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Lights, Camera, Action!. Free movies, e-books, and more!. Exploring some of the best media available in NC LIVE. Julie Humphrey. Today we will cover…. NC LIVE collection highlights: Media Collection MyiLibrary e-audio books e-book collections

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free movies e books and more

Lights, Camera, Action!

Free movies, e-books, and more!

Exploring some of the best media

available in NC LIVE

Julie Humphrey

today we will cover
Today we will cover…

NC LIVE collection highlights:

  • Media Collection
  • MyiLibrary e-audio books
  • e-book collections
  • Learning Express Library

Free media beyond NC LIVE:

  • Annenberg/CPB videos online
  • Anatomy.TV
  • STAT! Ref e-books
what is nc live
What is NC LIVE?
  • Collection of Electronic Resources
  • Community Colleges, UNC system, Independent Colleges, Public Libraries
scope of resources
Scope of resources
  • Business
  • Current Issues
  • Data & Demographics
  • Education & Teacher Resources
  • Genealogy
  • Health & Medical
  • History
  • Literature
  • Science and Technology
types of resources
Types of resources
  • Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles
  • E-books
  • Downloadable e-audio books
  • Practice tests
  • Maps
  • Images and art
  • Encyclopedias
  • Videos
nc live s media collection
NC LIVE’s Media Collection
  • More than 250 PBS high quality documentary and educational programs
  • Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest
  • Includes the following series:
faq s about using the nc live media collection
FAQ’s about using the NC LIVE Media Collection

What hardware/software do I need?

  • Flash player version 9 or higher
  • The videos stream in two formats – a lower bandwidth option and a higher bandwidth option.
  • The videos will play on a Mac but not portable devices like iPod or Blackberry.


Can I post a link to a video in Blackboard?

Is there a bookmarking feature available?

Are public performance rights available?

myilibrary downloadable audio books
MyiLibrary downloadable audio books

Over 1000 titles in these fiction and nonfiction subject areas:

  • Biography
  • Children’s Titles
  • Classic Literature
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • History
  • Language Learning
  • Politics

Now, let’s take a look at the MyiLibrary

downloadable audio book collection.

nc live e book collections
NC LIVE e-book collections
  • ABC-CLIO :over 200 titles in History, Literature, and more.
  • NetLibrary :nearly 25,000 titles in Literature, Technology, Career & Self Help, How-to books and more!
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library:30 Encyclopedias in Religion, History, Philosophy, and more.
  • MyiLibrarye-Book Collection– nearly 400 titles in History, the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and more.
learning express library practice tests and tutorial courses
Learning Express Library practice tests and tutorial courses
  • Help students and adult learners succeed on academic or occupational licensing exams
  • Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of results
learning express library broad topic areas
Learning Express Librarybroad topic areas
  • Business writing
  • Civil service
  • College entrance exams
  • Elementary and Middle

school skills improvement

  • EMS
  • Firefighter
  • GED
  • Graduate school entrance exams
  • High school skills improvement
  • Job search and success skills
  • Law enforcement
  • Math skills improvement
  • Military
  • Nursing
  • Reading skills improvement
  • Real estate
  • Resume and interviewing success skills
  • Teaching
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Writing skills improvement
moving beyond nc live
Moving Beyond NC LIVE

More media perfect for your visual learners

  • Annenberg/CPB videos online
  • Anatomy.TV

Amedical and health textbook e-book collection

  • STAT! Ref medical e-books

Let’s keep the conversation going!

Do you have any questions?

If you discover new media resources please share them with the library.

Thank you!