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					                                                 Please ask at the Information Desk for help in locating the
                                                 resources listed in this brochure or if you need additional
                                                 resources on your topic.                                       Forsyth County Public Library
•   Go to library website:
•   Click on “Online Resources”
                                                 The Forsyth County Public Library (FCPL) is not responsible

•   Scroll down to “FCPL Premium Databases”      for the content of any outside web site. The library cannot
    and select database from list.               guarantee that information found via online sources is accu-
•   Enter Borrower ID (library card number)      rate, authoritative, or factual, nor does FCPL necessarily
    and four-digit PIN when prompted             endorse any viewpoints presented. Parents are encouraged
                                                 to supervise their children’s Internet use.

•   Go to library website:
•   Click on “Online Resources”
•   Click on “GALILEO Password & A-Z List”
•   Click on “GALILEO Password”
•   Enter Borrower ID (library card number)
    and four-digit PIN when prompted
•   Note the current GALILEO Password; click
•   Close pop-up window and return to “Online
•   Select database by category or from the “A                                                                  In addition to traditional print re-
    -Z list”                                                                                                    sources, the Forsyth County Public
                                                                                                                Library offers access to many online
•   Enter GALILEO Password when prompted
                                                                                                                resources. These are available at
                                                                                                                most of the public computer termi-
                                                                                                                nals in the library. Many of these
                                                                                                                databases may be accessed from
                                                         Forsyth County Public Library                          home via our website with your
                                                                                                                library card number and PIN. If
                                                     Cumming Library           Sharon Forks Library             you have any questions about these
*Databases with an asterisk may only be              585 Dahlonega Rd.          2820 Old Atlanta Rd.            resources please ask a Librarian at
                                                                                                                the Information Desk.
accessed at one of the Forsyth County
Public Library’s branches. All other data-                            770-781-9840
bases may be accessed at the library or                           Renewals 770-781-9865
via the library’s website using your library             
card and PIN.                                                                                             
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                   GALILEO                                         Career Insider                                       NoveList Plus
      (Georgia Library Learning Online)            Whether you’re just exploring possible careers       Reading suggestions, both fiction and nonfic-
The best source for full text articles, GALILEO    or are ready for an interview, this database         tion, based on what you’ve read and enjoyed,
consists of hundreds of databases indexing         allows you to download industry and employer         favorite authors, or topics of interest.
thousands of periodicals and scholarly jour-       guidebooks, research top employers, explore
nals on a variety of subjects. Other resources     industries and professions, read insider re-                     Online Book Clubs
include encyclopedias, business directories        ports and career advice articles, get tips on        Join our Online Book Club and read a 5-
and Georgia government publications.               interviewing and writing resumes and cover           minute book excerpt in your email each day.
                                                   letters, and more.                                   By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2-3
*Ancestry Library Edition, a comprehensive                                                              chapters.
source for genealogical research, is available                      LearnATest
through GALILEO, providing the capability of       LearnATest offers test preparation for a vari-              Points of View Reference Center
searching census records, the Social Security      ety of educational and career exams, as well         Designed to aid students in understanding the
Death Index, military records and more in one      as practice in various educational and career        full scope of controversial subjects, Points of
search.                                            skills. Included are practice exams for GED,         View will help them prepare for debates, de-
A link to a complete list of databases is avail-   SAT, ACT, GRE, ASVAB, PRAXIS and more                velop arguments, write position papers, and
able on the GALILEO homepage. A password           as well as components to help with educa-            develop critical thinking skills. Each essay
is necessary for access to many of them.           tional and career skills.                            includes a series of questions to generate fur-
                                                                                                        ther thought, and additional supporting articles
Forsyth County Public Library cardholders
                                                                     NewsBank                           from periodicals, newspapers, and books.
may obtain the current GALILEO Password
                                                   This database provides articles from hundreds
from Information staff or from the Online Re-
                                                   of U.S. newspapers and many Georgia news-                            Reference USA
sources page on the library’s website.
                                                   papers, including the following:                     Information on over 10 million businesses
                                                     *The Atlanta Journal-Constitution                  across the United States is available and
        Auto Repair Reference Center                   The Forsyth County News                          searchable by company name, type of busi-
Auto Repair Reference Center includes repair           The Forsyth Herald                               ness, location, names of company officers and
information, factory drawings and step-by-step         The Gainesville Times                            other criteria.
photographs, technical service bulletins and          *The Los Angeles Times
recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifica-         *The Miami Herald                                                 Science Online
tions, maintenance schedules, and more for             The Washington Post                              Geared for students in middle through high
most automotive makes and models. The
                                                                                                        school, this database contains information on
content is created by ASE certified technicians
                                                                       NextReads                        a broad range of scientific disciplines. It is
and updated frequently.
                                                   Great book suggestions in email newsletters          organized by subject area and searchable by
                                                   from your library recommending books in your         keyword or phrase and includes biographies,
         Biography Reference Center                favorite genres on a monthly or bimonthly ba-        essays, definitions, diagrams, experiments, a
Comprehensive database of biographical in-         sis, with each title linked to the catalog so that   timeline, and web links.
formation on people of all nationalities and       you can easily place holds.
from all periods of history, with some images.