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1000Books

1000 Books B4 Kindergarten

Encourage language skills and literacy by keeping track of your child’s reading.

ABC-CLIO

ABC-CLIO: African American Experience

An online database of African American history and culture.

Ancestry

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy service offering billions of records in census data, directories, photos, and more.

annals of american history

Annals of American History

Explore U.S. history through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, and multimedia.

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Beanstack

Readers of all ages can track reading, receive book recommendations, post reviews, and more.

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Biography In Context

Over 600,000 biographical entries covering figures from all countries, time periods, and areas of study.

Book selection ideas

Book Selection Ideas

Discover book selection ideas! A parent’s resource for readers of all ages.

Britannica

Britannica Online School Edition

A safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate encyclopedia for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete

Full text and abstracts of over 3,000 premium, peer-reviewed business journals.

COHS

Career Online High School

Offers adults the opportunity to complete their high school education. Available by scholarship.

College Planning GCPL Guide

College Planning GCPL Guide

A guide for students about getting into, paying for, and preparing for college.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Covers health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary and holistic medicine.

ConsumerEd

ConsumerED.com

Helps consumers to learn wise financial decisions, know their rights, and avoid scams.

Digital Library of Georgia

Digital Library of Georgia

Provides access to key resources on Georgia history, culture, and life.

DrivingTests

Driving Test

Practice your state’s DMV permit test or driver’s license test – no registration required!

EBooks on EbscoHost

eBooks on EBSCOhost

An extensive collection of full-text e-books for all ages, including fiction and nonfiction.

enciclopedia moderna

Enciclopedia Moderna

Una fuente de conocimiento confiable con miles de artículos sobre un amplio rango de temas.

Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Up-to-date encyclopedia with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and more.

OxfordAncientRome

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece & Rome

Covers classical Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures from the Bronze Age to the 5th century.

Weather

Encyclopedia of Climate & Weather

Explores climatology and meteorology with a glossary, plus over 250 photographs, maps, and charts.

HumanRights

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Features over 300 entries on all aspects of human rights: theory, practice, law, history, etc.

E-Read Kids

eRead Kids

E-books and e-audiobooks for children, courtesy of Axis360.

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Escolar Online

Para estudiantes. Use su cuenta escolar y contraseña para acceder a esta enciclopedia.

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary

For elementary students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Explora for Secondary

Explora for High School

For high school students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Explora for Middle

Explora for Middle School

For middle school students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Fergusons

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

A career research database featuring detailed, up-to-date profiles of more than 3,000 jobs.

Flipster

Flipster

Browse and download digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines. Lending periods vary.

foundation center

Foundation Center (available outside the library for a LIMITED TIME)

Provides information on grants and grantmakers.

Gale courses

Gale Courses

Offers a wide range of interactive classes led by live instructors.

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Gale Courses FAQs

Answers all of your questions regarding starting courses, enrolling, and more.

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Gale eBooks: Black History Month

Browse and download e-books on African-American heritage and history.

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Gale eBooks: Business & Personal Finance

Browse and download e-books in the fields of business and personal finance.

Gale

Gale eBooks: History & Geography

Browse and download e-books in the fields of history and geography.

Gale

Gale eBooks: Literature & Art

Browse and download e-books in the fields of literature and art.

Gale

Gale eBooks: Science & Medicine

Browse and download e-books in the fields of health, medicine, and science.

Gale

Gale eBooks: Social Studies, Religion, & Law

Browse and download e-books in the fields of history, literature, religion, and law.

Gale

Gale eBooks: Student Resources

Browse and download e-books aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards.

Gale Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms Library

Provides authentic, professional legal documents for businesses, useful for filing patents, developing leases, and more.

Gale

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Offers a database of almanacs, encyclopedias, and specialized reference sources, updated regularly.

Galileo

GALILEO

Provides full-text magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.

gcpl guides

GCPL Guides

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your expert, friendly librarians.

Global Newsstream

Global Newsstream

Search the most recent global news content, as well as archives back to the 1980s.

google news archive

Google News Archive (US & International)

Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world by Google News.

greens dictionary of slang

Green’s Dictionary of Slang

A 10.3 million-word collection of English’s impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words.

GroveEncyclopedia

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Covers all aspects of American art and architecture, including biographies, history, and more.

GroveMaterials

Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques in Art

Offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on the visual arts.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

A treasury of American genealogical sources: local and family histories, research guides, maps, and more.

Homework Help GCPL Guide

Homework Help – Elementary School

Elementary school students will find useful homework resources in the GCPL Homework Help Guide.

Homework Help GCPL Guide

Homework Help – High School

High school students will find useful homework resources in the GCPL Homework Help Guide.

Homework Help GCPL Guide

Homework Help – Middle School

Middle school Students will find useful homework resources in the GCPL Homework Help Guide.

Job and Career Accelerator

Job and Career Accelerator

Provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance, including career matching, resume help, and more.

APSJournals

Journals of the American Physical Society (only available within library)

Access Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library

An online learning resource to advance a wide range of educational and career goals.

Learning Express Library en Espanol

LearningExpress Library – Español

Un recurso de aprendizaje en línea para avanzar en una amplia gama de objetivos.

lynda

Lynda.com

Use your library card to learn business, creative, and software skills to achieve your goals.

Newspapers and magazines

Magazines

Browse lists of magazines and newspapers available at the library or online through GALILEO.

Mango Languages Update

Mango Languages

Language-learning software that teaches real-world conversations in over 70 languages.

MasterFile Elite

MasterFile Elite

Provides full text for magazines, periodicals, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects.

MedicLatina

MedicLatina

A Spanish-language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American medical publishers.

Morningstar

Morningstar

Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools, and forums.

New Georgia Encyclopedia

New Georgia Encyclopedia

Explores Georgia’s rich history, diverse culture, and still-unfolding story.

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New York Times

Access to the award-winning newspaper. In-branch and off-site available.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source

An online resource offering full text for national, regional, and international newspapers.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Helps children find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

Thr premiere database of reading recommendations, providing expert suggestions, reviews, articles, lists, and more.

Overdrive

OverDrive eBooks & More

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more – anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card.

OverDrive en Espanol

OverDrive en Español

Pide prestados libros electrónicos y audiolibros. Todo lo que necesitas es una tarjeta de biblioteca.

Overdrive for kids

OverDrive for Kids

Age, grade, and reading-level appropriate e-books and e-audiobooks for children.

Oxford University Press

Oxford African American Studies Center

A comprehensive collection of scholarship concerning African American and African history and culture.

Oxford University Press

Oxford Companion to Architecture

Covers all aspects of architecture, from architects to building types to styles to materials.

Oxford University Press

Oxford Companion to the Book

Explores the broad concept of the book throughout the world from ancient to modern times.

Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries Online

Find hundreds of thousands of definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and pronunciations for English and other languages.

Oxford University Press

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

Offers a robust survey of the historical, political, and theoretical issues regarding peace and conflict.

PressReader

PressReader

Read full issues of thousands of top newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries.

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Reading At Home

Learning to read begins at home. Help your children develop early literacy skills now.

Reference usa

ReferenceUSA

Offers library users instant access to business and residential listings, marketing plans, career opportunities, etc.

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Storytime at GCPL

Information regarding storytimes at Gwinnett County Public Library.

Taxes Library Guide

Tax Resource Guide

Access to a wide range of premium resources concerning tax-related topics.

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Treehouse

Offers over 1000 videos created by expert teachers on web design, coding, business, and more.

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Tumble Math

A comprehensive collection of math picture books complete with animation and narration.

Tumblebook Library

TumbleBooks

A collection of animated, talking picture books, suited for elementary school children.

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Tutor.com (Limited Time)

FREE for a limited time, connect with expert tutors and career coaches. K-12.

Value Line

Value Line

Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options, convertibles, and more.