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Ancestry

Begin exploring your family tree by searching through billions of public records, including photos and newspaper obituaries.

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brainHQ

Train your brain with exercises to improve attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, and intelligence.

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Community History Archive

Access The Mountaineer newspaper online, from anywhere. From 1880-2020, search for people, places, and events, and discover more about Haywood County history.

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Credo Reference

Start your research with Credo. Find nearly four million full text articles in over a hundred subjects, videos, images, and more.

DigitalNC

DigitalNC Collections

Explore the history of North Carolina. Browse over 90,000 documents and articles related to the Tar Heel state.

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Films on Demand

Browse and stream over 40,000 titles, including educational films, documentaries, independent films, and more.

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Gale In Context: Biography

Gale In Context: Biography offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, and multimedia on the world's most influential people.  

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Hoopla

Downloadable audio and eBooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more.

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Heritage Quest Online

Discover your family history using historical records, including US Indian census rolls and the US Freedman’s Bank Record.

Just for Kids

Just for Kids

Just for Kids Access Video provides children—and parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free, media platform to freely explore and enjoy with over 9000 titles.

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LearningExpress

Prepare for college entrance tests, as well as a Job and Career Accelerator and continuing education resources. Includes courses taught in Spanish.

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Libby

Interested in streaming content for The Great Courses, IndieFlix, and Qello Concerts? Access these exclusively through the Libby app or online. 

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MedlinePlus

Scientifically-based, peer-reviewed health and wellness information from the National Institutes of Health.

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NC Digital Library

Read thousands of eBooks, magazines, and stream movies from your computer or mobile device.

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NC Kids Digital Library

Like the NC Digital Library, but for kids! Access thousands of materials suitable for ages Pre-K through 4th grade.

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NC Live

Access a collection of databases to aid in your research, including eBooks, videos, test prep, and career development resources.

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Home Grown Collection

Access and download thousands of free eBooks from NC authors on your computer or mobile device.

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NCPEDIA

Search over 8,400 articles related to North Carolina, including ANCHOR, a digital history textbook spanning thousands of years.

Northstar

Northstar

Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills.

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NoveList Plus

Browse dozens of niche genres and use curated reading lists to find your next favorite book.

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NuWav Legal Documents

Access and print a wide selection of professional-quality North Carolina legal documents and forms.

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Prenda Code Club

Prenda Code Club is a self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects.

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Transparent Language

Learn more than 100 languages on your computer or mobile device, including English, Spanish, French, and Japanese.

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Universal Class

Learn valuable skills and earn CEUs at your own pace in over 500 online courses and programs.