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Data-Axle Reference Solutions

Formerly 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.

For help resources and guides visit: http://resource.referenceusa.com/training-guides/

Use the Business Database to:
  • Conduct job searches
  • Look for sales leads
  • Find new business opportunities
  • Locate out-of-town companies
  • Find key business people contact information
  • Locate suppliers
  • Analyze competitors
Rely on the Residential Data to:
  • Plan weddings or family reunions
  • Organize class reunions
  • Find neighbors or long-lost friends
Search the Consumer Lifestyle Database to:
  • Conduct market research
  • Target new customers
  • Discover customer preferences
  • View prospective individual customer demographics
  • Analyze community demographics
  • Identify new residents in a specific area

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.

Fore help resources visit: https://dp.la/guides

DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format. The cultural institutions participating in DPLA represent the richness and diversity of America itself, from the smallest local history museum to our nation’s largest cultural institutions.

DigitalNC

Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Digital Heritage Center works with cultural heritage institutions across North Carolina to digitize and publish historic materials online. Collections include: