The Facts On File World News Digest: domestic and world news coverage from 1940 to the present. News feed, updated hourly, along with hundreds of original features, primary documents, newspaper editorials, and other materials that give perspective and context to the events.
Issues & Controversies On File: more than 650 in-depth, objective articles on the most controversial, complex social issues of our times. Articles link to news coverage, selected newspaper editorials, and other resources.
Today's Science On File: science news coverage 1992-present for secondary students, illustrated generously, updated weekly, and fully linked to background information.
The World Almanac Reference Database: and past editions of The World Almanac and Book of Facts with The World Almanac Encyclopedia in a broad reference database.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online: The database includes thousands of author biographies searchable in various ways including nationality, type of writing, genre and time period; overview, synopses, analyses and literary criticism of thousands of works including prose, poetry and plays; in-depth articles on topics and themes; some 38,000 analyses of literary characters; and literary timelines. Another feature of the database is a well-designed search capability that allows users to track down needed information quickly.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center: Looking for work? The Randolph County Public Library can help. Library resources include online databases available from any computer with an Internet connection, books on how to get jobs, computers with templates for sharp-looking resumes, and an easy-to-use kiosk that provides area job listings.
Find online resources at www.randolphlibrary.org/jobsites.htm. This page provides links to the Employment Security Commission’s North Carolina Job Bank; government job listings for the state, county and surrounding counties; school system job openings; classified ad sections of area newspapers; links for job opportunities nationwide; and links for jobseeking advice.
Auto Repair Reference Center: The database covers 26,000 domestic and import models from 1945 to present.
It includes 150,000 factory drawings and step-by-step photographs, 100,000
wiring diagrams, 70,000 service and recall bulletins, specifications
and maintenance schedules, and labor cost estimators.
To access the database from home, go to www.randolphlibrary.org/automotive.html and select the “outside the library” link. Log in with the number on your library card. For assistance using the Auto Repair Reference Center, contact the Asheboro Public Library Reference Department at 318-6800 menu option 4, or your local library.
click link below to access the Auto Repair Reference Center
(outside the library)