ONE Access

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    What​ is ONE Access?

    • ONE Access is a collaboration between Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools beginning fall 2015

    • CMS students can now use their Student ID number to access and check out CML resources.

    • Their CMS Student ID number is their library account number.  The PIN is the birth month and day (MMDD i.e. July 6th is 0706)

    • The CMS Staff log in is the 10 digit NCID number preceded by "cms" (i.e cms1234567890). The pin is the last FOUR digits of the NCID.

    What can students borrow?​

    • ONE Access allows students to borrow  e-resources and access library databases just like any other CML library card.  

    • Students can also borrow up to 10 print or audio books (no DVDs or music CDs).

    • There are no overdue fines for ONE Access accounts, but users are responsible for fees on lost books.

    ​What resources are available?

    • Over 50 online databases on a variety of topics via NC Live for students to use for homework and projects

    • Access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world. New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Charlotte Observer and many other national and regional titles. 

    • 250 PBS programs including the Emmy award winning series American Experience and Frontline, as well as groundbreaking programs such as Ken Burns’ The Civil War, Baseball, and Jazz.

    • A free account for access through the OneAccess site.

    • and much more.....go to the  One Access web page to discover many more sources of information.