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Comprehensive descriptions of cancer research programs and clinical trials.
Contains articles generated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Includes information on the nature of cancer, cancer types, research, grants and training, and news and events.
Information on complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine.
The Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine such as complementary and alternative healing practices, including aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets.
Information on various mental illness topics including disorders, suicide, and schizophrenia.
Mental health topics, statistics, consumer health publications, help for mental illness and clinical trials. Formats included are brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, statistics, multimedia, and image library.
"National Jukebox... makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge."
"The National Jukebox is a project of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. The goal of the Jukebox is to present to the widest audience possible early commercial sound recordings, offering a broad range of historical and cultural documents as a contribution to education and lifelong learning."
Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.
"The Health Sciences Library (HSL) at UNC-Chapel Hill created NC Health Info to help you find reliable and easy-to-understand health and medical information and services. All the resources referenced on our page have been carefully selected by HSL librarians. However, they should be used for informational purposes only and not replace advice from medical professionals."
Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions
"The encyclopedia contains articles covering a broad spectrum of topics and resources about North Carolina, including: historical time periods, subjects, and events; biographies, including North Carolina’s governors; counties and government; geography and environment; business and economy; historical places and monuments; natural resources and natural heritage; and many others. NCpedia also includes thousands of images."
Selected statistical data from the NCDPI on students, personnel and finances.
Includes summary data on student enrollment, school personnel and school expenditures; highlights of the public school budget; annual expenditure reports; free and reduced meals application; charter school membership; and other data.
NCWorks is a state center for searching for jobs, for candidates for jobs, and for labor market information.
NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.
Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).
The New York Times is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851. The New York Times carries breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars & more.
Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950.
"North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database." Documents include writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.
Provides statistical information in table, map, and graph format on farm animals, crops, cash receipts, and weather.
"NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS brings together current and historic data relating to North Carolina agriculture. This service has been provided by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) since 1919. The collection and dissemination of agricultural statistics began in 1863 and is one of the oldest activities of the USDA."
Digital collections from North Carolina's history, freely accessible online.
"The North Carolina Digital Collections contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina. The Collections are free and full-text searchable, and bring together content from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina."
Provides information about diseases and conditions, environmental health, health services, and statistics.
North Carolina Public Health (NCPH) works to promote and contribute to the highest possible level of health for the people of North Carolina.
Our entire statewide system of public health – local, state and private sector – has dedicated professionals who carry out our mission every day through a wide range of essential programs and activities touching the lives of everyone in our state.
North Carolina Public Health is community health. Disease prevention, health services and health promotion programs protect entire communities – not just individuals – from untoward outcomes such as communicable diseases, epidemics, and contaminated food and water. We work daily to reduce the impact of chronic and oral diseases. All North Carolina citizens benefit from protections like safe food and water, adequate waste treatment and sanitation, infectious disease control, immunized children and adults, and emergency preparedness.
The Division of Public Health plays a vital role in these efforts, collaborating with local health departments, hospitals, community health centers, practitioners, community agencies and organizations throughout the state and nation.
Contains contact information for all NC public, federal, & charter schools, DPI employees, education organizations & educ. material suppliers.
"The North Carolina Education Directory is prepared and distributed annually by the Department of Public Instruction’s Division of Communication and Information Services as a service to educators and others interested in public education. The directory provides information on the State Board of Education, the Department of Public Instruction, educational associations and commissions, and individual school systems and charter schools."
Index of regional publications about a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
"The index provides access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics, including the arts, business, culture, history, law, natural resources, public policy, tourism, and travel. Coverage includes 68 current and historic publications, most of which are not indexed in standard reference tools. Content coverage is selective as articles must be at least a page in length to be included. Initial coverage began in January, 1992, but retrospective coverage of historically important titles extends to the 1930."
Find full text current and historic publications produced by North Carolina state government.
"North Carolina state government agencies publish hundreds of documents every year — reports, datasheets, curriculum reviews, wildlife and agricultural profiles, historical surveys, and many more. The North Carolina State Government Publications Collection is a searchable database of thousands of these documents — some historical, some current — with more added every day. You can access Spanish language publications and print public documents from early as 1817 or as recently as last month! "
MeSH! Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
"ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields."
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