North Carolina Libraries Are Positioned to Aid the Unemployed with Internet-Based Job Search Tools

With unemployment hovering at 9% statewide, libraries are increasingly serving as job search centers in their communities. To help meet this demand, North Carolina’s public and academic libraries will provide access to the Job & Career Accelerator online job search program. - December 11, 2010

Local Libraries Now Provide North Carolinians and Students with Health, Science, and Homework Resources at Their Fingertips

North Carolina libraries have three new online research tools to offer their library patrons, including Consumer Health Complete, Science Reference Center, and TOPICsearch. The three databases aimed at providing health, science, and homework-related information, are provided through NC LIVE (, North Carolina’s consortium for the state’s nearly 200 public and academic libraries. - July 22, 2009

New Reading Recommendation Service Available to North Carolinians

After reaching a deal with online information giant Ebsco Information Services, NC LIVE, North Carolina’s consortium for the state’s nearly 200 public and academic libraries, acquired access to NoveList K-8 Plus, a readers’ advisory database designed specifically for children in... - June 11, 2009

NC LIVE Purchases 380 PBS Videos for North Carolina Schools

Several state organizations have teamed up to provide 380 educational and documentary videos from the Public Broadcasting Service, which are now permanently available online and free of charge to all North Carolina public schools. With a grant from the State Library of North Carolina and the... - April 10, 2009

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