Homework & Student Resources


We have tons of free educational resources to help students with homework, test preparation and more.

Dougherty County Public Library offers free educational resources to help students with homework, test preparation and more. Whether it’s a teen prepping for college or a toddler learning to read; we have a number of free student resources for you to browse through!
Homework & Student Resources
Homework Assistance

Stop into your local Dougherty County Public Library branch, and try this fun learning website with young children! Every Dougherty County Public Library has free access to this great resource on the library’s public computers. You may also bring your personal devices (laptops, smartphones, tablets) and use the site while at the library when you download the app available at ABCmouse.com.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library offers an online collection of premier reference eBooks including encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. The collection contains the following subjects: art, biography, business, education, environment, history, information and publishing, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, social science, and technology.

Live Homework Help

Live Homework Help is available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners seven days a week. Also, there is Proof Point where you can get a document reviewed by a live English Tutor. This program connects you to a real live tutor.

Learning Express

The Dougherty County Public Library has an extensive collection of test guides and study materials. In addition, library patrons may access practice through the Learning Express Library. The Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed.

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Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages, such as Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portugese, German, Greek, Italian and many more.

Research Resources
Academic Search Complete

Provides access to more than 6,100 full-text periodicals and it includes more than 5,100 peer-reviewed scholarly journals. This database is updated daily and features PDF content going back to 1887


GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Clear and simple definitions in basic American English from North America’s leading language experts. More usage examples than any other dictionary. The dictionary by Merriam-Webster is America’s most trusted online dictionary for English word definitions, meanings, and pronunciation.
College Prep
New Georgia Encyclopedia

The New Georgia Encyclopedia is a web-based encyclopedia containing over 2,000 articles about the state of Georgia. Provides detailed coverage of Georgia history including the people, places events history and other topics that have transpired in Georgia.


Thesaurus.com is the world’s largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. For over 20 years, Thesaurus.com has been helping millions of people improve their mastery of the English language and find the precise word with over 3 million synonyms and antonyms and the ability to filter.

Albany State University

Albany State University is a four-year, state-supported, historically black university located in Albany, Georgia, United States. It is one of three HBCUs in the University System of Georgia.

Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College offers more than 40 diploma, more than 25 degree, and over 70 technical certificate of credit programs within the following occupational areas: Health Care Technology, Construction, Metals, and Transportation, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Technology.