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’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.
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.
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.
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.
Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.
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.
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.
Khan Academy provides wide instruction on many topics.
Ask.com covers many subjects with daily questions or other learning opportunities.
GCFLearnFree.org covers many topics at various levels.
MyMoney.gov offers free, expert information about money and spending.
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.