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Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases: The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO eBook collection.
The ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.
Now available from home! The ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.
Research African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and images.
This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information and consists of a mix of resources, records, and tools. Connect with a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can be the difference between research success and futility.
Contains more than 15 million recent death records from across the nation with new content added daily. Records are searchable by name, date, or text within the notice.
Surveys American history from the colonial era and American Revolution through to the nation’s rise to eminence as a global superpower, analyzing American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture and thought.
Reference materials include hundreds of primary documents and thousands of images from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida covering precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century.
Provides in-library access to Physical Review A through E, X, Applied, Modern Physics, Special Topics, and the APS archive back to 1893. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.
Live tutoring (including in Spanish) available 2pm to 11:55pm EST. Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension, and learn other key skills. Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and get feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information. Additionally, Brainfuse now offers live assistance for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to all United States library HelpNow clients. Live FAFSA tutors are available to help both students and parents with completing the FAFSA application.
Explores the daily lives of ordinary people through time and across the globe. This resource provides details about family life, work, food, clothing, sports, language, literature, romance, education, gender roles, social customs, and more.
Contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.
eBooks in the STEM field covering a wide range of subjects including Agriculture, Computer Science/IT, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Science.
Access millions of rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world.
Britannica Library for children, young adults, and adults. Search encyclopedia articles as well as magazines, web sites, and videos.
Trying to search for grants from home? Foundation Directory Online Essential provides private funding research with many useful features including the ability to search thousands of foundations, grants, and Foundation news. Note: The 24 hour access is in real time. The clock does not stop when you log off and resume when you log back in.
Subject overviews, critical essays, biographies, multimedia, and articles from reliable reference sources.
Authoritative, multimedia reference content covering the most studied middle school topics.
Covers some of today’s social issues like offshore drilling, climate change, health care and immigration. Includes over 19,000 pro/con viewpoint essays.
More than 1,100 magazines and newspapers on education topics ranging from preschool to college.
Magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference content for middle and high school students.
Searchable access to over 1000 global newspapers, images, broadcasts, and transcripts.
Covers diverse views on important issues in today’s world, highlighting the complete historical background, contemporary status, and global view of each.
Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Users may stream up to 10 videos per month.
Dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. (Dedicado a la historia y la cultura de los latinos.)
Take over 16,000 courses in seven different languages in an easy to use interface. Courses cover many different subjects including animation, business, design, marketing, programming languages, and more!
If using the Linkedin Learning App, use the Library ID “pgcmls”.
Lea más de 600 libros auténticos de ficción y no ficción latinoamericanos para todas las edades escolares. Incluye aproximadamente 100 libros animados para niños pequeños.
Read over 600 authentic fiction and nonfiction Latin American books for all school ages. Includes about 100 animated books for young children.
Learn a new language from home or on-the-go with Mango! Mango’s award-winning language courses combine quality content with intelligent technology to deliver practical phrases from real situations in a way that makes you want to start the conversation. Every learner’s experience is unique: Mango adjusts to your learning pace, teaching until you feel confident with new words and phrases, creating a learning solution centered around you.
We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer access to the Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library through OverDrive. Maintained by the Montgomery County Public Library, this collection consists of deaf-related eBooks and eAudio from OverDrive. Customers can access the content by logging on using their library card.
Access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.
Wondering what to read next? Sign up for NextReads! With NextReads e-newsletters you can receive book suggestions on all your favorite topics. You will also be able to check the library collection and place requests.
OverDrive offers thousands of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, and magazines, all free with your Prince George’s County Memorial Library System library card. There is a limit of 10 items per customer, checked out at any time. Magazines do not count against your checkout limit.
Discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion.
PebbleGo databases help to teach research skills to K-3 students, and include built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio that models correct pronunciation and fluency.
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
The Wall Street Journal is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.
Consumers’ Checkbook is an independent nonprofit consumer organization founded in 1974. It surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products in the Washington D.C. metro area. Checkbook also provides comprehensive advice to help people save time, money, and hassle. Remote access is available through September 1, 2021.
Browse and search complete issues; view articles, photos, ads, marriage announcements, obituaries and cartoons; print, download, and share articles and images.
Focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world. Contains country profiles and primary and secondary sources including flags, speeches, recipes and facts and figures.
Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world, providing a dynamic learning experience that encompasses intellectual developments, wars and cooperation, religion, cultural practices, and more from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance. Presents intriguing questions and includes primary and secondary sources and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.
Covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present: the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; revolutions in France and Latin America; imperialism; nationalism; World Wars I and II; growing global powers and more. Includes era explorations, primary sources, resources to strengthen critical thinking and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.