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This guide is designed especially for students studying completely online at BRCC, although most students in online or hybrid courses will also benefit.
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2015 URL: http://blueridge.libguides.com/distance Print Guide RSS Updates

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NC LIVE Search

Search over 30 databases in NC LIVE with this search. Keep in mind you may get many results that are not relevant to your research, so you may need to limit your search with the options on the right of the results page, or try more specific search terms. **Off-campus users, enter your moodle login when prompted for a username and password.


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  • Films on Demand Streaming Video  
    Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • ebrary eBooks  
    Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals  
    A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. (Choose 'Criminal Justice Periodicals' from the drop-down database menu)
  • PsycArticles  
    A definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group.
  • English Students
    A guide for English Students!
  • NC LIVE Video Collection  
    PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE
  • Pronunciator  
    Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users must create a personal account to use this resource.

Library Support for Distance Learners

Use this guide to find useful links to specific distance learning resources, as well as some tutorials on using different resources.

  • Need to use NC LIVE from home? Use the search box below! Once you enter your search terms, you will be prompted to log in with a username and password. This will be your moodle login. Then you will be taken to your search results!
  • Taking all online classes and need a library card? Use the Request a Library Card tab and fill out the form!
  • Need help with NC LIVE? Use the NC LIVE/Databases tab we created for ACA 115 students. Complete with tutorials and a search box!
  • Taking ACA 115 or 122 online? You have your own page! Check it out here.
  • What makes a successful online student? Read some tips here.

To the left, you will find links to some common distance learning resources, including videos and BRCC-specific databases. 

All of the library’s online resources are available anytime, through the library’s website. More specialized research help can be found here on our LibGuides pages.

If you have any problems with the library website or accessing library resources, please contact the library at 828 694-1879 or library@blueridge.edu


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