering today's most important issues and controversial subjects. Weekly issue covers an in-depth, single topic report featuring more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies.

CQ Weekly

Reports on the world s most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.

Credo Reference

An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

24,467 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

English Poetry

Find poems written from 600 to 1900.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.

Environment Complete

This resource offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

RIC (Education)

ERIC contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

Faber Poetry Library

A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber list spans the seventy-year history of this major publishing house.

Free Dictionary, The

A free online dictionary

Free Dictionary, The

A free online dictionary

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This online encyclopedia provides over 25000 entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

30 Reference books and Encyclopedias in Religion, History, Philosophy, and more.


Scholarly and general interest titles, government documents, and reports related to the topic of ecology.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

A rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 fulltext, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly fulltext journals focusing on many medical disciplines.


Treasury of American genealogical sources.


Business research platform allows users to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.

Image Search

A search interface for articles with images including charts, photos, maps, and illustrations.

Job & Career Accelerator

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Kids Search

A search interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners.

Legal Information Reference Center Contains hundreds of full

text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and mostrespected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Reference Center Plus

A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

MAS Complete

A comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 550 popular, high school magazines as well as reference book and biographies.

MasterFile Complete

Contains full text for more than 2,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

Middle Search Plus

Contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines.

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Morningstar Library Edition

Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

MyiLibrary eBooks

Over 200 titles in History, Literature, and more.


A large collection of databases, covering a wide range of topics, that provides a searchable collection of over 50,000 resources, including magazines, newspapers, and journals, electronic books, historical materials, maps, and much more.

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Reader's advisory service for fiction and nonfiction titles, designed to support the curriculum and kids pleasure reading.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is an online readers' resource with information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles.


Catalog of digital books, articles, audiofiles, images, and more.

One Click Digital eAudiobooks

Over 1200 downloadable eAudiobooks.

PBS Video Collection

Over 400 streaming videos from PBS.

Points of View

Provides students with essays on more than 280 topics that present multiple sides of a current issue.

Primary Search (Children's Magazines)

Specifically for elementary school libraries, contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines.

Project Gutenberg

A large collection of free ebooks.

Regional Business News

Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications.

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.

Science Reference Center

Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs.


User search experience for users in primary education: Includes Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, TOPICsearch.

Serials Directory

Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials.

Simply Map

Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

SIRS Knowledge Source

A general reference resource comprised of 3 databases (Researcher, Government Reporter, and Renaissance) in one.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines such as outdoor power equipment, tractors, boats, motorcycles, and more.

STATRef - Dentistry Database & User Resources

STATRef - Medical Resources

Medical database with 35 well-known texts distributed by National Library Alliance.

STATRef - Nursing

Medical database with 35 well-known texts distributed by National Library Alliance.

Student Research Center (SRC)

Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.


Contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers.

Twentieth Century African-American Poetry

A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century.

Twentieth Century American Poetry

This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets.

Twentieth-Century English Poetry

A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day.

Wall Street Journal

Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).


A free online, user edited encyclopedia


A "world-wide library catalog" of one billion items and growing!