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Have you ever wished you could have a librarian with you while conducting research, suggesting sources to check out along the way?  How about wishing you had your own personal librarian at home, to guide you on starting research and finding those go-to resources on a topic?  You’re in luck!

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In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we have selected a few online resources that might useful for research on your family heritage. These resources include primary and secondary sources that should be helpful. Please know that the below list is not exhaustive, and we hope you check other credible sources not listed below.

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More than 80,000 state employees work diligently for the State of North Carolina in 178 different state agencies. When the COVID-19 pandemic reached North Carolina, many state employees found themselves working in drastically different situations and environments, many even teleworking from home. Here at the Government & Heritage Library (GHL), we understand the importance of having accessible resources available to help you provide the best service to the public in these trying times. To assist with the research endeavors state employees across North Carolina engage in to help keep our great state running, the GHL is proud to announce the State Employee Research Guide (https://statelibrary.ncdcr.libguides.com/stateemployees)!

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The Government & Heritage Library received permission to publish text from the Spanish translation of The Old North State Fact Book (Revised 6th Edition), called Libro de Hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte, in NCpedia. The book provides a brief history of North Carolina as well as information on the state symbols en español. The book is divided up into 41 individual NCpedia articles. In the link above, users will find a landing page that will provide links to all associated entries in Spanish.

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