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NC LIVE : Home

A LibGuide dedicated to using the online library service, NC LIVE.

What is NC LIVE?

NC LIVE is a public service that provides North Carolinians with free 24/7 online access to reliable information and resources that enhance education, statewide economic development, and quality of life.

NC LIVE resources are online library resources that can be used from the convenience of your own home with an Internet connection. By working collaboratively, NC LIVE saves North Carolina libraries money and puts all North Carolinians in a better position to make decisions, take action, and find the information they need.

A Partnership of 198 North Carolina libraries:
  • Public Libraries
  • NC Community Colleges 
  • NC University System
  • NC Independent Colleges & Universities
Free for North Carolinians

NC LIVE is available free of charge to all library patrons, students, and educators of NC LIVE affiliated libraries (including all North Carolina Public Libraries across the state).

24/7 Online Access

Access is available 24/7 from any Internet connection through your local (public, college, university) library's website, or through with your library card number or your library's password.

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