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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

hoopla New

Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with all popular e-readers that support apps. An app is available for download. Users will need to make a personal account to use this resource.

Gale in Context: Biography

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

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

ProQuest Learning: Literature

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

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