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Electronic Resources by Title - N

NASA Astrophysics Data System

Description: The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 4.6 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and ArXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records, which are searchable through the Abstract Service query forms, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature which can be browsed though our Browse interface. Integrated in its databases, the ADS provides access and pointers to a wealth of external resources, including electronic articles, data catalogs and archives.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

Native American Archives

Description: Native American Archives collection provides more than 1.8 million pages of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th through the 20th century. The collection is made possible in collaboration with the National Archives and Allen County Library.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote/p>

 

NCLIVE Video Collection

Description: A selection of nearly 250 PBS programs, including films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.

Full text: N/A

Access: on campus and remote

 

NCJRS Abstracts Database

Description: The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice publications. To search the NCJRS collection of 7,000+ full-text publications, go to the NCJRS Virtual Library.

Full text: no

Access: free Internet access

 

NCJRS Virtual Library

Description: Searches the NCJRS web site and the web sites of the agencies of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the NCJRS collection of 7,000+ full-text publications.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

New York Times 

Description: The Historical New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage begins September 18, 1851.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

News & Observer, Index

Description: Index of important topics and personal names from articles and selected obituaries that appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer from 1926 to 1992 (some years are currently missing from the index, namely 1978-1981).

Full text: Includes some complete articles from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.

Access: on campus and remote

 

Newspaper Source Plus

Description: Provides abstracts and indexing 1995 to present for: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal (Eastern and Western editions), Christian Science Monitor (some full text), and The USA Today. Selected full text coverage for The Raleigh News & Observer.

Full text: Includes some complete articles from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.

Access: on campus and remote

 

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Description: 19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.

Full text: Yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

North American Industry Classification System

Description: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS pronounced Nakes) is a unique, all-new system for classifying business establishments. Adopted in 1997 to replace the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system, it is the industry classification system used by the statistical agencies of the United States. It is the first economic classification system to be constructed based on a single economic concept. Search by keyword to access related codes (these codes can then be used to access data in databases, such as the United States Economic Census. There is a SIC and NAICS conversion feature. The Ask Dr. NAICS feature is also helpful for new users.

Full text: no

Access: free Internet access

 

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Description: Over 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials depicting the personal experiences of hundreds of women.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

North Carolina Standard Course of Study

Description: Serves as a curriculum terminal from which you can travel to specific goals and objectives based on discipline and grade level. This service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade and subject area.

Full text: N/A

Access: free Internet access

 

 

Electronic Resources by Title - M

Mary Ann Liebert

Description: A searchable database of peer reviewed journals in the fields of biomedical research and life sciences, biotechnology, clinical medicine and surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, engineering and informatics, law, psychology, and public health and policy.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

MEDLINEplus

Description: Includes citations to medical literature, as well as an encyclopedia, adictionary, drug information, and other health related resources. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Mental Measurements Yearbook

Description: Coming soon.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Mergent Online

Description: Source for global business and financial information on over 10,000 U.S. public companies, 17,000+ non-U.S. public companies, as well as extensive corporate and municipal bond, UIT, and dividend information.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

MERLOT

Description: Provides free access to a growing collection of online learning materials, peer reviews, and assignments to help faculty enhance instruction.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

MetaLib

Description: MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

Full text: N/A

Access: free Internet access

 

Military & Government Collection

Description: Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military, as well as a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications, and news weeklies. Includes abstracts and indexing for nearly 400 titles providing cover to cover full text for nearly 350. Database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

MLA International Bibliography

Description: A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations, MLA indexes periodical articles on literature, languages, linguistics and folklore. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

MLA Literary Research Guide

Description: The Literary Research Guide is a selective, annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Morningstar

Description: Morningstar's data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. One can retrieve a list of stocks that also have analyst reports. A list of fund analyst reports can also be retrieved.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

My iLibrary

Description: A collection of over 300+ ebooks spanning a number of subject areas.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

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Electronic Resources by Title - L

Latino American Experience

Description: The Latino American Experience (LAE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of U.S. Latinos.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

LearningExpress Library

Description: Provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Note: it requires students to complete a free online registration.

Full text: n/a

Access: on campus and remote

 

LexisNexis Academic Universe

Description: Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal and reference information.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: PDF

 

LGBT Life with Full Text 

Description: Covers all facets of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Includes the full text for 50 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as dozens of full text monographs. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus containing over 6,300 terms. Full text content available in LGBT Life with Full Text includes The Advocate, Gay Parent Magazine, Girlfriends, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies, James White Review, ISNA News, Ladder, Lesbian Tide, New York Blade, ONE, Tangents, Washington Blade, and many more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Library and Information Science Abstracts

Description: Library science, information theory, online retrieval, etc. - journal articles
Subject Area(s): Social Sciences, Science & Technology
Coverage: 1969-Current

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Description: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Description: This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literature Online (LION)

Description: A fully searchable digital library of over 300,000 works of English and American literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literary Reference Center Plus

Full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research needs.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote access

 

Literature Resource Center

Description: Provides critical and biographical information about more than 120,000 authors from the Classical period to the present. It provides several hundred thousand full text journal articles and other critical essays, thousands of plot summaries and links to authoritative Web sites, over 100,000 author biographies, several thousand author portraits, and the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

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Electronic Resources by Title - I

ISI Web of Knowledge

Description: ISI Web of Knowledge, an integrated Web-based platform, provides high-quality content and the tools to access, analyze, and manage research information. These tools include: Cross-product searching, Links to full text, Citation alerts, Table of contents alerts, Personal journal lists, and Personal bibliographic management.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Description: Selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

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Electronic Resources by Title - H

HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I & II

Description: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I & II Full text of Harper's Weekly, 1857-1877.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

HathiTrust

Description: Over 1 million digitized ebooks in the public domain.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Description: Provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, and provides abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. Also includes integrated results from Clinical Pharmacology and access to Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Health Source Plus: Consumer Edition

Description: Consumer health, nutrition and professional periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

HeritageQuest

Description: Provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Contains original page images for all documents, over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI, and other expanding collections.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical Abstracts

Description: Indexes scholarly literature of world history, 1450-present.

Full text: no; some links to other fulltext resources

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical New York Times

Description: The Historical New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage begins September 18, 1851.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Historical Statistics of the United States

Description: This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Each series is fully documented and placed in historical context by a recognized expert.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Hoover's Company Profiles

Description:A business research platform that allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to build lists, create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

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Electronic Resources by Title - G

Gale Literary Criticisms Online

Description: Literary commentary from scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Gale Literature Resource Center

Description: Provides critical and biographical information about more than 120,000 authors from the Classical period to the present. It provides several hundred thousand full text journal articles and other critical essays, thousands of plot summaries and links to authoritative Web sites, over 100,000 author biographies, several thousand author portraits, and the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Description: provides respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas, all in E-Book reference title format. Coverage: 1999 - 2005

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GenderWatch

Description: With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch provides historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender studies; family studies; gender studies, and womens studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining more than 200 academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch provides researchers with more than 100,000 articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GeoRef

Description: Covers environmental and engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology and oceanography, and mineralogy. Over 3,500 journals are reviewed for indexing in the GeoRef database as well as books, maps, government reports, conference papers, and theses and dissertations. Over 90,000 references are added to GeoRef annually.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Global Reference Center

Description: Britannica’s Global Reference Center is an extensive collection of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s foreign language content, offering trustworthy information in Spanish, Japanese, Korean, simplified Chinese, and French. Users will find comprehensive global content on subjects such as art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology and more!

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

GPO Access

Description: GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

GreenFile

Description: GreenFile offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

Grove Dictionary of Art Online (Please logout of this resource when you're finished)

Description: The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Provides constant additions of new material and updates to the original text, as well as extensive image links and sophisticated search advantages.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Electronic Resources by Title - F

Faber Poetry Library

Description: A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Family and Society Studies Worldwide

Description: Family & Society Studies Worldwide provides coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present indexing publications from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses & dissertations and other sources.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Films on Demand

Description: A collection of high-quality video covering the humanities, business, and sciences.

Full text: N/A

Access: on campus and remote

 

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Electronic Resources by Title - E

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Description: Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Ebrary - Academic Complete (App Available )

Description: A collection of 41,000+ ebooks covering a wide range of topics.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

  

EconLit FullText

Description: Provides access to the economic literature from the American Economic Association. The resource contains citations and abstracts back to 1969 as well as links to some full text articles in all fields of economics. Econlit indexes journal articles, books, collective volume works, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews. Currently there are over 630,000 records indexed within the resource and it is updated monthly. Econlit uses the Journal of Economic Literature classification system and controlled vocabulary to index its records.

Full text: no

Access: on campus and remote

 

Education Law in North Carolina [Requires Java and IE] (May have to hit F5 key several times for resource to load)

Description: Education Law in North Carolina is a "plain English" source of information about the federal and state law that affects North Carolina schools and administrators. It contains links to North Carolina case law, statutes, regulations and other valuable legal resources. Education Law in North Carolina is updated annually.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Note: You must have Java on your computer to access ELNC. If you are experiencing difficulties accessing ELNC, try downloading Java fromhttp://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp. In addition, your browser must be set to accept cookies. A page that describes how to do that in several browsers may be found at http://www.google.com/cookies.html. Hit the F5 key if resource fails to load initially.

Guides: Word PDF

 

Education Research Complete

Description: Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals. Full text for more than 1,060 journals. Full text for 105 books and monographs. Full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

e-Duke Books

Description: Duke University Press's books online. Here, scholars and the interested public can discover essential contributions and emerging thought in the humanities and social sciences.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Description: The complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and more.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

English Poetry

Description:The original ground-breaking Chadwyck-Healey collection, English Poetry contains essentially the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th. Over 160,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets are drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Description: Entrepreneurial Studies Source provides the latest insight into topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. This database offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Environment Complete

Description: Environment Complete 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. Coverage goes back to the 1940s.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

ERIC

Description: Indexing and abstracts of scholarly journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education and more from 1966.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Word PDF

 

Ethnic NewsWatch

Description: Provides access to newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. With titles dating from 1990, Ethnic NewsWatch presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 250 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Eurpoean Views of the Americas

Description: This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750," the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

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Electronic Resources by Title - D

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Description: Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Digital Archives of The Robesonian

Description: Digital Archives of The Robesonian, is available (via Access NewspaperARCHIVE) from 1897 to the present. The Robesonian is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Digital NC

Description: Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Dissertations & Theses

Description: The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 60,000 new citations are added to the database every year.

Full text: Partial (1997 to the present)

Access: on campus and remote

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