Montgomery County Public Schools

Engage! Encourage! Empower!

4179 Old Town Road, Shawsville, VA 24162

Phone (540) 268-2262 | Fax (540) 268-1868

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Resources

Gale databases provide an excellent option for reliable, accurate, up-to-date information when writing research papers or working on projects. Sources include full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, periodicals, videos, and podcasts. Gale can be accessed from school or home by using the password schools.

Britannica School is the online encyclopedia available to both teachers and students in Montgomery County.

Another feature within Britannica is ImageQuest. ImageQuest gives you access to millions of copyright-free images! Create different albums to save your images. To access the encyclopedia from home, the username/password is tech/football.

Online databases, digital and audiobooks, and online resources provided by the Library of Virginia. 

All resources are free and available with a public library card anywhere in Virginia as well as Virginia’s public K-12 schools

Avoid plagiarism by properly citing sources. Generate citations in both MLA & APA formats.

Avoid breaking copyright laws. Download copyright-free files for your projects.

Explora searches:

  • NewspaperSource

  • eBooks (the K-8 Collection, History Collection and Cricket Media Collection)

  • Read It!
    Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™  Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

History

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