eBooks & eAudiobooks

Looking for our downloadable collection, including our eBooks and eAudiobooks? You’ll find information about that here.
Our e-library is a collection of databases, research tools, and online information sources to help the citizens of Cobb County with their research needs. Use the links to the left to find the kind of information you’re looking for or to browse the full list of all of our resources. When accessing databases from home you will be prompted to enter your library card number and PIN. Click here for more information on how to obtain a library card. Need help using a database? Call your local library or email us.

National Geographic Virtual Library

ngma-webAs journalism’s most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Virtual Library(NGVL) supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more. NGVL brings the National Geographic Society to the library in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today’s students and patrons conduct their research.

ngmk-webReputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.  This resource includes the National Geographic Kids magazine and the People, Animals, and the World kid’s research tool.

 

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.

Value Line

Value Line is an Investment Research tool that covers 3,500 Stocks across 100 Industries.

Research FEATURES

  • 1,700 widely-followed analyst covered companies
  • 1,800 small and mid-cap companies
  • Full industry reports
  • Unbiased Rating and Reports
  • Analytical Summary & Index
  • Guided Selection & Opinion
  • Market-Driven Supplements

 KidsPage

KidsPage is a colorful, graphics-based interface designed for young researchers.  It organizes information by familiar subject areas, and it features point-and-click access to eye-catching icons, predetermined topics with understandable vocabulary and basic keyword search, ensuring that students can successfully use the resources and increasing their computer literacy skills. The articles and information in KidsPage cover key issues, events and topics relevant to all subject areas. Its rich content is carefully selected from hundreds of authoritative primary sources, including news media, an almanac, Websites and periodicals, many of which are written specifically for elementary school students. A large number of articles also include graphics to help students understand the information.

 

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more. Access over 60 different interactive language courses today.

Zinio


Zinio
 allows patrons to have unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on any Internet-enabled device inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Consumer Reports, Bloomberg Businessweek, Newsweek, Popular Science, National Geographic, Good Housekeeping, and Ladies Home Journal are just a few of the popular titles that are available. Zinio User Guide


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

 

OneClick Digital

OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks, including best-sellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics, selections for children and young adults, and much more, is now available!
Library cardholders have free access to eAudio at home, in the library, or on the go. OneClickdigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle Fire. OneClickdigital features an easy-to-use interface with streamlined navigation, fast downloads, and automatic software updates. Live toll-free technical support is available at 1-877-77AUDIO.

GALILEO

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

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