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Home­work / Test Prepa­ra­tion @ DCPL

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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Driving Tests

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.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

Test prepa­ra­tion and prac­tice exams for the GED, SAT, ACT, GRE and more. 

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Job and Career Accelerator

Job and Career Accelerator

Take career match quizzes, build your resume, search for jobs, improve your inter­view skills and more.

Adulting 101

Adulting 101

Need some extra help in life? Adult­ing 101 has infor­ma­tion on civics, health and well­ness, job skills, mon­ey and bank­ing, and social skills. You can find trust­ed resources from the library and from the wider internet. 

Research Help @ DCPL

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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Resources for Parents and Teachers

Resources for Par­ents and Teachers

The Resources for Par­ents and Teach­ers video is an overview of the Dekalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library online resources of inter­est to stu­dents, par­ents and teach­ers. These are avail­able for FREE with a Dekalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library card; if you don’t have a library card, click here to get one.

DCPL Research Help

DCPL Research Help

Research papers and projects can seem tough, but the DCPL Research help page is here to show you some tips and tricks on how to get start­ed on your project, find fac­tu­al infor­ma­tion, nav­i­gate library data­bas­es, and cite your sources. 

Book-A-Librarian for Teens

Book-A-Librar­i­an for Teens

Book-a-Librar­i­an ses­sions are tai­lored to meet your spe­cif­ic school needs. We can help you search the library’s cat­a­log or the inter­net, use and find online library resources, and assist with word pro­cess­ing and pre­sen­ta­tion soft­ware. We can also offer per­son­al­ized help with a research project or help you dis­cov­er new books and authors that match your taste and interests.

Gale in Context: High School

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

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.

Explora

Explora

Explo­ra sup­ports both stu­dent research and class­room instruction.

Col­lege Prep @ DCPL

LearningExpress Library

Test prepa­ra­tion mate­ri­als for the ACT, SAT, AP, TOE­FL, and more.

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Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

A guide to edu­ca­tion-relat­ed finan­cial aid pro­grams for stu­dents and professionals.

Web Links

Online Read­ing @ DCPL

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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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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Gale Literature

Gale Literature

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

Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks

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

eBooks on EBSCOhost

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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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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