Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Dougherty County Public Library offers you a chance to not only enhance social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability.
America’s News Find information on topics related to business, health, education, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos and web-only content featuring the Albany Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Augusta Chronicle and USA Today.
|Biography In Context
Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
|Gale Directory Library
The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products that particular libraries can choose from. Use it to search, sort and export information from both current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
|Gale Power Search
Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.
|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.
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.
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.
|Literature Resource Center
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
| 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.