How to Access ebooks in NCWiseOwl
Revised April 2020
This tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions to access ebooks in NCWiseOwl.
The State of North Carolina provides a valuable resource for all students---NCWiseOwl.
This database can be accessed by simply typing ncwiseowl into any search engine. Click on NCWiseOwl to open the database. You will be prompted to provide a password for NCWiseOwl. Contact your teacher or school library media specialist for this password - they can email you the password.
This tutorial explains how to search for books for research support, but there are also over 1,000 books for self-selected / pleasure reading!
When you access the site, you will be at the NCWiseOwl landing page with blue boxes.
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To access you may click either Ebooks OR High
Type your search term in the search field. (Remember, you can use advanced searches too)
Ebooks are not only for research support - there are great Fiction & Nonfiction books for Self-Selected / Pleasure Reading...
Browse by Category
You can look at featured titles, or look at the list of categories on the right.
Do you love to read nonfiction?
Look at the subject categories for a variety of titles!
Is it time to read a classic?
The Young adult fiction category has a long list of Classics to choose from!