NC LIVE Collections Data

Please note that because NC LIVE subscribes to aggregated databases, exact collection numbers change frequently. Survey data for IPEDS, ARL, and public libraries is current for the indicated dates.

If you need an exact collection number for a given date, or have any additional questions, please contact the NC LIVE Help Desk.

Survey data

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Current collections data

Total number of Databases: 86

This figure is a count of all NC LIVE subscribed databases, and does not include free resources or serials.


Total number of Ebooks: 270,418

Ebooks Collection Number of unique titles Source/Title List Usage Details
ABC-CLIO E-book Collection 206 See title lists Unlimited use
Credo Reference - Complete Core 1,423 See title lists Unlimited use
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete 236,352 See title lists Unlimited use
Ebook Central Permanent Collection (formerly MyiLibrary) 379 See title lists 3 simultaneous uses per title
eBooks on EBSCOhost 26,636 See title lists One user per copy; many titles have multiple copies (usage limits = concurrent user level)
Gale Ebooks 39 See title lists Unlimited use
HomeGrown Ebooks Collection 4,472 See title lists Unlimited use
hoopla eBooks Purchased 347 See title lists One user per copy; many titles have multiple copies
SIRS Discoverer 345 See title lists Unlimited use
LearningExpress Library 219 See title lists Unlimited use (Not counted for IPEDS/ARL as not discoverable in catalog)

Total number of Full-Text Journal Titles: 26,235

Use the NC LIVE Title Search for the most up-to-date full-text journal information. An Excel Spreadsheet is also available.


Total number of Streaming Videos: 60,677

Streaming Videos Collection Number of unique titles Source/Title List Usage Details
Ferguson's Career Guidance 650 https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?rsrc=418  
Films on Demand 48,066 Films on Demand admin portal  
Just For Kids 11,858 Infobase admin portal  
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health 12 https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?rsrc=307  
Research Companion 91 https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?rsrc=412  

Total number of Audiobooks: 1,492

Audiobooks Collection Number of unique titles Source/Title List Usage Details
hoopla Audiobooks 1,492 See title lists One copy, one use. Many titles have multiple copies.