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Just for Kids - Youth Services

The library has resources and materials - just for kids! - available free with your library card. Student enrolled in public schools in Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties also have access to most of our resources using their student ID / lunch number

Open Education North Carolina Collection New

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina's 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

Open Education North Carolina is an initiative that aims to reduce the cost of higher education for North Carolina students by providing free, open textbooks for 30 of the most frequently-taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities.
Read more about the initiative at: https://www.nclive.org/oenc

History Study Center New

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

For help resources visit: https://proquest.libguides.com/HSC/education

Overview

History Study Center is a unique reference tool that delivers a comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material that meets the needs of both AP and mainstream courses in Social Studies.

History Study Center consists of seven integrated resources that can be easily cross-searched through a single interface:

  • Study Units—500+ History Topics containing editorially selected materials
  • Reference Works—20,000+ articles from atlases, biographical collections, encyclopedias, and research guides, more added monthly
  • Picture Library—3,000+ captioned historical photos, political cartoons, woodcuts, more
  • Video Library—hundreds of historical video clips, captioned for context and easy searching
  • Web Gateway—annotated links to thousands of reliable websites, from the major primary source collections down to individual pages
  • KnowledgeNotes™ History Guides—text-based topic guides about trends, events, and the science of history
  • Journal Library—cover-to-cover full text of 80 journals
Source Types: Study Units, Historical Documents, Maps & Reference, Multimedia, Journals, Audio, Weblinks

 

ProQuest Learning: Literature New

Full-text works of poetry, prose and drama, and secondary sources such as author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews. Designed with schools and public libraries in mind.

For help resources visit: https://proquest.libguides.com/pqll/education

Overview

ProQuest Learning: Literature delivers more than 180,000 searchable works of literature from medieval times to the present. Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources organized into more than 3,000 Author Pages.

ProQuest Learning: Literature also features 100+ searchable full-text literary journals and magazines for the latest in literary criticism.

Content and Features

  • 100% full-text
  • 180,000 searchable works of poetry, prose, and drama
  • 110+ Literary review and criticism sources
  • 3,500 author biographies
  • Multi-media images, audio, video, websites
  • Dedicated author landing pages
  • 20 Reference book sources
  • 950+ Recorded poems read by poets
  • 220+ KnowledgeNote™ Study Guides literary text guides
  • Cambridge University Press essays on 37 noted American authors and works
  • Study Pages with selected criticism, multi-media, and reference for genres, literary periods, literary movements, and Shakespeare
  • Durable URLs
  • Citation generator

Biography Reference Center

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.

For tutorials and help resources visit: https://connect.ebsco.com/s/article/Biography-Reference-Center-Tutorial

Overview

This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

In addition to keyword searching, Biography Reference Center users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.

Results can also be limited by reading level indicators (Lexiles) and source types that include concise and detailed biographies, interviews, obituaries and related articles. Users can also limit results according to any combination of subject occupation, activity, gender, birth place, birthday, lifespan, nationality and more.

Content includes:

Pages