Resources: A to Z

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.

Adulting 101

Civics, health and well­ness, mon­ey, life skills, social skills and work: every­thing you’ll need to get start­ed on your path to independence.

Alt HealthWatch

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.

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Ancestry Library Edition

An exten­sive resource that includes U.S. fed­er­al cen­sus images and index­es from 1790 to 1930, the Social Secu­ri­ty Death Index, WWI Draft Reg­is­tra­tion Cards, Fed­er­al Slave Nar­ra­tives, and a strong Civ­il War col­lec­tion. Home access is avail­able while libraries are closed due to the crisis.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Full-text cov­er­age of The Atlanta Journal/​Constitution from 1985.

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.

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Business Plans Handbook

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

Computer Source

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

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Consumer Health Complete

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.

Consumer Reports

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

DeKalb County Property Taxes

Prop­er­ty tax infor­ma­tion and online payments.

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.

Ebook Central (ProQuest)

From a sin­gle inter­face, researchers can access over 175,000 eBooks imprints from more than 650 pub­lish­ers. New­ly pub­lished titles are added each year from lead­ing pub­lish­ers to help libraries build dynam­ic col­lec­tions that meet the unique needs of their com­mu­ni­ty of researchers.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

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

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EBSCO Images

Pho­tos and maps, with an empha­sis on world news and events. Oth­er images include con­tem­po­rary and his­tor­i­cal pho­tos of peo­ple, places and nat­ur­al science.

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eRead Kids

eBooks and audio­books for kids, preK to 4th grade. 5 items, 10 holds, 14 day loan peri­od, ear­ly return avail­able. No app needed.

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Explora

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.

Foundation Directory Online

Tem­po­rary home access to search for grants from pri­vate and inde­pen­dent foun­da­tions. Need to expand your search to fed­er­al and cor­po­rate sources? Send your fund­ing search request to a librar­i­an at answers@​dekalblibrary.​org.

Gale eBooks

Online ref­er­ence books: Amer­i­ca’s Top-Rat­ed Cities, Com­par­a­tive Guide to Amer­i­can Sub­urbs, World­mark Ency­clo­pe­dia of the States and Wash­ing­ton Infor­ma­tion Directory

Gale in Context: High School

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

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

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.

Gale Literature

Brings togeth­er all of Gale’s lit­er­ary data­bas­es and lit­er­a­ture eBook titles into one seam­less­ly cross-search­able research and study environment.

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.

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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.

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Georgia News

News­pa­pers from across the state of Georgia.

HelpNow from Brainfuse

Help­Now pro­vides free home­work help and online tutor­ing for grades 3 – 12 for math, Eng­lish, sci­ence and social stud­ies. Chat with a tutor from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM sev­en days a week. Test prepa­ra­tion, writ­ing assis­tance and career resources are also pro­vid­ed for K‑12, adult and ESL learners.

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HelpPages

A direc­to­ry of local com­mu­ni­ty resources and facil­i­ties for those in need. These com­mu­ni­ty resources are cat­e­go­rized based on need such as food pantry, shel­ter, or legal aid.

HeritageQuest

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.

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hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

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Job and Career Accelerator

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

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.

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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Thou­sands of online cours­es to learn in-demand skills from real-world indus­try experts. Also avail­able through the LinkedIn Learn­ing app. Library ID is dekalb

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Mango Languages

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.

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MasterFILE Elite at EBSCOhost

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.

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MedicLatina

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.

Morningstar

Research thou­sands of mutu­al funds, stocks and ETFs to study invest­ments. Use in-depth data, cal­cu­la­tors and tools to man­age your portfolio.

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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.

New York Times

For unlim­it­ed access to NYTimes​.com:

From inside the library, cre­ate a free account using your email address through the log in link from the NYTimes​.com home page.

From home, use your library card and this link to access the NYTimes​.com for 24 hours. After it expires, return to this link to reset your access.

NYTimes​.com pro­vides access to the New York Times Online edi­tion. NYTimes​.com offers break­ing news cov­er­age, video and mul­ti­me­dia access, and email news alerts. NYTimes​.com also offers patrons a trans­lat­ed español and Chi­nese edi­tion of the paper.

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.

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Newspaper Source

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 Mon­i­tor, USA Today, The Wash­ing­ton Post, The Times (Lon­don), and The Toron­to Star. Also includes select­ed arti­cles from (U.S.) news­pa­pers, includ­ing The Macon Tele­graph, Savan­nah Morn­ing News, The Boston Globe, The Chica­go Tri­bune, The Detroit Free Press, and The Mia­mi Her­ald.

NoveList K-8 Plus

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

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.

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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.

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

The Lib­by app is rec­om­mend­ed, also avail­able on your com­put­er or with the Over­drive app.

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PressReader

Unlim­it­ed, same-day access to 7000+ news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines, from 120+ coun­tries, in 60+ lan­guages, includ­ing the Atlanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion, the Los Ange­les Times and more.

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Professional Development Collection (Education)

Spe­cial­ized col­lec­tion of jour­nal arti­cles and pam­phlets for pro­fes­sion­al educators.

ProQuest Newspapers

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.

Reference Solutions (formerly 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.

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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

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.

Value Line

Research invest­ment rat­ings, analy­ses, sta­tis­tics and fore­casts for thou­sands of com­pa­nies and stocks.

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Voting & Elections

Every­thing you’ll need to know to vote as a DeKalb Coun­ty Geor­gia cit­i­zen in fed­er­al, state and local elections.