Most of the library's online resources can be accessed outside of the library. For at-home access to these resources, the library's current GALILEO password or a library card number is required.
To request the current GALILEO password, please call, email, or visit the library. Be sure to have your library card on hand.
E-books & e-magazines
FEATURED Resources and Tutorials
galileo- Georgia's Virtual Library
Gateway to over 200 databases. Find full-text articles, citations, and abstracts from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals. GALILEO also includes reference works, business directories, government publications, and literary resources. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.
DemographicsNow: Business & People connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data that spans the entire United States—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and much more. The product's superior reporting capability enables users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports—both standard and custom—to help in making informed and accurate decisions. Providing data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers, DemographicsNow allows for basic or advanced searches on various different fields.
Online collection of business journals and books with expertise covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes. Aspiring business owners can find hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs.
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
The world’s most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps for schools, academic institutions, and public libraries. Students, teachers, library patrons, and businesses can use our more than 100,000 maps in school reports, school lesson plans, personal research projects, and business reports. All maps are downloadable and royalty-free for non-commercial use. Library card required for access.
For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, AtoZ World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, AtoZ World Travel provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders. Library card is required for access.
Global Road Warrior is an online travel guide to the world that provides a broad range of practical information for over 175 countries. Helping tourists and business travelers alike, the database offers up to twenty subject categories about countries and their cultures, including numerous maps and images. Library card number required for access.
A language-learning resource that offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught in the user's native language. GALILEO password required for access outside the library.
Salem Online provides digital access to reference materials, covering literature, history, and health. It also includes city, business, and country information.
- Magill’s Literary Annual from 1977 to the current year, reviewing significant fiction and nonfiction titles published each year.
- A selection of Salem's Critical Insights books
- A selection of Salem's award-winning Working Americans series
- Consumer health encyclopedias
- Searchable Directories provided by Greyhouse:
- Nations of the World 2017
- America's Top Rated Cities, 2016
- America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities
Online access to several visual and performance arts reference eBooks. Library card number required for access outside of the library.
Full-text access to over 350 reference books that cover multiple subjects and disciplines. Access authoritative reference sources either individually by title or by keyword across the entire collection. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.
This free collection of ebooks and audio books is for kids in pre K to fourth grade. It’s a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles that can be downloaded onto computers, tablets and smartphones.
Library card number and PIN required.
Family and Local History Resources
A collection of genealogical and historical sources, including census, Revolutionary War, and Freedman's Bank records, along with local and family histories and finding aids. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.
Access over 4000 genealogical and statistical databases, including the US Federal Census, the Social Security Death Index, marriage records, and more. Only accessible within the library.
A searchable online database of newspapers for the Dublin-Laurens County area. Dates range from 1901 to 2008. (Some issues are missing). Only accessible within the library.
Full-text access to 97 eBooks published by the Clearfield Company, a leading publisher of genealogical materials, with a focus on how-to materials and Native American genealogy. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.