For those not familiar with NCLIVE- NC LIVE is North Carolina’s statewide online library service. Founded in 1997 by representatives from the NC Community Colleges, the NC Independent Colleges and Universities, the NC Public Library Directors Association, the University of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina, NC LIVE serves nearly 200 member libraries across North Carolina, and is dedicated to providing North Carolinians with online library and information resources that support education, enhance statewide economic development, and increase quality of life.Designed for at-home use, NC LIVE eBooks, magazines, newspapers, journals, media, and other online materials are available from any Internet connection via library websites, and through www.nclive.org.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. Contact your local library for free access to NC LIVE resources.
To find a specific article, in the left hand column, below the search box, click – Need Specific Journal, Magazine, or NewspaperAlso toward the middle of the page you will find links to various items– Articles, Audios, eBooks, Images and Videos.Below the Links, you can also browse by subject.
This screen is where you select appropriate database–As you can see the databases are listed alphabetically by title- the description of each database is located to the right of each database title.
To find a ebook– ClickEbook
There are many different Ebook databases to choose from, however For this class I am selecting the largest of the four ebook databases-- Ebooks on Ebsco Host CollectionFeel free to explore other databases later.
To View more details about ebook- Click the underlined title to access the ebook-detailsDo not Click – EBOOK Full text- as doing so will lock the title.
NCLIVE tips and tricks
How to Use NCLIVE
Access NCLIVEVia Tri-County Community College’sLibrary Website:Click NCLIVE Icon on Library Website: Off-Campus Use ~Password Required~ 2
NCLIVE is password protected smit4567 Username: 1st four letters of lastname +last four digits of student ID number changeme Password: changeme (you cannot change this password)
NCLIVE Welcome Screen Search two different ways: • Use the Quick Search on Left -Or- • Browse by type of resource
NCLIVE Main pageARTICLES EBOOKS Find Specific Article 5