Research a Topic

Arts, Language & Literature

Databases

Library Resources

ABC-CLIO E-book Collection
E-reference books on history, literature, pop culture and more.

CAMIO
A searchable collection of art images.

eBook and eAudioBook Help

Writer’s Lounge

Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections
A digital index of full-text poetry and drama in the following categories: Pre-1900s
African American Poetry, American Poetry, and English Poetry; The Faber Poetry
Library (20th century poets); 20th century African American Poetry, American Poetry,
English Poetry.

Infotrac Newsstand
Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers,
as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of
The New York Times (1985-present).

NC LIVE: Literature & Criticism
More topical resources from NC LIVE.

Pronunciator
A fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages. Offers free apps to learn wherever you go.
Register for free and start learning at your own pace!

Automotive & Engine Repair

Chilton Library
Step-by-step instructions for car or truck repair and maintenance.

Employment, Business/Investing & Grants

Databases

Library Resources

Careers in Healthcare (Salem Health)
Current information on careers in healthcare.

Infotrac Newsstand
Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers,
as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of
The New York Times (1985-present).

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Fund and stock information for in-depth research.

Exploring Careers for Youth

Guide to Grants

Improve Your Computer Skills

Job & Career Center

Start a Business

NC LIVE: Business Management
More business resources from NC LIVE.

ReferenceUSA
Detailed directory information for millions of businesses and households.

Simply Map
Mapping application for non-technical users, yet powerful enough to answer complex research
questions. Includes thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables.

Wall Street Journal
Full text articles dating back to 1984.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
Unparalleled collection of resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes more than 4000 databases.

Heritage Quest
Research materials for tracing family history and American culture. For beginning or professional genealogists.

Local & State History Room

NC LIVE: Genealogy and Historical Maps
More historic resources from NC LIVE.

History

African American Studies Center
The most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

American Slavery
A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews.

Historical New York Times
The New York Times archives from 1851 to 2000.

Infotrac Newsstand
Full text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).

NC LIVE: History & Biography

NC LIVE: Genealogy & Historical Maps

North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Thousands of letters, diaries and materials depicting the experiences of women from Colonial times to 1950.

Homework Help, Test Prep & College

Databases

Library Resources

Brainfuse - Adult Learning Center
Provides resume assistance and live online tutoring from 2 p.m. to midnight. Includes:
GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, skills building, Microsoft Office Essential Skills Series, and
24/7 Question Center.

Brainfuse -HelpNow
Offers students assistance with homework and test preparation. Includes live online tutoring
from 2 p.m. to midnight and a 24/7 Writing Lab.

Homeschooling Resources

Improve Your Computer Skills

Improve Your Math Skills

Planning for College

Learning Express Library
A leading source of test preparation materials. Practice for academic, civil service, military,
certification exams and more. Provides immediate scoring and analysis.

NC LIVE: Homework Help
More homework help resources from NC LIVE.

NC LIVE: Everything NC!
Additional North Carolina resources from NC Live.

Law & Government

CQ Researcher
An account of today's issues with an overview of the subject, background, controversies and initiatives.

CQ Weekly
Complete coverage of the U.S. Congress, including status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and back room maneuvering.

NC LIVE: Government and Law
More legal resources from NC LIVE.

Medical & Health

Databases

Library Resources

Cancer (Salem Health)
Up-to-date, easy-to-use medical information related to cancer. Select database
from drop-down menu.

Careers in Healthcare (Salem Health)
Current information on careers in healthcare.

Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Salem Health)
Current medical information on complementary and alternative medicine.

Infectious Diseases (Salem Health)
Current medical information on infectious diseases.

Accessibility @ Your Library

Community Resources

Healthcare Resources

Help to Quit Smoking

Parenting Guide

Resources for Older Adults

Resources for Soldiers and Their Families

Genetics & Inherited Conditions (Salem Health)
Full-text on over 450 topics in genetics and inherited diseases and conditions.

NC LIVE: Health & Wellness
More health resources from NC LIVE.

Psychology & Mental Health (Salem Health)
Up-to-date and easy-to-use psychology and mental health medical information related.
Select database from drop-down menu.

Salem Health
Searches several medical encyclopedias published by Salem Press. Topics covered include cancer, alternative medicine, genetics, psychology, and addiction.

Science

Chemical Elements
Information on the Periodic Table of Elements.

Science Online
All things science, including biographies of scientists, experiments, essays and diagrams on nearly any science topic imaginable.