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Ancestry-Library Edition (IN LIBRARY USE ONLY)
    Genealogy resource including more than 2 billion names and 3,000 resources including passenger and immigration lists and census data from 1790 through 1930. (ProQuest) Learn more about this database...

    Not accessible outside of Baltimore County Public Library branches


Animals
    Help your students discover the wild world of animals through our Encyclopedia of Animals™. This extensive database provides students with thousands of easy-to-read entries about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. (Ebsco)

Auto Repair Reference Center
    Automotive repair, recall, and wiring information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, including most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. (Ebsco) Learn more about this database...

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Biography in Context
    A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 200,000 people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. (Gale Cengage) Learn more about this database...

Brainfuse
    Homework support for students. Please note: this service is always available. Live chat-based tutoring from skilled instructors in math, writing, reading, and ESL (grades 3-12) is available from 2 PM until midnight each day including Saturday and Sunday. (Brainfuse)

Business Source Premier
    Business Source Premier features the full text for more than 2,200 journals back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Coverage in all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Consumer Reports (Masterfile)
    Search a subset of MasterFILE Premiere for articles and product ratings in Consumer Reports, the Consumer Reports Annual Buying Guide, and Consumer Reports Health.(Ebsco)

Criterion Streaming Movies
    Widely considered the best of world cinema and comprising some of the most influential works of the last century, The Criterion Collection’s catalog features the definitive versions of seminal titles in the history of motion pictures. ( Alexander Street Press)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish)
    Enciclopedia infantil en español. Esta obra de consulta incluye artículos básicos sobre temas generales, gente, lugares, cosas, e ideas. La enciclopedia esta organizada en orden para facilitar la búsqueda de información.

Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia
    A student encyclopedia, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Gale Virtual Reference: All Titles
    Over thirty eReference Books that you can search, read and print online. These books do not have to be checked out or downloaded and are always available for use either in the library or from home. Topics covered in include Biography, Cultures, Religion, and more. (Gale Cengage)

HeritageQuest
    The HeritageQuest Collection includes federal census records, source documents, and indexes. Rich with demographic and genealogical detail, the collection contains personal data such as education, place of birth, language, occupation, veteran status. Includes images. (ProQuest) Learn more about this database...

History Reference Center
    The database includes more than 300 reference books and encyclopedias; 58,000 historical documents; 43,000 biographies; and more than 100,000 images and historical maps. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
    This full text database includes articles, licensed periodicals, books and video that focus on hobbies and crafts. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Home Improvement Reference Center
    The Home Improvement Reference Center (HIRC) is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Hoover's
    Hoover’s provides company details such as description, contact information, competitors, and key personnel. Please note that this product may not be accessible via some mobile devices. (Dun and Bradstreet) Learn more about this database...

Kids Search
    Kids Search is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Legal Forms
    Whether you're looking to sell your home by owner, set up a living will, change your name or become a real estate mogul, this resource allows you to create authoritative legal forms for Maryland specific needs. (Gale Cengage)

Literature Resource Center
    A full text database that provides critical analysis, biographies, and bibliographies of 90,000 novelists, poets and essayists from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and other literary sources. Searchable by author, title, time period and literary themes. (Gale Cengage) Learn more about this database...

Mango Languages
    Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills for over thirty different languages as well as English as a Second Language for speakers of fourteen languages (Mango) Learn more about this database...

MAS Ultra - School Edition (for high school students)
    MAS Ultra - School Edition provides full text from over 460 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 520 magazines. This database also includes over 3,000 charts, tables and graphs converted to ASCII text; 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; full text of 140 Macmillan books; over 540 health and science-related pamphlets in full text; coverage of the CIA World Factbook; and Essential Documents in American History. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


MasterFILE Premier
    Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


MedLine
    Health information from the National Library of Medicine includes information on over 500 diseases and conditions. Lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. (Medline)

Middle Search Plus (for middle school students)
    Contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


NoveList Plus
    NoveList Plus is a complete resource for fiction and nonfiction pleasure reading. NoveList Plus offers bibliographic information on more than 200,000 titles, including over 50,000 nonfiction titles selected for their appeal to the general reader. (Ebsco) Learn more about this database...

NoveList K-8 Plus
    Includes picture books, children's chapter books and young adult titles. Browse book lists, or search search by instructional unit, theme or topic. Find stories that are set in a particular country, or about different cultures. Full-text book reviews from sources such as Booklist and School Library Journal. Reviews often identify the instructional uses of titles, as well. (Ebsco) Learn more about this database...

Novels for Students
    Each volume of Novels for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 15 to 20 works from various cultures and time periods. (Gale Cengage)

Overdrive
    These downloadable ebooks and audio books from Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium, cover a wide range of fictional and non-fictional topics for adults and children, and run on easy-to-use free software available from the OverDrive website. They can be accessed on your Mac or PC as well as on many portable listening and reading devices now including the iPod and iPhone. Please note: In order to borrow and use a specific format of digital media, you must download and install the proper software from the Overdrive website on your first use.

Primary Search
    Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


ProQuest: Current and Historic Newspapers
    Articles for the Baltimore Afro American (historic years only), the Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times (most recent years only,) the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Most recent years only for The Los Angeles Times.

ProQuest Virtual Microfilm: Baltimore Sun: Jan 2008-Current
    Digital microfilm is not searchable but allows users to specify a date and to see the digital images of the Sun for that edition. Current issues run about six month behind. Please note that older editions of the Baltimore Sun are available on traditional microfilm at the Towson and the Catonsville Branches. (ProQuest)

Reference USA
    Database of over 11 million company profiles including address and phone number, SIC codes, number of employees, sales volume, product lines and corporate structure. Also includes residential directory. (InfoUSA) Learn more about this database...

Regional Business News
    Regional Business News provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications including the Daily Record. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Science Reference Center
    Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Scribner Writers Online
    More than 2,000 original, scholar-signed biocritical entries average 15-20 pages each. They include a concise overview, hyperlinks for cross-referencing and information that places the author's work in personal or historical context. (Gale Cengage)

Searchasaurus
    Searchasaurus is an easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) is a database containing thousands of accurate and concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components. Routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as more extensive repairs involving engine transmission disassembly are covered. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators, and more. Detailed and user-friendly content is provided in high-quality PDF files. Many documents contain photos and detailed illustrations to visually support step-by-step procedures. (Ebsco)

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
    S&P's NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information. It provides full text access for the following S&P publications: Bond Guide; Corporation Records; Dividend Record; Earnings Guide; Industry Surveys; Mutual Fund Reports; The Outlook; Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives; Security Dealers of North America; Stock Guide; and StockReports. (Standard and Poors) Learn more about this database...

    Industry surveys portion not accessible outside of BCPL branches


Student Research Center
    The Student Research Center provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video etc. (Ebsco) Learn more about this database...

    This database is provided by Sailor (Maryland's Online Resource Center)


Testing & Education Reference Center
    Features interactive online practice tests including GED, SAT, ACT, Praxis, NCLEX, postal exams, law enforcement, occupational tests, certification and licensing tests, and more. Also includes scholarship and financial aid information, plus detailed information on private high schools, undergraduate and graduate programs, executive education programs, and technical and specialty schools. (Gale Cengage) Learn more about this database...

Twaynes Authors Online
    Each 175- to 200-page treatment features interpretations and critiques, written by scholars during the same period in which the work originated. As such, Twayne’s Authors Online is not only a valuable resource for literary study, but for multidisciplinary study through literature — including history, society and culture. (Gale Cengage)

ValueLine Investment Survey Online
    Comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Accurate and independently created research information. (Value Line)

World Book Online for Kids
    Developed especially for young users. The site offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities. (World Book)

World Book Online InfoFinder
    Contains content and features designed for school-aged homework and research needs. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich collections of multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects; a Biography Center; links to world newspapers, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and more. (World Book)

World Book Online Reference Center
    A reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. The site features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features developed especially for lifelong learners such as Computer and Web Tutorials, How To... documents, and Government Resources. (World Book)