News for August 2012
Posted August 29, 2012
State of Georgia Marriage Register 1964-1998 Added to the Digital Library of Georgia
The Georgia Government Publications project has finished digitizing the microfiche that contains the State of Georgia Marriage Register 1964-1998.
You can browse these records in Georgia Government Publications in the Digital Library of Georgia by clicking the link to Recent Additions on the home page of Georgia Government Publications. Please note these records aren’t searchable by name, but users can browse an alphabetical list of names for each year.
The Register is produced by the Vital Records Division of the Georgia Department of Public Health. For information on obtaining copies of records, see the DPH Vital Records site.
Posted August 28, 2012
50th Anniversary: “I Have a Dream”
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. On the 50the anniversary of this event, you can read the full text of the “I Have a Dream” speech in MAS Ultra in GALILEO.
Image from the Civil Rights Digital Library
Some links may not work off site. Log in to GALILEO first for access
Posted August 23, 2012
Ace Your Golf Game with GALILEO
GALILEO offers quite a few golf publications and articles to help you keep up with golfing news and get tips for playing a great round.
For a look at golf in Georgia, the New Georgia Encyclopedia has several interesting articles about the Masters Tournament and several golfers, including Bobby Jones, Tommy Aaron, Louise Suggs, and more. The Digital Library of Georgia includes many wonderful historical images of golfers and golf courses in the Vanishing Georgia and Picturing Augusta collections.
Some links may not work off site. Log in to GALILEO first for access.
Posted August 21, 2012
1940 Census is Searchable in Ancestry Library Edition
You can now search for your ancestors by name in the 1940 census for all states and territories in Ancestry Library Edition.
To search the 1940 census,
2) Go the 1940 U.S. Census link at the bottom of the page
Find your ancestors today!
Posted August 8, 2012
Practice for Occupational Exams with LearningExpress Library in GALILEO
Getting ready to take certification exam in a health care field? Studying for the ASVAB or the LSAT or the AT-SAT? Need a CDL endorsement? Working on a cosmetology or a real estate license? What about a getting an electrician’s or plumber’s license?
LearningExpress Library in GALILEO has practice tests for many occupation exams.
2) Create your personal login so that you can save your work (keep this username and passsword - you’ll need it to access your information later)
3) Go to Occupation Practice Tests on the left of the screen
4) Choose the occupation in which you are interested to see a list of the practice exams available
You’ll find practice tests for the following occupations:
- Air Traffic Controller
- Civil Service
- Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
- Culinary Arts
- Emergency Medical Services
- Green Careers
- Law Enforcement
- Nursing and Allied Health
- Real Estate