Reference Databases

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  • Access Business News

    Consolidates current and archived content from the complete, full-text electronic editions of approximately 200 business and law journals, local and regional business news weeklies and other news sources across North America.

  • Alt HealthWatch (GALILEO)

    Alt HealthWatch focuses on multiple perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text content comes from more than 180 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters, plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts.

  • Auto Repair Reference Center

    Repair procedures for specific vehicles back to 1954, plus general car repair and troubleshooting tips. Also includes service bulletins and recalls, wiring diagrams, specifications, and maintenance intervals for many vehicles.

  • Biography in Context

    Biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history and around the world from reference books and journal articles, including Marquis Who's Who.

  • BookFlix

    Pairs video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to help children develop and practice essential reading skills. Includes read-along audio narration and games. All titles are always available – no downloading, no waiting.

  • Business Plans Handbook

    Sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries.

  • Computer Source (GALILEO)

    The latest information and current trends in technology. including computers, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet. Updated daily.

  • Consumer Health Complete (GALILEO)

    Comprehensive consumer-oriented health information, including articles 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.

  • CQ Researcher

    Congressional Quarterly's in-depth, non-biased reports covering of political and social issues back to 1991.

  • DeKalb County Property Taxes

    Property tax information and online payments.

  • DeKalb Neighbor (provided by NewsBank)

    Weekly newspaper that covers DeKalb County, GA.

  • Digital Library of Georgia

    A gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

  • Driving Tests

    Practice tests to help you prepare for the GA Department of Driver Services tests for vehicle licenses, including car, motorcycle, and CDL tests.

  • Dunwoody Crier (provided by NewsBank)

    Weekly newspaper with news and information for Dunwoody, northern DeKalb County and Sandy Springs, GA.

  • eBooks on EBSCOhost (GALILEO)

    Electronic books that may be viewed onscreen or downloaded, including reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books.

  • Explora (GALILEO)

    Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

  • Federal Tax Forms, Instructions and Publications

    All current and many prior year IRS federal income tax forms, instructions, publications and other tax products.

  • GALILEO (GALILEO)

    A web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

  • GALILEO A to Z (GALILEO)

    A web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

  • GALILEO by Subject (GALILEO)

    A web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

  • GALILEO Español (GALILEO)
  • GALILEO Kids (GALILEO)

    GALILEO's interface designed just for kids from Kindergarten through 5th grade.

  • Georgia Career Information Center (GALILEO)

    Job profiles, career exploration tools, and information on education and training programs with a focus on Georgia.

  • Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Information and Forms

    Georgia state tax information and related forms.

  • Georgia Legal Forms

    Legal forms for bankruptcy, divorce, real estate, wills, etc.

  • Georgia News

    Newspapers from across the state of Georgia.

  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

    Includes eight encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

  • HeritageQuest (GALILEO)

    With coverage dating back to the late 1700s, HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with digitized collections of family histories and other primary source documents. The database also includes Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and Freedman's Bank Records.

  • Job and Career Accelerator (GALILEO)

    LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance - from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings. With Job & Career Accelerator, you can easily create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams.

  • LearningExpress Library (GALILEO)

    Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Includes preparation for the GED, SAT, GRE, U.S. Citizenship Test, and TOEFL.

  • Literature Criticism Online

    Designed to provide easy access for readers of all ages and skill levels. Beginning-level users may simply enter an author or title and find a wealth of content, while experienced researchers may broaden or narrow their results via cross-searches on names of critics, journal titles, topics and more. The 10 individual Gale series that comprise Literature Criticism Online represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.

  • Mango Languages (GALILEO)

    Mango's unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process! Each lesson revisits previously learned material, but you have complete control over your learning experience.  Choose from 71 languages including English.

  • MasterFILE Elite at EBSCOhost (GALILEO)

    Complete articles from magazines and journals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. This resource also contains full text for more than 50 reference books and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps and flags.

  • MedicLatina (GALILEO)

    Articles from peer-reviewed native-Spanish medical journals on topics such as neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, hematology, etc.

  • MedlinePlus

    A service of the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health, provides extensive information about prescription and non-prescription drugs, supplements, and common diseases and conditions. Includes a medical dictionary, directories for locating hospitals and doctors, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

  • MedlinePlus en Español

    Se puede usar MedlinePlus para aprender sobre los últimos tratamientos, buscar información sobre medicamentos o mirar los videos e ilustraciones. MedlinePlus tambiéncuenta con tutoriales interactivos de educación de salud, una enciclopedia médica, información sobre medicamentos de receta y venta libre y las últimas noticias de salud.

  • Metro Atlanta Equity Atlas

    Online data tool that examines eight areas of community wellbeing: demographics, economic development, education, environment, health, housing, public safety and transportation.

  • New Book of Knowledge

    Accurate, accessible, and fun-to-read information, including Informative articles, maps and illustrations, facts and figures, Wonder Questions, and projects and activities.

  • New Georgia Encyclopedia

    Information on people, places, events, history, and other topics about the state of Georgia. The site includes articles and images on every aspect of the state and links to related Internet sites.

  • NewsBank

    This news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

  • Newspaper Source (GALILEO)

    Information from the daily feeds of Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News and Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service Newspaper Source as well as full coverage of The Christian Science MonitorUSA TodayThe Washington PostThe Times (London), and The Toronto Star. Also includes selected articles from (U.S.) newspapers, including The Macon TelegraphSavannah Morning NewsThe Boston GlobeThe Chicago TribuneThe Detroit Free Press, and The Miami Herald.

  • NoveList K-8 Plus (GALILEO)

    Especially for elementary and middle school, find fiction and nonfiction books to read based on other books previously enjoyed, or to look for books about a particular subject, relationship, geographic area, period of time, or plot description. Includes lists of award-winning titles and reviews.

  • NoveList Plus (GALILEO)

    Find interesting books to read based on other books previously enjoyed, or to look for books about a particular subject, relationship, geographic area, period of time, or plot description. Includes lists of award-winning titles and reviews.

  • Obituaries and Death Notices

    Collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from around the United States useful for genealogical research and for information on famous persons.

  • OneClick Digital

    OneClick Digital provides Pimsleur downloadable audiobooks as well as eBooks and downloadable audiobooks of many classic titles.

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    Pulls together information on a variety of social topics, including pro and con articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, images, podcasts, links to websites, and more.

  • OverDrive

    OverDrive is our downloadable audiobook and eBook collection! Browse and electronically check out many popular fiction and nonfiction titles.

  • Professional Development Collection (Education) (GALILEO)

    Specialized collection of journal articles and pamphlets for professional educators.

  • ProQuest Newspapers (GALILEO)

    Access to: the Christian Science Monitor (1988-), Los Angeles Times (1985-), New York Times; Late Edition, East Coast (1980-), Wall Street Journal; Eastern Edition (1984-) and The Washington Post (1987-).  Coverage includes full-text articles but not advertisements, illustrations, or photographs. Also includes other newspapers.

  • ReferenceUSA

    A nationwide directory of U.S. and Canadian businesses and residences. Business listings include estimated sales, number of employees and a credit rating code, if available. Use the U.S. Jobs/internships section to search for positions and find information about the companies advertising them, with data from the job site Indeed.com.

  • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

    A guide to education-related financial aid programs for students and professionals. Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

  • Science & Technology Collection (GALILEO)

    Articles covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. Updates vary.

  • Small Engine Reference Center

    Small Engine Repair Reference Center offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers. PDF full text is available for all documents.

  • Student Resources in Context

    Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.

  • TumbleBooks (GALILEO)

    Animated talking picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, French and Spanish books, National Geographic videos and games. All titles are always available - no downloading, no waiting.

  • Value Line

    An independent investment research resource.

  • WorldCat (GALILEO)

    A comprehensive bibliography containing millions of bibliographic records cataloged by OCLC member libraries. It includes books, websites and internet resources, manuscripts, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals and magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, and videotapes.

  • Zinio eMagazines

    Check out cover-to-cover, full-color, digital issues of popular magazines for free, and enjoy them on a computer and on a tablet or smartphone with the appropriate apps.