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Look at the list below for suggestions on where to start your research. NC LIVE requires a password to be used off campus (request this password).

Academic Search Complete is a great database to begin research on any subject.  If you have a research project for English, Psychology, Sociology, Nursing, Sonography, Biology or anything else, give this database a shot.
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A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy is an interactive, 3-D resource that lets you study the entire body and its systems. A great study tool for Anatomy and Physiology students to explore and learn the body.
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American History Online - By providing the most comprehensive range of information in one complete resource—subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images and videos, maps and charts, and timelines—American History Online offers a virtual library of American history for educators, students, and researchers of all ages.
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Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of nine civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and the Islamic Empire. Covering prehistory through the 1500s, this authoritative online database features a user-friendly interface.
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Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography.
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Business Insights: Global uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to quickly engage users in the global business environment.
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CAMIO - Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resource.
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Career Resources - Great links for finding careers and information about careers. From this page, check out Job & Career Accelerator to find tips on resume and cover letter writing as well as job searching. Also see Career Library for information about jobs such as the future outlook for a career and salary ranges.
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CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. CQ Researcher offers offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
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Credo Reference is a great place to start your research on any subject. All the information from this resource comes from e-books, so if you need a book source for your assignment you're in the right spot.
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Cultures of the World are e-books that provide excellent cultural information from festivals and holidays to religions and family structure. Not all cultures are covered but browse through to see if your country is available.
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Ebsco Academic eBook Collection is an extensive database of eBooks covering all subject areas. Consider this the electronic book version of Academic Search Complete. 
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Ebsco Clinical eBook Collection is designed for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions, this subscription collection features nearly 2,000 hand-selected, quality titles that focus on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.
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Electronic Books (E-books) - Click this link to find a listing of websites that house electronic books ranging from classic fiction to encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauruses to anatomy and much more!
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Films on Demand offers full-length videos covering any subject you may be researching. These films would be helpful to you for research purposes. Clips from these films could also be useful for you to show during class presentations.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference books that you can search through. Gale covers all subject areas: arts, religion, history, science and more.
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GREENR shapes a multi-faceted understanding of sustainability and supports research around social, environmental, and economic perspectives, enabling critical thinking around the evolving issues affecting sustainability and the hard science behind the solutions.
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Infobase has many excellent titles on religions of the world as well as blood-borne and other biological diseases.
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JSTOR: Language and Literature Collection is an excellent online resource for locating literary criticism on popular and obscure titles. To access JSTOR off campus, please login to Moodle and look for the box that says "JSTOR Off Campus Link". 

Learning Express Library provides online practice tests designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests you must pass. Examples include the Nursing Entrance Test, Certified Medical Assisting and Certified Surgical Technologist exams, Police and Corrections Officer exams, Citizenship exams, GED exams, GRE exams and more. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
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Liebert Online Medical Journals has approximately 70 full-text medical and biomedical journals. On-campus use only.

Literature Resource Center Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
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MedlinePlus is a website that provides access to high quality information on common diseases and conditions, a comprehensive guide to prescription and non-prescription drugs and a library of full length surgical videos.
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Modern World History Online covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of fully hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, primary sources, and timeline entries combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.
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Opposing Viewpoints is an excellent resource for hot button social issues such as immigration, offshore drilling, gun control and more. This will really help for a persuasive speech or paper.
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Oxford Reference brings together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. It is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts.
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OVID Nursing Collection is an excellent Nursing database that provides high-quality book and journal content from the industry
gold-standard—carefully selected and backed by Ovid’s practicing nurse professionals.
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Pronunciator is an online language learning tool. With 80 languages to choose from and ESL courses in 50 languages, Pronunciator is focused on quickly building conversational skills through a combination of interactive online drills, scored quizzes, and downloadable audio lessons and phrasebooks.
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Proquest ABI/Inform is where you can find company and industry reports and profiles, as well as articles about marketing, accounting, finance, economics and more.
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Proquest Accounting & Tax Database is the quintessential accountant's database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
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Proquest Biology Journals provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.
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Proquest Career and Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes over 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text. Both students and instructors can access the database to research virtually any technical topic.
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Proquest Central is a great database to begin research on any subject. If you have a research project for English, Psychology, Sociology, Nursing, Sonography, Biology or anything else, give this database a shot.
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Proquest Computing is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics such as Computer Science, Information Systems, and Database Design.
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Proquest Education Journals spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.
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ProQuest Entrepreneurship delivers a unique and powerful database collection - designed to arm entrepreneurs with vital resources for developing and researching their ideas while providing valuable insight to help progress and grow their product or service.
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ProQuest Environmental Science Collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and more.
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Proquest Health & Medical Complete covers biomedical topics such as Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, Parasitology, Pathology, and Communicable Diseases.
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ProQuest Health Management is designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration. This high-demand healthcare management content provides the most reliable and relevant information on a wide range of topics such as business and personnel management, ethics and public health administration.
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Proquest Military covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more.
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Proquest Newsstand gives you articles from many leading newspapers in the United States.
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Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source covers nursing, nursing education, and allied health topics. Here you will find care plans, case studies, legal cases, research studies, and more.
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Proquest Political Science covers topics such as, International Rrelations, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, International Development, Environmental Policy, Human Rights, and Migration.
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Proquest Psychology Journals covers topics such as Behavioral Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neurology, Personality, Psychobiology, Psychometrics and Social Psychology.
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Proquest Religion provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought.
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Proquest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more.
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Proquest Telecommunications covers topics such as Computer Applications, Data Communication, Data Transmission Systems, Electronic Data Processing, Information Science, Information Theory, Radio, Television and Wireless Communications.
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PubMed is a great database for research in the health and medical fields. You will find articles on biology, microbiology, sonography, radiation therapy, nutrition, public health, anatomy and physiology, and much more.
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Safari Technology eBooks provides access to over 4,600 ebooks and over 1,700 videos on technology related subjects. Some of the technology subtopics are web development, game programming, microsoft office help guides, guidebooks for popular digital camera brands like Nikon and Canon, guidebooks for popular computer brands like Mac and HP, and much more!
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Science in Context - From earth science and life science, to microbiology, space, technology, mathematics and science history, this database will provide excellent, science-related content for your research assignment.
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Stat!Ref: National Library Alliance is a collection of reference books focused on the medical and health fields. There are many good resources for nursing, surgical technology, medical assisting and more. Stat!Ref also has a mobile app available for apple and android devices. 
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U.S. History in Context - provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information. A great resource for American History research. 
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Videos - browse NC LIVE's collection of more than 250 high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Subjects covered include science, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts.
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Wall Street Journal provides full text access to the Wall Street Journal from 1981-current.
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World and Its Peoples is a collection of e-books that breaks down all the major components of cultures throughout the world. Examples of components included are religion, festivals, government, climate and geography.
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World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, to ensure that the events, movements and individuals that defined, informed and shaped world history are covered with a sense of balance.
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