Alt HealthWatch focuses on multiple perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text content comes from more than 180 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters, plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts.
Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, including full text from many health reference books and encyclopedias and thousands of health reports as well as physician-generated videos and hundreds of medical images and diagrams.
Consumer Reports: Formed as an independent, nonprofit organization in 1936, Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. Search Consumer Reports by entering the product you wish to learn more about in the search box below (examples: cars, mattresses, washers, etc):
Health Source: provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on nursing, allied health fields, and many medical disciplines. Patient education sheets from the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide are also included.
Legal Forms: Thousands of Georgia-specific and national legal forms spanning a variety of common concerns (bankruptcy, divorce, employment, landlord tenant, living wills, power of attorney, taxes, etc.). Forms are downloadable and printable, and some samples are included.For Athens Regional Library cardholders only.
Tax Information Links
ERIC (at EBSCOhost) Educational Resources Information Center database covers all aspects of education and educational research, includes both abstracts of published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics.
GAcollege411 is a free resource designed to help Georgia high school students and others who are interested in attending college explore careers, prepare for college and learn about financial aid opportunities. Resources include tools for matching students to careers; detailed information on specific careers; GHSGT, SAT, ACT, COMPASS/ESL & ASSET test preparation; tools for comparing Georgia colleges and universities; online forms for loan applications, FAFSA, and Hope Scholarship/Tuition Equalization Grant; and tools for financial planning.
Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses. Sign in to take practice GED, SAT, GRE tests and more! Learning Express Career Center: Learning Express Career Center is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired. Select "All Centers" and click on "Career Center" to access the Career Center from this link.
RB Test Prep provides online SAT, ACT, PSAT, PLAN, and more test preparation courses delivered by experts through engaging, on-demand video lessons.
Job Skills & Career Information Websites
eBooks at EBSCOhost provides older eBooks on a variety of topics, including reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books. Books can be downloaded onto portable devices using Adobe Digital Editions.
Georgia Download Destination allows Athens-Regional Library System cardholders to download audiobooks and ebooks for free. You may check out up to five books at a time; once you have checked out a book, you can download it to your computer or to a portable device such as an mp3 player, ereader or an iPod. The files on your computer automatically deactivate at the end of the check-out period, so you never get late fees. More information and detailed instructions...
NextReads lets you subscribe to monthly e-mail newsletters on your favorite reading topics.
NoveList helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested.
NoveList K-8 is aimed at elementary and middle school students. A Teacher Resources page provides materials that will guide faculty to new titles and new ways for translating curriculum standards into classroom action.