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  • Alt HealthWatch (Alternative Medicine)

    Alt HealthWatch (Alternative Medicine)Examine multiple perspectives of complimentary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

  • Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry Library EditionResearch approximately 4,000 databases including U.S. Census images and indexes.

  • Animal Kingdom

    Animal KingdomAccess artilcles, images, and videos related to animals and habitats designed for elementary and early middle school intermediate readers.

  • Annals of American History

    Annals of American HistoryExamine full text primary documents from American history, including speeches and memoirs.

  • Artist Works

    Artist WokrsTake video lessons in art and music instruction taught by accomplished professionals.

  • AtoZ databases

    AtoZ databasesSearch 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents.

  • AtoZdatabases en Español

    AtoZdatabases en EspañolBusque 30 millones de perfiles de negocios y 220 millones de residentes. Ideal para las oportunidades de ventas, listas de correo, estudios de mercado y mucho más.

  • Auto Repair Source

    Auto Repair SourceSearch accurate and current service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles, including diagrams, step by step instructions, and repair estimates.

  • Biographies (Encyclopædia Britannica)

    BiographiesAccess biographies from Encyclopædia Britannica on famous figures from around the world.

  • Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

    Black Freedom Struggle in the United StatesExplore primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.

  • BookFlix (Grades PreK-3)

    BookFlix(will not work using Internet Explorer)
    Explore an online reading resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

  • Britannica Academic

    Britannica AcademicAccess the complete Encyclopaedia Britannica online interface, with a focus on college students.

  • Britannica Elementary

    Britannica ElementaryExplore an online portal designed for elementary and early middle school students.

  • Britannica for Kids

    Britannica for KidsAccess both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica using an interface designed for middle school aged students.

  • Britannica Fundamentals

    Britannica FundamentalsAccess online resources for young children including vocabulary builders and learning games.

  • Britannica High School

    Britannica High SchoolAccess the complete Encyclopædia Britannica online interface, with links to learning materials and resources for teachers, focusing on high school students.

  • Britannica Middle School

    Britannica Middle SchoolExplore articles, biographies, images, and videos geared toward a middle school audience.

  • Britannica Online Japan

    Britannica Online JapanExplore a collection of Japanese language content including art, geography, history, science, and sports.  Appropriate for both native speakers and students of Japanese.

  • Britannica Online Reference Center

    Britannica Online Reference CenterAccess four complete encyclopedias through an interface focusing on a public library audience.

  • Britannica School

    Britannica SchoolRetrieve information from an online database that can focus on either elementary, middle, or high school audiences.

  • Business & Economics eBooks from Ebsco

    Business & Economics eBooks from EbscoRead or download eBooks for all ages in the areas of business and economics.

  • Business & Economics eBooks from ProQuest

    Business & Economics eBooks from ProQuestRead or download eBooks related to business and economics.

  • Business Source Complete (Business Searching Interface)

    Business Source Complete Explore a scholarly business database that provides full-text access to many peer-reviewed business journals.

  • Business Websites

    Business WebsitesBrowse local, national, and regional websites related to business resources, finance and investing, and small businesses.

  • C-SPAN Video Library

    C-SPAN Video LibraryExplore over 160,000 hours of footage from C-SPAN programming since 1987.

  • CDC en Español

    CDC en EspañolCDC.gov le ofrece un enlace directo a temas importantes de salud y seguridad, artículos científicos, datos y estadísticas, herramientas y recursos – y a más de 900 temas de un índice alfabético de enfermedades y afecciones.

  • Census Data (U.S. Census Bureau)

    Census Data (U.S. Census Bureau)Browse United States demographic data from the Census Bureau.

  • Civics Test - Naturalization Test

    Civics Test - Naturalization TestReview information and practice questions related to the Civics portion of the Naturalization Test from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

  • Civil Rights Digital Library

    Civil Rights Digital LibraryThe Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL) promotes an enhanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement through a digital video archive, a civil rights portal, and instructional materials.

  • Civil War in the American South

    Civil War in the American SouthAccess digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries.

  • Community Resource Guide

    Community Resource GuideLocate community resources available to residents of Forsyth and Dawson Counties and identify opportunities to volunteer.

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Consumer Health CompleteBrowse a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, including images, videos, and health reports.

  • Consumer Reports

    Consumer ReportsRead articles related to health, public safety, and regulatory actions that effect consumers.

  • ConsumerEd.com

    ConsumerEd.comResearch topics related to purchasing and financial decisions, consumer rights, and scams, as provided by the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs.

  • Country Comparison

    Country ComparisonExplore and compare maps, flags, statistics, events, and multimedia about any two countries in the world.

  • Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th Edition

    Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th EditionDelve into 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant works and overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre.

  • Culturegrams

    CulturegramsTour the countries of the world and the fifty states through this leading resource for concise and reliable cultural information.

  • Digital Library of Georgia

    Digital Library of GeorgiaDiscover Georgia's rich culture and history through digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

  • Discover America

    Discover AmericaView profiles and statistics for every U.S. state. 

  • Discover Our World

    Discover Our WorldView profiles and statistics for the countries of the world.

  • E-Read Kids

    E-Read KidsRead or listen to fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks designed to promote early literacy.

    Apps available:
    - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

  • EBSCOhost eBook Collection

    EBSCOhost eBook CollectionAccess an extensive collection of full-text eBooks for all ages, including fiction and nonfiction.

  • EBSCOhost Español

    EBSCOhost EspañolLea artículos de revistas y periódicos con el texto completo en español.

  • Enciclopedia Juvenil

    Enciclopedia JuvenilDescubra cientos de artículos, imágenes, videos y materiales de aprendizaje en español diseñados específicamente para estudiantes.

  • Enciclopedia Moderna

    Enciclopedia ModernaEnriquezca su mente con información de todos los campos del conocimiento, incluyendo las artes, la geografía, la filosofía, la ciencia, los deportes y mucho más.

  • Environment Complete

    Environment CompleteExplore full-text articles from hundreds of top environment journals and monographs covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, public policy, sustainability and other related subjects. It also includes millions of records and an environmental thesaurus.

  • Escolar Online

    Escolar OnlineExplore esta plataforma en línea única diseñada específicamente para estudiantes de seis a doce años. Los estudiantes pueden enriquecer su aprendizaje a través de juegos interactivos, búsquedas, videos, multimedia, mapas y muchos otros recursos.

  • eVideos

     eVideosStream thousands of informative eVideos for all ages.

  • Explora for Elementary School

    Explora for Elementary SchoolSearch or browse this dynamic resource for magazine and newspaper articles on a wide array of topics, including animals, arts & music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science & health, and social studies.

  • Explora for High School

    Explora for High SchoolAccess magazine and newspaper articles on a wide range of topics, including arts & literature, biography, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, and science & math.

  • Explora for Middle School

    Explora for Middle SchoolSearch or browse for magazine and newspaper articles on a wide array of topics, including arts & literature, biography, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, and science & math.

  • Explora for Public Libraries

    Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

  • FamilySearch (will not work using Internet Explorer)

    FamilySearchBring to life your family's history by exploring the lives of those who came before you. Search over a hundred years worth of genealogical records.

  • Flipster Digital Magazines

    Flipster Digital MagazinesRead or download your favorite magazines.

    Apps available:
    - Flipster for IOS (download), Flipster for Android (download)

  • Fold3 (will not work using Internet Explorer)

    Fold3Research U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

  • Forsyth County News

    Forsyth County NewsRead local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, business, and people in the community.

  • Forsyth Herald

    Forsyth HeraldRead this online edition of the Forsyth Herald, a weekly newspaper covering news and topics of interest for the City of Cumming and surrounding areas. 

  • Fuente Académica Premier

    Fuente Académica PremierLea revistas académicas en español y portugués en una amplia selección de temas, que incluyen agricultura, economía, historia, derecho, literatura, psicología y sociología.

  • GAfutures.org

    GAfutures.orgExplore Georgia's primary resource to help students plan, apply, and find affordable ways to pay for their post-secondary education.

  • Gale LegalForms

    Gale LegalFormsAccess a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms that may be customized for the most common legal procedures, including business, personal, real estate, general, and federal. 

  • Galileo

    Galileo Search PortalImmerse yourself in a wealth of information, including over 150 databases indexing thousands of full-text periodicals and scholarly journals.

  • Genealogy and Local History Websites

    Genealogy and Local History WebsitesSearch an extensive list of genealogy and local history websites. 

  • Genealogy Connect

    Genealogy ConnectExplore a wide range of comprehensive reference works on topics such as genealogy best practices, genealogy research methods and sources, immigration, the Colonial period and early American settlers, royal and noble ancestry, and Native American ancestry.

  • Georgia Code

    Georgia CodeSearch an extensive compilation of current enforcable laws of the state of Georgia.

  • Georgia Department of Education

    Georgia Department of EducationLocate information related to K-12 public education for the State of Georgia, including curriculum, initiatives, performance, and more.

  • Georgia General Assembly (Legislative Services)

    Georgia General Assembly Access Georgia House and Senate bills, calendars, and votes.  Focus a search by bill type, committee, member, and more.

  • Georgia Historic Books

    Georgia Historic BooksExplore a large collection of full-text books related to Georgia's history and culture.

  • Georgia Historic Newspapers

    Georgia Historic NewspapersSearch digitized historical newspapers from around the state of Georgia, including over one million digitized pages.

  • Georgia History books in the library's collection

    Georgia History books in the library's collectionBrowse a listing of the Georgia History books located in the Forsyth County Public Library's Georgia history collection.

  • Georgia History Ebooks

    Georgia History EbooksDiscover seminal works on Georgia culture and history including titles long out of print published by the University of Georgia Press.

  • Georgia Legislative Documents

    Georgia Legislative DocumentsSearch for Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia that date from 1776 to 2000.

  • Georgia Public Library Service

    Georgia Public Library ServiceExplore all 62 library systems within the state of Georgia.

  • Georgia Stories

    Georgia StoriesStreams videos and find educator resources and primary sources materials collected by Georgia Public Broadcasting to support the teaching of Georgia studies.  Materials are correlated to Georgia teaching standards.

  • Georgia.gov

    Georgia.govExplore the official website for the government of the state of Georgia.

  • GeorgiaDATA

    GeorgiaDATAAccess Georgia county and state data with Georgia’s central data repository. View interactive data pages on a number of different topics such as economics, population, vital statistics, and more. Data pages contain graphs, maps, and other visualizations and can be filtered by county.

  • Great Courses

    Great CoursesExplore a number of current topics, including health, music, and philosophy, using audiobook courses taught by experts in each field.

  • GreenFILE

    GreenFILELocate well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. This collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

  • Health & Medicine eBooks from Ebsco

    Health & Medicine eBooks from EbscoAccess and download thousands of eBooks on the topics of health and medicine

  • Health & Wellness Websites

    Health & Wellness WebsitesGet quick access to a curated list of health and wellness websites, including those from local, state, and national government organizations. Topics covered include children’s health, mental health, senior health, and more.

  • HeritageQuest Online

    HeritageQuest OnlineDive into the past and research your family tree.  Access census records, city directories, and more.

  • History Reference Center

    History Reference CenterResearch history topics using through a database of journals, magazines, and primary source documents, and reference books. View thousands of images, maps, and photos, as well as historical videos.

  • Infobase Learning Cloud

    Infobase Learning CloudA video-based how-to training resource, Infobase Learning Cloud opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

  • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

    Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionAccess and read thousands of nonfiction eBooks in a variety of subject areas. The collection is intended for middle and high school students and is correlated to all major educational standards.

  • International Bibliography of Theater and Dance

    International Bibliography of Theater and DanceStudy dance and theater through full-text articles and books.

  • IRS

    IRSVisit the website of the Internal Revenue Service to find federal tax information, tax forms, and tax publications for individuals and businesses.

  • Job and Career Accelerator

    Job and Career AcceleratorGo step-by-step through the process of finding a job, from building a resume to preparing for an interview, with tutorials, video guides, and other career tools.

  • Just For Kids Video Collection

    Just For Kids Video CollectionWatch thousands of kid-friendly, advertisement-free educational and fun videos, including games, songs, and more.  Learn about the ABCs, math, people and places, science, and more.

  • LearningExpress Library

    LearningExpress LibraryStudy and prepare for a variety of education and career exams and skills with practice tests and tutorials.

  • Legal Source

    Legal SourceResearch some of the most respected scholarly law journals and magazines for current issues, studies, and trends within the legal world. Obtain information on a number of legal subject areas.

  • Library of Congress - American Memory

    Library of Congress - American MemoryDelve into documents, maps, prints, sheet music, and sound recordings from the collection of the Library of Congress that chronicle American history.

  • Library of Congress - Chronicling America

    Library of Congress - Chronicling AmericaView thousands of historic newspapers from 1789-1963. Browse listings of newspapers available or select by state.

  • Literary Classics

    Literary ClassicsRead over 1,000 eBook versions of literary classics, and search for titles based upon copyright date and grade level.

  • Mango Languages

    Mango LanguagesLearn a new language by taking a course in French, German, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and English for Spanish speakers, as well as other languages.

  • MAS Ultra en Español

    MAS Ultra en EspañolHojear más que 500 revistas y libros de referencia en un amplio espectro de temas, escritos especialmente para esudiantes de escuela secundaria.

  • MasterFILE Elite

    MasterFILE EliteExplore and download articles in more than 1000 periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas.

  • MasterFILE Elite en Español

    MasterFILE Elite en EspañolExaminar y descargar artículos en más que 1000 periódicos y libros de referencia incluyendo un amplio espectro de temas.

  • Masterplots 4th Edition

    Masterplots 4th EditionExamine plot summaries and critical analyses of significant works in all genres - long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction.

  • Medicine eBooks from ProQuest

    Medicine eBooks from ProQuestRead or download full-text eBooks on health and medical subjects.

  • MedicLatina

    MedicLatinaEstudiar una colleción único de revistas especializadas en la investigación medica de reconocidas editorials médicas Latinoamericanas y Españolas, cubriendo una variedad de campos médicos como la biomedicina, la investigación de cáncer, y la pediatría.

  • MedlinePlus

    MedlinePlusDiscover up-to-date information on health and medicine from government agencies and health organizations.

  • Mental Health Helplist

    Provides relevant information regarding Mental Health, covering topics of awareness, wellness, illness and resources available to support improving mental health. This list includes a number of community initiatives in Forsyth County.

  • Merck Manuals

    Merck ManualsSearch for current information on diseases and disorders, including symptoms and the latest therapies.

  • Middle Search Plus

    Middle Search PlusDiscover information from magazines, newspapers, biographies, and videos on a variety of topics, designed for middle school aged students.

  • Morningstar

    MorningstarEvaluate investments using up-to-date stock values, market research, and cost and savings calculators.

  • Muzzy

    MuzzyLearn a new language using this interactive immersion program geared toward children. Choose languages including Spanish (including Latin American Spanish), French, Italian, Korean RR, Chinese Pinyin, German, and English (British and American).

  • MyHeritage Library Edition

    MyHeritage Library EditionUncover your family tree with billions of historical documents from over 48 countries and millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, family trees, and more to aid your genealogical research.

  • National Archives and Records Administration

    National Archives and Records AdministrationBrowse records from federal agencies and find helpful information for research family history, military records, and national historical documents.

  • National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic KidsDiscover amazing adventures for kids ages 6-14 involving animals, environment, history, places, and science. Browse issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009 to present.

  • National Geographic Virtual Library

    National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

  • National Science Digital Library

    National Science Digital LibraryAccess high quality resources and tools that support teaching and learning at all levels of engineering, mathematics, science, and technology.

  • New Georgia Encyclopedia

    New Georgia EncyclopediaExplore over 2,000 articles about the state of Georgia, including topics such as arts and culture, cities and neighborhoods, history, and politics.

  • New York Times en Español, the

    The New York Times en EspañolDisfrutar del acceso gratis al periódico, New York Times, con las noticias nacionales e internacionales, videos interactivos, las fotos, y el archivo.

  • New York Times Online, the

    The New York Times OnlineEnjoy free access to the New York Times newspaper, including national and international news, interactive videos, photos, and archives.

  • Newspaper Source Plus

    Newspaper Source PlusReceived news content through more than 1,200 full-text newspapers, 86 million full-text articles, and more than 2 million television and radio news transcripts.

  • NoveList K-8 Plus

    NoveList K-8 PlusFind book recommendations for children with hundreds of reading lists created by experts from NoveList. Discover series information, reading levels, read-a-likes and author-a-likes, along with resources for teachers and parents.

  • NoveList Plus

    NoveList PlusDiscover book recommendations crafted by experts from NoveList by choosing from different elements such as appeal, genre, and theme to find your next book. View the availability of a title in the Library's catalog through NoveList Plus.

  • OverDrive eAudiobooks

    OverDrive eAudiobooksChoose from a selection of thousands of eAudiobook titles to check out and listen to.

    Apps available:
    - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
    - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
    - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

  • OverDrive eBooks

    OverDrive eBooksChoose from a selection of thousands of eBook titles to check out and read.

    Apps available:
    - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
    - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
    - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

  • OverDrive eMagazines

    Logo of OverDrive eMagazinesRead or download magazines for all ages.

    Apps available:
    - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
    - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)

  • OverDrive Kids

    OverDrive KidsRead eBooks or eAudiobooks for kids, focusing on grades K-5.

    Apps available:
    - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
    - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
    - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

  • OverDrive Teens

    OverDrive TeensRead eBooks or eAudiobooks for teen, focusing on grades 6-12.

    Apps available:
    - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
    - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
    - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

  • PBS Learning Media

    PBS Learning Media(will not work using Internet Explorer)
    Enrich your classroom with multimedia resources and content that align to state standards, designed for educators, and browsable by subject and grade-level.

  • Practice Test - Georgia Department of Driver Services

    Practice Test - Georgia Department of Driver ServicesTake the practice test for the written examination portion of the Georgia Driver's Instructional (Learners) Permit.

  • ProQuest Newsstand

    ProQuest NewsstandPeruse the most recent news and the archives of this extensive collection of international, national, regional, and local newspapers.

  • Regional Business News

    Regional Business NewsSearch regional business publications from the United States and Canada, including newspapers, magazines, and other trusted news sources.

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Religion and Philosophy CollectionLearn what the great philosophers taught, what great religious thinkers wrote about, or the latest listing in political philosophy, also includes information on biblical studies, religious history, and moral philosophy.

  • RomanceBookCloud

    RomanceBookCloudImmerse yourself in an eBook featuring stories about passion, adventure, and dealing with life's problems with help from a true love. All titles are available with no wait.

  • Rourke Nonfiction eBooks (Grades K-8)

    Rourke Nonfiction eBooksFlip through the pages of non-fiction eBooks from a mobile device. Learn about animals, colors, community helpers, nature, numbers, shapes, sports, and more fun subjects in these eBooks for students grades K-8.

  • Science & Technology Collection

    Science & Technology CollectionResearch up-to-date information on interesting subjects such as dark matter, hurricane forecasting, or coding. Also access peer-reviewed articles, videos, images, and charts on hundreds of subjects.

  • Science Online

    Science OnlineDiscover how to conduct an experiment or browse diagrams showing the components of weather. Science Online covers multiple science topics using interactive experiments, learning modules, videos, animations, and diagrams to make learning about science fun and easy.

  • Senior Resource Guide

    Senior Resource GuideSearch this guide for fun activities planned especially for seniors or services for seniors needing assistance. The guide provides a wealth of information from nonprofit and government organizations that is specific to the needs of seniors in Forsyth County.

  • Small Business Reference Center

    Small Business Reference CenterGrow a small business with exclusive access to business tools, start-up kits, business plans, and full-text reference material.

  • Special Needs Resources

    SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCESSearch this resource to find organizations dedicated to providing special needs services on the local, state, and federal level.

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    Statistical Abstract of the United StatesA comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, the Statistical Abstract is a snapshot of America and its people.

  • TeenBookCloud (Grades 6-12)

    TeenBookCloudAn online collection of eBooks, read-along books, graphic novels, and audio books.

  • Today in Georgia History

    Today in Georgia HistoryUncover state history by reading articles, watching videos, or completing activities about significant people and events connected to a specific day. Includes tips for teachers, curriculum, writing prompts, primary source material, and classroom exercises aligned with Georgia social studies curriculum and standards.

  • Today's Science

    Today's ScienceDiscover what's new in the world of science. Browse articles on the latest advances in biology, chemistry, space, and other areas of scientific study. Read conversations with real-life scientists, and browse a science fair guide for help with research papers and experiment design. Includes resources for educators and an experiment guide.

  • TumbleBook Library (Grades K-4)

    TumbleBook Library Exchange after school cartoons for after school animated picture books using TumbleBook Library. Enhance the reading experience, and explore the TumbleBook. Library for books in Spanish and French, puzzles, and videos by National Geographic.

  • TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 3-6)

    TumbleBookCloud JuniorImmerse yourself in an eBook, read-along, or audiobook using TumbleBookCloud Junior. A Common Core portal highlighting books meeting the standards for Grades 4-5 is provided to assist parents and educators.

  • TumbleMath

    TumbleMathAccess a comprehensive collection of math stories for students in PreK-5. TumbleMath combines stories, videos, and quizzes to supplement the math your child learns in school.

  • Tutor.com

    Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

  • Universal Class

    Universal ClassContinue the pursuit of knowledge with the diverse catalog of over 500 classes. Continuing education units are available upon the completion of a course.

  • Universalis Junior Online

    Universalis Junior OnlineExplore French language learning for ages 7 and up by accessing over 4,000 encyclopedia articles, and 1,700 English-languages articles for bilingual education. Engage students with a variety of tools including images, maps, flags, charts, and videos.

  • Universalis Senior

    Universalis SeniorLearn facts in French online with Encyclopedia Universalis. Native speakers of French and language students will find global coverage of art, science, the social sciences, sports, technology, and more.

  • USA.gov

    USA.govAccess U.S. government information and services through this official federal government web portal. Apply for jobs, find grants, renew your passport, locate a federal agency, contact elected officials, register to vote, apply for Social Security, and much more.

  • Virtual Chemistry Lab

    Virtual Chemistry LabLearn chemistry through interactive, scenario-based online activities for either homework or in-class assignments.

  • Vocational and Career Collection

    Vocational and Career CollectionResearch new developments in business in approximately 350 full-text trade and industry related periodicals.

  • Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

    Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade DatabaseLearn about the Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trading voyages in this resource which features maps, images, and essays, as well as lesson plans for educators. Searchable databases contain details about tens of thousands of slave voyages, including the names of enslaved Africans, ship names, locations of embarkation and debarkation.

  • Wall Street Journal, the

    The New York Times OnlineAccess articles from the daily edition of the Wall Street Journal, including content and information exclusive to WSJ.com.

  • World Almanac - Elementary

    World Almanac - ElementaryCheck out this child friendly resource that covers topics such as countries, famous Americans, nutrition, animals, math, and more. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.

  • World Almanac - Middle School

    World Almanac - Middle SchoolDiscover biographies, geography, math, science, the arts, and more. Includes homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps science projects, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.

  • World Almanac for Kids - Famous People, the

    The World Almanac for Kids - Famous PeopleLearn about important people from history and the modern day. Subject categories include Women of Achievement, Black Americans of Achievement, Popular Icons, Who Wrote That, and Modern World Leaders.

  • World Book eBooks (Grades K-8)

    World Book eBooksExplore this collection of eBooks for elementary and middle school aged students. eBooks are available for a wide range of reading abilities, including fiction, and nonfiction subjects. Some eBooks include audio that will read-along and highlight the words as they are read.

    • Community Resource Guide

      Community Resource GuideLocate community resources available to residents of Forsyth and Dawson Counties and identify opportunities to volunteer.

    • Mental Health Helplist

      Provides relevant information regarding Mental Health, covering topics of awareness, wellness, illness and resources available to support improving mental health. This list includes a number of community initiatives in Forsyth County.

    • Senior Resource Guide

      Senior Resource GuideSearch this guide for fun activities planned especially for seniors or services for seniors needing assistance. The guide provides a wealth of information from nonprofit and government organizations that is specific to the needs of seniors in Forsyth County.

    • Special Needs Resources

      SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCESSearch this resource to find organizations dedicated to providing special needs services on the local, state, and federal level.

    • Auto Repair Source

      Auto Repair SourceSearch accurate and current service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles, including diagrams, step by step instructions, and repair estimates.

    • Consumer Reports

      Consumer ReportsRead articles related to health, public safety, and regulatory actions that effect consumers.

    • ConsumerEd.com

      ConsumerEd.comResearch topics related to purchasing and financial decisions, consumer rights, and scams, as provided by the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs.

    • Artist Works

      Artist WokrsTake video lessons in art and music instruction taught by accomplished professionals.

    • Civics Test - Naturalization Test

      Civics Test - Naturalization TestReview information and practice questions related to the Civics portion of the Naturalization Test from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

    • GAfutures.org

      GAfutures.orgExplore Georgia's primary resource to help students plan, apply, and find affordable ways to pay for their post-secondary education.

    • Georgia Department of Education

      Georgia Department of EducationLocate information related to K-12 public education for the State of Georgia, including curriculum, initiatives, performance, and more.

    • Great Courses

      Great CoursesExplore a number of current topics, including health, music, and philosophy, using audiobook courses taught by experts in each field.

    • Infobase Learning Cloud

      Infobase Learning CloudA video-based how-to training resource, Infobase Learning Cloud opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

    • Job and Career Accelerator

      Job and Career AcceleratorGo step-by-step through the process of finding a job, from building a resume to preparing for an interview, with tutorials, video guides, and other career tools.

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      LearningExpress LibraryStudy and prepare for a variety of education and career exams and skills with practice tests and tutorials.

    • Practice Test - Georgia Department of Driver Services

      Practice Test - Georgia Department of Driver ServicesTake the practice test for the written examination portion of the Georgia Driver's Instructional (Learners) Permit.

    • Tutor.com

      Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

    • Universal Class

      Universal ClassContinue the pursuit of knowledge with the diverse catalog of over 500 classes. Continuing education units are available upon the completion of a course.

    • Britannica Academic

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      Britannica for KidsAccess both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica using an interface designed for middle school aged students.

    • Britannica Online Reference Center

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    • Britannica School

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    • eVideos

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    • Explora for Public Libraries

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    • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

      Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionAccess and read thousands of nonfiction eBooks in a variety of subject areas. The collection is intended for middle and high school students and is correlated to all major educational standards.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

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    • World Almanac - Elementary

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    • World Almanac - Middle School

      World Almanac - Middle SchoolDiscover biographies, geography, math, science, the arts, and more. Includes homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps science projects, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.

    • AtoZdatabases en Español

      AtoZdatabases en EspañolBusque 30 millones de perfiles de negocios y 220 millones de residentes. Ideal para las oportunidades de ventas, listas de correo, estudios de mercado y mucho más.

    • CDC en Español

      CDC en EspañolCDC.gov le ofrece un enlace directo a temas importantes de salud y seguridad, artículos científicos, datos y estadísticas, herramientas y recursos – y a más de 900 temas de un índice alfabético de enfermedades y afecciones.

    • EBSCOhost Español

      EBSCOhost EspañolLea artículos de revistas y periódicos con el texto completo en español.

    • Enciclopedia Juvenil

      Enciclopedia JuvenilDescubra cientos de artículos, imágenes, videos y materiales de aprendizaje en español diseñados específicamente para estudiantes.

    • Enciclopedia Moderna

      Enciclopedia ModernaEnriquezca su mente con información de todos los campos del conocimiento, incluyendo las artes, la geografía, la filosofía, la ciencia, los deportes y mucho más.

    • Escolar Online

      Escolar OnlineExplore esta plataforma en línea única diseñada específicamente para estudiantes de seis a doce años. Los estudiantes pueden enriquecer su aprendizaje a través de juegos interactivos, búsquedas, videos, multimedia, mapas y muchos otros recursos.

    • Fuente Académica Premier

      Fuente Académica PremierLea revistas académicas en español y portugués en una amplia selección de temas, que incluyen agricultura, economía, historia, derecho, literatura, psicología y sociología.

    • MAS Ultra en Español

      MAS Ultra en EspañolHojear más que 500 revistas y libros de referencia en un amplio espectro de temas, escritos especialmente para esudiantes de escuela secundaria.

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      MasterFILE Elite en EspañolExaminar y descargar artículos en más que 1000 periódicos y libros de referencia incluyendo un amplio espectro de temas.

    • MedicLatina

      MedicLatinaEstudiar una colleción único de revistas especializadas en la investigación medica de reconocidas editorials médicas Latinoamericanas y Españolas, cubriendo una variedad de campos médicos como la biomedicina, la investigación de cáncer, y la pediatría.

    • New York Times en Español, the

      The New York Times en EspañolDisfrutar del acceso gratis al periódico, New York Times, con las noticias nacionales e internacionales, videos interactivos, las fotos, y el archivo.

    • Ancestry Library Edition

      Ancestry Library EditionResearch approximately 4,000 databases including U.S. Census images and indexes.

    • Digital Library of Georgia

      Digital Library of GeorgiaDiscover Georgia's rich culture and history through digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

    • FamilySearch (will not work using Internet Explorer)

      FamilySearchBring to life your family's history by exploring the lives of those who came before you. Search over a hundred years worth of genealogical records.

    • Fold3 (will not work using Internet Explorer)

      Fold3Research U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

    • Genealogy and Local History Websites

      Genealogy and Local History WebsitesSearch an extensive list of genealogy and local history websites. 

    • Genealogy Connect

      Genealogy ConnectExplore a wide range of comprehensive reference works on topics such as genealogy best practices, genealogy research methods and sources, immigration, the Colonial period and early American settlers, royal and noble ancestry, and Native American ancestry.

    • Georgia History books in the library's collection

      Georgia History books in the library's collectionBrowse a listing of the Georgia History books located in the Forsyth County Public Library's Georgia history collection.

    • HeritageQuest Online

      HeritageQuest OnlineDive into the past and research your family tree.  Access census records, city directories, and more.

    • Library of Congress - American Memory

      Library of Congress - American MemoryDelve into documents, maps, prints, sheet music, and sound recordings from the collection of the Library of Congress that chronicle American history.

    • Library of Congress - Chronicling America

      Library of Congress - Chronicling AmericaView thousands of historic newspapers from 1789-1963. Browse listings of newspapers available or select by state.

    • MyHeritage Library Edition

      MyHeritage Library EditionUncover your family tree with billions of historical documents from over 48 countries and millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, family trees, and more to aid your genealogical research.

    • National Archives and Records Administration

      National Archives and Records AdministrationBrowse records from federal agencies and find helpful information for research family history, military records, and national historical documents.

    • New York Times Online, the

      The New York Times OnlineEnjoy free access to the New York Times newspaper, including national and international news, interactive videos, photos, and archives.

    • Census Data (U.S. Census Bureau)

      Census Data (U.S. Census Bureau)Browse United States demographic data from the Census Bureau.

    • Country Comparison

      Country ComparisonExplore and compare maps, flags, statistics, events, and multimedia about any two countries in the world.

    • Culturegrams

      CulturegramsTour the countries of the world and the fifty states through this leading resource for concise and reliable cultural information.

    • eVideos

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    • Explora for Public Libraries

      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

    • GeorgiaDATA

      GeorgiaDATAAccess Georgia county and state data with Georgia’s central data repository. View interactive data pages on a number of different topics such as economics, population, vital statistics, and more. Data pages contain graphs, maps, and other visualizations and can be filtered by county.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

      National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

    • Religion and Philosophy Collection

      Religion and Philosophy CollectionLearn what the great philosophers taught, what great religious thinkers wrote about, or the latest listing in political philosophy, also includes information on biblical studies, religious history, and moral philosophy.

    • Statistical Abstract of the United States

      Statistical Abstract of the United StatesA comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, the Statistical Abstract is a snapshot of America and its people.

    • Digital Library of Georgia

      Digital Library of GeorgiaDiscover Georgia's rich culture and history through digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

    • Georgia Historic Books

      Georgia Historic BooksExplore a large collection of full-text books related to Georgia's history and culture.

    • Georgia Historic Newspapers

      Georgia Historic NewspapersSearch digitized historical newspapers from around the state of Georgia, including over one million digitized pages.

    • Georgia History Ebooks

      Georgia History EbooksDiscover seminal works on Georgia culture and history including titles long out of print published by the University of Georgia Press.

    • Georgia Stories

      Georgia StoriesStreams videos and find educator resources and primary sources materials collected by Georgia Public Broadcasting to support the teaching of Georgia studies.  Materials are correlated to Georgia teaching standards.

    • GeorgiaDATA

      GeorgiaDATAAccess Georgia county and state data with Georgia’s central data repository. View interactive data pages on a number of different topics such as economics, population, vital statistics, and more. Data pages contain graphs, maps, and other visualizations and can be filtered by county.

    • New Georgia Encyclopedia

      New Georgia EncyclopediaExplore over 2,000 articles about the state of Georgia, including topics such as arts and culture, cities and neighborhoods, history, and politics.

    • Today in Georgia History

      Today in Georgia HistoryUncover state history by reading articles, watching videos, or completing activities about significant people and events connected to a specific day. Includes tips for teachers, curriculum, writing prompts, primary source material, and classroom exercises aligned with Georgia social studies curriculum and standards.

    • Annals of American History

      Annals of American HistoryExamine full text primary documents from American history, including speeches and memoirs.

    • Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

      Black Freedom Struggle in the United StatesExplore primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.

    • Civil Rights Digital Library

      Civil Rights Digital LibraryThe Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL) promotes an enhanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement through a digital video archive, a civil rights portal, and instructional materials.

    • Civil War in the American South

      Civil War in the American SouthAccess digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries.

    • Explora for Public Libraries

      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

    • History Reference Center

      History Reference CenterResearch history topics using through a database of journals, magazines, and primary source documents, and reference books. View thousands of images, maps, and photos, as well as historical videos.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

      National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

    • Explora for Public Libraries

      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

    • History Reference Center

      History Reference CenterResearch history topics using through a database of journals, magazines, and primary source documents, and reference books. View thousands of images, maps, and photos, as well as historical videos.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

      National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

    • Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

      Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade DatabaseLearn about the Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trading voyages in this resource which features maps, images, and essays, as well as lesson plans for educators. Searchable databases contain details about tens of thousands of slave voyages, including the names of enslaved Africans, ship names, locations of embarkation and debarkation.

    • AtoZ databases

      AtoZ databasesSearch 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents.

    • Job and Career Accelerator

      Job and Career AcceleratorGo step-by-step through the process of finding a job, from building a resume to preparing for an interview, with tutorials, video guides, and other career tools.

    • LearningExpress Library

      LearningExpress LibraryStudy and prepare for a variety of education and career exams and skills with practice tests and tutorials.

    • Tutor.com

      Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

    • Vocational and Career Collection

      Vocational and Career CollectionResearch new developments in business in approximately 350 full-text trade and industry related periodicals.

    • Britannica Online Japan

      Britannica Online JapanExplore a collection of Japanese language content including art, geography, history, science, and sports.  Appropriate for both native speakers and students of Japanese.

    • Mango Languages

      Mango LanguagesLearn a new language by taking a course in French, German, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and English for Spanish speakers, as well as other languages.

    • Muzzy

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    • Universalis Junior Online

      Universalis Junior OnlineExplore French language learning for ages 7 and up by accessing over 4,000 encyclopedia articles, and 1,700 English-languages articles for bilingual education. Engage students with a variety of tools including images, maps, flags, charts, and videos.

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      Universalis SeniorLearn facts in French online with Encyclopedia Universalis. Native speakers of French and language students will find global coverage of art, science, the social sciences, sports, technology, and more.

    • C-SPAN Video Library

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    • Gale LegalForms

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    • Georgia Code

      Georgia CodeSearch an extensive compilation of current enforcable laws of the state of Georgia.

    • Georgia General Assembly (Legislative Services)

      Georgia General Assembly Access Georgia House and Senate bills, calendars, and votes.  Focus a search by bill type, committee, member, and more.

    • Georgia Legislative Documents

      Georgia Legislative DocumentsSearch for Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia that date from 1776 to 2000.

    • Georgia.gov

      Georgia.govExplore the official website for the government of the state of Georgia.

    • IRS

      IRSVisit the website of the Internal Revenue Service to find federal tax information, tax forms, and tax publications for individuals and businesses.

    • Legal Source

      Legal SourceResearch some of the most respected scholarly law journals and magazines for current issues, studies, and trends within the legal world. Obtain information on a number of legal subject areas.

    • USA.gov

      USA.govAccess U.S. government information and services through this official federal government web portal. Apply for jobs, find grants, renew your passport, locate a federal agency, contact elected officials, register to vote, apply for Social Security, and much more.

    • Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th Edition

      Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th EditionDelve into 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant works and overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre.

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    • Explora for Public Libraries

      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

    • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

      Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionAccess and read thousands of nonfiction eBooks in a variety of subject areas. The collection is intended for middle and high school students and is correlated to all major educational standards.

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    • MasterFILE Elite

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    • Masterplots 4th Edition

      Masterplots 4th EditionExamine plot summaries and critical analyses of significant works in all genres - long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction.

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      MedlinePlusDiscover up-to-date information on health and medicine from government agencies and health organizations.

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      Merck ManualsSearch for current information on diseases and disorders, including symptoms and the latest therapies.

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      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

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      Forsyth County NewsRead local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, business, and people in the community.

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    • Georgia Historic Newspapers

      Georgia Historic NewspapersSearch digitized historical newspapers from around the state of Georgia, including over one million digitized pages.

    • MasterFILE Elite

      MasterFILE EliteExplore and download articles in more than 1000 periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

      National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

    • New York Times Online, the

      The New York Times OnlineEnjoy free access to the New York Times newspaper, including national and international news, interactive videos, photos, and archives.

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      Newspaper Source PlusReceived news content through more than 1,200 full-text newspapers, 86 million full-text articles, and more than 2 million television and radio news transcripts.

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      Explora for Public LibrariesAccess thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, facts, and primary sources from reliable sources.

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      Today's ScienceDiscover what's new in the world of science. Browse articles on the latest advances in biology, chemistry, space, and other areas of scientific study. Read conversations with real-life scientists, and browse a science fair guide for help with research papers and experiment design. Includes resources for educators and an experiment guide.

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      Virtual Chemistry LabLearn chemistry through interactive, scenario-based online activities for either homework or in-class assignments.

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    • BookFlix (Grades PreK-3)

      BookFlix(will not work using Internet Explorer)
      Explore an online reading resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

    • Britannica Elementary

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    • Britannica for Kids

      Britannica for KidsAccess both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica using an interface designed for middle school aged students.

    • Britannica Fundamentals

      Britannica FundamentalsAccess online resources for young children including vocabulary builders and learning games.

    • Culturegrams

      CulturegramsTour the countries of the world and the fifty states through this leading resource for concise and reliable cultural information.

    • Explora for Elementary School

      Explora for Elementary SchoolSearch or browse this dynamic resource for magazine and newspaper articles on a wide array of topics, including animals, arts & music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science & health, and social studies.

    • Just For Kids Video Collection

      Just For Kids Video CollectionWatch thousands of kid-friendly, advertisement-free educational and fun videos, including games, songs, and more.  Learn about the ABCs, math, people and places, science, and more.

    • Muzzy

      MuzzyLearn a new language using this interactive immersion program geared toward children. Choose languages including Spanish (including Latin American Spanish), French, Italian, Korean RR, Chinese Pinyin, German, and English (British and American).

    • National Geographic Kids

      National Geographic KidsDiscover amazing adventures for kids ages 6-14 involving animals, environment, history, places, and science. Browse issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009 to present.

    • NoveList K-8 Plus

      NoveList K-8 PlusFind book recommendations for children with hundreds of reading lists created by experts from NoveList. Discover series information, reading levels, read-a-likes and author-a-likes, along with resources for teachers and parents.

    • OverDrive Kids

      OverDrive KidsRead eBooks or eAudiobooks for kids, focusing on grades K-5.

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      - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
      - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
      - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

    • Rourke Nonfiction eBooks (Grades K-8)

      Rourke Nonfiction eBooksFlip through the pages of non-fiction eBooks from a mobile device. Learn about animals, colors, community helpers, nature, numbers, shapes, sports, and more fun subjects in these eBooks for students grades K-8.

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      TumbleBook Library Exchange after school cartoons for after school animated picture books using TumbleBook Library. Enhance the reading experience, and explore the TumbleBook. Library for books in Spanish and French, puzzles, and videos by National Geographic.

    • TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 3-6)

      TumbleBookCloud JuniorImmerse yourself in an eBook, read-along, or audiobook using TumbleBookCloud Junior. A Common Core portal highlighting books meeting the standards for Grades 4-5 is provided to assist parents and educators.

    • TumbleMath

      TumbleMathAccess a comprehensive collection of math stories for students in PreK-5. TumbleMath combines stories, videos, and quizzes to supplement the math your child learns in school.

    • Tutor.com

      Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

    • World Almanac - Elementary

      World Almanac - ElementaryCheck out this child friendly resource that covers topics such as countries, famous Americans, nutrition, animals, math, and more. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.

    • World Book eBooks (Grades K-8)

      World Book eBooksExplore this collection of eBooks for elementary and middle school aged students. eBooks are available for a wide range of reading abilities, including fiction, and nonfiction subjects. Some eBooks include audio that will read-along and highlight the words as they are read.

    • Britannica Academic

      Britannica AcademicAccess the complete Encyclopaedia Britannica online interface, with a focus on college students.

    • Britannica High School

      Britannica High SchoolAccess the complete Encyclopædia Britannica online interface, with links to learning materials and resources for teachers, focusing on high school students.

    • Britannica Online Reference Center

      Britannica Online Reference CenterAccess four complete encyclopedias through an interface focusing on a public library audience.

    • Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th Edition

      Critical Survey of Long Fiction 4th EditionDelve into 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant works and overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre.

    • eVideos

       eVideosStream thousands of informative eVideos for all ages.

    • Explora for High School

      Explora for High SchoolAccess magazine and newspaper articles on a wide range of topics, including arts & literature, biography, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, and science & math.

    • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

      Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionAccess and read thousands of nonfiction eBooks in a variety of subject areas. The collection is intended for middle and high school students and is correlated to all major educational standards.

    • Job and Career Accelerator

      Job and Career AcceleratorGo step-by-step through the process of finding a job, from building a resume to preparing for an interview, with tutorials, video guides, and other career tools.

    • LearningExpress Library

      LearningExpress LibraryStudy and prepare for a variety of education and career exams and skills with practice tests and tutorials.

    • Mango Languages

      Mango LanguagesLearn a new language by taking a course in French, German, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and English for Spanish speakers, as well as other languages.

    • MasterFILE Elite

      MasterFILE EliteExplore and download articles in more than 1000 periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas.

    • Masterplots 4th Edition

      Masterplots 4th EditionExamine plot summaries and critical analyses of significant works in all genres - long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction.

    • National Geographic Virtual Library

      National Geographic Virtual LibraryExplore the complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present. Find images, articles, books, and videos. Also browse National Geographic Traveler and History magazines.

    • Newspaper Source Plus

      Newspaper Source PlusReceived news content through more than 1,200 full-text newspapers, 86 million full-text articles, and more than 2 million television and radio news transcripts.

    • NoveList Plus

      NoveList PlusDiscover book recommendations crafted by experts from NoveList by choosing from different elements such as appeal, genre, and theme to find your next book. View the availability of a title in the Library's catalog through NoveList Plus.

    • OverDrive Teens

      OverDrive TeensRead eBooks or eAudiobooks for teen, focusing on grades 6-12.

      Apps available:
      - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
      - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
      - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

    • ProQuest Newsstand

      ProQuest NewsstandPeruse the most recent news and the archives of this extensive collection of international, national, regional, and local newspapers.

    • Science Online

      Science OnlineDiscover how to conduct an experiment or browse diagrams showing the components of weather. Science Online covers multiple science topics using interactive experiments, learning modules, videos, animations, and diagrams to make learning about science fun and easy.

    • TeenBookCloud (Grades 6-12)

      TeenBookCloudAn online collection of eBooks, read-along books, graphic novels, and audio books.

    • Today's Science

      Today's ScienceDiscover what's new in the world of science. Browse articles on the latest advances in biology, chemistry, space, and other areas of scientific study. Read conversations with real-life scientists, and browse a science fair guide for help with research papers and experiment design. Includes resources for educators and an experiment guide.

    • Tutor.com

      Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

    • Britannica for Kids

      Britannica for KidsAccess both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica using an interface designed for middle school aged students.

    • Britannica Middle School

      Britannica Middle SchoolExplore articles, biographies, images, and videos geared toward a middle school audience.

    • Culturegrams

      CulturegramsTour the countries of the world and the fifty states through this leading resource for concise and reliable cultural information.

    • Discover America

      Discover AmericaView profiles and statistics for every U.S. state. 

    • Discover Our World

      Discover Our WorldView profiles and statistics for the countries of the world.

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      Apps available:
      - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
      - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
      - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

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    • Today's Science

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    • TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 3-6)

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    • Tutor.com

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    • World Almanac - Middle School

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      BookFlix(will not work using Internet Explorer)
      Explore an online reading resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

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    • Muzzy

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    • OverDrive Kids

      OverDrive KidsRead eBooks or eAudiobooks for kids, focusing on grades K-5.

      Apps available:
      - OverDrive for IOS (download), OverDrive for Android (download
      - Libby for IOS (download), Libby for Android (download)
      - SimplyE for IOS (download), SimplyE for Android (download)

    • TumbleBook Library (Grades K-4)

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    • eVideos

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    • Georgia Public Library Service

      Georgia Public Library ServiceExplore all 62 library systems within the state of Georgia.

    • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

      Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionAccess and read thousands of nonfiction eBooks in a variety of subject areas. The collection is intended for middle and high school students and is correlated to all major educational standards.

    • LearningExpress Library

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    • National Science Digital Library

      National Science Digital LibraryAccess high quality resources and tools that support teaching and learning at all levels of engineering, mathematics, science, and technology.

    • NoveList K-8 Plus

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    • NoveList Plus

      NoveList PlusDiscover book recommendations crafted by experts from NoveList by choosing from different elements such as appeal, genre, and theme to find your next book. View the availability of a title in the Library's catalog through NoveList Plus.

    • PBS Learning Media

      PBS Learning Media(will not work using Internet Explorer)
      Enrich your classroom with multimedia resources and content that align to state standards, designed for educators, and browsable by subject and grade-level.

    • Today's Science

      Today's ScienceDiscover what's new in the world of science. Browse articles on the latest advances in biology, chemistry, space, and other areas of scientific study. Read conversations with real-life scientists, and browse a science fair guide for help with research papers and experiment design. Includes resources for educators and an experiment guide.

    • Tutor.com

      Tutor.comConnect with a live tutor online or submit questions for feedback at Tutor.com. Students and adults can receive assistance with homework, essays, test preparation, and resume building.

    • World Almanac - Elementary

      World Almanac - ElementaryCheck out this child friendly resource that covers topics such as countries, famous Americans, nutrition, animals, math, and more. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.

    • World Almanac - Middle School

      World Almanac - Middle SchoolDiscover biographies, geography, math, science, the arts, and more. Includes homework help, fun facts, images, videos, maps science projects, and interactive games and quizzes. State and national standards are supported.