Content Area online resources are available under Instructional Programs.

DiscoveryStreaming:  Teacher access to Discovery video clips.  Teachers should talk to their media specialists about access.

Online resources provided to SMCPS students are accessible from school and home. Ask your library media specialist for the username and password for home access.

Resource Databases

Student Databases Resource Links
Capstone PebbleGo (Elementary only) PebbleGo Next
ProQuest CultureGrams, SIRS Researcher, SIRS Discover, SIRS Decades
World Book WorldBook Online
ABC-CLIO Databases (High School Only) American History, World History: The Modern Era, World Geography: Understanding a Changing World
Gale Cengage Learning Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Gale Cengage Learning Global Issues In Context

Library Links 

Library LinksDescriptions
SMCPSelibrary  Access to library catalogs in all schools
SAILOR "Maryland’s public libraries make a shared collection of Internet-based databases available through Sailor to ensure equal access to online research databases for all Maryland residents."  Click the Research Databases SAILOR link to access the available databases.
Southern Maryland Libraries This link provides access to the public library resources of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's County Counties.
ASK Us Now! Maryland's 24/7 online research and information service for Maryland residents and students of all grade levels.
Library of Congress Resources for libraries, information professionals, and researchers. These include acquisitions, cataloging, preservation, research, special programs, standards and access to the catalogs of the Library of Congress and other libraries.
Library Spot This resource was designed to "bring the best library and reference sites together with insightful editorial in one convenient, user-friendly spot." It includes a reference desk, a reading room (links to journals, magazines, and newspapers) and libraries (link to library catalogs).
Thinkport Thinkport is a resource for Maryland educators, families, and communities from Maryland Public Television, Johns Hopkins University and the Center for Technology in Education
Affordable Online Colleges in Maryland Visit this site to review colleges with online programs.  As with all sites, please read the Privacy Policy before joining the site.