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Welcome Back to School!

In This Issue

  • Educator accounts are easier to use and available to everyone in your building.
  • Fine free Student Easy Access (SEA) accounts encourage library use. 
  • NC LIVE expands databases.
  • Events for all ages.

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It's easier to use educator accounts

Superintendent to bus drivers. If you are employed at Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools or The Expedition Charter School in Hillsborough, you will have a digital library account in place with the Orange County Public Library this school year. You may also borrow books and other materials without the hassle of fines. Moreover, we've made it so you use just one card for your personal and educator accounts. Consider it a thank you for being part of educating our youth! Read more

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All K-12 students have SEA accounts

Our Student Easy Access (SEA) accounts give all* k-12 students in Orange County Schools, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and The Expedition Charter School in Hillsborough unlimited access to library materials and digital resources. And there are no fines for late materials! Read more.

*This is a change from last year when students in Orange County Schools opted-in to the program. Now everyone has an account just by virtue of being an enrolled student at your school. 


Don't have, but would like, SEA or educator accounts at your charter or private school? Let's talk.



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NC LIVE Adds More Databases

Four new ProQuest databases are available through NC LIVE. To access, all you need is a library card
 
Both the Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database, and the Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database feature full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications, covering topics such as: artificial intelligence and robotics, astrophysics, atomic and molecular physics, aquaculture, climatology, extraterrestrial geology and more.

Engineering Database This database provides unmatched discipline-specific coverage, many in full text including aircraft design and engineering, bridges and tunnels, civil engineering for air and space transportation.

Global Breaking Newswires, is the premier library news product providing timely access to the best newswire content available from around the globe.


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Library Locations

Main Library | 137 W. Margaret Lane | Hillsborough, NC 27278 | 919.245.2525
Carrboro Branch | 900 Old Fayetteville Road | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 | 919.969.3006
Cybrary | 100 N. Greensboro Street | Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919.918.7387
Cedar Grove Library Station | 5800 N. Highway 86 | Hillsborough, NC 27278

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