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.
Points of View Reference Assists researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.
Student Research Center Search full text magazines and reference books by keyword with the ability to limit by reading level.
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)
MasterFile Complete Full text access to more than 2,000 general interest magazine titles.
Academic Search Complete Full text access to 8500 scholarly and peer-reviewed journals.
Newspaper SourcePlus Comprehensive coverage of more than 860 newspapers.
Hendersonville Times - News Google Archive (please be advised that the decade headings do not always match the actual date of the newspaper)
Literary Reference Center Content includes thousands of plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, and book reviews across literary disciplines and timeframes.
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
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.
Biography Resource Center A comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
Job & Career Accelerator Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
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
Morningstar Investment Research Center Comprehensive financial information on stocks and mutual funds.
Business Source Complete Journals, peer-reviewed publications and magazines on a wide range of business topics.
Hoover’s Business Directory search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.
AtoZ Databases 30 million business listings and 220 million residential listings. Download the app for your smart phone.
Small Business Reference Center Information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas. Provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Includes business lectures and ‘how to’ videos, as well as state-specific resources.
Medline Plus Produced by the National Library of Medicine, provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Consumer Edition includes 80 full-text consumer health magazines, 4500 clinical reports, 1000 health related pamphlets and 130 health reference books.
Nursing/Academic Edition includes 550 full-text scholarly health journals.
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.
Affordable Care Act information on the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace.
United States Code
North Carolina General Statutes
Lawcheck Legal forms and more. (Only accessible in the library)
Legal Information Reference Center Full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.
NC Courts System Judicial Forms