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You can search the library's catalog specifically for items housed in the North Carolina Collection or Special Collections. Simply click on the "Advanced Search" link on the catalogs main page and highlight "Joyner North Carolina Collection" or "Joyner Special Collections" in the "Collection" drop-down box.
This sets a limit on your catalog search, forcing the catalog to only return items from the North Carolina Collection or Special Collections. You can set other limits on this page as well, including format and publication year.
Library Catalog Search Tips
Try the following keywords to find bibliographies and
Diaries, personal narratives, correspondence, sources, bibliography, and report while limiting by North carolina Collection or Special Collections
Do a subject search in the library catalog for the subject you are interested in such as:
Ku Klux Klan
North Carolina Economic conditions
North Carolina Politics and government
North Carolina Race relations
World War North Carolina
You could also use the catalog's Keyword Search to identify collections with additional or
similar subject matter. Truncate words by using an asterisk (*). Search for
specific phrases using quotation marks. In addition to subjects noted above, searches
“civil rights” and 1960s
For electronic books, try the Netlibrary database.
NetLibrary is a web-based system for accessing and retrieving more than 50,000 fulltext reference, scholarly, and professional books in electronic format (eBooks). ECU students, staff and faculty, use this link to create an account.