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This site is one of many places online to find resources from the State Library and State Archives. We also have online exhibits, guides, and other searchable databases--all listed below!

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An online encyclopedia that highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people, and culture. New entries are being added every day!

State Archives Flickr Images

Hundreds of historic photographs from the State Archives of North Carolina's Special Collections. New images are being actively added!

State Archives - Digital Collections and Publications

An overview of the digital collections, publications, resources, and online tools available from the State Archives of North Carolina

North Carolina Maps

Over 3,000 historic maps from three of the state's largest map collections.

News & Observer Index, 1926-1992

Searchable database of topics and personal names in 20th-Century News & Observer articles

North Carolina Newspaper Locator

Search the extensive newspaper microfilm collection at the State Library of North Carolina by county, town, title, date range, and surrounding area.

Works Progress Administration

This online exhibit documents works projects in North Carolina from 1933-1941.

NC State Web Site Archives

Searchable, free, and open access to archived North Carolina state agency web sites dating back to 1996.

Democracy and the Media

An online exhibit looking at the interaction between media and politics in North Carolina.

Educational Resources

Stories that help link educators and students to items in the North Carolina State Archives.

Explore NC Topic Guides

Themed guides rich with resources on particular North Carolina topics, updated monthly.

Centennial of Flight

A 2003 online exhibit that traces the history of aviation in North Carolina, from Kitty Hawk and the Wright brothers to the 2003 centennial celebration.


One-stop search across numerous digital collections in North Carolina, including content from the State Library and State Archives.

Digital Preservation Information

A practical introduction to digital preservation best practices and guidelines, for state agency employees and anyone who creates and manages digital material.

Preservation & Long-Term Access Services at the State Library [PDF]

Is your information on the verge of extinction? This pamphlet gives an overview of the digital preservation services for state agencies offered by the State Library.

Explore our Digital Collections [PDF]

Pamphlet about the North Carolina Digital Collections and the State Library's Government & Heritage Library

Genealogy and Information Literacy [YouTube]

State Archives of North Carolina's YouTube playlist covering genealogy research and digital information management.

Genealogy/Family History [YouTube]

State Library's YouTube playlist containing tutorials on researching family history. These tutorials were created for the 2015 RootsMOOC online genealogy course.