Discovery Tools

NC LIVE Resources in Discovery Systems

RESOURCE Permanent resource? Summon (DBID) EBSCO Discovery System WorldShare Management System
ABC-CLIO Ebook Collection Yes SV- (NC LIVE Catalog) NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)


You'll need to select NC LIVE's 205 titles

Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection No ATCPS  

Collection ID: PQUEST.agricenvironm

Chadwyck-Healey Poetry Collections No

SV- (NC LIVE Catalog) and Summon KB:

  • African American Poetry: KE1
  • American Poetry:  7WG
  • English Poetry: AB4
  • Faber Poetry Library: L.H
  • Twentieth Century African American Poetry: AAUUX
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry: J-Z
  • Twentieth Century English Poetry: 7WL
NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)
  • African American Poetry  chadwyck.daap
  • American Poetry  chadwyck.ampo
  • English Poetry  chadwyck.enpo
  • Twentieth Century African American Poetry  chadwyck.daap20
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry  chadwyck.ampo20
  • Twentieth Century English Poetry chadwyck.enpo20
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text No ECT  

Collection ID: EBSCOhost.rzh

Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete No ADVEM; FEAQG   Ebook Central Public Library Complete

Collection ID: pqebk.publiccomplete

Ebook Central Academic Complete

Collection ID: pqebk.acadcomplete

Ebook Central Permanent Collection (formerly MyiLibrary) Yes


You'll need to select the 379 from the collection. More details

Title list

  Ebook Central Perpetual Titles - NC LIVE

Collection ID: customer.54122.purchased

Ebooks on EBSCOhost Yes SV- (NC LIVE Catalog) NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)  
eLibrary No BEC  

Collection ID: PQUEST.elibrary

Entrepreneurship Database No 7X5   Collection ID: PQUEST.soh1000271
Films on Demand Video Collection No NCLKS    
Gale Ebooks Yes


You'll need to select individual titles from this collection. More details

Title List

  NC LIVE Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collection ID: customer.54122.2

Gale Literature Resource Center No ILR  

Collection ID: galegroup.sb5102

Gale in Context: Biography No IBG   Collection ID: galegroup.sb5104
History Study Center No CHS  

Collection ID: PQUEST.hsc

HomeGrown Ebooks Collection Yes BXBCN NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a) NC LIVE HomeGrown Collection

Collection ID: customer.54122.6

*this is a private collection, please email the NC LIVE Help Desk to get access

hoopla Yes SV- (NC LIVE Catalog) NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)  
Just for Kids  No ZIYAQ    
LearningExpress Library and PrepSTEP No SV- (NC LIVE Catalog) NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)  
MasterFILE Premier (includes Consumer Reports) No EMH  

Collection ID: EBSCOhost.f5h

Morningstar  No QC7    
NC LIVE Video Collection


SV- (NC LIVE Catalog)

It's included in the FOD platform, but not discoverable in the Summon FOD collection. 

NC LIVE's Catalog (cat01714a)  
North American Women's Letters and Diaries Yes DCR    
NoveList No IXM    
ProQuest Central No BENPR   Collection ID: PQUEST.pqcentral
ProQuest Learning: Literature No PAF  

Collection ID: PQUEST.pqll

ProQuest Research Companion No KC0    
SIRS Discoverer No VROID    
SIRS Issues Researcher No PQSIR    
Statistical Abstract of the US No 0CF    




Resource Apps

Data-Axle Reference Solutions Data-Axle Reference Solutions 1. Enter your zip code 
2. Select "NC LIVE" as your library
3. Enter their public library card number or code from NC LIVE
4. If you don't have a public library card, please contact NC LIVE Support for a code
Ebooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO Mobile 1. Download the "EBSCO Mobile" app from the App Store or Google Play
2. Search for your institution
3. Sign in using your personal EBSCO account, or your insitution's login credentials if they have activated proxy access for the app.
Yes, if your insitution has not activated proxy access for the app
Films on Demand Video Collection Films on Demand 1. Search for "Films on Demand" in the Google Play or App store.

2. Download the app onto your mobile device/ Smart TV.

3. Open the app and log in with you personal account or your library's generic account. If you need your library's generic account information, please contact the NC LIVE Help Desk. Logging in with a personal account allows you to create playlists and favorites.

More detailed instructions are available on the Films on Demand Support page.

Gale Resources (Gale Ebooks, Gale in Context: Biography, Gale Literature Resource Center) Access My Library Public Library users- No sign in required.
Academic Library users-
1. Search for "Access my Library" in the Google Play or App store
2. Enable location services, or search for your library
3. Enter the password or barcode.
4. If you don't know your password, click "Retrieve Password", an email will be sent to your insitutional email account
5. Enter password and click "Select Library".
HomeGrown Ebooks Collection BiblioBoard Library 1. Search for "Biblioboard Library" in the App Store
2. Download onto your mobile device
3.  Login with your BiblioBoard account. If you don't have an account, you must create an account first using a desktop computer. Access Biblioboard using a desktop computer, sign-in using your library, and then create a personal account.  An account is also required for customization features like saving books as Favorites, notes, comments, bookmarks, etc.
hoopla hoopla Digital hoopla requires individual user accounts in order to access the content, even from within the library building.

Steps for User Registration- If you don't already have a hoopla account-
1) Users will need to register for an account before accessing NC LIVE content on hoopla.
2) Enter an email address.
3) Select library as “NC LIVE”.
4) Enter your library card number and add "NC" at the end, for example "2000385723NC".

Steps for User Registration- If you are a student-
1) Visit or open the app.
2) Register with your student email address.
3) Choose NC LIVE as your library.
4) Enter any number you like in the library card space.

Steps for User Registration- If you already have an account with your library-
1) Visit or open the app.
2) Log in with your existing email address.
3) Click on settings.
4) Choose NC LIVE as your library.
5) Enter your library card number and add "NC" at the end, for example "2000385723NC".

LearningExpress Library and PrepSTEP EBSCO LearningExpress 1. Search for "EBSCO LearningExpress" in the Google Play or App Store
2. Download onto your mobile device
3. Open the app and login with your personal account. If you don't have a person account, you must first create an account in the online platform using an email address and password. Once you have created an account, you can then download the app from iTunes or the Google Play Store and log in to the app using your new credentials. A user cannot create an account within the app.
Transparent Language Online Transparent Language 1. Before using the mobile app, users need to create a username and password on the Transparent Language website. Users do not need to be in the library to do this.
2. Once they create an account on the website, they can use those same login credentials to authenticate the mobile app.



NC LIVE LibGuides Templates 

Directions for easily incorporating NC LIVE resources into your LibGuides A-Z Databases List, plus a LibGuides template for LibGuides v2 that includes all resource links, descriptions and categories for your library to customize.

Search Boxes

Code for search boxes that search the NC LIVE Summon instance, plus instructions on how to make your own search box.