Specialty sections from America's Newspapers for those researching their family trees.
Fulton County Library Users need not pay for an individual Ancestry account - GALILEO provides these tools for genealogy research with no fees for users. This resource was available for home users during the pandemic, but the vendor now requires users to be at a library location for use. Use the current GALILEO password to enter the first Ancestry Library Edition page.
Note: The Ancestry mobile app does not work with Ancestry Library Edition.
Tools for public military records, valuable for genealogy research with no fees for users.
GALILEO is a research and learning platform offered by the University of Georgia and available to all students in our state. GALILEO hosts many online research and study databases and collections of digital materials helpful in many different areas. Knowing how to use GALILEO to retrieve information for assignments is considered a core skill for college and university students, as so High School students are encouraged to use this resource as much as possible to prepare themselves higher education class work.
To retrieve the current GALILEO password, log in to your library account. The password changes from time to time, so it's worth checking before you begin your session.
Hundreds of individual online reference resources are searchable within GALILEO. Some digital platforms in GALILEO popular with Fulton County Library System patrons include:
Consumer Reports magazine