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Online resources available from school, the library or home to Lincoln County students who participate in the STAR program.
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Current Issues

  • CQ Researcher
    Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    Provides overviews, pros and cons, statistics, timelines, and articles on various issues and topics.

History and Government

  • SIRS Government Reporter
    Provides information on domestic, international, and military affairs. Includes historic documents, inaugural speeches, governmental information and country profiles.
  • NCpedia
    Online encyclopedia about North Carolina.
  • NC LIVE Videos
    Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more
  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
    History & literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.


  • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
    History & literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
  • African-American Poetry
    Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.
  • American Poetry
    Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
  • English Poetry
    Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.
  • Faber Poetry
    Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection
    A collection of more than 1,000 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
  • MyiLibrary
    Online books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
  • OneClick Audio
    Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • OneClick eBooks
    Over 80 classic fiction titles available for checkout and download.
  • Open Library
    A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.
  • Twentieth Century African-American Poetry
    62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry
    A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry
    Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.

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Career, Jobs & Test Preparation

  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
    Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles
    Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.
  • LearningExpress Library
    Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
  • OneSource
    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.
  • ProQuest Career & Technical Education
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Even more resources at your library

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Parents and Teachers download ebooks and audiobooks for little ones to enjoy to a mobile device or computer. Simply select Kid's fiction or Kid's non-fiction then limit by reading level pre-kindergarten.

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Freegal music
Download those children friendly songs that every child loves to sing along with. Just go to Genres and select Children's music to get a full list of artists and albums.

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Zinio magazines
Downloadable magazines.

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Auto Repair Reference Center
Helpful videos, articles, and more to better understand your car.

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OneClick digital audiobooks
Downloadable e-books and e-audio including many classical works.

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Novelist Plus
With Novelist students, parents and teachers have the ability to find materials and resources age appropriate based on the Core Curriculum. It also offers read-a-like suggests to expand reading based on series, author, and/or plot of the books and authors you currently enjoy. Novelist is a great tool to help grow your love of reading.

Health & Wellness

  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
    Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide.
  • HealthFinder
    Journals, magazines, and medical dictionaries on minority health, as well as prevention and self-care on a variety of topics such as pregnancy, HIV, diabetes, women's health, and more.
  • KidsHealth
    Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.
    Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more.
  • Merck Manual Home Edition
    Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Includes brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, and fact sheets.
  • NC Health Info
    Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Public Health
    Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates.
  • ProQuest Family Health
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

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Science & Technology

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Career & Technical Education
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Computing
    Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Package
    Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Science Journals
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • ProQuest Telecommunications
    Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.
  • Science in Context
    Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
  • AccessScience
    9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, and images, as well as biographies of scientists.


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