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Online Databases

The Library's collection of online databases gives you access to thousands of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers, full-text books, audio books, videos, images, and reference materials such as subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.

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  • A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy  Icon
    A.D.A.M. Interactive allows you to dissect anatomy layer-by-layer, identify and review pinned atlas anatomy structures, and interact with 3D models. Includes a multimedia encyclopedia, 3D images, and over 3,000 illustrations.
  • ABC-CLIO eBOOK Collection  Icon
    History and literature e-books.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  Icon  Icon
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers on many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • AccessScience  Icon  Icon
    Contains reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines (primary research material, videos, animations, and curriculum maps).
  • African-American Poetry  Icon
    African-American poetry 1750-1900.
  • ALLDATA's Automotive Repair Information  Icon
    Current, comprehensive automotive information. [On-campus Access Only]
  • American Poetry  Icon
    American poetry 1600-1900.
  • Art & Architecture Complete  Icon
    Magazines, journals, trade publications and books covering a variety of art and architecture subjects including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and more.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Auto Repair Reference Center  Icon
    Provides repair information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • Biography Reference Center  Icon
    More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Business Source Complete  Icon
    Journals, peer-reviewed publications, magazines on a wide range of topics including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)  Icon
    Collection of art images covering cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA)  Icon  Icon
    Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.
  • Canadian Newsstand Complete  Icon  Icon
    Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.
  • CINAHL with Full Text  Icon
    Index of journals for nursing and allied health research, including full-text articles from selected journals.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Consumer Health Complete  Icon
    Provides articles and other content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • CQ Researcher  Icon
    Comprehensive, non-biased reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world.
  • CQ Weekly  Icon
    Coverage of the U.S. Congress: bills, votes, amendments, committees, etc.
  • Credo Reference  Icon
    Collection of over 600 full-text reference books that cover thousands of topics including art, business, medicine, sociology, technology, and much more.


  • Daily Reflector, The (Greenville, NC)  Icon
    The Daily Reflector is Greenville's daily newspaper. Included in the database are articles starting from 4/2/1999 through the present. Additionally, the database includes several national news magazines that can be searched separately.


  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Online full-text versions of selected books; includes fiction and nonfiction.
  • ebrary  Icon  Icon
    ebrary offers authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. ebrary books can be downloaded to various devices.
  • English Poetry  Icon
    English poetry from 600 to 1900.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source  Icon
    Covers topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business, including key periodicals, reference books, case studies, company profiles and 600+ videos with transcripts from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Environment Complete  Icon
    Journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)  Icon
    Citations and selected full-text for education-related journals and reports.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • Faber Poetry Library  Icon
    20th-century poetry.
  • Films on Demand  Icon  Icon
    This collection provides over 21,000 thousand high quality streaming videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.
  • Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  Icon
    General interest encyclopedia.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Icon
    Includes viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and more on various controversial topics.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Collection of electronic reference books and subject encyclopedias.
  • GreenFILE  Icon
    Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles that include content on global warming, green building, pollution and more.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • Health Source: Consumer Edition  Icon
    Provides articles and other content related to health, nutrition, and a variety of medical topics.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  Icon
    Contains scholarly and peer-reviewed journals for nursing and allied health.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • HeritageQuest Online  Icon
    Collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection  Icon  Icon
    Collection of more than 1,000 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles  Icon  Icon
    Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.


  • ICE Video Library  Icon  Icon
    Videos from International Clinical Educators, Inc. that support physical and occupational therapy curricula. Treatment settings include acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU.
  • Infotrac Newsstand  Icon
    A full-text newspaper database. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2014.


  • LearningExpressLibrary  Icon
    Practice tests, tutorials and e-books designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. Includes TOEFL, GED, ASVAB, ACT, EMS, basic skills, and much more.
  • Legal Information Reference Center  Icon
    Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Includes state-specific resources.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA)  Icon
    Journals and trade publications on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Literary Reference Center Plus  Icon
    Articles and criticisms, including peer-reviewed, bios and interviews, novels, short stories, poems, and literary magazines.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Literature Criticism Online (Gale)  Icon
    Comprehensive coverage of critical essays from the Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Poetry Criticism series.
  • Literature Resource Center (via Gale Artemis)  Icon  Icon
    Includes biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.


  • MAS Complete  Icon
    For high school and junior college students. Includes magazines, original historical documents, including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Charts, tables, and graphs.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • MasterFILE Complete  Icon
    General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Mergent Intellect  Icon
    Business information database that allows users to research companies, develop mailing lists and perform market research.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Middle Search Plus  Icon
    General reference for middle school students.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Military & Government Collection  Icon
    Military-related periodicals, journals, and other publications.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center  Icon
    Research and independent opinions on thousands of stocks and mutual funds.
  • MyiLibrary eBooks  Icon
    Collection of full-text e-books on topics such as medicine, law, foreign languages, social science, history, and more.


  • NC LIVE  Icon
    Homepage for the collection of databases provided to North Carolina citizens through local libraries.
  • NC LIVE eBooks Portal  Icon
    The eBooks Portal makes it easier for users of the NC LIVE website to browse and search all of NC LIVE's e-book content. The portal includes access to eBook Collection, MyiLibrary, ABC-CLIO, Learning Express Library, and Open Library.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection  Icon
    View PBS documentaries and educational programs online.
  • Newspaper Source Plus  Icon
    Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers and selective full text for 410 U.S newspapers.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries  Icon
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus  Icon
    Reader's advisory service for fiction and nonfiction titles, designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Searchable by author, title, series name, plot, and lexile level. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • NoveList Plus  Icon
    Comprehensive readers' advisory tool that allows you to search popular fiction.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • OneClickdigital  Icon
    Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • OxResearch  Icon  Icon
    Articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide.


  • Pharmaceutical News Index  Icon  Icon
    News on medical technology, research and legislative developments.
  • Points of View Reference Center  Icon
    Series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Primary Search (Children's Magazines)  Icon
    Full text of over 60 popular elementary school magazines.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Pronunciator  Icon  Icon
    Pronunciator provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis.
  • ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database  Icon  Icon
    Articles and reports covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.
  • ProQuest Asian Business and Reference  Icon  Icon
    Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • ProQuest Banking Information Source  Icon  Icon
    National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals  Icon  Icon
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Career & Technical Education  Icon  Icon
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Central  Icon  Icon
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Computing  Icon  Icon
    Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice  Icon
    Includes periodicals from the fields of law enforcement, corrections and other criminal justice fields.
  • ProQuest Education Journals  Icon  Icon
    Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship  Icon  Icon
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science  Icon  Icon
    Articles plus searachable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
  • ProQuest European Business  Icon  Icon
    Trade and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.
  • ProQuest Family Health  Icon  Icon
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete  Icon  Icon
    Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
  • ProQuest Health Management  Icon  Icon
    Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
  • ProQuest Military  Icon  Icon
    Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
  • ProQuest Newsstand  Icon  Icon
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source  Icon
    Full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications.
  • ProQuest Political Science  Icon  Icon
    Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals  Icon  Icon
    Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
  • ProQuest Religion  Icon  Icon
    Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.
  • ProQuest Research Library  Icon  Icon
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (North Carolina)  Icon
    Historical maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
  • ProQuest Science Journals  Icon  Icon
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals  Icon  Icon
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • ProQuest Sociology  Icon
    Full-text coverage of many leading sociology journals.
  • ProQuest Telecommunications  Icon  Icon
    Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.


  • Regional Business News  Icon
    Abstracts and selected full-text for regional business publications.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014


  • Science in Context  Icon  Icon
    Provides contextual information on today's significant scientific topics. Resources include full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and vetted websites.
  • Science Reference Center  Icon
    Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Searchasaurus  Icon
    Colorful interface for searching a variety of elementary- and middle school-level school resources.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Serials Directory  Icon
    Bibliographic information and pricing for popular magazines and other serials. Includes publisher data.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • SimplyMap  Icon
    Web-based mapping application where you can create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source  Icon  Icon
    This resource contains articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study, and homework.
  • Small Business Reference Center  Icon
    Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Includes business lectures and ‘how to’ videos, as well as state-specific resources.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center  Icon
    Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014
  • SMART Imagebase (Scientific & Medical Art)  Icon
    Contains a growing collection of over 20,000 high quality medical illustrations, animations, and interactive multimedia for 24 body systems/regions and 20 medical specialties.
  • Snapshots  Icon  Icon
    Market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America.
  • STAT!Ref: Medical Books  Icon
    Collection of full-text nursing, dentistry, and other general medical books.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest)  Icon  Icon
    An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
  • Student Research Center  Icon
    Search interface for students that searches the following databases simultaneously: Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra - School Edition, and Health Source Consumer Edition.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014



  • Wall Street Journal  Icon
    Full-text articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).
  • WorldCat  Icon
    Catalog of materials held in libraries worldwide.
    Subscription ends December 31, 2014

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