NC LIVE is a statewide electronic library available to registered library users. This site is most useful for providing access to full-text articles from magazines and newspapers. To connect just click on the NC LIVE Logo. Click on one of the search options and a user validation screen will appear. Select Henderson County Public Library from the drop down menu of the NC Libraries and enter your library card number.
NC LIVE has a lot to offer.
Credo Reference More than 3 million full text entries from more than 628 reference books (subject encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries) across all disciplines.
World Book Encyclopedia Includes World Book Online for Kids, World Book Online Info Finder and World Book Online Reference Center.
Oxford Reference Online Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.
ebrary a collection of 150,000+ non fiction titles suitable for academic research made available by NC LIVE. To connect to ebrary you will need your 14 digit library card number. You can read the books directly in your browser or download. You can also download the title to a desktop computer/ laptop or to a tablet /smartphone. Follow the onscreen prompts for the device you are using.
SIRS Knowledge Source Package Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Statistical Abstract of the United States An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Auto Repair Reference Center A comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information. Coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present.
North Carolina Building Codes (2012)
ProQuest Central Provides access to more than 4,000 periodicals, a highly-respected, diversified mix of journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
Proquest Research Library More scholarly than Proquest Central, provides access to millions of much-coveted full text articles from thousands of scholarly journals for researchers at all levels.
ProQuest Newsstand News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.
Hendersonville Times - News Google Archive (please be advised that the decade headings do not always match the actual date of the newspaper)
Gale Artemis Literary Sources Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Something About the Author Biographical author information from Gale's award-wining reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series.
WorldCat a catalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.
NoveList Plus Readers' advisory service for fiction and non-fiction. Searchable by author, title, series name, subject, and plot. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
eSequels.com The online guide to series fiction. This database aims to include the best, most enduring, and most popular novels in series that might appeal to today's adult readers.
History and Biography
Baker Barber Collection A collection of photograph's from Western North Carolina with an emphasis on Henderson County and Hendersonville spanning approximately 100 years starting in 1884.
DigitalNC Explore original materials from libraries, museums, and archives across North Carolina.
HeritageQuest Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
NC ECHO Exploring North Carolina's Cultural Heritage Online.
Sanborn Historical Maps provides digital access to thousands of large-scale maps of American towns and cities from 1867-1970, searchable by address and GPS coordinates
Learning Express Library Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Profiles for hundreds of occupations. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
Find a Job, AtoZ Databases
ReferenceUSA Job Search Search for jobs across the country, applications can be filled out online.
Morningstar Investment Research Center Comprehensive financial information on stocks and mutual funds.
ReferenceUSA Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. Modules include: US Businesses, US White Pages, US Healthcare, Canadian Businesses, Canadian White Pages, US New Businesses, US New Movers/New Homeowners, US Consumers/Lifestyles, and US Jobs/Internships
ABI/INFORM Complete Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
Hoover’s Company Profiles Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.
AtoZ Databases 30 million business listings and 220 million residential listings. Download the app for your smart phone.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
Medline Plus Produced by the National Library of Medicine, provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
ProQuest Family Health Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
Natural Medicines Natural Medicine's integrative medicine databases provide access to high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices, exercises, and medical conditions.
NC Health Info a service of the UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, is a guide to web sites of quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
Health and Wellness Information Center NCLIVE’s health portal provides access to ebooks, videos, journal articles and more on a wide range of health topics.
United States Code
North Carolina General Statutes
Lawcheck Legal forms and more. (Only accessible in the library)
NC Courts System Judicial Forms