Special Collections

Special collections are collections that have limited access due to license agreements or specialized content. Below is the current list of special collections and which users have access to each collection.

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Open to NCCCS Only

College Information System (CIS) documentation is open to the business and system office staff of the NC Community College System to support use of the College Information System (CIS) Ellucian Colleague application. CIS subject matter experts and developers contribute content to this special collection.




Open to NCCCS Faculty Only

The National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) is a growing library of high-quality online course content for students and faculty in higher education, high school and Advanced Placement*. This non-profit project, supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, is an Open Educational Resource (OER) and facilitates collaboration among a community of content developers to serve students and teachers worldwide. Courses in the NROC library are contributed by developers from leading academic institutions across the United States. All courses are assessed to ensure they meet high standards of scholarship, instructional value, and presentational impact. NROC courses are designed to cover the breadth and depth of topics based on generally accepted national curricula and can also be customized within a course management system.

Open to NCCCS Faculty Only

V-Scope Explorerâ„¢ Virtual Microscope is a fully simulated experience of using a real microscope. Focus, slide placement, magnification choice & moving the stage controlled by mouse are all features available in Virtual Microscope. Virtual Microscope as a simple user interface with high quality micro graphic images. There are five magnification settings with 3D rendering of microscope with mouse controlled perspective changes. This collection is open to all NCCCS faculty.

Open to NCCCS Faculty Only

The North Carolina Community College System’s Virtual Learning Community collection is the collection of the learning resources that is use in creating online courses. By having the resources available through the NCLOR, faculty can use parts of the course with downloading the whole course. These resources are all peer reviewed to ensure high level of quality.

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