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OverDrive eAudiobooks

Listen to or download eAudiobooks for all ages in a variety of genres and subjects.

eBooks ADULTS

OverDrive eBooks

OverDrive eBooks

Read or download eBooks for all ages in many genres and subject areas.

RomanceBookCloud

RomanceBookCloud

Read eBooks online in a variety of Romance subcategories. No holds, no wait periods, no software to download.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

Read or download eBooks for all ages in many genres and subject areas.

eBooks TEENS

OverDrive Teens

OverDrive Teens

(Grades 6-12)

Fiction and nonfiction eBooks for teens.

TeenBookCloud

TeenBookCloud

(Grades 6-12)

Online fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, videos and more.

Infobase Middle High School Nonficiton eBook Collection

Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

eBooks on a wide variety of homework topics.

World Book eBooks

World Book eBooks

(Grades K-8)

High-interest nonfiction eBooks in science, math, history, and more from the popular World Book publisher.

eBooks KIDS

OverDrive Kids

OverDrive Kids

(Grades PreK-5)

Read or download eBooks for all ages in many genres and subject areas.

World Book eBooks

World Book eBooks

(Grades K-8)

High-interest nonfiction eBooks in science, math, history, and more from the popular World Book publisher.

BookFlix

BookFlix

(Grades PreK-3)

Pairs of fiction and nonfiction online books for kids. (*will not work using Internet Explorer)

TumbleMath

E-Read Kids

Read or listen to high interest eBooks and eAudiobooks in both fiction and nonfiction designed to promote early literacy.
Rourke Nonfiction eBooks

Rourke Nonfiction eBooks

(Grades K-8)

High-interest nonfiction for kids.

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library

(Grades K-4)

Online interactive story books, chapter books, puzzles & games, and more.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior

(Grades 3-6)

Online fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, and videos.

TumbleMath

TumbleMath

(PreK-5)

Many well-known math picture books in full animation and narration for grades PreK-5.

eMagazines

RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines

Read or download magazines for all ages.

Flipster Digital Magazines

Flipster Digital Magazines

Read or download magazines.

eResources

  • Alt HealthWatch (Alternative Medicine)

    Alt HealthWatch (Alternative Medicine)Alt HealthWatch focuses on multiple perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

  • Ancestry Library Edition (Library Use Only)

    Ancestry Library EditionThe Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including U.S. Federal Census images and indexes.

  • Animal Kingdom

    Animal KingdomAnimal Kingdom provides access to encyclopedia articles, images, and videos on topics related to animals and habitats. This resource is designed especially for intermediate readers at the elementary and early middle school levels.

  • Annals of American History

    Annals of American HistoryAnnals of American History includes the full text of primary documents in American history, including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, landmark court decisions, and cultural criticism.

  • Artist Works

    Artist WokrsVideo lessons of art and music instruction taught by accomplished professionals.

  • AtoZ databases

    AtoZ databasesSearch 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, and much more!

  • 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 SourceThe most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, part and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.

  • Biographies (Encyclopædia Britannica)

    BiographiesBiographies from Encyclopædia Britannica provides access to hundreds of biographies on famous historical and contemporary figures from around the world.

  • BookFlix (Grades PreK-3)

    BookFlix(will not work using Internet Explorer)
    Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks.

  • Britannica Academic

    Britannica AcademicEncyclopædia Britannica Academic provides access to the complete Encyclopædia Britannica interface, geared towards college students.

  • Britannica Elementary

    Britannica ElementaryBritannica Elementary is designed especially for intermediate readers at the elementary and early middle school levels.

  • Britannica for Kids

    Britannica for KidsBritannica for Kids includes both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica geared to middle school students behind an interface designed for the younger public library audience.

  • Britannica Fundamentals

    Britannica FundamentalsStudents will find engaging and developmentally-appropriate activities including an interactive atlas, learning games, engaging audio and video, and effective vocabulary builders.

  • Britannica High School

    Britannica High SchoolEncyclopædia Britannica Online High School provides teachers and students access to the complete Encyclopædia Britannica in an interface that provides links to learning materials and teachers' resources.

  • Britannica Middle School

    Britannica Middle SchoolSearching in this database retrieves encyclopedia articles, web sites, videos, and articles from magazines.

  • Britannica Online Japan

    Britannica Online JapanA collection of Japanese language content from Encyclopædia Britannica. Content includes global coverage of art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology, and more. Photographs, maps, and other images accompany the text, helping to engage readers, both native speakers and students of Japanese.

  • Britannica Online Reference Center

    Britannica Online Reference CenterEncyclopædia Britannica Online Reference Center includes four complete encyclopedias accessed through an interface designed specifically for a public library audience.

  • Britannica School

    Britannica SchoolBritannica School is part of Encyclopædia Britannica online and offers content for elementary, middle school and high school students.

  • Business & Economics eBooks from Ebsco

    Business & Economics eBooks from EbscoRead or download eBooks for all ages in Business & Economics area.

  • Business & Economics eBooks from ProQuest

    Business & Economics eBooks from ProQuestRead or download eBooks in Business & Economics areas.

  • Business Source Complete (Business Searching Interface)

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

  • Business Websites

    Business WebsitesWebsites in the areas of general business, local business resources, finance and investing, fundraising and nonprofits, and small business.

  • C-SPAN Video Library

    C-SPAN Video LibraryThe C-SPAN Video Library includes over 160,000 hours of coverage of C-SPAN programs 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)The U.S. Census Bureau offers the most comprehensive demographic data for the United States.

  • 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 SouthCivil War in the American South provides a central portal to access digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL).

  • Common Core

    Common CoreNation-wide standards designed to promote a clear understating of what students are expected to learn in each grade.

  • Community Resource Guide

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

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Consumer Health CompleteConsumer Health Complete (CHC) is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, including full text from many health reference books and encyclopedias and thousands of health reports as well as physician-generated videos and hundreds of medical images and diagrams.

  • Consumer Reports

    Consumer ReportsPresents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

  • ConsumerEd.com

    ConsumerEd.comConsumerEd.com was created by the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs to help Georgians be more informed consumers by learning to make wise purchasing and financial decisions, knowing their rights, and avoiding becoming victims of scams or deceptive practices in the marketplace.

  • Country Comparison

    Country ComparisonEncyclopædia Britannica's Country Comparison tool allows users to 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 EditionOffers 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant novels and novellas. Discusses the novel in overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre, and provides valuable resource material.

  • Culturegrams

    CulturegramsLeading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world as well as information on the fifty states. Reports on states and countries feature cultural information, images, timelines, fun facts, and statistics.

  • Digital Library of Georgia

    Digital Library of GeorgiaThe Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

  • Discover America

    Discover AmericaDiscover America from Compton's by Britannica provides access to statistics and summary information for every state.

  • Discover Our World

    Discover Our WorldDiscover Our World from Compton's by Britannica provides access to statistics and summary information for countries of the world.

  • E-Read Kids

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

  • EBSCOhost eBook Collection

    EBSCOhost eBook CollectionRead or download eBooks for all ages in many genres and subject areas.

  • EBSCOhost Español

    EBSCOhost EspañolArtículos con texto completo de revistas y diarios, índices generales, escuela secundaria, Spanish / Español.

  • Enciclopedia Juvenil

    Enciclopedia JuvenilUtiliza este recurso para investigar o navegar en busca de información en la enciclopedia o para encontrar palabras en el diccionario.

  • Enciclopedia Moderna

    Enciclopedia ModernaEnciclopedia y diccionario en español.

  • Environment Complete

    Environment CompleteEnvironment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

  • Escolar Online

    Escolar OnlineLa Escolar Online es una plataforma online en español para los estudiantes de 6 a 12 años de edad. Los estudiantes enriquecen 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 SchoolElementary school students can browse or search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, and biographies on a topic of their choice. Subject areas include animals, arts & music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science & health, and social studies.

  • Explora for High School

    Explora for High SchoolHigh school students can browse or search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, and biographies on a topic of their choice. Subject areas include arts & literature, biography, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, and science & math.

  • Explora for Middle School

    Explora for Middle SchoolMiddle school students can browse or search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, and biographies on a topic of their choice. Subject areas include arts & literature, biography, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, and science & math.

  • Explora for Public Libraries

    Explora for Public LibrariesBrowse or search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, and biographies on a topic of choice. Subject areas include arts & literature, biography, business & careers, current events, geography & culture, health, history & social science, and science & math.

  • FamilySearch (will not work using Internet Explorer)

    FamilySearchA nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. For over 100 years, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide.

  • Flipster Digital Magazines

    Flipster Digital MagazinesRead or download magazines.

  • Fold3 (will not work using Internet Explorer)

    Fold3Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and documents of the men and women who served. Fold3 contains millions of records from world-class archives. Fold3 is a resource for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers, and battle reenactors.

  • Forsyth County News

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

  • Forsyth Herald

    Forsyth HeraldThe online edition of the Forsyth Herald, a weekly newspaper covering local news and topics of interest.

  • Fuente Académica Premier

    Fuente Académica PremierFuente Académica proporciona textos completos (incluso en PDF) de una colección de publicaciones académicas en idioma español en rápida expansión.

  • GAfutures.org

    GAfutures.orgGAfutures.org is a resource freely available on the Web designed to help Georgia high school students and others who are interested in attending college explore careers, prepare for college and learn about financial aid opportunities.

  • Gale LegalForms

    Gale LegalFormsAccess to an extensive collection of legal forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Includes business, personal, real estate, general, federal, and many state-specific forms.

  • Galileo

    Galileo Search Portal

  • Genealogy and Local History Websites

    Genealogy and Local History WebsitesWebsites in the areas of Genealogy and Local History.

  • Genealogy Connect

    Genealogy ConnectCross-searchable 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 CodeThe Georgia Code, hosted by LexisNexis, is the compilation of the currently enforcable laws of the state of Georgia.

  • Georgia Department of Education

    Georgia Department of EducationThe Georgia Department of Education website provides access to information about K-12 public education in the State of Georgia.

  • Georgia General Assembly (Legislative Services)

    Georgia General Assembly The Georgia General Assembly Legislative Search provides access to both Georgia House and Senate bills.

  • Georgia Historic Books

    Georgia Historic BooksThe Georgia Historic Books database contains full-text, fully searchable books related to Georgia's history and culture.

  • Georgia Historic Newspapers

    Georgia Historic NewspapersThe goal of the Georgia Historic Newspapers database is to convert every Georgia newspaper to digital format and to make this resource available free of charge as a searchable text database.

  • Georgia History books in the library's collection

    Georgia History books in the library's collectionCatalog list of books in Forsyth County Public Library's Georgia History collection.

  • Georgia History Ebooks

    Georgia History EbooksGeorgia History Ebooks from the University of Georgia Press includes early and seminal works on Georgia's history and culture, many published in the 1950s and 1960s that have long been out of print.

  • Georgia Legislative Documents

    Georgia Legislative DocumentsThe Georgia Legislative Documents provide access to legislative resources.

  • Georgia Public Library Service

    Georgia Public Library ServiceThe Georgia Public Library website provides access to information about public libraries across the state of Georgia for librarians, public library patrons, kids, and trustees.

  • Georgia Stories

    Georgia StoriesGeorgia Stories supports the Georgia Social Studies curriculum for 8th grade students.

  • Georgia.gov

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

  • GeorgiaDATA

    GeorgiaDATAGeorgiaDATA builds upon the rich history of the Georgia County Guide and consolidates the work of several units at the University of Georgia - the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Cooperative Extension, and the Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development - to create a powerful, data-rich source of information for key decision makers in both the public and private sectors.

  • Great Courses

    Great CoursesAudiobook courses on fascinating current topics such as civil liberties, climate change, moral decision making, memory, world religions, and human behavior.

  • GreenFILE

    GreenFILEGreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.

  • Health & Medicine eBooks from Ebsco

    Health & Medicine eBooks from EbscoRead or download eBooks for all ages in Health & Medicine areas.

  • Health & Wellness Websites

    Health & Wellness WebsitesWebsites in the areas of health and wellness.

  • HeritageQuest Online

    HeritageQuest OnlineHeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the UMI (University Microfilm International) Genealogy & Local History collection and other content.

  • History Reference Center

    History Reference CenterA complete history database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, periodicals, and historical documents including biographies of historical figures. Includes photos, maps, and over 80 hours of historical video.

  • Hoonuit

    HoonuitSearchable training videos on a variety of technical software programs and hardware products.

  • Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook Collection

    Infobase Middle/High School Nonfiction eBook CollectionA collection of over 5300 nonfiction eBooks in a number of subject areas including Biographies, Literature, Current Issues, Science and Technology, History and General Reference. Full-text searching available or browse by subject, topic or Common Core State Standard and grade level.

  • International Bibliography of Theater and Dance

    International Bibliography of Theater and DanceInternational Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text includes full-text articles and books for those studying theatre and the performing arts.

  • IRS

    IRSThe website of the Internal Revenue Service, a federal government agency, provides federal tax information, tax forms, and tax publications for individuals and businesses.

  • Job and Career Accelerator

    Job and Career AcceleratorJob and Career Accelerator is a comprehensive online job search system, combining everything you need for a successful job search.

  • Just For Kids Video Collection

    Just For Kids Video CollectionFun and educational videos, interactive games, puzzles, & quizzes in many interesting subject areas.

  • LearningExpress Library

    LearningExpress LibraryTest preparation for a variety of educational and career exams, as well as practice in various educational and career skills.

  • Legal Source

    Legal SourceLegal Source Includes over 1100 full-text journals, more than 420 law reviews, and indexing for yearbooks, statutes, and other publications.

  • Library of Congress - American Memory

    Library of Congress - American MemoryAmerican Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

  • Library of Congress - Chronicling America

    Library of Congress - Chronicling AmericaChronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages.

  • Literary Classics

    Literary ClassicsEnjoy access to over one thousand classic works of poetry, short stories, fiction, and non-fiction eBooks.

  • Mango Languages

    Mango LanguagesMango Languages is a completely web-based system for learning dozens of languages, from Spanish, French and German to Mandarin, Hindi and Japanese.

  • MAS Ultra en Español

    MAS Ultra en EspañolEsta base de datos, diseñada especialmente para bibliotecas de escuelas, contiene texto completo para más de 500 revistas populares del nivel de escuela secundaria.

  • MasterFILE Elite

    MasterFILE EliteDesigned specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Elite provides full-text coverage for more than 1,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

  • MasterFILE Elite en Español

    MasterFILE Elite en EspañolMasterFILE Elite es una base de datos general creada para un público de bibliotecas públicas.

  • Masterplots 4th Edition

    Masterplots 4th EditionMasterplots analyzes the most important works in all genres - long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction - throughout history and around the world, helping to define and critique the literary canon.

  • Medicine eBooks from ProQuest

    Medicine eBooks from ProQuestRead or download eBooks in Medicine areas.

  • MedicLatina

    MedicLatinaMedicLatina es una colección única de revistas especializadas en la investigación médica, obra de reconocidas editoriales médicas Latinoamérica y España.

  • MedlinePlus

    MedlinePlusMedlinePlus brings together authoritative, consumer-focused information from The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

  • Merck Manuals

    Merck ManualsThe Merck Manuals have been standard medical reference sources for over 100 years providing detailed information on virtually all disorders, complete with discussion of symptoms and current therapy.

  • Middle Search Plus

    Middle Search PlusMiddle Search Plus provides full text from nearly 90 general, reference, health, and science publications.

  • Morningstar

    MorningstarMorningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database designed specifically for libraries.

  • Muzzy

    MuzzyLoveable Muzzy and his fun friends will guide your child on the journey to learning a new language naturally.

  • MyHeritage Library Edition

    MyHeritage Library EditionMyHeritage Library Edition includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.

  • National Archives and Records Administration

    National Archives and Records AdministrationMaintains retired records from federal agencies and provides information about locating immigration, land, military, and census records, including the newly released 1940 U.S. Census.

  • National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic KidsContent from National Geographic that is appropriate for children aged 6-14. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take kids on amazing adventures in science, nature, history, culture, archaeology, and space.

  • National Geographic Virtual Library

    National Geographic Virtual LibraryNational Geographic Virtual Library includes the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine (1888 to the present) and a collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos plus National Geographic Traveler Magazine.

  • National Science Digital Library

    National Science Digital LibraryThe National Science Digital Library provides organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.

  • New Georgia Encyclopedia

    New Georgia EncyclopediaThe New Georgia Encyclopedia provides access to authoritative information on people, places, events, history, and other topics about the state of Georgia.

  • Newspaper Source Plus

    Newspaper Source PlusNewspaper Source Plus includes 1200 full-text newspapers (over 800 more than the basic Newspaper Source), over 40 news magazines, and over 130 newswires.

  • NoveList K-8 Plus

    NoveList K-8 PlusElementary and middle school readers can find books similar to other books they have enjoyed, look for a book about a particular subject or by a plot description, and search by series name. There is a Teacher Resources section that includes booklists, book talks, classroom guides, and curriculum guides on a wide range of topics and themes.

  • NoveList Plus

    NoveList PlusNoveList is an online readers' advisory tool that helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested.

  • OverDrive eAudiobooks

    OverDrive eAudiobooksListen to or download eAudiobooks for all ages in a variety of genres and subjects.

  • OverDrive eBooks

    OverDrive eBooksRead or download eBooks for all ages in many genres and subject areas.

  • OverDrive Kids

    OverDrive KidsFiction and nonfiction eBooks for kids.

  • OverDrive Teens

    OverDrive TeensFiction and nonfiction eBooks for teens.

  • PBS Learning Media

    PBS Learning Media(will not work using Internet Explorer)
    Teachers' Domain provides multimedia resources that align to state standards and are classroom-ready.

  • ProQuest Newsstand

    ProQuest NewsstandProQuest Newspapers offers international, national, regional, and local papers.

  • RBdigital Magazines

    RBdigital MagazinesRead or download magazines for all ages.

  • Regional Business News

    Regional Business NewsRegional Business News provides comprehensive full-text coverage for more than 50 regional business publications.

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Religion and Philosophy CollectionReligion & Philosophy Collection includes more than 300 full-text journals covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.

  • RomanceBookCloud

    RomanceBookCloudRead eBooks online in a variety of Romance subcategories. No holds, no wait periods, no software to download.

  • Rourke Nonfiction eBooks (Grades K-8)

    Rourke Nonfiction eBooksA collection of over 600 nonfiction eBooks for students in grades K-8. Subjects include social studies, math, science, language arts, and high-interest topics.

  • Science & Technology Collection

    Science & Technology CollectionScience & Technology Collection contains more than 830 full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.

  • Science Online

    Science OnlineInformation on a broad range of scientific disciplines, organized by subject area and searchable by keyword or phrase, with biographies, essays, definitions, diagrams, experiments, a timeline, and web links.

  • Small Business Reference Center

    Small Business Reference CenterExclusive full-text access to small business reference books and other business tools. Includes state-specific resources, business basics, start-up kit and business plans, and industry information by small business type.

  • 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.

  • The New York Times en Español

    The New York Times en EspañolTenga acceso al periódico en línea, The New York Times, en español. Acceso disponible solamente en la biblioteca.

  • The New York Times Online

    The New York Times OnlineAccess to The New York Times online newspaper with national and international news, interactive videos, photos, archives, and thousands of "Times Topics".

  • The World Almanac for Kids - Famous People

    The World Almanac for Kids - Famous PeopleKid-friendly reference resource for student reports. Includes more than 700 book-length biographies and covers key people across all eras and professions.

  • Today in Georgia History

    Today in Georgia HistoryToday in Georgia History is an educational program that includes daily television and radio segments focusing on significant people and events associated with a particular day in Georgia history.

  • Today's Science

    Today's ScienceIn-depth coverage of science news spans important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Includes additional resources such as biographies, curriculum activities, comprehensive hyper-linked topic index, science fair guide, searchable science encyclopedia, plus correlations to Common Core, IB, and national STEM standards.

  • TumbleBook Library (Grades K-4)

    TumbleBook Library Animated picture books which you can read or have read to you, some in foreign languages.

  • TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 3-8)

    TumbleBookCloud JuniorAn online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books.

  • TumbleMath

    TumbleMathMany well-known math picture books in full animation and narration for grades PreK-5.

  • Tutor.com

    Tutor.comLive tutoring in 40+ subject areas, college admission test preparation, ESL/ELL, GED, citizenship, and career advice and preparation.

  • Universal Class

    Universal ClassHundreds of online continuing education courses, many of which offer Continuing Education Unit credits upon completion.

  • Universalis Junior Online

    Universalis Junior OnlineCreated in collaboration with American and French education experts, provides a fresh look at a wide array of topics such as history, geography, science, and technology. In this engaging learning environment, French-language students will be challenged with progressively more complex vocabulary. Carefully selected images and media facilitate comprehension.

  • Universalis Senior

    Universalis SeniorThe largest French-language encyclopedic resource online. Content includes global coverage of art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology, and more. Photographs, maps, and other images accompany the text, helping to engage readers, both native speakers and students of foreign languages.

  • USA.gov

    USA.govAs the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. For example, apply for a government job, find government 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 LabVirtual Chemistry Lab, or the Chemistry Collective, provides scenario-based learning activities for in-class or homework assignments for students.

  • Vocational and Career Collection

    Vocational and Career CollectionThe Vocational and Career Collection provides full-text coverage for almost 350 trade and industry related periodicals.

  • Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

    Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade DatabaseVoyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database is the result of the African Origins Project, a scholar-public collaborative endeavor to trace the geographic origins of Africans transported in the transatlantic slave trade.

  • World Almanac - Elementary

    World Almanac - ElementaryKid-friendly reference resource. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help tools, fun facts, hot topic articles, images, videos, maps, and interactive games and quizzes. Content supporting Common Core, state and national standards.

  • World Almanac - Middle School

    World Almanac - Middle SchoolResearch and reference resource for students in grades 6-8. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help tools, hot topic articles, images, informative videos, maps, science projects, and games and quizzes. Content supporting Common Core, state and national standards.

  • World Book eBooks (Grades K-8)

    World Book eBooksHigh-interest nonfiction eBooks in science, math, history, and more from the popular World Book publisher.

    • Artist Works

      Artist WokrsVideo lessons of art and music instruction taught by accomplished professionals.

    • International Bibliography of Theater and Dance

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