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Middle School - Online Resources
All of these subscription databases and services can be accessed from school without the need to log in.  From home, however, you will need to use a login name and/or password for most of them. LCPS students are given a printed brochure each year containing this information, and it's available on the district's intranet web site under Instruction->Instructional Services->Technology and Library Resource.  You can also ask your school Librarian or TRT and they'll be happy to tell you.

American the Beautiful
America the Beautiful - state history, geography and facts

American History
American History - An ABC-CLIO database

Biography in Context
Biography in Context - Your best source for biographical information from reference books by Gale, Inc. Includes pictures, magazine and newspaper articles and links to websites.
BrainPop - Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Arts & Music and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for K-12 students
BrainPOP ESL - Dedicated to teaching English. to students all over the world through animated movies, exciting study tools, quizzes and fun games.
CultureGrams - Up-to-date facts about countries of the world with photos, recipes, maps 
eLibrary - Articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference works. Includes maps and images. User Guide (PDF)
US History in Context
History in Context - People, events and topics in U.S. History from journals, magazines, documents, images, videos, audio and recommended web sites.
InfoTrac Jr. - Articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books on current events, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports.

Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies - 800+ hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture
Lands and Peoples
Lands and Peoples - an encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events

Literary Reference
Literary Reference Center - Full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing

netTrekker - Links to verified, student-friendly web sites. 
New Book Popular Science
The New Book of Popular Science - Science and technology, plus science in the news.

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Pop Culture Universe - An ABC-CLIO database
SAFARI Montage
SAFARI Montage - Thousands of educational videos and multimedia titles available from school or home (LCPS network name and password to log in)

Scholastic Go!
Scholastic Go! (formerly Grolier Online) - Contains Grolier Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, and over 40,000 articles, pictures, maps, sounds, and multimedia resources.
Science in Context
Science in Context - Research all science topics, find information from Gale science reference books, experiments, biographies, pictures, illustrations and recommended web sites.

Science Reference
Science Reference Center - Full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals

Student Research
Student Research Center - Search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results in magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

TumbleBookCloud - Online collection of read-along titles for all levels including an audio narration while the pages turn automatically. Select from fiction, nonfiction and the classics.
U. S. Geography
United States Geography - An ABC-CLIO database
Gale Virtual Ref Library
Virtual Reference Library - Database of encyclopedias, e-books, and specialized reference sources

World History - Ancient & Medieval
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras - An ABC-CLIO database

World History - Modern
World History: The Modern Era - An ABC-CLIO database

Click the link above to see a complete list with a whole bunch more of our really cool Gale databases.

World Languages Resources

World Book Spanish
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - World Book’s content, media, and interactive features in Spanish.
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - Spanish language encyclopedia.

World Book French
L'Encyclopédie Découverte - World Book's content, media and interactive features in French.
Biblioteca TumbleBook
Biblioteca TumbleBook - Colección en línea de títulos de lectura.

Click the Encyclopedia link for a full list of available encyclopedias.

Click on the above link to go to a list of the databases arranged in subject categories.
Last Modified on September 30, 2014