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  • ArchiveGrid

    Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.

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  • Digital Public Library of America

    The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.

  • DigitalNC

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

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  • LawHelpNC

    Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.

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  • MedlinePlus

    Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.

  • MedlinePlus Drugs, Herbs and Supplements

    Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

  • MedlinePlus Español

    MedlinePlus le brinda información sobre enfermedades, condiciones y bienestar en un lenguaje fácil de leer.

  • Merck Manual Professional Version

    Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.

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  • NC Health Info

    Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.

  • NC Health Info Español

    NC Health Info tiene por objetivo ayudarlo a tomar decisiones informadas sobre atención médica. Aquí encontrará información confiable y fácil de comprender sobre diversos temas, incluidas afecciones, dónde encontrar opciones de tratamientos sin costo o de bajo costo y directorios de proveedores y servicios en Carolina del Norte.

  • NCPedia

    Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    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.

  • Our State Magazine Collection

    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 2017 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.

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  • PubMed

    Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.

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  • State Data Center

    The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

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