Online Resources

Online Databases & Resources

The Government and Heritage Library subscribes to several online databases, many of which are available outside the library with your library card.  We also provide access to databases available from NC LIVE.  See the subjects below for access to these databases and other useful websites.  You may also search the library's classic catalog, or Summon, our new option to search books, online resources, and more in one search box.

Newspapers

Newspapers

Genealogy and History

Genealogy and History

Geographic Information

Geographic Information

Data, Demographics, and Business

Data, Demographics, and Business

(Visit Statistics Sites by Subject for more resources.)

Reference

Reference

Trials

Trials

The Government and Heritage Library (GHL) has online access for specific trial periods with the following databases. These trials are available on a temporary basis only. GHL will decide whether to subscribe to these resources based on need, quality, interest, cost, funding, content, and usability. Please explore these databases and provide us with your valuable feedback.

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HeinOnline U.S. Core Collection

Trial Date: April 1- May 31, 2019

The U.S. Core Collection includes access to approximately 27 databases. These databases include the newly released Serial Set (partial set available), Congressional Documents, Trends in Law Library Management and Technology, Early American Case Law, CRS reports, Federal Register, U.S. Code, U.S. Statutes at Large, plus much more. It also includes The Journal Library that provides full-text access to more than 2,600 periodicals. 

Access: Access is via the below link using the provided login creditials.

HeinOnline

Username:  ncdcr
Password:  may

 

Access to HeinOnline training guides, videos, and more can be found here.

 

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Everyday Life & Women in America, c.1800 – 1920 
From Duke University and the New York Public Library

Trial Date: March 1 – March 29, 2019

Everyday Life & Women in America, c.1800-1920 comprises thousands of fully searchable images of rare books, pamphlets, and broadsides addressing political, social, and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. 

  • Fully-searchable access to 75 rare periodicals ranging from Echoes of the South (Florida) and the Household Magazine (North Carolina) to Lucifer the Lightbearer (Chicago), The Heathen Woman's Friend (Boston) and Women's Work (Georgia).
  • A full run of Town Topics: The Journal of Society from the New York Public Library, 1887-1923, an essential source of articles and commentary on art, music, literature, society, gossip and scandal.
  • Strong coverage of prescriptive literature and manuals for domestic management, telling us much about the organization of the American home.
  • A rich collection of rare pamphlets.
  • Hundreds of monographs illuminating all aspects of family life.

*Unfortunately, the downloading of materials and documents from this collection is not permitted during the trial period, however this is a feature available with full access.

Access:  www.everydaylife.amdigital.co.uk

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If you have suggestions for databases for us to try, comments, or questions about the trials please contact Jennifer Blomberg (jennifer.blomberg@ncdcr.gov).