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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.

PubMed

Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.

For how to's and help resources visit: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK3827/#pubmedhelp.PubMed_Quick_Start and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/guide/all/#howtos

Overview

PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Tools and resources include:
  • PubMed Mobile
  • Single Citation Matcher
  • Batch Citation Matcher
  • Clinical Queries
  • Topic-Specific Queries
  • Chemicals & Bioassays
  • Data & Software
  • DNA & RNA
  • Domains & Structures
  • Genes & Expression
  • Genetics & Medicine
  • Genomes & Maps
  • Homology
  • Literature
  • Proteins
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Taxonomy
  • Variation

Our State Magazine Collection

Search or browse Our State magazine, North Carolina's premier travel, food, and culture publication celebrating the best of life in the state. Every issue from 1933 to 2011 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.

Through North Carolina Digital Collections, explore past issues of Our State, one of North Carolina's longest running and most popular magazines. First published in 1933, The State (as it was known until 1996) features stories about North Carolina's people, places, and history.

For help resources visit: http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/home/help

Open Library

A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.

Help resources are available at: https://openlibrary.org/help/faq

Video tutorials are available at: https://openlibrary.org/help/tutorials#readonline

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010-'20 decade.

For help resources visit: https://www.bls.gov/help/

Overview

This resource contains detailed information about over 300 careers, including descriptions of the work, pay, outlook over the next ten years, and more. The Handbook covers approximately 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy. Occupational Outlook Handbook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Labor. Features:
  • Economic Releases
  • Student and teacher Resources
  • Publications and Reports
  • Data tools
  • Resources for business leaders, consumers, economists, investors, jobseekers, and more.

Subjects

  • Inflation and prices
  • Spending and time use
  • Unemployment
  • Employment
  • Pay and benefits
  • Productivity
  • Workplace injuries
  • International
  • Demographics
  • Industries
  • Business costs
  • Occupations
  • Geography

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