To access these resources, you will need a username and password. Contact the Media Center to get access.
CultureGrams. Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 190 world cultures. Instruction is given on the daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
NoodleTools. Generate, edit, and publish an MLA Works Cited list or APA References list that complies with the rules of the current MLA Handbook and APA Publication Manual. NoodleBib takes care of punctuation, alphabetization and formatting, producing a polished source list for import into Word.
TeachingBooks.net. TeachingBooks.net is 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.
World Book Online. World Book Online Reference Center is an excellent source of reliable, easy to understand information for students. World Book Online offers all the features of the print encyclopedia plus links to maps, web sites, and other print articles.
SIRS Discoverer. Easily retrievable full-text articles from approximately 1,200 newspapers, magazines, and U.S. government documents; includes World Almanac for Kids.
Howard County Library. Use your Howard County Library card and pin number (request a pin number from the library) to access many online reference sources. To locate the online resources, click on “Databases.” Students can connect with free tutors for homework assistance with math, reading, science, social studies, English/language arts, and writing.