• GCPS Online Research Library Databases


    Collections of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history. Topics include: Today in History, the Learning Page, African American, Civil War, Conservation Movement, Continental Congress, Architectural History, Early Motion Pictures, Woman Suffrage, the papers of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln plus others. [primary sources]

    A link to government resources about citizenship; organized by age levels.

    Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks in orderto build a love of reading and learning.

    Use this link for remote access.

    From Encyclopaedia Britannica provides access to hundreds of biographies on famous historical and contemporary figures from around the world.

    Access to more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.

    Up-to-date reports on countries include facts, culture, daily life, customs, famous people, and recipes. Reports on states include their history, symbols, economy, and geography.


    General encyclopedia for elementary students. Features include a world atlas, timeline, feature of the day, and animal of the day.


    Facts 4 Me

    Provides access to research topics for students in the primary grades.

    Brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history. Features ebooks that include embedded popup features such as maps, timelines, virtual tour clips, primary source videos and audio clips. Use this link for remote access.

    Articles and images on animals, the arts, music, math, science, social studies, and sports.

    Good resource for finding your next book to read.

    Emergent readers can research their favorite topics with PebbleGo-Animal, Biography, Earth & Space and Social Studies. The combination of specifically leveled text that is read-aloud plus highlighted word-by-word with photos, audio and video resources is sure to create an awesome learning experience!

    Includes research, report, and homework help in the area of science.

    Earth & Space Science

    Life Science

    Physical Science


    Science Flix
    Provides a collection of interactive quizzes, videos, articles, project ideas, and experiments for students studying science in grades four to nine.

    Online literacy resource with ebooks paired with videos in the areas of science and social studies.

    Use this link for remote access.


    A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students.


    Vanishing Georgia
    Provides over 17,000 photographs displaying historical events, individuals, and societies from Georgia's history.