A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Africa Commons: History and Culture This link opens in a new window
The most comprehensive place for searching and collecting African historical and cultural materials. The index covers over 4,500 collections from around the world, with in-depth coverage of sites primarily focused on African history and culture along with selective coverage of sites that include African materials generally. Also includes research guides, finding aids, and and organization directories.
Credo Information Literacy Core This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) InfoLit Core
A set of online videos, tutorials, and quizzes covering information literacy. The resource aims to help students learn how to find relevant and reliable library and other research materials; formulate appropriate, workable research questions; and synthesize what they learn into a final product such as a research paper, including citations that are apt for their field.
Digital Library on American Slavery This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) DLAS
A database focused on bringing to light the names of enslaved individuals from court petitions, historical newspapers, and deed records held by Register of Deeds offices across North Carolina.
Exploring Race in Society This link opens in a new window
Essays that provide a deeper understanding of how current issues stem from actions and policies of the past. Includes background information on topics related to race, ethnicity, diversity, and inclusiveness. It also includes a collection of point-of-view essays offering solutions to issues related to race.
Social Explorer This link opens in a new window
A visualization and data-mapping tool with many data indicators across demography, economy, health, education, religion, crime, and more.

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