For Librarians

Updates and news

Which resources should NC LIVE purchase for the 2021-2023 resource cycle? 

The NC LIVE Resource Advisory Committee wants your feedback! Please tell us what you think about the value of current NC LIVE resources, and give us your suggestions for new resources for the 2021-2023 Resource Selection Cycle!


Morningstar has recently launched redesigned security quote pages for Mutual Funds, ETFs, and Stocks. The redesigned quote pages are reorganized and feature several data enhancements, including more interactive charting, and Sustainability and Carbon Risk metrics. Along with the redesign, Morningstar also introduced quantitative ratings for equities. 

Possible downtimes this week are listed below:

Thursday, November 21st, 5:00am -
Maintenance at MCNC. This may result in possible downtime on

Friday, November 22nd, 7:30-8:30am- and proxies
Maintenance on our servers on Friday, November 22nd at 7:30am. This may result in downtime from 7:30-8:30am for, and NC LIVE proxies (this affects libraries using NC LIVE Hosted Proxy, barcode and password authentication)

Update November 15, 2019: The outages have been resolved.

Springshare is currently experiencing a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack on their LibGuides US servers.

Users may see a 503 bad gateway error message.

This will affect the website of any library using the NC LIVE Website Service.

 You can get updates at their twitter account:


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