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African-American Poetry:

Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.

American Poetry:

Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.

Bills from the NC General Assembly:

Current and historical bills from the NC General Assembly. Search by attribute, bill number, chamber, committee, and more.

Biography in Context(Gale):

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.

CultureGrams: Kids Edition:

CultureGrams Kids Edition electronic library helps children of all ages explore the culture and history of 66 countries. Find out about a country's history, culture and people, print a map and country flag, or look up recipes and photos for your country.

Digital Forsyth:

Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

English Poetry:

Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.

Faber Poetry Library:

Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.

Global Road Warrior:

This resource provides access to country information in various categories. Great database to learn about culture, business, government and other socio-economic information.


NC ECHO is a first step for users interested in exploring North Carolina's diverse collections of historic photos, documents, books, family histories, maps, and much more.


Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

North Carolina Periodicals Index:

Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

North Carolina State Government Publications Collection:

Informational brochures and pamphlets, reports (annual, biennial, statistical), serials (newsletters, checklists, magazines), handbooks, studies, and other information resources produced by state government.

Oxford Reference Online Premium:

Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.

State of North Carolina Kids Page:

Doing a school report on North Carolina? This site has lots of great information to help you out!

Tumblebook Library

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books. The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles.

Twentieth Century African-American Poetry:

62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

Twentieth Century American Poetry:

A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.

Twentieth-Century English Poetry:

Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.

Science in Context:

Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.


With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

SIRS Issues Researcher:

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

SIRS Renaissance:

Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.