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 CompleteWarning! Magazines 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.
ArchiveGridWarning! Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
Biography Reference CenterWarning! More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.
Criminal Justice PeriodicalsNew! Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
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 CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
Military & Government CollectionWarning! Current news on all branches of the military, includes a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies.
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.
OAIsterWarning! Catalog 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.
ProQuest CentralNew! General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
ProQuest MilitaryNew! 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 Political ScienceNew! Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! 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 Social Science JournalsNew! Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
WorldCatCatalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.

Articles

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Academic Search CompleteWarning! Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
Criminal Justice PeriodicalsNew! Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
Military & Government CollectionWarning! Current news on all branches of the military, includes a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies.
OAIsterWarning! Catalog of digital books, articles, audiofiles, images, and more.
ProQuest CentralNew! General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
ProQuest MilitaryNew! 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 Political ScienceNew! Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! 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 Social Science JournalsNew! Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

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 CenterWarning! More 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.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! 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.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

Peer-Reviewed

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Academic Search CompleteWarning! Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
Criminal Justice PeriodicalsNew! Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
Military & Government CollectionWarning! Current news on all branches of the military, includes a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies.
ProQuest CentralNew! General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
ProQuest MilitaryNew! 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 Political ScienceNew! Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! 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 Social Science JournalsNew! Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

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.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

Videos

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