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Electronic Resources

You may need your Buncombe County library card number to log in to some of these databases. If the database asks for a password, call the Reference Desk at 250-4741 or email library@buncombecounty.org and we will be happy to provide you with the necessary information. There is no charge for access to any of these databases.

Table: Electronic Resources
Most Popular
Ancestry Genealogical Research In library use at any library
Asheville Citizen-Times Search full text articles from the Asheville Citizen-Times from 1999 to current. Log in with your library card
Chilton Auto Repair Library Detailed information for vehicle maintenance and repairs. Log in with your library card
Heritage Quest
Genealogical Research NC LIVE - Log in with your library card.
Learning Express Library Practice Tests and Tutorials for tests including the GED, GRE, ASVAB, Real Estate, Civil Service and many more NC LIVE - Log in with your library card.
Legal Forms for North Carolina Legal research and forms Log in with your library card
Literature Resource Center Literary Criticisms NC LIVE - Log in with your library card.
Morningstar Reports Comprehensive information on mutual funds and stocks NC LIVE - Log in with your library card.
New York Times Archives New York Times from 1851 to 2007 Log in with your library card.
North Carolina Digital Library Download audio books, ebooks, music and movies Direct access - log in with library card number and PIN.
Pronunciator Language learning library. Includes 60 of the world's most popular languages, and ESL courses in 50 languages, NC LIVE — Log in with your library card.
Proquest Central Newspaper, Magazines and Journals NC LIVE - Log in with your library card.
Reference USA Business information, business and residential directories NC LIVE — Log in with your library card.
Zinio Download popular magazines Log in with your library card

Download Audio Books, Ebooks, and Magazines to your PC or Portable Device

North Carolina Digital Library
Download best selling audio books, ebooks and music from the North Carolina Digital Library (NCDL). To access the NCDL, you will need a valid Buncombe County Library card and a PIN number, which is the last 4 digits of your home phone number.

One Click Digital
Downloadable audiobooks from NC Live. You will need to log in with your library card number.

Ebooks on NC LIVE
Search for downloadable ebooks from NC LIVE. You will need to log in with your library card number.

Zinio Magazines
Download popular magazines to your digital device. You will need to log into Zinio with your library card number and create an account. Once you download a magazine, it will never expire and you can read it for a long as you like.