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eLibrary Curriculum Edition

This curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition users find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts—plus more than 7 million pictures, maps, weblinks, and audio/video clips. 

1948-present more info
ProQuest Research Companion

More than 80 short videos are organized into nine learning modules that answer questions like "How do I choose a topic?" "Where do I find information?" and "How do I evaluate sources?"

Different kinds of "pre" and "post" assessment questions make the viewing experience more interactive, while allowing educators to measure students’ learning and identify gaps in their understanding. ProQuest Research Companion is a new cloud-based information literacy solution for student researchers and educators. Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, Research Companion provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction.

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North Carolina Historic Newspaper Collection

Newspapers.com North Carolina Collection. 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 North Carolina county newspapers.

The majority of the newspaper content covers the 1880's through the 1920's. Includes the Watauga Democrat for the years 1888-1922.

1764-1999 more info
SIRS Discoverer

Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offers articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites.

Curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.

2000-present more info
RBdigital

OneClickdigital provides access to over 1,200 audiobooks, including fiction, nonfiction, classics and popular titles.

Download books to your portable player, including most iPods, iPhones and MP3 players. You must "Register" to be able to download audiobooks. 

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