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Middle School - Online Resources
 
Almost all of these subscription resources and databases can be accessed from school without the need to log in. From home, however, you'll 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. The brochure is also available on the district's intranet site under Instruction->Instructional Services->Library Media Services. Just ask your school Librarian or TRT and they'll also be happy to tell you the login information or give you the brochure.

Alexandria Researcher
 
Alexandria Researcher - Search Loudoun County Public Schools' library collections, containing over 1.5 million books, e-books, and other great physical and digital resources.
MackinVIA  
MackinVIA - Thousands of e-books, audio books, and links to other cool online stuff provided by LCPS.

America the beautiful
America the Beautiful - State history, geography and facts
                          Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. 
American History 
 
American History - An ABC-CLIO database
 Poetry and Short Story Reference Center  
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center - full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.
 
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.
 
Pop Culture Universe
  
 
Pop Culture Universe - A comprehensive and authoritative collection of information on popular culture in America and the world, both past and present
 
BrainPop
BrainPop- Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Arts & Music and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for students grade 4-12.
 
SAFARI Montage
 
 
SAFARI Montage - Thousands of educational videos and multimedia titles available from school or home (use your LCPS network name and password to log in) 
    
 
 
 
BrainPopJr - Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Arts, Music and English movies, games, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for students. Grades 3-5 
 
Scholastic Go!
 
 
Scholastic Go! (formerly Grolier Online) - Contains Grolier Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, and over 40,000 articles, pictures, maps, sounds, and multimedia resources.
 
Britannica
 
 
Britannica School - The go-to site for research offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools.
 
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.
 
Image Quest  
 
Image Quest - Access millions of rights-cleared images that have already been cited for projects and presentations. 
 
Science Reference
Science Reference Center - Full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals. 
 
CultureGrams
 
CultureGrams - Up-to-date facts about countries of the world with photos, recipes, maps
 
TumbleBookCloud
TumbleBookCloud - Online collection of ebooks and read-along titles for all levels including an audio narration while the pages turn automatically. 
 
elibrary
eLibrary - Articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference works. Includes maps and images. 
 
U. S. Geography
 
 
United States Geography - An ABC-CLIO database
 
 
explora
 
Explora - EBSCO's new dedicated search interface (replaces Student Research Center) for all of their databases.
 
VideoBlocks Education
 
 
Videoblocks for Education - A database of royalty free and copyright safe multimedia clips that students and teachers can legally download and use in a variety of video editing and media projects.
 
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.
Gale Virtual Ref Library
 
Virtual Reference Library - Database of encyclopedias, e-books, and specialized reference sources.
 
InfoTrac
 
InfoTrac Jr. - Articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books on current events, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports.
 
 
World History - Ancient & Medieval
 
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras - An ABC-CLIO database
 
Lands and Peoples
 
 
Lands and Peoples an encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events
 
World History - Modern
 
 
 World History: The Modern Era - An ABC-CLIO database
 
New Book Popular Science
 
 
 
The New Book of Popular Science - Science and technology, plus science in the news.
 
 
World Book Student
World Book Student - An online encyclopedia with a world of student resources, easy-to understand articles, and built-in research tools.
 
NoveList
 
NoveList - The complete readers' advisory solution, empowers librarians, engages readers and connects communities.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click the link above to see a complete list with a whole bunch more of our really cool Gale databases.
 World Languages
 
BrainPOP Espanol
BrainPop Español -Las ciencias animadas, la salud, la tecnología, las matemáticas, las ciencias sociales, las artes y música y películas en español, pruebas, páginas con actividades y ayuda con tarea para estudiantes de grados 4 a 12. - Spanish
 
World Book Spanish
 
 
 
 
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - World Book’s content, media, and interactive features in Spanish.  
 
 
Cumbre
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - Spanish
 
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. Spanish.

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.
 

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