Database Finder

    • SAGE Journals Online

    • Provides online access to the full text of 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. Full-text coverage ends in 2012.
    • Subjects: General, Education, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Gerontology, History, Mass Communications, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Databases
    • Sanborn Maps North Carolina

    • Provides digital access to over 11,000 large-scale maps of 158 North Carolina towns and cities from the years 1867-1970, where available. Users can manipulate the maps, magnifying and zooming in on specific sections, and compare maps from different years. Be patient--maps take awhile to load.
    • Subjects: History, North Carolina, Science, Social Science
    • Type: Digital Images / Videos, Maps
    • School of Government (formerly Institute of Government) Home Page

    • Founded in 1931 as the Institute of Government, the University of North Carolina School of Government through its web site provides information and links to sites of interest to local and state government officials and citizens of North Carolina.
    • Subjects: North Carolina, Social Science
    • Type:
    • Science in Context

    • Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Gale's authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content is merged with full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
    • Subjects: Education, Science
    • Type: Current Events, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Digital Images / Videos, News & Newspapers, Reference, Scholarly Journals
    • Science.gov

    • Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.
    • Subjects: Science
    • Type: Government Resources
    • SimplyAnalytics

    • Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.<br> <strong>Please Note</strong>: It is highly recommended that you create your own "Personal Work Space" on the site in order to save your work (once you create it, you will receive an email in which you must click on an activation link to activate your new account). The site does allow you to use a temporary work space, but if you do so, your work is not saved. Also, tutorials on how to use the site are available under the "Tutorial Videos" link in the top right corner once you use either the "Temporary Work Space" or "Personal Work Space" logins. (If the site is busy, try again later, as we have a limited number of "seats" to this resource and traffic may at times be heavy.)
    • Subjects: Science, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Maps, Reference, Statistics
    • SIRS Discoverer

    • Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offer articles, nonfiction books, images, activities and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.
    • Subjects: Education
    • Type: E-Books
    • SIRS Government Reporter

    • A subsection of the SIRS Knowledge Source focused on Historic and Government Documents, Directories, and Almanacs likely to be of interest and use to students.
    • Subjects: Education
    • Type: Government Resources, Historical/Primary Resources, Reference, Statistics
    • SIRS Issues Researcher

    • A subsection of the SIRS Knowledge Source, "Covering the Leading Issues most studied and debated by students."
    • Subjects: Education
    • Type: Current Events
    • SIRS Knowledge Source

    • Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
    • Subjects: General, Education
    • Type: Magazines, News & Newspapers, Reference
    • SIRS Renaissance

    • A subsection of the SIRS Knowledge Source focussed on on the Arts & Humanities.
    • Subjects: Education
    • Type: Digital Images / Videos, Reference
    • State & County QuickFacts

    • Provides comparative census data for each U.S.state and county/parish concerning people, business, and geography. Links to more detailed census information are available.
    • Subjects:
    • Type: Statistics
    • State Health Facts

    • State Health Facts is a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and provides free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the United States, counties, territories, and other geographies. It is comprised of more than 800 health indicators and provides users with the ability to map, rank, trend, and download data. Data come from a variety of public and private sources, including Kaiser Family Foundation reports, public websites, government surveys and reports, and private organizations. Data presented on State Health Facts are updated or added as new data become available; the update schedule varies from indicator to indicator. The availability of older or "archived" data is limited and varies by indicator. Topics covered include global health policy,health costs, health reform, HIV/AIDS, Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, uninsured, and more.
    • Subjects: North Carolina, Nursing, Social Work
    • Type: Statistics
    • State Library of North Carolina

    • Established in 1812, the State Library of North Carolina is currently made up of three parts: 1) Government and Heritage Library (print and digital information about North Carolina; research expertise); 2) Library Development (supporting libraries throughout the state); and 3) Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (serving blind and physically handicapped readers). This site provides links to catalogs for those libraries as well as information about its programs and services.The State Library is part of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
    • Subjects: North Carolina
    • Type:
    • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    • An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
    • Subjects: Business, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, General, Social Science, Social Work
    • Type: Government Resources, Statistics
    • Statistical Abstract of the United States - Earlier Editions

    • Statistical Abstract data presented here ranges from our most recent edition to the historical abstracts compiled throughout the decades. Some of the data were scanned as an effort to make historical abstract information available to the public. The display of data will continue as historical records become available.
    • Subjects: Business, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, General, History, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Statistics
    • Statistical Abstract of the United States - ProQuest

    • An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States searchable via a ProQuest search engine.
    • Subjects: History, General, Social Science
    • Type: Government Resources, Historical/Primary Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, Statistics
    • Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web

    • Compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site includes links to U.S. federal and international statistical agencies.
    • Subjects: General
    • Type: Statistics
    • Strength & Conditioning Journal

    • Available in print in Hackney Library. Search the index here, and any articles you locate, we have in print at the library. Most citations include an abstract.
    • Subjects: Sports Studies, Physical Education, Consumer Health
    • Type: Scholarly Journals
    • Study Guide Zone

    • This free site gives an overview of what to expect on a variety of licensing and other standardized tests, including the GRE, GMAT, NCLEX-RN and -PN, PRAXIS, and more. In addition, the site provides links to sample questions and answers for each of the tests. Although one link for Practice Questions for each of the tests takes you to a commercial site for a fee-based prep course, the other links provide free information and sample questions and answers.
    • Subjects: General
    • Type:
    • Switchboard

    • Search for a personal or business address and phone number by name or do a reverse look-up by phone number or address.
    • Subjects: General
    • Type: