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:
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
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.