Zinio is your source for free magazines, including Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Field & Stream, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Rolling Stone, Shape, and MANY more. Magazines may be read on a wide variety of devices, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and Blackberry Playbook.
OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.
• Thousands of multi-access titles
• Highest-quality audio files
• Exclusive releases
• OneClickdigital Media Manager available for both PC and Mac
All titles are compatible with all popular listening devices, including the iPod
- Faster content transfers, even with our higher-quality files
- iPhone app available (Droid and Windows 7 apps coming soon!)
- Easy to view and browse content without an account or signing in
- Refined Search makes it easy to find titles by series, author, narrator, or publisher
- Save up to five searches
Access this resource with your Houston County library card number.
Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada. Access this resource with your Houston County library card number.
Georgia Download Destination enables you to download audiobook and ebooks to your computer and other devices. Please click HERE to watch a youtube video on how to download audiobooks. Please click HERE to watch a youtube video on how to download ebooks. For a step by step guide on how to access Georgia Download Destination click HERE. For a step by step guide on how to place items on hold and check out items click HERE. Funding for this service provided in part by the Houston County Friends of the Library.
GALILEO: provides access to databases and other information resources. Please click HERE for more information on how to use GALILEO to research different topics. Please click HERE to watch a tutorial on how to use GALILEO.
Learning Express provides access to study guides and sample tests for tests such as the SAT, GRE, GED and much more. Check out the eBook List for a wide variety of career and academic test preparation and skill-building titles.
As a way to help you when you cannot make it to the library or when the library is closed, we have created research guides to help you navigate resources available to you at home. These guides are starting points to help you in doing research. Please contact your local library for help in finding information or to obtain the GALILEO password, which expires every three months.
Research Guides by Topic:
- Genealogical Research
- Business Research
- Literary Analysis/Literary Criticisms
- Research Tools for Students Grades K-8
- Research Tools for High School and College Students
- Readers’ Advisory-Find Your Next Favorite Book or Author
- Historic Research
- Science and Technology
- Medicine and Health
- Social Science
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