All of the databases listed below are available in school without login or password information. To access these from home login to Blackboard: http://apsva.blackboard.com/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp with Mozilla Firefox, then click on the "Student" tab on the upper right. After this, click on the "Library Online" tab on the upper left. All of the remote access logins and passwords are listed for each database. Report any problems to the H-B Woodlawn library staff.
Don't forget to check out the Public Library offerings. When accessing their databases, look for the "eSources" link. (By the way, you MUST have a public library card to access these materials.) The Arlington Public Library has extensive resources, including the Learning Express site (practice tests) and Informe!, a Spanish database. Find them, and more, at:
World Book -- one of the most trusted encyclopedias comes to us online. Check out the unique "Explore Virginia" feature. www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Home
The world's best encyclopedia is now available online. Explore Britannica for quick articles, and in-depth materials as well. Excellent links to the outside web and periodicals, in addition to a dictionary, atlas, thesaurus and timelines. Check it out. school.eb.com
The most comprehensive information on nations anywhere. Beyond the basics ... get interesting facts, recipes and more. online.culturegrams.com
Check out the CIA World Fact Book. This government resource is an essential when getting to know the details on individual nations. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Like, every person ever.
Biography Resource Center: Here
11th & 12th English Students -- check it out!
Literature Resource Center: Here
Contemporary Literary Criticism Select: Here
Have an opinion? Want to see the other side? Need to explore a hot topic?
Opposing Viewpoints: Here
Gale Science in Context: Here
Reference texts, images, even audio.
Everything from the Bronze Age to Apartheid.
Gale World History in Context: Here
American History from the very beginning.
Designed to work with Smart Boards!
Gale U.S. History in Context: Here
Psychology Database -- find out how you tick ... Here
Important to get Health information from an "authoritative" site: here