Grades 9-12 Internet Curriculum Links

Online Databases | Homework Help | General Reference/Research | Biography | Career and College Information | Countries, Flags and Maps | e-Texts | Financial Aid | Maryland and Local Information | News Sites, Magazines, Journals | United States Government

PreK - 5 | Grades 6 - 8

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HCPSS Online Subscription Databases

Students should contact the school library media specialist for login information to these databases.

logo ABC-CLIO American Government - Daily UPI Washington news, political cartoons for analysis, and political commentaries help students learn about different viewpoints.

American History American History - From the explorers of the Americas to today's headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.  Integrating American politics, science, culture, philosophy, and economics, this authoritative database explores the ongoing development of the United States. American Government contains nearly 15,000 primary and secondary sources, including overview essays, biographies, government and court documents, photos, maps, audio/video clips, statistics, and more.

Auto Repair Reference Center Auto Repair Reference Center - Includes more than 34,000 vehicles covered from 1945 to present, nearly 850,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 86,600 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 158,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules. New repair procedures and updates are continually added to the product. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

logo CultureGrams - Concise, reliable, and up-to date country reports on 182 world cultures

History Reference Center History Reference Center - features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books. The database also includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 37,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

MasterFile PremierMasterFile Premier - - Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

logo NoodleTools - Generate, edit, and publish an MLA Works Cited list or APA References list using NoodleBib

Opposing Viewpoints Opposing Viewpoints in Context -This resource provides a complete one-stop source for information on social issues [see your school library media specialist for login information].

Science in ContextScience in Context - Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, and illustrations can be found in articles from over 200 magazines, academic journals, and links to quality web sites [see your school library media specialist for login information].

Science Reference Center Science Reference Center - a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.

logo SIRS Decades -More than 5,000 primary and secondary source articles highlighting key events, movements, people, and places in 20th-century America

logo SIRS Discoverer  - Easily retrievable full-text articles from approximately 1,200 newpapers, magazines, and U.S. government documents; includes World Almanac for Kids

SIRS Knowledge Source SIRS Knowledge Source -Thousands of full-text articles from domestic and international sources exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political, and global issues

Student Resources in Context Student Resources in Context - All core curriculum areas are covered with this premium selection of reference material, full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia [see your school library media specialist for login information].

Teaching Books Logo Teaching - A timesaving portal to thousands of online resources of book-related resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors.  It provides immediate access to useful materials and exciting programs (short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more) that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library media center, and home.

Turnitin - Recognized worldwide as the standard in online plagiarism prevention, Turnitin helps students take full advantage of the internet's educational potential. See your classroom teacher for login information.

logo World Book Online - This is the online version of this popular encyclopedia.

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Ellicott City, MD 21042