Research Help

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Online Books
Books in the Public Domain are available at no cost.  Other books offer "previews" and are available for a charge.
33,000 free e-books to read on your PC or electronic book reader.
Public Domain audiobooks free to download or listen to on your PC.
General Research Databases
MAS Ultra [Galileo]
Periodicals, Reference Books, Pictures, Maps, etc.
 Student Research Center [Galileo]
   Search selected source types & reading level

or browse topics

Book Collection: Nonfiction [Galileo]
  Searchable full text articles from nonfiction books.

Picture, Video, & Sound
Creative Commons
Search for images and other media where copyrights are waived or allowed for certain uses
Student Research Center [Galileo]
Un-check all except Photos, Maps, & Flags
EBSCO Image Search  [Galileo]
Images relating to current events, history, and
nature, plus flags and maps
American Memory [Library of Congress]
Documents, pictures, videos, maps, and sound files
Vanishing Georgia
Search the photo albums of Georgia through the Digital Library of Georgia, Georgia Archives & Galileo.
Searches digitized resources of American libraries.
Find the images you want without the other junk.
Re-Search Engines
Reviewed websites for research.
Scholarly Internet resources.
The Research Process
MLA Citation Help
Scientific Writing
Bibliography & Citations
MLA Style is free, works with GoogleDocs
MLA, APA, Chicago & Turabian Styles
CSE Citation Wizard
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
MLA and APA format examples and writing help

Researching Pros/Cons of Issues

Controversial Issues
List of current issues in the news
SIRS Leading Issues
A listing of major debatable topics
National Forensics League
Great source for trending topics
Almanac of Policy Issues
Major topics organized with links to websites
SAU Library Pro/Con Issue Resources
Links to sites to support research
Links to info on many topics

Online Periodicals

Access Online Periodicals
Our portal to newspapers and magazines available online.


Access Podcasts
Our gateway to interesting topics

Special Research Topics
Get help with specific research projects.

Poetry Available Online
Poetry Analysis