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AccessScience
​9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, images and biographies of scientists.​
AtoZ World Culture
Content unsurpassed in the fields of culture, travel, language, trade, business, logistics, security and communications.
Chronicling America
​Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the US Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.​
ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as practical life skills, school and studying, career development, arts and leisure.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Explore the updated online encyclopedia with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images and web sites. In-house Use and Remote Access
Films on Demand
Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, 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.​
Homework Help
Includes encyclopedias, magazines, test preparation, writing help and other resources to aid in the completion of homework assignments.​
NC ECHO
Enables users to search across thousands of digitized and “born-digital” historic materials, including a wide variety of books, photographs, maps, family histories, state documents, newspapers and other materials from cultural heritage institutions around NC. The collections include a diverse array of materials by and about the people, places and history of NC.​
NC Gazetteer
A dictionary of NC’s geographical place names documenting location, history and origins. First published by the UNC Press in 1968, it was compiled by noted NC historian William S. Powell, professor emeritus of history at UNC-Chapel Hill. A revised edition in 2010 co-edited by Michael Hill of the NC Office of Archives and History updated and expanded the volume. It contains information on over 20,000 places in NC.
Pronunciator Language Learning
Provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. Audio lessons, interactive textbooks, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks, pronunciation analysis and quizzes are included. Users create their own login to access the resource and track their progress.
Proquest Science Journals
​Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food and more.​
Salem Press History
Access various titles. In-house Use or Remote Access
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 Package
​Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.​
Statistical Abstract of the US
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the US.
TumbleBooks
A collection of animated talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, math stories, read-alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), videos (from National Geographic) and TumbleTV, which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, puzzles and games.
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