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Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
Digital Library on American Slavery
Digital Library on American Slavery (DLAS) is a freely available and searchable database focused on bringing to light the names of enslaved individuals from court petitions, historical newspapers, and deed records held by Register of Deeds offices across North Carolina.
Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.
Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Course
This online, self-paced course will help you recognize opportunities that others overlook and determine whether starting a business is right for you.
Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.
Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.
MedlinePlus Drugs, Herbs and Supplements
Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.
Merck Manual Professional Version
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.
NC Health Info
Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
Complete set of employment tools for job seekers in North Carolina. Search jobs, create résumés, find education and training.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 201020 decade.
A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.
Our State Magazine Collection
Search or browse Our State magazine, North Carolina's premier travel, food, and culture publication celebrating the best of life in the state. Every issue from 1933 to 2017 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.
Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.
State Data Center
The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.