Educational Links

Databases

  • Culturegrams – Concise, reliable and up-to-date country reports, including photos, videos, interviews, famous people, recipes, flags, graphs and tables.
  • eLibrary Elementary (ProQuest) - reference resource, designed specifically to engage and guide beginning and younger researchers.
  • Grolier
    • The New Book of Knowledge – Reference and other books for elementary and higher
    • Multimedia Encyclopedia – Quick reference with multi-media for middle school and higher
    • Encyclopedia Americana – In-depth information for older students and adults
    • America the Beautiful – State-by-state history and current events for elementary and middle schools.
  • ProQuest– Journal articles, Trade publications and Consumer publications
  • SIRS

Maryland Public Libraries

  • Enoch Pratt Free Library
    • Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage (MDCH) website - The website is a digital gateway to a collection of historical items from Maryland libraries, museums and other partners. It gives the public an opportunity to view items that are rarely seen in public including the Pratt Library’s Poe collection, Slave documents, 19th century maps, vintage Maryland postcards, and Mencken collection.
  • Wicomico County Free Library
    • Sailor
      • Auto Repair Reference Center – Find step-by-step auto repair procedures written specifically for the Do-it-yourselfer, but comprehensive enough for professional technicians.
      • Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia – Useful to both adults and students, this encyclopedia provides reliable information on a wide variety of topics.
      • Heritage Quest – Trace your family history and/or American cultural history.
      • History Reference Center – Search History oriented reference books, encyclopedias, history journals, documents, biographies, images, videos and maps.
      • MAS Ultra – School Edition – Magazine Articles Summaries Ultra guides high school students to numerous full text research sources, as well as health and personal interest topics. 
      • MasterFILE Premiere – Search a wide variety of journal articles, magazine articles, primary source documents, reference book entries and images.
      • Middle Search Plus – Helps connect middle school students to a wide range of age appropriate magazines, biographies and reference works. This database includes photos, flags, maps and an unabridged dictionary of the English language. 
      • Science Reference Center – Science oriented reference sources, science journals, biographies and science related animations, videos and images. 
      • Student Research Center – Search a wide variety of information in magazines, reference books, photos, flags and country reports among other sources. For Middle and High School students. 

Instructional Links