About NCknows

Using NCknows

Participating Libraries

Technical Requirements



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With NCknows, you can connect to a librarian through your computer at any time. By typing messages back and forth, we will be able to give you answers, articles and more. It's easy and safe.

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NCknows can help you:

  • Find answers to your research questions.
  • Connect you to business, consumer health and other information specialists.
  • Take advantage of NC LIVE, North Carolina's collection of online articles, statistics and information.
  • Connect to the wealth of NC Libraries around the state.


NCknows is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
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