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Distance Education: Books Databases & Journals

Shepard Library offers many resources for research. Use the tabs below for information on locating books, journals, databases and other items relevant to your studies. Shepard Library is your portal to information resources and research assistance!

  Finding Books



 Search the James E Shepard Library




Search the Triangle Research Libraries (NCCU, Duke, NCSU, UNC-CH)




Search Other UNC System Library Catalogs

Central North Carolina Library Consortium (NC A&T/NC School of the Arts)

Elizabeth City State University




UNC Coastal Library Consortium (Fayetteville State/UNC-Pembroke/ UNC-Wilmington)
Western North Carolina Library Network (Appalachian State/ UNC-Asheville/Western Carolina)

Winston-Salem State University

Other Libraries
Durham County Library
Hytelnet - Links to libraries around the world
Library of Congress
LibWeb - Links to other library Catalogs -- from Berkeley Digital Library

WorldCat - Union catalog of materials held in libraries world-wide.



Shepard Library provides access to some journals through the library website. Some are accessible anywhere on the web, others must be accessed via WebVPN.

About Journal Finder

Journal Finder is an integrated search interface that allows you to determine if the library provides electronic access, to find out if the library owns a print copy, to find out which other libraries may have print copies, and to order copies of articles that can be sent directly to you.

Your Library Liaison

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Jamillah Scott-Branch
James E. Shepard Memorial Library

Reference Department