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  • A.D.A.M.
    The most comprehensive, interactive anatomy teaching resource is now available via online. All new design and online functionality makes it easier than ever for students to explore and learn.
  • ABC - Clio E-Book Collection  Icon
    History & literature e-books, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • African-American Poetry  Icon
    Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.
  • American Poetry  Icon
    Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.
  • American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography  Icon
    Life histories of former slaves compiled from 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
  • ArchiveGrid  Icon
    Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
  • Art & Architecture Complete  Icon
    Magazines, journals, trade publications and books covering a variety of art and architecture subjects including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and more. Includes image collection of over 63,000 images.
  • ArticleFirst  Icon
    For researchers, ArticleFirst contains descriptions on the table of contents of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, and the humanities.
  • ArtNC  Icon
    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.
  • Auto Repair Reference Center  Icon
    Drawings, step-by-step photographs, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the manufactures for thousands of vehicles.


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  • Bills from the NC General Assembly  Icon
    Current and historical bills from the NC General Assembly. Search by attribute, bill number, chamber, committee, and more.
  • Biography Reference Center  Icon
    More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.
  • Books in Print
    A bibliographic database of over 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, currently in print and information on forthcoming and out-of-print books. Also offers: reviews; tables of contents; cover images; author biographies; awards information; and annotations.
  • Business Link North Carolina  Icon
    Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina.
  • Business Source Complete  Icon
    Journals, peer-reviewed publications, magazines on a wide range of topics including: marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.


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  • CAMIO  Icon
    Photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture.
  • CCLINC Online Catalog
    CCLINC is a shared catalog with more than a million learning resources, making this library cooperative third in size among the libraries of publicly funded institutions of higher education in North Carolina. This iLink online catalog gives access to the collections at each of the libraries.

    It allows you to search the collection, place items on hold, and check on the status of your personal patron file.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  Icon
    Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.
  • Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades  Icon
    Recursos sobre enfermedades, condiciones y otros temas especiales, con las vacunas de la salud y las recomendaciones para los viajeros en todo el mundo.
  • CINAHL w/Full Text  Icon
    Covers nursing, alternative medicine, radiology, speech pathology, physical therapy, and more. It offers articles, dissertations, conference proceedings, and standards of practice.
  • ClasePeriodica  Icon
    Indexes for Latin American scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, science, and technology.

    Índices de revistas científicas de América Latina en las ciencias sociales, Humanidades, ciencia y tecnología.
  • Company Profiles  Icon
    10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor, including U.S., European, and Asian companies.
  • Consumer Health Complete  Icon
    Information on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, and more.
  • CQ Researcher  Icon
    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  Icon
    News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
  • Credo Reference
    Now offering more than 600 highly regarded titles from over 80 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject.
  • Crime in North Carolina (Uniform Crime Report)  Icon
    The Uniform Crime Reporting Program collects data on the age, race, and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations.


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  • DigitalNC  Icon
    Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.


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  • eBooks on EBSCOhost  Icon
    Collection of over 20,000 full-text eBooks on a wide variety of topics.
  • ebrary
    An online collection of authoritative and copyrighted books that provides access to the full-text of publications online at anytime.
  • Economic Development Information System  Icon
    Statistical, analytical and mapping tool designed to aid economic and community development decision making.
  • English Poetry  Icon
    Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source  Icon
    Covers topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business, including key periodicals, reference books, case studies, company profiles and 600+ videos with transcripts from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
  • Environment Complete  Icon
    Journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more.
  • ERIC (Education)  Icon
    Digests from education-related journals. Provides access to Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.


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  • Faber Poetry Library  Icon
    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.
  • Films on Demand Humanities & Social Sciences
    Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group into your content management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog system.
  • Films on Demand Nursing Collection
    Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group into your content management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog system.
  • Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  Icon
    Covers topics such as presidents, history, science, and literature.


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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • Go Ask Alice  Icon
    Interactive health advice allows you to explore health information and ask questions on topics important to you.
  • Government Employee Telephone Directory  Icon
    A searchable alphabetical listing and departmental directory are included.
  • GPO  Icon
    U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments.
  • GreenFILE  Icon
    Scholarly and general interest titles, government documents, and reports related to the topic of ecology.


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  • Health Source: Consumer Edition  Icon
    Magazines, journals, and essays on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, general health, adult health, pediatric health, senior health, women's health and sports medicine.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  Icon
    Magazines, journals, and essays on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, general health, adult health, pediatric health, senior health, women's health and sports medicine.
  • Healthfinder  Icon
    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 Espanol  Icon
    Diarios, revistas y diccionarios médicos sobre la salud de las minorías, así como la prevención y el autocuidado en una variedad de temas como el embarazo, VIH, diabetes, salud de women y más.
  • HeritageQuest  Icon
    Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
  • HIV InSite  Icon
    Up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy. Includes information on HIV in other areas of the world.
  • Hoover's  Icon
    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.


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  • Intellect  Icon
    Search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, location, and other criteria to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds. Download 100 records per search.


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  • Job & Career Accelerator  Icon
    Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
  • Job Openings  Icon
    Job openings: NC state government jobs, America's Job Bank, and additional job search resources.


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  • Kids Search  Icon
    For grades 3 and up. Search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, literature, and current events.
  • KidsHealth  Icon
    Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.


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  • Lab Tests Online  Icon
    Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings.
  • LearningExpress Library  Icon
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • Legal Information Reference Center  Icon
    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 most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text  Icon
    Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Contains the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It's all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today's researchers demand.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus  Icon
    Articles and criticisms, including peer-reviewed, bios and interviews, novels, short stories, poems, and literary magazines.
  • Library2Go (powered by OverDrive)
    24/7 online access to a digital collection of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video. Select from a vast catalog of hundreds of thousands of titles. Read on a Kindle device or within Kindle apps (U.S. only), or download to a wide variety of devices.


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  • Mango Languages
    Learn in just 15 minutes a day! Because Mango focuses on practical speaking skills, you’ll be speaking after just one lesson. Learn anywhere—on just about any device. Over 40 foreign languages to explore and over 15 ESL courses taught in patron’s native language. -Learn anytime and anywhere with remote access and FREE mobile apps.
  • MAS Complete  Icon
    For high school and junior college students. Includes magazines, original historical documents, including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Charts, tables, and graphs.
  • MasterFILE Complete  Icon
    General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed.
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    Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more.
  • MedlinePlus  Icon
    Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.
  • MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements  Icon
    Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.
  • Merck Manual Home Edition  Icon
  • Middle Search Plus  Icon
    Search for articles with images - including charts, photos, maps, and illustrations.
  • Military & Government Collection  Icon
    Current news on all branches of the military, includes a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center  Icon
    Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.
  • MyiLibrary  Icon
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.


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  • National Cancer Institute  Icon
    Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine  Icon
    Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.
  • National Institute of Mental Health  Icon
    Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.
  • NC Health Info  Icon
    Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
  • NC Live  Icon
    The power of your library, online! We give you free access to eBooks, audio books, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and more.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection  Icon
    Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns', Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
  • NC Public Schools Statistical Profile  Icon
    Selected statistical data from the NCDPI on students, personnel and finances.
  • NCPedia  Icon
    Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
  • Newspaper Source Plus  Icon
    Selected national and international newspapers such as the New York Times and Washington Post.
  • New York Times (via ProQuest)  Icon
    Provides full text access to New York Times (1980-current), New York Times Magazine (1997-current), and New York Times Book Review (1997-current).
  • NIH Senior Health  Icon
    Aging-related health information for family members and friends seeking easy to understand online health information.
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries  Icon
    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.
  • North Carolina Agricultural Statistics Service  Icon
    Provides statistical information in table, map, and graph format on farm animals, crops, cash receipts, and weather.
  • North Carolina Community Newspapers  Icon
    Over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage.
  • North Carolina Curriculum  Icon
    Specific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Driver's Manual  Icon
    Current DMV driver's manual in English and Spanish.
  • North Carolina Education Directory  Icon
    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  Icon
    Includes links to find representatives and senators for both the NCGA and the US Congress by county, district, and Zip code.
  • North Carolina Homepage  Icon
    Provides comprehensive and online services for citizens, businesses, and state employees of North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Periodicals Index  Icon
    Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
  • North Carolina Public Health  Icon
    Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates.
  • North Carolina State Government Publications Collection  Icon
    Informational brochures and pamphlets, reports (annual, biennial, statistical), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines), handbooks, studies, and other information resources produced by state government.
  • North Carolina Teacher Academy  Icon
    Links to Internet based resources for K-12 classroom teachers and educational sites recommended for students and parents.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus  Icon
    Reader's advisory service for fiction and nonfiction titles, designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Searchable by author, title, series name, plot, and lexile level. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
  • NoveList Plus  Icon
    Readers' advisory service for fiction and non-fiction. Searchable by author, title, series name, subject, and plot. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.


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  • OAIster  Icon
    Catalog of digital books, articles, audiofiles, images, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook  Icon
    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.
  • One Click Audio  Icon
    Downloadable audio books 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  Icon
    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.


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  • PsycArticles (APA)
    PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    This is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • Points of View  Icon
    Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
  • Primary Search (Children's Magazines)  Icon
    Over 60 popular, elementary school magazines.
  • PubMed  Icon
    Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.


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  • R2 Digital Library
    The R2 Digital Library is a market-leading eBook platform for health science collections featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks presented through a clean and intuitive interface.
  • Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income  Icon
    Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.
  • Regional Business News  Icon
    75 business journals, newspapers, and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Resources for College Libraries
    the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring almost 85,000 titles in 117
  • Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection
    The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection is an exciting collaboration between Duke, UNC–Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest University. Over the past two years, our project team has gathered and digitized thousands of primary sources from our state's religious history. The goal is to collect these materials in a single digital collection to preserve them and make them widely available to both academic audiences and the general public. We are the only digitization project focused on the history of religion and religious bodies in a single state. Our collection is growing daily as we acquire, clear, and scan new sources from a variety of traditions in North Carolina, including Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism and self-identified pagan religions.


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  • Salud en Español  Icon
    provee un informe sobre salud basado en evidencias de fácil lectura sobre una gran variedad de enfermedades, afecciones y tratamientos. Todos los informes se encuentran arbitrados por especialistas y contienen la información más actualizada.
  • Sanborn Maps North Carolina  Icon
    Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
  • Science Full-Text Select
    provides full-text articles covering a variety of current social, scientific, health, political, and global issues.
  • Science Reference Center  Icon
    Science encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, life science, physics, and more.
  • Searchasaurus  Icon
    K-5 students can search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, books, and current events.
  • Serials Directory  Icon
    Provides up-to-date information and pricing for popular magazines and other serials.hers worldwide.
  • Simply Map  Icon
    Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • Small Business Reference Center  Icon
    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. Includes business lectures and ‘how to’ videos, as well as state-specific resources.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center  Icon
    Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines such as outdoor power equipment, tractors, boats, motorcycles, and more.
  • STAT!Ref
    Offering full-text eBooks in various medical specialties, including nursing.
  • State Center for Health Statistics  Icon
    Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
  • State Data Center  Icon
    The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.
  • State Demographics  Icon
    Provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex.
  • Student Research Center (SRC)  Icon
    Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.


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  • Tax Forms via NC Department of Revenue  Icon
    Downloadable versions of current North Carolina individual and corporate income, franchise, sales, and withholding tax forms.
  • Teacher Reference Center  Icon
    Index of popular teacher and administrator journals, magazines, and books.
  • Teaching Positions in North Carolina  Icon
    Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.
  • TOPICsearch  Icon
    Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.
  • Twentieth Century African-American Poetry  Icon
    62 of the most important poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry  Icon
    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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  • Wall Street Journal  Icon
    Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).
  • Women's Health  Icon
    Resource on women’s health topics: pregnancy, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause, mental health, quitting smoking, and domestic violence.
  • WorldCat  Icon
    Catalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.


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For facutly and staff use the first initial of your first name followed by your last name (ex. jsmith) as your username. Your password is your personal RCCC password.


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