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Online Libraries

College of The Albemarle (COA) students, faculty and staff should enter their COA username and password to access our online libraries from off campus.

If NCLIVE requires a remote access passwords before logging on, the password is “birdyarn.” If you have questions, please call the Elizabeth City Campus library at 252-335-0821 ext. 2270 or the Dare County Campus library at 252-473-2264 ext. 7028, or you may send an email to or

NC Live

Through NC Live, you may access several collections of summaries, citations and full-text articles from hundreds of newspapers, magazines, academic journals and other sources.

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources offers full-text, digital editions of several Gale literary criticism series. Find excerpts of essays on works written during nearly all periods of literary history.

Other Online Resources

Nursing and Allied Health Programs online libraries include Stat!Ref medical references and Software for Nurses.