Research & Learn
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has the tools you need for any research, career help, entertainment, and more.
Please note, some resources require your library card or ONE Access login to use the resources. Check with a branch for resources only available at a library.
Data Axle Reference Solutions
One of the world's largest databases of industry and company information, with contact information, sales and employee figures. Searchable by yellow page heading, SIC code, geography, and more. Formerly Reference USA.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images and more. These resources come from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. You will find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.Research Databases
DigitalLearn from PLA
An online hub for digital literacy training from the Public Library Assoication. If you are new to computers, these short videos will help you get started. Courses on using computers and mobile devices, email, creating a resume, online shopping, and more are available. All video courses include downloadable texts to accompany the material. Spanish translations available.External Websites
Driving Test Prep
Free practice tests for the North Carolina DMV Permit, Road Sign test, NC DMV Motorcycle test, and access to the NC Driver's Handbook in English and Spanish.External Websites
Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database (ProQuest)
The Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database contains full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. It provides coverage of Climatology, Conservation, Environment, Geology, Forecasting, Meteorology, Oceanography, Weather and more.
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
Ebook Central Academic & Public Library Complete offers scholarly e-book titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.Card RequiredE-Books
EBSCOhost ebook Collection
EBSCOhost eBook collection is a diverse collection of e-books on topics ranging from business & economics and computer science to home & garden and study aids. The Library also has a large e-book library for customers interested in non-profit resources.Card RequiredE-Books
Educaton Database (ProQuest)
Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.
Entrepreneurship Database (ProQuest)
Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.