DATABASES

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  • Stop by the media center or click below (must be logged into MCPS Google account) to get a list of passwords so you can use the databases at home.

  • Click here for directions for logging into MCPS Google accounts

Britannica School

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Britannica School is an encyclopedia where you can search for articles on a variety of topics.

Britannica Image Quest

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Image Quest has a collection of images that you can download and use in your school projects.

Annals of American History

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Annals of American History has speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images and multimedia all about American History.

Britannica Escolar Online

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Escolar Online is the Britannica School encyclopedia in Spanish. Find articles on a variety of topics written in Spanish.

Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna

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Enciclopedia Moderna is a Spanish language encyclopedia that has many articles plus timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.

Britannica Online Japan

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Britannica Online Japan offers quick access to reliable, comprehensive information, with more than 150,000 articles and 30,000 images. 

CultureGrams

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Culturegrams has information on 182 countries and cultures, including  history, land and climate, religion, personal appearance, gestures, language, government, and family life.

FactCite123

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FactCite 1,2,3 is a collection of articles on the following subjects: Animals, Planets,
Mythology, Biographies, States, Countries, Elements, and Biomes for students in elementary grades.

FactCite Lingo

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Factcite Lingo 1,2,3  presents nonfiction content in English and Spanish. Topics include Biography, Mythology, the Elements, Planets, Earth Science, Biomes, Animals, Countries, U.S. States, and Landmarks.

Gale Kids Info Bits

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Kids Infobits provides articles, images and videos about popular subjects including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more.

Mango

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MANGO  is a language learning program containing over 30 world languages to support learning of conversational and formal language.

NoodleTools

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Use Noodletools to create citations, notecards, outlines and papers for your research projects.

PebbleGo

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PebbleGo has Animals, Biographies, Dinosaurs, Social Studies and Science articles to help you with your research projects.

TeachingBooks

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TeachingBooks has author interviews, book summaries and other information about books and authors.

Universalis Junior 

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Universalis Junior Online (French) provides a fresh look at a wide array of topics such as history, geography, science, and technology.

*Images from linked databases

Updated July 2020 by Joyce Raynor