Ancestry Library Edition – This genealogical database, which only available from within the library, has access to census data, vital records, maps, photos and more.
Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) through the ProQuest National Newspaper collection provides online access to the AJC from 1990 to the present.
Driving-Tests.org provides free DMV permit practice tests.
GADD: Georgia Download Destination – Check out and download from a selection of popular contemporary fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audiobooks (compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, Kindles, Nooks, and more). Click on the green tutorial button on the right of the screen to learn how to use GADD on your device.
Gale Legal Forms helps patrons understand common legal procedures through access to authentic, professional legal documents for businesses and it is the only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. Useful for filing patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, delegating power of attorney, and more, these forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks that business owners need to manage. The forms in Gale LegalForms are drafted by attorneys.
Galileo – Georgia Library Learning Online is a virtual library with over 200 databases including abstracts and full text articles.
GLASS – Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for individuals who are blind and to those whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille. Services are delivered through a network including two walk-in locations and a central distribution center.
HeritageQuest Online offers a collection of genealogical and historical sources – with coverage dating back to the 1700s – that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. It offers primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
Learning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages.
Mango Learn a new language with Mango and your library card. Mango has over 60 language courses. If you are accessing Mango from outside the library you will need to use the Galileo password to access it as Mango is now one of the many databases offered by Galileo. Video Overview
The New York Times is included in the ProQuest Newspapers database but can be searched as a separate resource. To browse The New York Times issue by issue, click on the Publications link then select the year and issue.
NoveList K-8 Plus is an online readers’ advisory tool aimed at elementary and middle school students. It helps readers find new books and audiobooks based on books they’ve read or on topics in which they are interested. NoveList K-8 Plus provides enhanced subject access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles along with book reviews or annotations. It also includes booktalks, picture book extenders, and Curricular Connections articles that will guide faculty to new titles and new ways for translating curriculum standards into classroom action.
NoveList Plus is an online readers’ advisory tool that helps readers find new books and audiobooks based on books they’ve read or on topics in which they are interested. NoveList Plus provides enhanced subject access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles along with book reviews or annotations.
PINES Catalog – Access the library’s card catalog.
Tumblebook Cloud is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content.
Tumblebooks contains over 1000 titles appropriate for grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories.
Voter Registration online allows you to check and see if you are registered to vote, register to vote, and make changes to your current registration record.
Wall Street Journal is included in the ProQuest Newspapers database but can be searched as a separate resource. To browse The Wall Street Journal issue by issue, click on the Publications link then select the year and issue.
- AARP – Information, advocacy and benefits for people over age 50.
- Free Annual Credit Reports from the Big 3 – TransUnion, Experian, & Equifax
- Better Business Bureau – File a complaint, check out a business or charity, and get consumer tips.
- Clark Howard
- CNET.com – Find reviews and prices on the latest electronics as well as downloads.
- Consumer.gov – Information from the federal government on everything from shopping online to food safety.
- Consumer Product Safety Commission – The CPSC’s web site on recalls and product safety news.
- Gethuman 500 database – Talk to a real person—this cheat sheet gets you around those annoying phone menus.
- Manualslib: The Ultimate Manuals Library – One stop location to search for a product manual.
- National Do Not Call Registry
- National Highway Safety Administration
- LaGrange College
- Columbus State University
- University of West Georgia
- West Georgia Technical College
- Georgia Home Education Association
- Georgia’s Home Education Information Resource
- Georgia Department of Education -Atlanta
- GCF Learn Free – free online tutorials in technology, Microsoft Office, math, career, reading, and everyday life.
- Learning Express Library
- Troup Trained
- Techboomers – free online technology tutorials especially written for older adults
- Ancestry Library Edition is available through GALILEO while at the library.
- Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.
- Chronicling America, newspapers from the Library of Congress
- Cyndi’s List – Includes ninety subject categories of links to genealogy sites on the Internet.
- Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
- Ellis Island Records – This database contains not only passenger lists for those who came through Ellis Island on their way to settling in the United States, but additional information on immigrant groups, and overviews of immigration patterns from specific countries. The family archive created here will also solicit contributions of personal documents and photos to the Archive.
- Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry helps adopted persons gain knowledge about their birth histories and gives birth families the opportunity to connect with their relatives separated by a Georgia adoption.
- Georgia State Archives – Identifies and preserves Georgia’s most valuable historical documents.
- Heritage Quest Online offers a collection of genealogical and historical sources – with coverage dating back to the 1700s – that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. It offers primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
- Local History & Genealogy Reading Room at the Library of Congress has many bibliographies, guides, and handbooks to download.
- National Archives and Records Administration – The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives.
- RootsWeb.com is the oldest free genealogy website. Search a large database by family name, with links to message boards, family trees, and genealogy mailing lists.
- Social Security Death Index
- Troup County Archives – Troup County Historical Society
- The USGenWeb Project is a volunteer project working to provide genealogical information for each state and county in the U.S.