LBSS Library

LBSS Online Databases

These databases are available for use from home.  For a list of passwords, ask your librarian or log onto FCPS 24/7 > School Info-1011-4R > Library > Passwords.

ABC-CLIO American Government

ABC-CLIO American Government

Connects most-discussed current issues with the foundations of government plus an analysis of different viewpoints.

ABC-CLIO American History

ABC-CLIO American History

Survey of American history from 1350 to the present linking reference, curriculum, and analysis of current events


ABC-CLIO World Geography

Nearly 200 overviews of countries around the world including location and people, recent political history, and economy


ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era

Provides in-depth coverage of the history of all regions of the world from 1500 to the present, aligned to curriculum guidelines


ABC-CLIO World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Covers human history in all corners of the globe-from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

ABC-CLIO History Reference Online eBookCollection

ABC-CLIO History Reference Online eBook Collection


CQ Researcher

Original and comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news



Concise up-to-date information and news on all countries in the world  


EBSCO Auto Repair Reference Center

The content will include more than 150 easy-to-read, illustrated auto repair manuals on all auto repair procedures for about 21,000 vehicles identified in the AAIA table (a table of numerical ID codes for every car made); more than 56,000 Technical Service Bulletins; wiring diagrams; and labor time estimates.


Fairfax County Public Library

Search the catalogs of the Fairfax County Public Library system.  By logging in with your library account number, you can manage your account, place holds on materials, renew materials, and request materials from other library systems via inter-library loan.


All Gale Databases

including Student Resource Center Gold; Student Resource Center-Junior; Biography Resource Center; Literature Resource Center; Business and Company Resource Center; Expanded Academic ASAP; General Reference Center-Gold; Health and Wellness; InfoTrac OneFile; Junior Edition-K12; Student Edition; Professional Collection; Science Resource Center; Computer Database; LegalTrac; Contemporary Literary Criticism; What Do I Read Next?; Virtual Reference Library; Military & Intelligence; Religion & Philosophy

Gale LitFinder

Gale LitFinder for Schools

Full-text poems with explanations and study guides, full-text short stories with genre access, full-test essays and literary criticisms, plays, and speeches.

Gale Health and Wellness

Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center

Offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, and other reference works in the field of health and wellness.

Gale Virtual Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

grolier encyclopedia americana

Grolier Encyclopedia Americana

Contains over 45,000 articles including Americana Journal organized by nation and by date, a searchable database of major U.S. news outlets, and selected biographies

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

Access to over 39,000 articles with over 110,000 Internet links plus maps with links, animations, videos, cutaways, panoramas, dynamic maps, and audio

Grolier New Book of Popular Science

Grolier New Book of Popular Science

An online encyclopedia with information in the areas of science, medicine, and technology

Grolier LAnds and People

Grolier Lands and People

A multifaceted Internet site designed to serve as a principal resource on countries, cultures, and current events

Grolier America the Beautiful

Grolier America the Beautiful

Contains articles enriched with historical and current illustrations and maps.  Each state has eight maps covering economy, topography, geography, parks, major highways, history, and exploration.

Grolier Music Online

Grove Music Online

Includes The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.



High quality digital interdisciplinary archive of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish

Digital books across a range of nonfiction subjects.

MyON database


myON® reader matches student interests and reading level with content to personalize learning and predict future reading growth



Enables students to search intelligently, organize information, and format a bibliography in MLA style.

ProQuest CultureGrams

ProQuest CultureGrams

Cultural reports for 187 countries and territories each include 25 categories such as land and climate, history, personal appearance, greetings, gestures, family, diet, holidays, economy, education, health, and events and trends.

ProQuest Platinum


Full-text articles from more than 2,000 newspapers, magazines, journals, and reference works

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Traditional)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Traditional)

Historical newspapers dating to the 1880's reproduced cover-to-cover in full-page digital images

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Graphical)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Graphical)

User-friendly interface for historical newspapers including timelines and what happened on this day in history


Proquest eLibrary

ProQuest database with more than 1,500 full-text sources, including magazines, newspapers, books, tV/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, A/V clips

Science Direct icon

Science Direct

ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and 26,000 books.

SIRS Decades

SIRS Decades

Provides access to thousands of primary source documents organized around the decades.

SIRS Researcher

SIRS Researcher

General reference database containing full-text articles on social issues, health, science, and business.  Articles are indexed according to the Library of Congress subject headings.  Database features include World Almanac excerpts, maps of the world, and a directory of publications.  Special features include Today's News.

SIRS Government Reporter

SIRS Government Reporter

Historic and government documents, directories, almanacs, landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions, national archives documents and country profiles are included across the a variety of topics:  health, science, economics, environment, politics, foreign affairs, business and industry.

SIRS Renaissance

SIRS Renaissance

Current perspectives on the arts and humanities which provides information on architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, and visual arts.  Full-text articles from more than 1,000 domestic and international publications. 



Royalty free music for schools.


TumbleBook Library

Online collection of animated picture books.



Online collection of read-along titles for K-12 students.


Video Blocks

Royalty free stock footage, sound effects, special effects, and looping motion backgrounds

World Book Online

World Book Online Reference Center

Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia, atlas, and a Spanish-language version of the encyclopedia plus other reference materials.

Graphics were designed by Ms. Dim's Computer Graphics students.

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