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Online Resources & Learning Tools

The Library offers easy access to many data­bas­es for var­ied learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties. These data­bas­es can be used at any branch. They can also be used on a com­put­er out­side the library with your DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library card num­ber and PIN.

Mango Languages

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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Computer Source

Computer Source

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

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Science & Technology Collection

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.

Explora

Explora

Explo­ra sup­ports both stu­dent research and class­room instruction.

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.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

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.

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.

Job and Career Accelerator

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

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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Online Instruc­tion from Oth­er Agencies

Gen­er­al Learning

Khan Acad­e­my pro­vides wide instruc­tion on many topics.

Ask​.com cov­ers many sub­jects with dai­ly ques­tions or oth­er learn­ing opportunities.

Math and Technology

GCFLearn​Free​.org cov­ers many top­ics at var­i­ous levels.

Finan­cial Literacy

MyMoney​.gov offers free, expert infor­ma­tion about mon­ey and spending.

Audio­vi­su­al Equipment

Ask staff at your local branch about using audio­vi­su­al equip­ment for learn­ing pur­pos­es, espe­cial­ly when sight is lim­it­ed or severe­ly chal­lenged. They can assist you with sign­ing up for extra ser­vices or tell you how and where to use our spe­cial com­put­er-based and audio­vi­su­al equipment.

For more infor­ma­tion, please call the Lit­er­a­cy Ser­vices Office at 404.508.7190, ext. 2248.