ABC Mouse

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ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to 6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.

This resource is only available in the library.

Ancestry Library Edition

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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

Axis 360

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Alamance County Public Libraries’ eBook collection, Axis 360, is available to ACPL cardholders (must have a valid card and pin number). Axis 360 titles will currently run on any Windows PC and on iOS and Android mobile devices.  Full downloading instructions can be found here.

Auto Repair Source

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Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Biblioboard

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Find digital collections of books, images, articles, audio and video from leading publishers and archives around the world.  With a growing library of traditional publisher content including, fiction, graphic novels, comics, children’s books, university press books and much more. The platform is accessible using modern web browsers, including Google Chrome, our preferred browser. BiblioBoard is also available on the iPad®, iOS versions 7+, as well as Kindle Fire HD®, Nexus tablets® and Galaxy Tab® (Android 4.0+).

Consumer Reports

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Online access to Consumer Reports magazine is now available.  Back issues available from January 1991 to present day.

Cypress Resume

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Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

Digital NC Resources

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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.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

Films On Demand

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Films On Demand is a database that provides access to over 20,000 educational films and documentaries.  The site provides materials for nearly every course and discipline.

Gale Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

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Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

HeritageQuest Online

An NC LIVE database that you can access with your library card, HeritageQuest provides access to U.S. census records, books, Revolutionary War service records, and Freedman’s Bank deposit or records. It also can lead you to resources on how to do genealogy research!

Historic NC Digital Newspapers

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3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 historical NC county newspapers including the daily Burlington Times-News.

Learning Express Library

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Learning Express Library helps libraries improve the lives of their patrons every day through a highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Mango Languages

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A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

NCKids Digital Library

For kids’ pre – K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read – Alongs are now available to younger readers via 85 regional, county and municipal libraries in North Carolina through OverDrive’s digital reading platform. These materials are instantly available for every child, at home and everywhere.

NCpedia

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Looking for information about North Carolina? NCpedia highlights North Carolina’s unique resources, people, and culture to enrich, educate, and inform.

Novelist Plus

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Looking for your next great read? NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations. Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.

NC LIVE

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.

Overdrive

OverdriveOverDrive digital collection allows access to eBooks and audiobooks, extending content beyond the physical walls of the library available anytime, anywhere.  Use the Libby App on your tablet, phone or any app capable device today!

RBDigital

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RBDigital, available through NC LIVE, allows access to a variety of downloadable audiobook titles.  First time users must register, creating a username and password and providing a valid email address. Return user can access content directly.  Once you have created your account, RBDigital is available as an app.  eBooks, eAudiobooks, & eMagazines can all be found through this app.

Reference USA

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Reference USA helps users of all kinds search for jobs, research U.S. businesses, create marketing and small business plans, locate specific people and more.

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.

Self ePublishing

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ACPL now has access to the SELF-e submission platform, powered by Library Journal, available. Submit your indie-published book here, you can share you ebook(s) with patrons of your local library and libraries throughout your state.

TumbleBook Library

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TumbleBook Library is a curated database of children’s e-books, available by subscription to Elementary Schools and Public Libraries around the world.  With over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! As well as Math Stories!