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    • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

    • The NACJD provides mostly data sets for secondary analysis for researchers interested in almost any aspect of American criminal justice.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology
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    • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database and Full Text Database

    • The Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 160,000 criminal justice publications (books, reports, articles) from the 1970's to the present. The Full Text Database includes more than 1,500 publications from the NCJRS web site and its partner agency web sites.
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology
    • Type: Scholarly Journals, Government Resources, Reference, Databases
    • National, State & Local Newspaper Archives (XooxleAnswers)

    • Provides links to national and regional newspaper archives, as well as state, county, and city newpaper archives (ranging from the 18th to the 21st century). Items presented range from headlines, to articles, classifieds, and display advertisements.
    • Subjects:
    • Type: News & Newspapers
    • NationMaster

    • This site includes over 5,700 statistics on countries around the world, which have been culled from reliable sources such as the CIA World Factbook, UN, World Health Organization, World Bank, UNESCO, and more. The two primary ways to search the site are via the "Top Stats" or "Countries A - Z" links at the top of the page. Statistics are grouped into some 30 major categories, including agriculture, economy, education, health, labor, lifestyle, military, religion, and sports. Country information includes overviews for each country, with information on government, economy, religion, flags, etc. The site also includes some 7,000 historical and current maps of the world that can either be printed or imported into documents.
    • Subjects: History, Social Science
    • Type: Maps, Statistics
    • Natural Medicines

    • "The most authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies." Includes searchable checkers for interaction, effectiveness, nutrient depletion, effects on pregnancy and lactation, as well as adverse effects.
    • Subjects: Consumer Health, General, Gerontology, Nursing, Science
    • Type: Databases, Reference
    • NC.gov

    • This official web site of the State of North Carolina provides information on business, employment, education, state government, health, land and environment, transportation, safety, travel, and culture.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
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    • NCPedia

    • This site, which is maintained by the Information Services Branch of the State Library of North Carolina, gives an overview of the people, the government, the history, and the resources of North Carolina. The information is organized into the following broad information categories: Counties and Communities, Education, Geography, Health and Society, History, People, State Government, and State Symbols. Most of these categories offer an opportunity to select either more specific or additional information on a particular topic.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Reference
    • New York Times (current)

    • Provides full text articles from the New York Times from January 1, 1985 to the present. Available in EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus index. (Previous issues and additional access are available in the library on microfilm for the years 1851-1866, and 1900 through December 2001.
    • Subjects: Business, Education, Mass Communications, Social Work, Theatre
    • Type: Book Reviews, Current Events, Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers
    • New York Times Archive

    • Includes indexing of NY Times articles from 1851-1980.
    • Subjects: Business, Education, History, Social Science, Theatre
    • Type: Historical/Primary Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers
    • NewPages.com

    • A portal to alternative culture, including alternative periodicals, literary periodicals, independent bookstores, independent publishers, alternative newsweeklies, plus book and journal reviews.
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    • Type: Current Events, News & Newspapers
    • News & Observer (Raleigh) Web Edition

    • This is the Raleigh News & Observer's web site. It provides access to the full text of articles from the current edition of the newspaper as well as access to the archive with full-text articles from previous editions of the newspaper.
    • Subjects: Education, North Carolina, Social Science, Business
    • Type: Current Events, News & Newspapers
    • Newspaper Source Plus

    • This database provides a comprehensive collection of the world's major news content and includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. It also provides television and radio news transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
    • Subjects: General
    • Type: News & Newspapers, Current Events
    • Newswires (AP, UPI, etc.)

    • EBSCO's Newswires database provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press (and others) on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government, and 50 AP Regional State Reports. End users can immediately access the full text of the NewsMonitor-delivered web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.
    • Subjects: Business, Education, General, Mass Communications, Science, Social Work
    • Type: Current Events, Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers
    • North American Slave Narratives

    • Part of UNC-Chapel Hill's Documenting the American South site, "North American Slave Narratives" collects books and articles that document the individual and collective story of African Americans struggling for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. This collection includes all the existing autobiographical narratives of fugitive and former slaves published as broadsides, pamphlets, or books in English up to 1920. Also included are many of the biographies of fugitive and former slaves and some significant fictionalized slave narratives published in English before 1920.
    • Subjects: History
    • Type: Historical/Primary Resources
    • North American Women's Letters and Diaries

    • Includes over 154,000 full-text pages of both previously published and unpublished letters and diaries of North American women from 1675 to 1950, the largest collection of women's diaries and correspondence ever assembled.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages, History, North Carolina, Social Science
    • Type: Biographies, Historical/Primary Resources, Indexes & Abstracts
    • North Carolina Census Data: 1960-1980

    • This digital project from the State Library of North Carolina and the North Carolina State Data Center makes North Carolina census data from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s full-text searchable online for the first time. The collection, housed in file folders at the State Data Center since it was created from federal census data decades ago, contains invaluable county- and state-level demographics information (including labor, population, housing, and economic conditions) and enumeration district maps from 80 of North Carolina's 100 counties. The majority of the data dates from the 1980 Census, however, the maps, as well as counts of population and housing data are available from the 1960 Census, and "Selected Characteristics" for 99 of 100 counties are available from the 1970 Census.
    • Subjects: History, North Carolina, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Maps, Statistics
    • North Carolina City Directories

    • This electronic resource from the NC Digital Heritage Center includes access to over 300 North Carolina city and town directories ranging from the 1860s to the 1940s, including Wilson County. Entries are browsable by city, by county, and by date.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
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    • North Carolina County Salaries Index

    • Information on salaries and benefits for county government positions from 2001 through the current year is provided by the MAPS group of the School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill. The data appears in descending order by year, beginning with the most current year.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Statistics
    • North Carolina General Statutes

    • This is an online version of the general statutes, or laws, for North Carolina. It does not include annotations.
    • Subjects: Social Science, North Carolina
    • Type: Laws & Legal Information
    • North Carolina Health Info

    • NC Health Info offers access to web sites of local health services, providers and programs serving residents of North Carolina. Through its connection with MEDLINEplus, a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, users of the site can get information about conditions, diseases and wellness, and find web sites of local health services, programs and providers throughout North Carolina.
    • Subjects: Nursing, Consumer Health
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    • North Carolina Maps

    • North Carolina Maps is a comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State. Featuring maps from three of the state's largest map collections -- the North Carolina State Archives, the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the Outer Banks History Center -- North Carolina Maps provides an unprecedented level of access to these materials. North Carolina Maps contains more than 3,000 maps, ranging in date from the late 1500s to 2000, and including detailed maps for each of North Carolina's one hundred counties.
    • Subjects: History, North Carolina, Social Science
    • Type: Digital Images / Videos, Maps
    • North Carolina Newspaper Index

    • Part of the NC Digital collections, this index lists alphabetically by county all known newspapers published in North Carolina cities and towns. Included is each paper's earliest and last known issue publication dates, related preceding and subsequent titles when relevant, etc. It does NOT contain full text newspaper content. Navigate page-by-page by using the thumbnail tab in the right sidebar, or jump to specific pages by using the Content tab in the right sidebar.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, News & Newspapers
    • North Carolina Newspaper Locator

    • The North Carolina Newspaper Locator database, reflecting the microfilm holdings of the Government & Heritage Library, contains listings for nearly 2,000 unique North Carolina newspaper titles dating from 1751 to today. Free to all and of particular interest to North Carolina genealogists and historians, this database locates newspapers in time and geographic space. Users can search for titles by specific counties or those surrounding them, city, date or date range, or by a newspaper title itself. Once a newspaper has been located, users may request the microfilm reels through their local library's interlibrary loan service. The State Library of North Carolina lends newspaper microfilm to libraries throughout the continental United States.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Maps, News & Newspapers, Reference
    • North Carolina Periodicals Index

    • This index is produced by staff at Joyner Library at ECU. It selectively indexes articles in North Carolina periodicals which are not covered by the standard commercial indexes. It is a good place to look for articles about North Carolina history and culture.
    • Subjects: History, North Carolina, Social Science
    • Type: News & Newspapers, Reference, Scholarly Journals
    • North Carolina State Agencies List

    • Part of the official web site of North Carolina, this page lists home pages for North Carolina state government departments and agencies.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Government Resources
    • North Carolina State Government Web Site Archives (WSA)

    • This site is composed of web sites created by North Carolina's state agencies. The WSA currently contains archived web sites back to 1996, and it is updated on an ongoing basis. In the WSA you can find things like historically significant photographs and videos; Boards and Commissions meeting minutes; publications that were only available on the Web; and governmental policies. In addition, this site includes an active social media archive with tens of thousands of social media records from Facebook and Twitter. This archive supplements the social media found in our Web Site Archives (WSA).
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Government Resources, Historical/Primary Resources
    • North Carolina State Publications Collection

    • Created and maintained by the State Library of North Carolina, this digital collection contains current and historical North Carolina state publications. The collection includes informational brochures and pamphlets, various reports (annual, biennial, technical, statistical, etc.), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines, etc.), handbooks, studies, and a variety of other information resources produced by North Carolina state government. The focus of the collection is on state government publications from 2002 to the current date, but it also features historical North Carolina publications of enduring value that have been scanned from their original print format. New publications are added to the collection monthly.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: Government Resources
    • North State Journal

    • The North State Journal is North Carolina's only statewide newspaper. Founded in 2015, the North State Journal's mission is to delve deep, engage with truth, help citizens find common ground, and fill a void in North Carolina's media landscape.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type: News & Newspapers
    • Nursing Subject LibGuide

    • A Springshare LibGuide created and maintained by Barton College librarians to help you find the highlights of our collection and assist you with your preparation for Nursing papers and assignments.
    • Subjects: Nursing
    • Type: Books, E-Books, LibGuide, Magazines, News & Newspapers, Scholarly Journals