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Academic Search Complete logoAcademic Search Complete


  • Largest collection of active full text peer-reviewed journals featuring content going as far back as 1887.
  • Homework Resources


Adult Learning Center logoAdult Learning Center



  • Live coaching to achieve your academic and career goals, available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. for all Library card holders
  • Homework Resources, Online Tutoring


Agricola logo

Agricola


  • Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library dating back to 1970.
  • Health, Homework Resources


Alt_healthwatch logoAlternative Health Watch


  • Alt Health Watch provides in-depth coverage across subject areas covered by alternative medicine dating back to 1990, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals.
  • Health

AtoZ Databases LogoAtoZdatabases


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Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America


  • This database covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.
  • Genealogy and History


Book Review Digest Plus logoBook Review Digest Plus


  • Brings together book reviews on subjects such as art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music and more with coverage back to 1983.
  • Literary Criticism


Business Abstracts logoBusiness Abstracts with Full Text


  • Offers full text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
  • Business and Legal


 

Business and Continuity Disaster Reference Center logoBusiness Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center


  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center is a full-text database used by corporations and government agencies.
  • Business and Legal


 
 

Business Source Complete logoBusiness Source Complete with Enhanced Search


  • Search for company profiles, industry profiles, and market research reports.
  • Business and Legal


Learning Express Library Career Center logoCareer Center



Chilton Automotive Library green rectangle with a picture of a mechanicChilton Automotive Library


  • Repair, maintenance, service information and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from 1940 onward.
  • Do It Yourself

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 EBSCOhost logoComputer Source


  • Computer Source™ provides a balance of full text technical journals and full text consumer computer titles. 
  • Homework Resources

 

Consumer Health Complete logoConsumer Health Complete 


  • Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. It supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
  • Health


   Credo Reference logoCredo Reference Complete Core Collection



  • Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
  • Homework Resources

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Directory of Open Access Journals logoDirectory of Open Access Journals

  • Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals aiming to cover all subjects and languages.
  • Homework Resources

Drama for Students logoDrama for Students


  • Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
  • Literary Criticism

Driving Tests logoDriving Tests


  • Driving-tests.org includes free tests specifically based on Texas’s Department of Public Safety materials.
  • Do It Yourself


ebrary logoebrary Science and Technology ebooks

  • ProQuest's ebrary offers authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need.
  • Homework Resources


EBSCOhost logoEbsco


  • EBSCO Information Services provides full-text and secondary research databases, e-books and e-journals for students of all ages as well resources for public library patrons.
  • Homework Resources

 

EBSCOhost logoEbsco en Español


  • Interfaz en español contraduccion de los articulos. Base de datos sobre muchos temas - incluye texto completo. Los articulos están traducidos por un programa de la computadora del inglés.
  • Homework Resources, Recursos en Espanol

 

Ebsco eBooks logoEbsco's eBook Collection


  • These eBooks are from the TexShare collection and may be searched, viewed, and browsed online, but they may not be checked out and downloaded.
  • Homework Resources


Educational Administration Abstracts logoEducational Administration Abstracts


  • This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • Education and Test Prep

 

ERIC logoERIC


  • The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resources.
  • Education and Test Prep


Essay and General Literature Index logoEssay & General Literature Index


  • Cites records in collections of essays and works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada dating back to 1985 and spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences.
  • Literary Criticism


Explora logoExplora


  • Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Available on library computers and from mobile devices.
  • Homework Resources, Recursos en Espanol

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Family Studies Abstracts logoFamily Studies Abstracts


  • This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
  • Homework Resources


Fuente Academica logoFuente Academica


  • A collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. It is an indispensable tool of exceptional scope designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format.
  • Recursos en Espanol

 

Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia logoFunk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia


  • Provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for elementary and middle school students.
  • Homework Resources

 

Gale Power Search blue rectangle with red vertical linesGale


  • Gale/Cengage Learning provides engaging resources to serve the needs of students, researchers and the general public. All Gale resources we subscribe to on one page. The interface allows you to search multiple Gale resources at once.
  • Homework Resources

   

Gale Literary Sources logoGale Literary Index


  • Gale has integrated Literature Resources from Gale and Literature Criticism Online into a single research environment. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
  • Literary Criticism


Gale Literature Criticism logoGale Literature Criticism


  • Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Gale Literature: Criticism. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
  • Literary Criticism


Gale Virtual Reference Library logoGale Literature e-Books


  • Writers and their works from around the world. Includes all the For Students reference books plus American, British, African, European and Latin writers. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, specialized reference tools and informational resources that all ages can benefit from using. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely from home or school 24/7.
  • Literary Criticism

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Petersons Test and Career Prep grey rectangleGale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep


  • (Formerly Testing & Education Reference Center) Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more in Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep.
  • Education and Test Prep


Gale Virtual Reference Library Purple rectangle with a blue eGale Virtual Reference Library


  • Gale Virtual Reference Library, AKA Gale eBooks, is a database of encyclopedias, specialized reference tools and informational resources that all ages can benefit from using. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely from home or school 24/7.
  • Homework Resources

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Greenfile logoGreenFILE


  • Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Includes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports
  • Homework Resources

 

Handbook of Texas logoHandbook of Texas

  

Health and Medicine icon green rectangle with a picture of a doctorHealth Reference Center Academic


  • Multi-source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical interviews; and reference books.
  • Health Resources

  

Health Source Consumer Edition logoHealth Source Consumer Edition


  • This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
  • Health Resources

 

Health Source Nursing Edition logoHealth Source Nursing/Academic 


  • This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
  • Health Resources

 

Brainfuse - Help Now logoLive tutors for instant help with your homework!


  • Live tutoring available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. for all Library cardholders on a variety of subjects for all ages.
  • Online Tutoring Resources

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HeritageQuest logoHeritageQuest Online

  • HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
  • Genealogy and History

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center logoHobbies & Crafts Reference Center


  • Offers "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids’ Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more. Includes a Crafts Spotlight and Featured Video.
  • Do It Yourself Resources

 

Home Improvement Reference Center logoHome Improvement Reference Center


  • Provides users with user-friendly “how-to” information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects and features full-text content from leading magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.
  • Do It Yourself Resources

 

Humanities Full Text logoHumanities Full-Text


  • This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more in all fields of the humanities from art, classical studies, and film to journalism and more.
  • Homework Resources


EBSCOhost logoInformation Science & Technology Abstracts


  • ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. The database has been enhanced to include cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 80 core information science and technology titles. With coverage dating as far back as the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
  • Homework Resources


Learning Express Library Job and Career Acceleratorr logoJob & Career Accelerator



  • The LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator gives job seekers of all ages, the most comprehensive collection of job and career resources anywhere—all in one place and always available online.
  • Education and Test Prep Resources

 

Brainfuse - Job Now logoJobNow - Live tutors for instant help with your job search!


 

Jobs and Career Gateway logoJobs & Career Gateway


  • A diverse collection of eResources to help get that job, find a better job, or help you advance your skills.  Resources include job search, resume tools, live tutoring, courses, test prep and carefully selected career and vocational eBooks.
  • Education and Test Prep Resources



Learning Express Library logoLearningExpress Library


  • LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
  • Online Tutoring

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Legal Collection logoLegal Collection


  • Containing full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, this database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
  • Business and Legal Resources


Legal Forms purple rectangle with a picture of a gavelLegal Forms


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Legal Information Reference Center logoLegal Information Reference Center


  • EBSCO's Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. With the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.
  • Business and Legal Resources

 

Library Elf logoLibrary Elf


  • Sign up to get email or text message alerts when your items are due and when your holds are ready for pick up.
  • Ability to manage multiple cards from any participating library in one account.

 

Literary Reference Center logoLiterary Reference Center


  • Provides information on thousands of authors and their works through an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries, poems, short stories, author interviews and more.
  • Literary Criticism


Gale Literature Criticism logoGale Literature Criticism


  • Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
  • Literary Criticism


Overdrive app logoOverDrive Magazines


  • Unlimited access to over 3,000 titles, including top titles like US Weekly, National Geographic, Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Cook's Illustrated, and more.
  • Digital magazines have no wait lists or holds and do not count towards your 10 checkout limit.  
  • The magazines can best be accessed through the Libby app or Libby app in a browser. Readers can browse lists of magazines within the app and search to find available titles.
  • Newspaper and Magazines


Mango Languages logoMango Languages



  • PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 70 languages and makes it fun. You will build language proficiency and cultural understanding around real-world communication skills that you'll actually need. With Mango, you'll learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture all in one integrated experience.
  • Online Tutoring

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MAS-Complete logoMAS Complete


  • Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books.
  • Homework Resources


Masterfile logoMasterfile Complete


  • MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Homework Resources


Medic Latina logoMedic Latina


  • A unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains the complete table of contents and PDF full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
  • Health Resources, Recursos en Espanol

 

Medline logoMEDLINE


  • Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • Health Resources

Middle Search Plus logoMiddle Search Plus


Militaryand Government Collection logoMilitary & Government Collection


  • Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government
  • Homework Resources


Morningstar logoMorningstar Investment Research Center


  • Morningstar Investment Research Center is an easy to navigate database that is designed to help library patrons reach their investment goals. It’s the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary.
  • Business and Legal, Finance and Investment

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Newspaper Source Plus logoNewspaper Source Plus


  • Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
  • Newspaper and Magazines

 

NoveList Plus logoNoveList Plus


  • NoveList Plus is a database of fiction and nonfiction titles, authors, and series plus additional content that provides readers with the best possible information to help connect to books and audiobooks. NoveList Plus also offers a wide range of content created by librarians and expert educational specialists to expand information for fiction readers.
  • Literary Criticism

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Novels for Students logoNovels for Students


  • Easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of works from various cultures and time periods.
  • Literary Criticism


Opposing Viewpoints purple rectangle with a picture of students raising their handsOpposing Viewpoints in Context


  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. 
  • Homework Resources


OverDrive logoOverDrive Digital Library
Downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, magazines and streaming videos for Garland Library cardholders

  • Listen to MP3 audiobooks 
  • Read eBook, PDF, Kindle and/or graphic novels
  • Read magazines
  • Watch streaming videos
  • Audiobooks and eBooks can be used on a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone
  • Videos can be watched in the Libby app or in your browser
  • Libby app is available for iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile

OverDrive Libby iconLibby - the OverDrive app!


Meet Libby
Libby Instructions (313 KB)
Libby app in a browser 

Instructions for downloading outside the app:

Downloading audio books to your computer (PDF 238 KB)
Downloading to Kindle or Kindle App (PDF 96 KB)

OverDrive Help & Support links:

OverDrive Help - Search for answers and/or watch how-to videos
Libby Help - Learn about Libby and how it works
Device Resource Center - A snapshot of how popular devices can be used with OverDrive
OverDrive status - A site for determining if OverDrive is experiencing performance issues

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Petersons Test and Career Prep grey rectangleGale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep


  • Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. Research undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring and preparing for careers whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities.
  • Education and Test Prep

 

Play Index logoPlay Index


  • Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from famous playwrights.
  • Literary Criticism

 

Poetry for Students logoPoetry for Students


  • A quick but information-rich reference source, each volume of Poetry for Students provides analysis of approximately 15-16 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses.
  • Literary Criticism

 

PressReader words in green on a black backgroundPressReader Newspapers and Magazines


  • Access thousands of newspapers every day, along with 90 days of back issues from national, provincial, and global leading publications. Check out and access all the newspapers in an easy-to-read page view or text view format. Search articles and publications and set preferences for your daily newspapers. Dallas Morning News is available.
  • Newspapers and Magazines

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Primary Search logoPrimary Search



Professional Development Collection logoProfessional Development Collection


  • A highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.
  • Education and Test Prep


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection logoPsychology & Behavioral Science Collection


  • A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
  • Health Resources



Race Relations Abstracts logoRace Relations Abstracts


  • This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races. It is a rich source of bibliographic records covering fundamental areas relevant to race relations. Specific areas covered include ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed.
  • Homework Resources

 

Referencia Latina_button logoReferencia Latina


  • This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.
  • Homework ResourcesRecursos en Espanol

Regional Business News logoRegional Business News



Religion and Philosophy Collection logoReligion & Philosophy Collection


  • A comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
  • Homework Resources

 

Middle School purple rectangle with a picture of studentsResearch in Context


  • A comprehensive, cross-curricular database featuring current, relevant, organized, and easy-to-read information for the middle school audience.
  • Homework Resources


Salud En Espanol logoSalud en Español



SAMS Photfact logoSAMS Photofact


  • Quickfact manuals and Photofact® manuals containing reliable, consistent repair data, schematics and other service guidelines. The gold standard in the repair industry for TVs, VCRs, Radios, etc.
  • Do It Yourself

 

Science graphicScience & Technology Collection


  • Leading full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.
  • Homework Resources


Science in Context purple rectangle with a picture of a DNA strandScience in Context


  • Gale's Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
  • Homework Resources

 

ProQuest Science and Technology eBooksSciTech Collection Premium


  • ProQuest's SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
  • Homework Resources

 

EBSCOhost logoSerials Directory


  • This database provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. It contains nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from nearly 108,235 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
  • Newspapers and Magazines


Short Stories for Students logoShort Stories for Students


  • Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels.
  • Literary Criticism


Short Story Index logoShort Story Index


  • This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. It provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories.
  • Literary Criticism

Small Business Reference Center logoSmall Business Reference Center


  • This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.  “How-to” instructions address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing a business plans, understanding legal information, a business and much more.
  • Business and Legal


Small Engine Repair Reference CenterSmall Engine Repair Reference Center


  • Definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance.
  • Do It Yourself


Something About the Author logoSomething About the Author Online


  • An award-winning reference series started in 1971, Something About the Author examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. It includes not only well-known writers and artists but also less prominent individuals whose works are just coming to be recognized and is often the only readily available source on emerging authors and illustrators.
  • Literary Criticism

 

Sustainability Reference Center logoSustainability Reference Center


  • Designed for sustainability experts and information professionals, this collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management.
  • Homework Resources


TeachingBooks logoTeachingBooks.net


  • TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. It includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities. It is everything but the book!
  • Education and Test Prep

Teacher Reference Center logoTeacher Reference Center


  • Index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books
  • Education and Test Prep

 

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps logoTexas Digital Sanborn Maps


  • Provide digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of over 12,000 American towns and cities.
  • Homework Resources

 

Texas Reference Center logoTexas Reference Center


  • A Texas specific product designed specifically for school and public libraries. Periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state of Texas with over 100 full-text reference books are available.
  • Homework Resources

 

TOPICsearch logoTOPICsearch


  • Student researchers can explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.  TOPICsearch contains full text for tens of thousands of articles from diverse sources.
  • Homework Resources


Twentieth Century Poetry logo20th Century Poetry


  • Many of the major themes of 20th century writing -- nationality, politics, war, sexuality, religion and gender -- can be understood anew through this vast and representative collection. The Imagists, Beat Poets, Harlem Renaissance, Black Mountain and Deep Image schools are all featured
  • Literary Criticism

Universal Class web buttonUniversal Class




  • Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.
  • Online Tutoring

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ValueLine logoValue Line Research Center


  • Accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies for beginning investors and veterans alike.
  • Finance and Investment

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Logo for Brainfuse’s VetNowVetNow


  • VetNow supports your community’s veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.
  • Online Tutoring


Vocational and Career Collection logoVocational & Career Collection


  • Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.
  • Online Tutoring


Wowbrary logoWowbrary Weekly Newsletter


  • Wowbrary is an e-newsletter that showcases the Garland Library’s newest books, DVDs, audiobook CDs and online magazines in a very user-friendly weekly email.  Each title includes cover images, descriptions, previews, user reviews, ratings, and sales ranks gathered from publishers, libraries, Baker & Taylor, Amazon, and Goodreads. 
  • Sign up for Wowbrary
  • Read the current newsletter

 

worldcat logoWorldCat


  • The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million bibliographic records and nearly 1.2 billion holdings representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books.