Genealogy and History

Online Resource Tutorials

The Garland Libraries offer video tutorials on how to use many of our online resources.  Learn how to use Value Line, Mango Languages, Testing and Education Reference Center, Chilton Auto Repair and many more. Also included are tutorials on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Gmail, Google Photos, and Goodreads.

Discover the history of Garland's black churches and schools.

Popular subjects

We have grouped several resource together to make them easier to find:

Business and Legal ResourcesGenealogy & HistoryLiterary Criticism
Recursos en Español
Do it YourselfHealth Resources
Newspapers & Magazines 
Virtual Reference Library
Education and Test PreparationHomework Resources  Online Tutoring  
Finance and Investments Jobs and Career GatewayOverDrive DownloadablesAlphabetical List
  1. Handbook of Texas
  2. Heritage Crossing
  3. HeritageQuest Online
  4. History Reference Books
  5. Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

Handbook of Texas logoHandbook of Texas
Online encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture

  • More than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories related to Texas.
  • The Handbook of Texas is provided by the Texas State Historical Association.