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School Resources



Paired fiction and non-fiction e-books on a wide variety of subjects. By Scholastic. Pre-K - 3rd grade.

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Britannica School

Information resource for elementary school age children to help with subjects, reports, projects, and more. K - 6th grade.

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Britannica Fundamentals

Educational games, e-books, and more. K - 2nd grade.

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Method Test Prep - ACT/SAT Test Prep

Units, lessons, and quizzes to help prepare for the ACT and SAT. Patrons must enter through Overdrive's Libby app through a device or computer browser, then sign in using your GCPL card.

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Primary Search

Full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast collection of images. 

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Scholastic Go!

Encyclopedia-style articles and illustrations for non-fiction subjects. 2nd - 8th grade.

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Curriculum-based math and science-based subjects scaled to each grade level. By Scholastic. 4th - 8th grade. 

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History and biography e-books and videos. By Scholastic. 3rd - 8th grade.

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School Resources

Reference & Research


Academic Search Complete

More than 8,000 full-text journals on all major academic subjects.

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Britannica High

Reference materials suitable for high school and college level academics, as well as independent researchers and teachers.    

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Britannica Library

Educational articles, videos, images, maps, and more.

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Combines encyclopedias, magazines, journals, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, and more.

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Funk & Wagnell's New Encyclopedia

Over 25,000 encyclopedia articles from Funk & Wagnell's most up-to-date publications. 

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Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Offers context and nuance on thousands of current topics from all angles. 

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Health Source - Consumer Edition

Provides information to over 80 full-text consumer health magazines.

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Kentucky Digital Library

Built to enhance scholarship, research and lifelong learning by providing access to shared digital archival collections in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

KDLA e-Archives 

A collection of digital and digitized files from Kentucky state governmental agencies, cabinets, and committees.

Learning Express

Find tests, tutorials, e-books, and more specific to taking and passing the GED.

Masterfile Premier

Full-text magazine articles, reference books, and primary source documents

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Easy-to-use reader's advisory to help find new fiction books or authors to read. 

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Access to census, birth, death, marriage, military , and immigration records.

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Cemeteries of Grant County

An interactive Google map that has placed the majority of public, private, and family cemeteries located in Grant County.

Heritage Quest

Access to census records, historical newspapers and periodicals. 

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Kentucky Libraries Unbound

Consurtium of KY libraries that offer free e-books, e-audiobooks, music, and videos. 

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Free music downloads from a catalog of over 13 million songs

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EBSCO e-Book Collection

e-Books covering topics like American history, science, literature, and more. Scroll down the screen until you see the eBooks link.

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Teen Book Cloud

Collection of fiction and non-fiction e-books for teens.

Tumble Book

Collection of e-books for K - 6th graders.

W & JS

Job Skills & Workforce


Build Your Resume and/or Cover Letter

Step-by-step resume builder to help you create and public the most effective resume possible. Includes expert advice and easy-to-follow instructions.

Adult Core Skills

Helps adults reach their personal, educational, and career goals.

Reference Solutions (previously ReferenceUSA)

Real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on US businesses and US residents.

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Business Source Premier

Full-text articles from professional business journals.

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Computer Skills Center

Video courses that provide a fast and easy way to learn how to use the computer.

GED Test Prep 

Practice tests, interactive tutorials, and ebooks to help pass the GED.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

Full articles on subjects of all major professions and trades.

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Universal Class

Enroll in continuing education courses; work at your own pace.

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Do It Yourself


Auto Repair Source

Repair manuals for US and foreign autos as far back as 1954.

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Indie Author Project

Publish personal works and make them available to other library patrons. 

Learning Express

Skill building videos and tutorials on subjects like adult reading, computer skills, and career information. 

Mango Languages

Learning tutorials for 38 languages with written and oral instruction.  

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Newspapers & Magazines



Access to US Dept. of Agriculture's national archives, with millions of citations related to the field of agriculture. 

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Access World News

Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including Grant County News, The Columbus Dispatch and Lexington Herald-Leader. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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Grant County News

Access to current and past articles from the Williamstown, KY-based newspaper.

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Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full text U.S. regional, national, and international newspapers. Includes major network TV and radio transcripts.

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ProQuest Alt-Press Watch

Offers a wide range of unfettered, critical coverage of the news

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Regional Business News

Provides ultimate coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canada.

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