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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.

Overview

Research Library is a truly multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas.  By covering more subject areas than other resources, It is ideal for serving diverse needs, from the one-time user to the interdisciplinary needs of serious researchers. 

Research Library provides access to a wide range of the core academic titles, from business and the sciences to literature and politics. The database expands daily and currently includes more than 6,000 titles, 75% of which are available in full text.

Subject areas covered include:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Health and medical
  • History
  • Law
  • Literature and languages
  • Multicultural
  • Psychology
  • Natural sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Engineering and technology
  • Women’s studies
Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Magazines, Dissertations and Theses, Newspapers, Other Sources, Working Papers

SIRS Issues Researcher Featured

Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.

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Overview

SIRS Issues Researcher provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive Leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues. Editorially created Topic Overview pages help build a solid foundation for understanding the issue. Critical Thinking and Information Literacy skills are promoted through engaging Essential Questions and supporting viewpoint articles. All articles, websites, multimedia graphics, charts, maps, statistics, primary sources and government documents are editorially-selected from thousands of global sources. SIRS Issues Researcher supports school curriculum and differentiated instruction through a wide-variety of features and tools including: State and National standards correlations, text-to-speech & language translation, Lexile scores, editorially written article summaries and citation generators. Research guides, and intuitive links to third-party platforms like Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Google Classroom and EasyBib help students complete their assignment successfully and efficiently.

State Center for Health Statistics

Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.

State Data Center

The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

Overview

The State Data Center is a consortium of agencies cooperating with the US Bureau of the Census to provide the public with data about the state and its component geographic areas. The SDC lead agency is located in the Demographic and Economic Analysis Section of OSBM, where it provides extensive resources for retrieving statistical information. Three state-level coordinating agencies work closely with the lead agency:
  • State Library of North Carolina  - Answers data requests from State Data Center affiliates, state and local government agencies, and the public. Provides training for LINC and other data retrieval tools.
  • Odum Institute for Research in Social Science  - Serves the research needs of the academic community for large datasets
  • Center for Geographic Information and Analysis  - Provides custom services using geospatial data
  • Local Affiliates -- Seventeen regional affiliates, ten public libraries, and six associated agencies serve data users in their service area. Seven academic affiliates offer specific subject expertise, such as agriculture and economics.

Teaching Positions in North Carolina

Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.

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