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1 + NC LIVE Reference Resources & Tools Jill Robinson Morris Outreach & Promotions Librarian Follow us on Become a Fan! Find our NC LIVE Facebook page Agenda: 1. NC LIVE Introduction 2. Announcements & Updates 3. Resources & Tools 4. Questions?

2 + New NC LIVE Website Redesigned with end-users in mind More prominent integrated search tool Removed log-in until point-of- need Improved browsing functionality Improved “For Library Staff” section Integrated NC Knows chat service

3 + EBSCOhost Integrated Search (EHIS) Federated Search Tool – allows you to search multiple NC LIVE resources at one time Search options match against NC LIVE Browse Categories Defaults to a quick-search setting Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Premier Newspaper Source Plus, NC LIVE Catalog Tiered Resources for faster search results Plug-in search widget available

4 + eBooks: MyiLibrary We purchased 379 new titles in December 2009 Browse all NC LIVE’s eBook content (25,000 eBooks) here: Focus on Language Learning, History, Literature, Biography, Health & Medicine MyiLibrary eBooks available here: bin/nclsm?rsrc=258http://nclive.org/cgi- bin/nclsm?rsrc=258

5 + PBS Videos More than 400 PBS Videos you can stream online Create & Share Bookmarks to Specific Points in Videos Popular series, like Ken Burns, Masterpiece Theatre, American Experience New Videos are Coming Soon!

6 + For k-12 students: Student Research Center Includes the American Heritage Dictionary & the Columbia Encyclopedia Student-friendly interface Magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, primary source documents + more Also search by Lexile Level (Reading Level) to find age appropriate materials

7 + For Job Seekers: Resume Builder Search Job Listings Cover Letter Builder Research Potential Employers

8 + For Small Businesses: Market Research New SimplyMap Coming Soon! Creating Mailing Lists Investment Research eBooks with Forms & Plan Send Your Business Resource Questions to:

9 + Thank You! Questions? Jill Robinson Morris Outreach & Promotions Librarian Help Desk Support Mon-Fri 8am-5pm


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