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.
Practice tests to help you prepare for the GA Department of Driver Services tests for vehicle licenses, including car, motorcycle, and CDL tests.
Test preparation and practice exams for the GED, SAT, ACT, GRE and more.
Take career match quizzes, build your resume, search for jobs, improve your interview skills and more.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.
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.
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.
Brings together all of Gale’s literary databases and literature eBook titles into one seamlessly cross-searchable research and study environment.
Online reference books: America’s Top-Rated Cities, Comparative Guide to American Suburbs, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States and Washington Information Directory
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.
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.