Media Center Resources

Encyclopedias

 Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol
Britannica's Spanish language encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica
On-line Britannica encyclopedia for high school students, plus an Internet guide, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and videos. In addition to Britannica, two other encyclopedias are included.

  • Britannica for elementary school students
  • Britannica for middle school students

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Global Reference Center  

Libraries

  Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library offers teachers and students a wealth of free resources from Literacy Criticism to Math and Science lessons. There is a great Teen Space section which offers help on homework as well as answers to frequently asked embarrassing questions.

Library of Congress  Library of Congress  

  Montgomery College Library
Use the catalog and the online resources

  Montgomery County Public Library
Use the catalog and the online resources

  MCPS Professional Library
Use the catalog and the online resources

NYPL Gallery  NYPL Digital Library
The New York Public Library has a free, searchable database of 275,000 photographs and manuscripts from its collection.

Sailor Maryland´s Public Information Network  

  University of Maryland
Use the catalog before a trip to their libraries.

News Sources

  CNN.com 

  Gazette 

  Montgomery Journal 

  MSNBC 

  Natl. Public Radio 

  New York Times 

  USA Today News 

  Washington Times 

  Washington Post 

Photos/Graphics

  Ditto.com
Choose photographs from a directory of subjects.

  DK Clip Art
This mini site will help support class and homework activities with downloads of DK's famous photographs that can be included in your school projects.

  Google Image Search
At school you may need to hold down the Ctrl key to open this site, or click on images from the Google search screen.

  Grove Art
Use this database in your social studies classes as well as art classes. It includes 2 art encyclopedias with more than 45,000 articles, 3,000 thumbnail art images and line drawings as well as links to 40,000 art images on museum quality web sites.

  Microsoft Gallery
Microsoft provides clipart for use with its products.

  New York Times Images
The images that were "fit to print" from the New York Times in a searchable database.

  NYPL Digital Library
The New York Public Library has a free, searchable database of 275,000 photographs and manuscripts from its collection.

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