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  • More Reliable than Google?.... Subscription Databases!
    Loudoun County Public Schools subscribes to the following online databases.
    Use LCPS Go to access these resources from home. You will find them in the "Library Resource" folder.

      Middle School - Online Resources
      All subscription databases can be accessed from school without logging in.  From home, however, please use LCPS Go, and then click on "Library Resources" for password-free access to all.
      LCPS Go

      Follett Destiny
       Follett Destiny Library Catalog - Search Loudoun County Public Schools' library collections, containing over 1.5 million books, e-books, and other great physical and digital resources.
      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- 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 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 - Up-to-date facts about countries of the world with photos, recipes, maps
      TumbleBookCloud - Online collection of ebooks and read-along titles for all levels including an audio narration while the pages turn automatically. 
      eLibrary - Articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference works. Includes maps and images. 
      U. S. Geography
      United States Geography - An ABC-CLIO database
      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 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 - 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.  
      La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - Spanish
      World Book French
      L'Encyclopédie Découverte - World Book's content, media and interactive features in French.
      Universalis Junior (French)
      Universalis Junior -This French-Language reference tool for Ages 7 and up offers access to more than 4,000 articles covering all subjects. 

      Biblioteca TumbleBook
      Biblioteca TumbleBook - Colección en línea de títulos de lectura. Spanish.
       Britannica Escolar
       Britannica Escolar- This Spanish database is designed for students in elementary and middle schools and is similar in design to Britannica School. It has accurate and age-appropriate content for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning 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.