LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages.

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Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades básicas, práctica para el examen de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.


Powerful tools and expert guidance to help you find a great job.

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Mango Languages' PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here.

And with free mobile apps, learning through film, and the coolest promotional materials around, it's no wonder Mango is the most popular language-learning resource in public libraries.



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New to Investing? Get started with Morningstar’s informative videos and analyst insights, free from your library

Planning for Retirement?  Make sure you’re on the right track with Morningstar’s portfolio tools and independent analysis.

Time to Review Your Investment Portfolio? Morningstar’s personal finance articles and portfolio tools can help.

In the Library:  http://library.morningstar.com
From home:  http://library.morningstar.com/Membership/Authenticate.html?stat=2&Name=Hall%20County

Foundation Center

Access Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources through our national/international Funding Information Network.


ReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses and U.S. residents.

ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.


GALILEO, an acronym for Georgia Library Learning Online, is an initiative of the University System of Georgia and serves as the state's virtual library.

GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources such as scholarly journals, books, encyclopedias, ancestry information and business directories including secured access to licensed products.

When inside a PINES library you can move seamlessly between the PINES Catalog and GALILEO resources without login.

To access GALILEO from home:

1. Open the PINES Catalog and click MY ACCOUNT at the top to log in. 

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2. Enter your Hall County Library card number and your PIN (your birth year, perhaps).

3. At the top click:

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4. Instead of the search field, use the Databases A-Z link to search for the database (NoveList, Mango Languages, Learning Express, Reference USA, MorningStar, GALE Legal Forms, etc).

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Note: This resource is not available outside your library.