GALILEO Kids: GALILEO is Georgia's Statewide Virtual Library, available through schools, public libraries, and higher education institutions. GALILEO Kids features subscription-only resources that are purchased by the State of Georgia specifically for your elementary-aged student. Unlike most websites found in a Google or Internet search, resources in GALILEO are age-appropriate, credible, and authoritative.
Kids Search is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades K through 5. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.
Databases included in Kids Search are as follows:
- Book Collection: Nonfiction
- EBSCO Animals
- EBSCO Images
- History Reference Center
- Middle Search Plus
- Newspaper Source
- Primary Search
Middle Search Plus provides full text from nearly 90 general, reference, health, and science publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 130 magazines, including charts, tables, graphs, and photographs.
Primary Search is designed for students at the elementary level. It includes full-text publications as well as general publications for professionals working with students on the primary/elementary level. In additional to searchable full text for some publications, photos are included in many articles.
Searchasaurus Middle School provides an animated search interface with a dinosaur theme in an effort to encourage students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.
Student Research Center is designed for students in grades 6 through 12. Users can limit results by source and/or format (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video). They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.
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):
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.
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.