Electronic Resources

North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education

www.nclive.org The North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education (NC LIVE) provides access to more than 40 databases, including many with full text articles. To begin searching, click the NC LIVE link and then choose "subject" to see a list of databases broken down by area of interest. In order to access NC LIVE from your home or another off-campus location, you will need a password. These passwords are issued only to students, staff, and faculty of Wilson Community College. Anyone else wishing to access NC LIVE using the password should contact their local public library. To obtain your password, please call the library or stop in and ask at the circulation desk.

Gale Resources

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

GVRL Academic Starter Bundle has dozens of e-book reference titles covering a variety of topics that are relevant to Wilson Community College curriculum. 

Salem Press

To access the Salem Press e-resources while ON Campus, click on the resource needed below.

To access the Salem Press e-resources while OFF Campus, click on the resource needed below and then enter the College's password and click submit. The College's password can be obtained from the library staff or your instructor.

Searches can be made and e-mailed without registering with Salem Press. However, searches cannot be saved without a Salem Press user account; separate registrations are needed for each resource topic.

For more information contact:

Gerry O'Neill
Head Librarian
(252) 246-1337

Kelly Letourneau
(252) 246-1251


Magill's Medical Guide is a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides.  It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers.


Encyclopedia of Global Resources is an easy-to-understand source on all aspects of our natural resources, from their economic applications and benefits to the impact of their extraction.  It provides a wide variety of perspectives on both traditional and more recent views of the Earth's resources.

The Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues is an up-to-date A-Z guide on science, policy, and social issues related to the global environment.  It assembles information from numerous fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering, and explains the interrelationships of these issues in easily understood terms.


Milestone Documents sets include full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary that places the document in its historical context.