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Digital NC Resources

Materials contributed to DigitalNC by Alamance County Public Libraries include a variety of high school yearbooks and the “Mebane Leader” newspaper.
Many historic Burlington City Directories are also available.

Salem History

Salem History includes biographical information on thousands of historical figures from ancient times to the twentieth century.  It is especially useful for researching rulers, political figures, scientists, inventors, and important figures in arts and literature.  Many articles also contain information on important historical events and discoveries in science and commerce.

Salem Health

Salem Health includes over 1,100 articles on major human diseases and disorders as well as articles on human anatomy and physiology and on major medical areas of specialization.  It also contains information describing many common surgical and nonsurgical therapeutic procedures.

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Ancestry Library Edition

With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.

This resource is only available in the library.

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NewspaperARCHIVE

Access NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. It is your gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world’s largest archive of online newspapers, is providing this valuable research tool. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world. Content on Access NewspaperARCHIVE is a unique primary resource, as newspapers provide information as news happened and not necessarily the way it was remembered.
This resource is only available in the library.

NC LIVE offers citizens of North Carolina online access to complete articles from over 10,000 newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, indexing for over 20,000 periodical titles, and access to over 24,000 electronic books.  NC LIVE is available free of charge to library patrons, both in the library and remotely.