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America’s News

America’s News allows you to search current and archived local, state, regional and national full-text articles on issues, events, business, health, education, people, government, sports and more with nearly 1,000 newspapers, newswires, news videos, and web-only content including the Atlanta Journal Constitution (1985-Current), Augusta Chronicle (1994-Current), Marietta Daily Journal (10/29/98-Current), and USA Today(7/1/87-Current).

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ArtistWorks

ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.

  • Login with the same username and password for RBDigital AudiobooksRBDigital Magazines, RBDigital Streaming Video, and Artistworks!
  • Beginner to advanced music instruction for the most popular string and band instruments
  • Professional musicians provide instruction
  • Art and voice classes also included
  • Video based with bookmarking features
  • On-the-go learning with browser enabled content for desktop and mobile device
  • Includes remote access for 24/7 availability

GAcollege411

Resource to help those interested in attending college in Georgia. Part of GALILEO.


Gale Courses

The Gale Courses program, formerly known as Learn4Life, offers you access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more. ed2go courses are developed by expert instructors, many currently working at universities around the country, and have continuous enrollment dates. Each individual course is offered online for six weeks and features 12 lessons with online discussions, homework, quizzes and a final exam.

Catalog listings include courses on:

  • Creating web pages
  • Grant writing
  • Project management
  • Accounting
  • Photography
  • Homeschooling
  • Parenting
  • Health and wellness
  • Art
  • Writing
  • …and more

GALILEO

Georgia Library Learning Online – Georgia’s Virtual Library, funded by the Governor and the General Assembly for the citizens of Georgia since 1995.

The Great Courses Channel

The Great Courses Channel includes over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors. Gain unlimited access to the world’s most engaging professors enabling patrons to delve into an immersive learning experience, covering a wide variety of subjects, including:

  • History — Study ancient and biblical times, medieval Europe, Eastern and Western civilizations, as well as how these historical periods still impact society.
  • Health — Dive into courses on meditation, nutrition, natural healing and brain fitness.
  • Science — Learn from America’s leading scientists in numerous areas of study ranging from biology, astronomy & space, engineering & technology and beyond.
  • Language Arts — learning leadership, thinking and communication skills in both professional and personal lives are essential to get a head.

Job & Career Accelerator

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. It also helps you plan, tailor, and track your progress for multiple job searches while providing expert advice and tips at every step of the way.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress 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. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Lynda.com

lynda_logo1k-d_72x72lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.  Lynda for Libraries allows you to watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks, and to return to the lessons at your convenience.

 

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