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Elizabeth City Campus library is on the first floor of the B building.
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Dare Campus library is located near the front entrance of the Administration Building at the Russell Twiford Road location.
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Start your research with Encyclopedia Britannica, the world’s best-known general-interest encyclopedia. The Online Academic Edition contains thousands more articles than the print encyclopedia, plus photos, illustrations, videos and a feature for comparing statistics on any two countries side by side.
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