Resources for Students

Keep the kids reading during the holidays with eRead Kids, our digital collection of 15,000+ ebooks and audiobooks for kids.

Georgia Historic Newspapers gives you free access to over 1.5 million newspaper pages – perfect for your next homeschool social studies, journalism, or vocabulary lesson.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers provides access to nearly 3,000 digitized newspapers. The site was developed as an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Use Chronicling America to search digitized newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information.

Check out the grade-level, GSE-aligned primary source sets available from the Digital Library of Georgia.

Did you know that Georgia has Sanborn maps available online dating back to 1881? Look up nearby streets, buildings, or landmarks and see how they’ve changed! 

History Reference Center is a full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and over 80 hours of historical video. Periodical titles include:

• America’s Civil War
• American Heritage
• American Historical Review
• American History
• Archaeology
• Aviation History
• Beaver
• British Heritage
• Chinese America: History & Perspectives
• Civil War Times
• Foreign Affairs
• German History
• History
• History Review
• History Today (back to January 1975)
• History: Review of New Books
• Kansas History
• Journal of American History
• Manitoba History
• Military History
• Naval History
• North Carolina Historical Review
• Virginia Magazine of History & Biography
• Wild West
• World War II

Learning Express features college prep tests, math and reading skills improvement tests for grade 4 through college. Use your public library code or PINES card to access.

Georgia students and educators can access an online library offer free educational resources from GPB Education, PBS LearningMedia, and Discovery Education, including videos, activities, and associated lesson plans for teachers, that align with Georgia standards.

Entertain and educate your kids through the Georgia Aquarium’s live aquatic webcams

Our friends at the Michael C. Carlos Museum have Digital Projects for all to enjoy.

Visit the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame List of Inductees to find out who from your hometown is a Georgia sports hero. 

ZoteroBib is a free, web-based citation generator for those who create occasional bibliographies or individuals who are interested in teasing out metadata for quickly citing a resource.