Computers in GPMS Library
Databases and Research Resources
Quality Websites and PWCS provided databases that are good sources for quality research and reading fun.
CultureGrams
Country reports on 200 cultures of the world. The CultureGrams Online Database includes Kids, States, and World Editions.
           
Discovery Education

Discovery Education offers student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. Discovery Education contains interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help students dive deeper into a topic —and have fun too!

Find It Virginia
Find It Virginia is a Web site that provides access to a varied group of databases that support teaching and learning across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Students can access these resources from school, however, a PWC Public Library Card is needed to access from home.

Gale Databases
Provides access to popular magazines, scholarly journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, news wire services, business directories, investment reports, health pamphlets, prescription drug information, and literature reviews. 

Prince William Public Libraries 
Your public library is a great source of information and you can start your search for books and periodicals online. There are 14 branches of the Prince William Public Library throughout the county, so there is bound to be one near you.

World Book Encyclopedia Online
World Books full range of online reference products, including:
World Book Advanced 
World Book Student 
World Book Kids 
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos 
World Book Dictionary 
World Book Atlas
World Book Discover - A differentiated instruction reference site for middle- and high-school students.           

 
ONLINE RESOURCES
  
 
SEARCH ENGINES
 
Google   Use this search engine to locate information about the invention you are researching and use the "images" function to search for pictures.
 
Sweet Search   This is a good search engine to find information about your invention because it is designed for students with credible websites that have been approved by research experts.

Photos for Class   Safe images that are available to be used in the classroom and for educational purposes. Downloaded images automatically cite the author and the image license terms.



Citing Your Sources: MLA Style
Quality Web sites that can aid in citing your sources and formatting your work the MLA Way!

The MLA Style Center
The official Web site of the Modern Language Association (MLA). Learn about the changes, tips, and the best suggestions for using the most current version of the MLA Format (8th Edition) to write your paper and cite your sources.

Citation Maker

Online citation maker to use for your Works Cited page.

BibMe
Online citation maker to use for your Works Cited page.

Citation Generator
Online citation maker to use for your Works Cited page.