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History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.
Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.
Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.  Available in-library only.
Antiques Database
Lists prices received for items at regional auction houses. Use this database to determine the value of your possessions, including books, bottles and other types of glass, crafts and folk art, dolls, furniture, paintings, and more. 
Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
An educational resource from the North Carolina Museum of Art. Explore works of art that are teachable across disciplines and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, concept maps and portfolios.
This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.



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Current and historical bills from the NC General Assembly. Search by attribute, bill number, chamber, committee, and more. 
A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.
Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
Brainfuse - HelpNow
HelpNow is an online portal to live tutoring, writing labs, digital collaboration centers and more. 
Brainfuse - JobNow
JobNow gives you access to live resume experts, resume templates, interview coaches, career assessments and more. 
Brainfuse - VetNow
VetNow gives veterans the chance to connect with an expert to learn more about VA benefits, receive job coaching, and improve their job skills. 
Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina.
This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.
Business Decision
Find new customers, identify new store locations, analyze your market, evaluate your competitors, target media and direct mail campaigns. You may opt to use the library's account user ID: gsolibrary and password: greensboro. You will not be able to e-mail with this option, but printing or downloading reports is available for all searches.



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Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.
Información y recursos para mantener la salud y prevenir enfermedades.
Database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.
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.
Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information. 
This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries.
News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program collects data on the age, race, and sex of persons arrested for all crimes except traffic violations.
Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.



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Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.


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Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. 
Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.
Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.
Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.


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Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.
Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.
Thousands of high quality 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. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Freegal Music
Download five free songs a week from an online database with access to millions of songs.


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.
Searchable collection of online reference titles. 
Go Ask Alice! answers questions about alcohol & other drugs; emotional health; fitness & nutrition; general health; relationships; and sexual & reproductive health.
A searchable alphabetical listing and departmental directory are included. 
Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles. 
Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration. 
Journals, magazines, and medical dictionaries on minority health, as well as prevention and self-care on a variety of topics such as pregnancy, HIV, diabetes, women's health, and more.
Journals, magazines, and medical dictionaries on minority health, as well as prevention and self-care on a variety of topics such as pregnancy, HIV, diabetes, women's health, and more. In Spanish.
Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more. North Carolina Collection. 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.
Up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy. Includes information on HIV in other areas of the world.
A 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.
International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.
Job openings: NC state government jobs, America's Job Bank, and additional job search resources.



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Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.

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Lab Tests Online
Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings.
Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more. 
Library Science Database
This database allows you to search the full-text of leading library and information science journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of 125+ core titles.
Linguistics Database
This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Literature Resource Center
Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.


A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.
MasterFILE Premier
General reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.
Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more.
Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.
Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and more. 
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated.
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.
Military Database
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.
Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.
Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.



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National Cancer Institute
Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamhlets.
National Institute of Mental Health
Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets. 
Online access to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions. 
NC Health Info
Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
NC LIVE Video Collection
Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more. 
NC Public Schools Statistical Profile
Selected statistical data from the NCDPI on students, personnel and finances.
Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
News and Record Database
Access to archived editions of the past 20 years of News & Record is available from Newsbank.
New York Times
Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).
NIH Senior Health
Aging-related health information for family members and friends seeking easy to understand online health information. 
North American Women's Letters and Diaries
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.
North Carolina Agricultural Statistics Service
Provides statistical information in table, map, and graph format on farm animals, crops, cash receipts, and weather. 
North Carolina Curriculum
Specific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.
North Carolina Division of Public Health
Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates. 
North Carolina Digital Library
The Greensboro Public Library offers access to an extensive collection of downloadable audiobooks, e-books, and e-videos in partnership with the North Carolina Digital Public Library (NCDL). Choose from many popular and informational titles to browse and check out from NCDL. Access to NCDL is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
North Carolina Driver's Manual
Current DMV driver's manual in English and Spanish. 
North Carolina Education Directory
Contains addresses and phone numbers of every NC public, federal, or charter school, all employees of the DPI, contact information for education organizations, associations, and educational material suppliers.
North Carolina General Assembly
Includes links to find representatives and senators for both the NCGA and the US Congress by county, district, and Zip code. 
North Carolina Homepage
Provides comprehensive and online services for citizens, businesses, and state employees of North Carolina. 
North Carolina Periodicals Index
Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics. 
North Carolina State Government Publications Collection
Informational brochures and pamphlets, reports (annual, biennial, statistical), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines), handbooks, studies, and other information resources produced by state government.
NoveList Plus
A readers’ advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.
Nursing & Allied Health Database
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine. 


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 2010–20 decade.
Open Library
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.
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 2011 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.



Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
ProQuest Central
General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.
Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals. 



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Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income
Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.
Religion Database
Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.
Research Companion
An award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.
Research Library
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.

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Sanborn Maps North Carolina
Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities. 
Science Database
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
Science in Context
Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. 
SIRS Discoverer
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offers articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.
SIRS Government Reporter
Full-text current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.
SIRS Knowledge Source
Search three SIRS databases at once for articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support students with research, study and homework. Includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance.
SIRS Renaissance
Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.
Social Science Database
Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
Sociology Database
Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
State Center for Health Statistics
Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
State Data Center
The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings. 
State Demographics
Provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex. 
Statistical Abstract of the United States
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. 

Downloadable versions of current North Carolina individual and corporate income, franchise, sales, and withholding tax forms. 
Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina. 
Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.
A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.
62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.
A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.
Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.


News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines. 



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An investment tool for researching stock information on a company or looking for the overall climate within a given industry.



Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).

Resource on women's health topics: pregnancy, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls' health, heart health, menopause, mental health, quitting smoking, and domestic violence.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.