Database Finder

    • O*Net Online

    • This web site, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations, is linked to the Occupational Outlook Handbook but presents career information on a wide variety of jobs in a different way. It also lists various skills and helps you identify and explore which skills are useful in which careers or vocations.
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    • Type: Career Resources
    • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    • Published by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, this online tool offers information on hundreds of occupations and is updated yearly. It's a good place to go for general information on a wide-range of careers and vocations.
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    • Type: Career Resources
    • Offender Information Portal (NC)

    • The "Offender Public Search" link on this site allows you to search by name or ID number for public information on North Carolina inmates, probationers or parolees since 1972. This system enables users to view and download public information from the NC Department of Correction database for convicted offenders. Other links available to the public include information on prisoner release, escaped prisoners, and correction statistics. (Some other links are restricted to law enforcement personnel.)
    • Subjects: Criminal Justice/Criminology
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    • Online Books Page

    • This site provides access to the many books which are now freely available online. Most of them are classic texts which no longer have copyright restrictions, but it also includes some current items. Books are input on a volunteer basis by groups or individuals. Coverage includes a variety of subjects.
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    • Type: E-Books
    • onlinenewspapers.com

    • This newspaper directory links to thousands of current online newspapers around the globe, including English- and foreign-language newspapers. The site is searchable by region and by country.
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    • Type: Current Events, News & Newspapers
    • Outline of American Literature

    • A guide to American literature (revised version) by Kathryn VanSpanckeren and published by the U.S. Department of State.
    • Subjects: English/Modern Languages
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    • Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection

    • The Premium Collection offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions and Oxford Dictionaries series, plus the Visual English Dictionary, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and new heavily illustrated natural history titles such as the Encyclopedia of Mammals. The titles also include full-color maps and illustrations, timelines, weblinks, and bibliographies.
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    • Type: E-Books, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Reference