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Online Resources

The CVCC Library offers online resources for use both on and off campus. Off campus access may require a password. A Library Guide with directions for obtaining passwords is listed with CVCC Bookmarks under Library – Online Resources. NC LIVEbutton denotes database access is provided via NC LIVE.

 NC LIVEAcademic Search Complete

A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy

Associates Programs Source contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant program level content.

NC LIVE Auto Repair Reference Center


Chronicle of Higher Education is a highly-rated news source for college faculty members and administrators.  On campus users will not need a log in and password to view premium content.  Off campus users will be required to create an account.

Cochrane Library is a collection of databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.  Off campus users will be required to create an account.

Dental Database via National Library Alliance contains well-known texts distributed by the National Library Alliance.  All texts contain full-image and full-text information in the most recent editions available. 

NC LIVE Entrepreneurial Studies Source

NC LIVE ERIC (Education)

NC LIVE Learning Express Library

NC LIVE NC LIVE offers free electronic access to resources for all ages on topics ranging from careers, business, and investing, to auto repair, health, history, and genealogy. NC LIVE resources are available to all North Carolinians through their local public, community college, or academic library.

NC LIVE NC LIVE eBook Portal provides access to over 20,000 eBooks in the NC LIVE collection.  More information on searching and using the collection may be found on the FAQ Information page.


NC LIVE North Carolina Community Newspapers

Nursing Database - From the National Library Alliance, this database includes 22 titles applicable to research completed by students enrolled in the Nursing Program.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collections is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

NC LIVE Science Reference Center

NC LIVE Small Business Reference Center

NC LIVE Small Engine Repair Reference Center

NC LIVE Teaching Reference Center

NC LIVE Wall Street Journal

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