For Librarians

Updates and news

Duke University Press and NC LIVE have partnered to add thirty of the Press’s e-books to the NC LIVE HomeGrown Collection, making them freely available to more than 200 libraries across the state with unlimited, simultaneous use: no holds, checkout limits, or waitlists.
Titles include bestsellers such as Living a Feminist Life, Vinyl Freak, Exile and Pride, and Spill, among others. The list also features several books in the World Readers and Latin America Readers series, such as The South Africa Reader, The Dominican Republic Reader, and The Chile Reader.

AutoMate by EBSCO has been renamed Auto Repair Source. All access pathways remain the same including the recommended database URL:

Action needed:

Libraries may need to change link and resource wording from AutoMate to Auto Repair Source. No other action is needed.

Questions? Contact the NC LIVE Help Desk


This issue has been resolved and access to ProQuest resources is functioning as expected.

All ProQuest resources are currently experiecing user authentication issues. NC LIVE is aware of the issue and working with ProQuest to have access restored. Users may recieve "Authentication error" pages or "Error 522 Connection timed out" errors.

Questions? Please contact the NC LIVE Help Desk.

Rob's Blog: power of our differences

We frequently talk about the importance, value, and necessity of building diverse organizations.  What we don’t discuss enough is how to utilize our diversity to achieve organizational excellence.  Everyone is familiar with examples of the power of diversity at work.  How often do we refer to two individuals as complementary?  The word “complementary” presumes two things:


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