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History

ABC-CLIO Ebook Collection

The ABC-CLIO Ebook Collection is a collection of complete all searchable by keyword, subject, author, title, or any Boolean search method. It includes the series Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.


American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

A collection of the life histories of former slaves in the United States compiled through nearly 4,000 interviews with ex-slaves.


Digital NC

DigitalNC is the online home for materials presented by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. DigitalNC and the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center are supported by Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Currently Digital NC contains historical information from Gaston College.


eBooks Collection

eBooks Collection offers easy access to the full text of more than 22,000 reference, scholarly, and professional full-text books online.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library provides respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas, all in E-Book reference title format.

Coverage: 1999 – 2005


NC Echo

Online access to the special collections of North Carolina’s libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions.


North American Women’s Letters and Diaries

Over 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials depicting the personal experiences of hundreds of women.

Coverage: Contains materials from Colonial times to 1950.


PBS Video Collection

A selection of nearly 250 PBS programs, including films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.


ProQuest Social Science Journals

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.


Geneology

Heritage Quest

Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.

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