Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
Premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.
Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
Searchable collection of online reference titles.
Gale In Context: Biography offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, and multimedia on the world's most influential people.
Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.
A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.
Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.
General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
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