Presentation on theme: "Introducing NC LIVE. NC LIVE: Information at our fingertips We live in a society driven by information. We want information now and we want it fast. NC."— Presentation transcript:
Introducing NC LIVE
NC LIVE: Information at our fingertips We live in a society driven by information. We want information now and we want it fast. NC LIVE delivers. Academic research Job training information Small business advice Facts – from medical updates to product rankings – that answer personal questions
NC LIVE is North Carolina’s online library
What is NC LIVE? Free to NC students and residents High-quality information resources selected by library staff across the state Available 24/7 Accessible from anywhere there’s an Internet connection.
Collaborative Effort Over 195 North Carolina library systems participate. Among them are: State University system libraries Public libraries Community College libraries Independent College/University libraries
NC LIVE Usage Year over year, NC LIVE’s usage grows.
General and Specialized databases Literature Health & medical resources Young adults & children Reader’s advisory and recommendations Historical maps of North Carolina Education Business
NC LIVE by the numbers 60+ subscription databases 30+ selected free web resources 10,000+ publications in full text 20,000+ publications indexed 24,000+ electronic books
Common uses for NC LIVE Research and reference at all levels Business information and research Health information General interest and consumer information And more!
Search for your topic Type in the key words of the topic you’re interested in. NC LIVE will search through more than 30 databases to find the material. Browse by topic or type of material. You can also choose a specific magazine or journal.
Topical Sample Search: What are the benefits of a state lottery?
Topical Sample Search
Specific Publication Search: Where can I find an issue of Consumer Reports?
Specific Publication Search
Medical Sample Search : Authoritative drug/medical information.
Medical Sample Search
Pharmacy information is available in English and Spanish.
Business Information Search: Easily accessible business information.
Business Information Search
How do I access NC LIVE outside the library? Contact your local library staff for instructions and a password.
Start using NC LIVE: Or your local library web site. Questions about NC LIVE? Contact the local library staff.