Online Databases and eBooks

Not all resources will be interesting or appropriate for all students. As with any online experience, parents and teachers should monitor what students are viewing and assist them in learning to choose the best resource for their need.

Online Databases and eBooks

These databases and eBooks are centrally purchased for the use of all Fairfax County Public Schools students and staff. Many schools purchase additional databases. Please see your school's librarian for more information. Home access requires a password. See your librarian for a password list.

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World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance.
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World History: The Modern Era

Comprehensive study of the emergence of the modern world, covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present.
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World War I

An examination of the conflict proclaimed by some to be “the war to end all wars,” including the events leading up to the conflict, the course of war, and its social and economic aftermath.
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World War II

A comprehensive account of the Second World War, the seminal event of the twentieth century, featuring numerous archival photographs and detailed maps.