History & Biography

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ABC-CLIO E-book CollectionHistory & literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
Academic Search CompleteMagazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
American Slavery: A Composite AutobiographyLife histories of former slaves compiled from 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
ArchiveGridAccess to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
Biography Reference CenterMore than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.
DigitalNCExplore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
Gale Virtual Reference LibrarySearchable collection of online reference titles.
HeritageQuestTreasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
MasterFILE CompleteGeneral magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
MyiLibraryOnline books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
NC ECHOOnline access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.
NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
North American Women's Letters and DiariesWomen'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.
OAIsterCatalog of digital books, articles, audiofiles, images, and more.
One Click AudioDownloadable 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.
WorldCatCatalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.

Articles

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Academic Search CompleteMagazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
MasterFILE CompleteGeneral magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
OAIsterCatalog of digital books, articles, audiofiles, images, and more.

Audio Books

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One Click AudioDownloadable 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.

Biographies

TitleRecommended
ABC-CLIO E-book CollectionHistory & literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
Biography Reference CenterMore than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.
MyiLibraryOnline books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.

Peer-Reviewed

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Academic Search CompleteMagazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
MasterFILE CompleteGeneral magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.

Primary Sources

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ABC-CLIO E-book CollectionHistory & literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
American Slavery: A Composite AutobiographyLife histories of former slaves compiled from 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.
DigitalNCExplore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
HeritageQuestTreasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
NC ECHOOnline access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.
North American Women's Letters and DiariesWomen'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.

Videos

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NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.