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Biography in Context
Fully searchable biographical information on more than 1 million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes pictures.
Books and Authors
Offers new ways to explore readers’ advisory by topic, genre, and more.
Carroll County Times Archive
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2016.
Discovery School Webmath
Enter your math homework problem and Webmath will solve it for you.
Gale Academic OneFile Select
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across multiple subject area, including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
Gale General OneFile
A general interest periodical resource providing access to full-text articles from thousands of popular magazines.
Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
Provides access to more than 1,100 periodicals on education topics ranging from preschool to college and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing. Primarily for educators.
Gale OneFile: News
Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.
Gale OneFile: Science
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.
Gale OneFile: US History
Find authoritative periodical information on all aspects of U.S. History. Key subjects include coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
Gale OneFile: World History
Find authoritative periodical information on all aspects of World History. Key subjects include balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.
A good general atlas.
Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students. A graphic interface and a subject-based topic tree search will appeal to the early learner.
Self-paced learning in 70+ languages available across desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
MD Kids Page
The official Maryland Kids' Page sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of State. Includes facts and trivia.
National Gallery of Art Kids
A site to help children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art.
Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.
A curriculum, sponsored by the Georgia Preschool Association, for teaching Phonemic Awareness (also called Pre-Phonics) to children.
A multimedia web-book about art and art history made available by the Khan Academy.
Testing and Education Reference Center
An online tool library customers and students of all ages can use for standardized test preparation, researching and selecting college and graduate schools, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. Includes test prep assistance for career certification exams, as well as, advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing and networking, and so much more.