Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
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Additional Vendor Information and HelpNCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people, and culture to enrich, educate and inform. Resources for educators can be found at: https://ncpedia.org/educator-resources
It is coordinated and managed by the North Carolina Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina, a part of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The encyclopedia contains articles covering a broad spectrum of topics and resources about North Carolina, including: historical time periods, subjects, and events; biographies, including North Carolina’s governors; counties and government; geography and environment; business and economy; historical places and monuments; natural resources and natural heritage; and many others. NCpedia also includes thousands of images.
NCpedia is considered a trusted resource for North Carolina information. Contributors include professional and independent historians, librarians and archivists, museum professionals and many subject specialists. Institutional partners include: North Carolina Museum of History; the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries; the Research Branch at the North Carolina Office of Archives and History and the State Archives of North Carolina; the University of North Carolina Press; the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation; NC (NC Wildlife Information Network Shares); the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program; North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission;North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences; North Carolina Aquariums; North Carolina Arts Council; East Carolina University; Appalachian State University; North Carolina State University Libraries; and others.