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NC LIVE Tutorials: Database Tutorials

Find tutorials for popular NC LIVE databases.

NC LIVE Database Tutorials

NC LIVE provides content to North Carolina's libraries with an online collection of 1.4 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools and more.

 

  • Click below to access database tutorials courtesy of NC LIVE. 
  • Note: While a few tutorials were created by NC LIVE for library staff training, they still contain relevant information for students and instructors.
  • You can skip the introductory surveys.

General


Mechanic fist

Auto Repair Source 
Explore Auto Repair Source, your auto repair reference source. (15 minutes)

Stack of biographies

Biography Reference Bank 
Explore Biography Reference Bank, your source for finding biographies. (15 minutes)

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Biography Reference Center 
Explore Biography Reference Center, your homework help biography resource. (10 minutes)

Nurses

CINAHL Plus with Full Text 
Learn about specialized search techniques in this essential nursing and allied health database. (20 minutes)

Cypress image with typewriter

Cypress Resume 
Learn the basics about creating resumes in Cypress Resume. (15 minutes)

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Credo Reference 
Learn the basics about using Credo Reference. (15 minutes)

CQ Magazine logo

CQ Magazine 
Learn the basics about navigating and using CQ Magazine. (10 minutes)

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eLibrary 
Learn the basics about using eLibrary, your homework help source. (20 minutes)

Chef Gardener Astronaut Composer

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center 
Learn the basics about using Ferguson's Career Guidance Center. (15 minutes)

Screenshot from Historic North Carolina Digital Newspapers interface

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspapers Collection 
Learn the basics of navigating and using this collection of historic newspapers. (15 minutes)

Mango Languages: Learn a new language today!

Mango Languages 
Learn the basics of using this language learning tool. ***NOTE: This tutorial has not been updated to match the new interface that was released on March 20, 2019. recorded webinar about the new interface is available. (15 minutes)

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MasterFILE Premier 
Explore MasterFILE's collection and learn about its unique features. (15 minutes)

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MedlinePlus 
Explore this essential resource for up-to-date health information. (10 minutes)

Morningstar

Morningstar 
Explore Morningstar and learn about its variety of investment research and portfolio development tools. (10 minutes)

Books with a bullseye

NoveList Plus 
Learn how to navigate and use this essential reader's advisory tool. (15 minutes)

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ProQuest Research Companion 
Learn all about ProQuest Research Companion, your resource for teaching information literacy skills. (15 minutes)

Child doing homework

SIRS Discoverer 
Learn the basics about the content and navigation of SIRS Discoverer, your homework help resource. (15 minutes)

Student using laptop

Testing & Education Reference Center 
Learn the basics about the tools that can help your patrons succeed in their educational and career goals. (15 minutes)

Current Issues

CQ Researcher logo with tiger

CQ Researcher 
Learn the basics about using CQ Researcher, your resource for in-depth coverage of hot-button issues. (15 minutes)

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eLibrary 
Learn the basics about using eLibrary, your homework help source. (20 minutes)

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SIRS Knowledge Source 
Learn the basics about using SIRS Knowledge Source, your resource for current issues research and more. (15 minutes)

Data & Demographics

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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA 
Learn the basics of using ReferenceUSA. (15 minutes)

SimplyAnalytics map of Asheville

SimplyAnalytics 
Learn the basics of using SimplyAnalytics, your resource for demographic data analysis and mapping. (15 minutes)

 

Hands-On Tutorials

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NC LIVE 101 
Learn the basics about what NC LIVE offers and how to use the NC LIVE website. (15-30 minutes)

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ProQuest Central 
Learn the basics of using ProQuest Central. (15 minutes)

Ebook Central

Ebook Central 
Learn the basics of using Ebook Central. (15-20 minutes)

Films on Demand

Films on Demand 
Learn the basics of using Films on Demand. (15 minutes)

Careers, Jobs, & Test Prep

Cypress image with typewriter

Cypress Resume 
Learn the basics about creating resumes in Cypress Resume. (15 minutes)

Chef Gardener Astronaut Composer

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center 
Learn the basics about using Ferguson's Career Guidance Center. (15 minutes)

study

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
Learn all about the interface and new content in Gale Virtual Reference Library. (15 minutes)

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Occupational Outlook Handbook 
Learn the basics about this essential career choice resource. (15 minutes)

Student using laptop

Testing & Education Reference Center 
Learn the basics about the tools that can help your patrons succeed in their educational and career goals. (15 minutes)

Books & Literature

Ebook Central

Ebook Central 
Learn the basics of using Ebook Central. (15-20 minutes)

HomeGrown Ebooks Collection

HomeGrown Ebooks Collection 
Learn the basics of using HomeGrown Ebooks Collection. (15 minutes)

Books with a bullseye

NoveList Plus 
Learn how to navigate and use this essential reader's advisory tool. (15 minutes)

RBdigital

RBdigital 
Learn all about how to navigate and use your RBdigital collection. (15 minutes)

Homework & Assignment Help

Beaker

Literature Resource Center 
Learn all about the content and features in this resource that helps your patrons delve into the study of literature. (15 minutes)

Beaker

Science in Context 
Learn all about the content and features in this one stop science research resource. (15 minutes)

Genealogy & Local History

Explore the Amazing History of You

HeritageQuest 
Learn the basics of finding census data and more in this genealogy resource. (20 minutes)

Screenshot from Historic North Carolina Digital Newspapers interface

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspapers Collection 
Learn the basics of navigating and using this collection of historic newspapers. (15 minutes)

Sanborn Maps logo on compass rose

Sanborn Maps North Carolina 
Learn the basics about using this collection of historical maps. (15 minutes)