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Online Research

Use your Iredell County Public Library Card or Iredell-Statesville School Student ID number or Teacher ID number to log into the online resources below. If you don’t have a library card, you can apply for one at one of our three library branches. Library cards are free for all residents of Iredell County.

NC LIVE offers free electronic access to resources for all ages on topics ranging from careers, business, and investing, to health, history, and genealogy. Ebooks, audiobooks, videos, magazines, newspapers, journals, language-learning tools, and other online materials available through NC LIVE are designed for at-home use, and are available from any Internet connection via library websites, and at

All NC Live Resources

  1. Business
  2. Careers & Test Prep
  3. eBooks , eMagazines & Streaming Video
  4. Homework Help
  5. Local History
  6. Online Learning
  7. Health & Medical
ABI/INFORM Collection The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Consumer Reports Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.
Foundation Center Funding Information Network The Iredell County Public Library is a member of the Foundation Center Funding Information Network. Through a collaboration with United Way of Iredell County, the library provides community organizations and nonprofits with access to thousands of sources for grant opportunities. 
LawHelpNC Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.
Morningstar Access market research, business data, and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs. 
NC Live Business Information Center Provides access to trade journals, legal help, business directories, market research, industry information, and North Carolina business. Includes resources for small business development and analytics.
ProQuest Central ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy. Includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.
Simply Analytics Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
Wall Street Journal Read full articles from the Wall Street Journal online (1982-current).
ProQuest Business Market Research Collection Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from a variety of scholarly sources. Subjects covered include Business, Economics, and Market Research. Coverage ranges from 1986-Current.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.
referenceUSA ReferenceUSA provides library patrons access to extremely accurate and complete business and consumer data. Pinpoint business prospects with their mapping tool, recieve accurate business data and analytics, and more.