Library books, online services, eBooks, magazines and all other instructional materials and textbooks may be ordered beginning July1, 2021. Additional details pertaining to deadlines and processes for ordering online services will be shared with library media specialists during their May PLC meetings.
School Library Media
programs facilitate the purchase of online subscription resources, eBooks,
eAudiobooks and digital magazines in accordance with MCPS Regulation IIB-RA: Evaluation
and Selection of Instructional Materials and Library Books.
Approved online subscription resources are purchased through the
Main General Store in the Hub. eBook and eAudiobook titles may be purchased as
"Non-catalog Requests" in the Hub.
You can use OverDrive Marketplace content credits
for selecting current fiction titles that are already evaluated. Click the link
to see a purchasing guide for library media specialists: https://bit.ly/digitalmcps
If you have questions about purchasing these products, please
contact Margaret Gaudino, coordinator, Evaluation and Selection, School Library
Media Programs, at Margaret_B_Gaudino@mcpsmd.org.
Early Ordering in the Hub--Support & Training
Early Ordering Checklist
Quick Guide Tips for Ordering on the Business Hub
Quick Guide for Account Approvers (Early Ordering)
Quick Guide NEW Chart of Accounts on the Hub
Early Ordering Reminders for Checking Out in the Hub
Warehouse Catalog (Excel version). Search and sort with links to images.
NOTE: Warehouse catalog prices may be lower than pricing displayed in Hub in some cases.Please use Hub pricing as the correct pricing as you budget for your purchases.
Auto Delivery--Create an Order for Auto Delivery Items on the Hub
Contract Summaries (Bids)
Cox Subscriptions for magazines & periodicals
Copier/Fax Annual Maintenance, Service & Supplies
Magazines & Periodicals
Textbooks, Reading & Instructional Materials
Water Coolers & Bottled Water --now available through the Hub!
Blue Bag Postage-- now automatically charged to your school's account through the Hub!
Early Ordering Checklist: Best Practices for Schools
Excel help-- Working with Excel Files (video clip).
Hub help-- Apply for access to the Hub ("Instructions for Requesting Officials"), or view the Hub Access Request form
Hub help-- Chart of Accounts on the Hub. Printable desktop reference.
Hub help-- see helpful guides and tutorials for ordering through the Hub at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/hub/
Hub help-- Quick Guide Tips for Ordering on the Business Hub. Printable desktop reference.
School Activity Codes
Summer 2021 Surplus Pick-up Schedule (Subject to change based on school accessibility due to COVID 19.)
Summer Unpacking Assistance (for elementary schools). Due to COVID limitations, we are unable to offer unpacking assistance during the summer of 2021.
NCR: Instructional Materials, Books, Multimedia
See the left side of this page for links to the Department of Materials Management!
MCPS Help Desk