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  • ABC-CLIO eBooks

    Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

  • ABC-CLIO Solutions

    Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

  • ABCmouse.com

    ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • Acorn (RBdigital)

    Stream world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain.

  • African American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

    Research African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and images.

  • African American Heritage (ProQuest)

    African American Heritage is a digital genealogy resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCO)

    A trusted source of patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

  • America's Obituaries & Death Notices (NewsBank)

    Contains more than 15 million recent death records from across the nation with new content added daily. Records are searchable by name, date, or text within the notice.

  • American History (ABC-CLIO)

    Surveys American history from the colonial era and American Revolution through to the nation’s rise to eminence as a global superpower, analyzing American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture and thought.

  • American Indian Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

    Reference materials include hundreds of primary documents and thousands of images from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida covering precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century.

  • American Physical Society (APS) Journals

    Provides in-library access to Physical Review A through E, X, Applied, Modern Physics, Special Topics, and the APS archive back to 1893. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)

    Tutorial videos
    Search for genealogical information in censuses, passenger lists, citizenship records, birth, death and marriage records, etc. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • ArtistWorks (Recorded Books Digital)

    Tutorial videos
    Provides world-class vocal, instrumental, and artistic instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning musicians and artistic professionals.

  • Beanstack

    Discover favorite books and apps, matched to your child's age and interests.

  • Biography in Context (GALE)

    Biographies with related full-text articles from books, interviews, magazines, and newspapers. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.

  • Books & Authors (GALE)

    Find book recommendations by topic, genre, author, and more.

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

    Provides full text coverage of 2,966 scholarly business, management, and economics journals. Non-journal content includes company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.

  • Career Transitions (GALE)

    Step-by-step guidance to discovering your interests, choosing a career, preparing a resume, finding schools and programs, searching job openings, and more.

  • Chicago Tribune 1985-present (ProQuest)

    The Chicago Tribune keeps readers informed of the latest news from the Chicago area, the nation, and the world every day.

  • ChiltonLibrary (GALE)

    Tutorial Videos

    Repair and maintenance instruction for many vehicle makes and models.

  • ComicsPlus

    Tutorial videos
    Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. Browse by genre, publisher, or title; checkouts are for seven days with unlimited renewals.

  • Creativebug

    Tutorial Videos

    1,000+ art & craft video classes covering art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and kids.

  • Daily Life through History (ABC-CLIO)

    Explores the daily lives of ordinary people through time and across the globe. This resource provides details about family life, work, food, clothing, sports, language, literature, romance, education, gender roles, social customs, and more.

  • Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford Reference E-Books)

    Contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.

  • Ebook Central (ProQuest)

    Ebooks in the STEM field covering a wide range of subjects including Agriculture, Computer Science/IT, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Science.

  • EBSCOhost Portal

    Choose from a list of EBSCO resources such as Literary Reference Center, Novelist for book recommendations, Health Source, and Business Source Complete.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest

    Access millions of rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica Library Edition

    Britannica Library for children, young adults, and adults. Search encyclopedia articles as well as magazines, web sites, and videos.

  • Foundation Directory Online Professional

    Provides private funding research with many useful features including the ability to search over 100,000 foundations, 3 million grants, and Foundation news. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • Freegal Music Downloads (Library Ideas, LLC)

    Tutorial videos
    Download 5 free songs per week from a library of millions! Listen to up to three hours of streaming music per day. 

  • Full Text Finder (EBSCO)

    Tutorial video

    Search or browse all publications available through EBSCO, divided by discipline. Popular titles include Creative Knitting, Consumer Reports, and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.

  • Gale Academic OneFile Select

    Tutorial Videos

    Resources for research across all academic disciplines.

  • Gale General OneFile

    Full text periodicals and popular magazines.

  • Gale In Context: High School

    Subject overviews, critical essays, biographies, multimedia, and articles from reliable reference sources.

  • Gale In Context: Middle School

    Authoritative, multimedia reference content covering the most studied middle school topics.

  • Gale Legal Forms

    Tutorial videos
    Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, and Federal legal forms for wills, name changes, contracts, and more. Click "All State Subscriptions" to access legal forms for DC and VA.

  • Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

    More than 1,100 magazines and newspapers on education topics ranging from preschool to college.

  • Gale OneFile: High School Edition

    Magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference content for middle and high school students.

  • Gale OneFile: News

    Searchable access to over 1000 global newspapers, images, broadcasts, and transcripts.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

    Tutorial videos
    E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

  • Grants to Individuals by Candid

    Grants to Individuals by Candid is an online database of more than 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • Great Courses

    Tutorial Videos

    Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

    Access to nearly 300 consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Prevention, and Vegetarian Times.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

    This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

  • HelpNow (Brainfuse)

    Tutorial videos

    Live tutoring (including en espanol) available 2pm to 11:55pm EST. Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension, and learn other key skills. Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and get feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information.

  • HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

    A collection of research materials containing family history, genealogies, city directories, census data, and schedules.

  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Tutorial videos
    Offers detailed how-to instructions, articles, periodicals, books, video and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

  • Hoopla

    Tutorial videos

    Stream or temporarily download popular movies, television shows, and music on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Every user gets six (6) checkouts per month.

  • Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-CLIO)

    Brings important issues in today’s world to attention, highlighting the complete historical background, contemporary status, and global view of each. Provides authoritative context, diverse expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources for truly understanding the issues that currently affect much of our global society, and for developing informed positions on those engendering controversy.

  • JobNow (Brainfuse)

    Tutorial videos

    Complete a career assessment, search for jobs, create a resume and get expert feedback, and receive interview tips and live coaching on JobNow.

  • Kanopy

    Tutorial videos
    Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Users are limited to 10 videos streamed every month.

  • Kids InfoBits (GALE)

    Tutorial Videos

    Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students.

  • Latino American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

    Dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. (Dedicado a la historia y la cultura de los latinos.)

  • Learning Express Library 3.0

    Tutorial videos
    Practice tests for college entrance, employment, and citizenship. Tutorials in basic skills for math, reading, and writing.

  • Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

  • Los Angeles Times 1985-present (ProQuest)

    The Los Angeles Times is one of the largest metropolitan newspapers in the U.S. It has won numerous journalism awards including 37 Pulitzer prizes, five of which are gold medals for public service.

  • Lynda.com

    Tutorial videos
    Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Utilizes a large video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Log in with your library card number and PIN.

    PGCMLS is losing access to Lynda on October 28, 2019. 

  • Major Daily Newspapers (ProQuest)

    Search or browse issues of major American newspapers including The New York Times (1980-present), The Wall Street Journal (1984-present),  the Washington Post (1877-present), The Los Angeles Times (1985-present), and the Chicago Tribune (1985-present).

  • Mango Languages

    Tutorial Videos

    Learn a new language from home or on-the-go with Mango! Mango’s award-winning language courses combine quality content with intelligent technology to deliver practical phrases from real situations in a way that makes you want to start the conversation. Every learner’s experience is unique: Mango adjusts to your learning pace, teaching until you feel confident with new words and phrases, creating a learning solution centered around you. 

  • MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

    MasterFILE Premier contains magazines and publications that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues.

  • Mergent Archives

    Access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.

  • Morningstar Library Edition

    Tutorial videos
    Investment Research Center provides information about stocks, funds, ETFs, and Industries. Use Portfolio X-Ray to view how a set of holdings can work together.

  • New York Times 1980-present (ProQuest)

    The New York Times is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches, and presidential press conferences.

  • NextReads

    Wondering what to read next? Sign up for NextReads! With NextReads e-newsletters you can receive book suggestions on all your favorite topics. You will also be able to check the library collection and place requests.

  • Novelist K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

    Search or browse for picture books, novels and series; for infants through teens.

  • Novelist Plus (EBSCO)

    Tutorial videos
    For fiction lovers. Includes searchable fiction reviews, read-alike lists, award winners, and reading group guides.

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (GALE)

    Covers today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration, includes more than 19,000 pro/con viewpoint essays.

  • Overdrive

    Tutorial videos
    Overdrive offers thousands of downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, all free with your Prince George's County Memorial Library System library card. There is a limit of 10 items per customer, checked out at any time.

  • Oxford Essential Quotations (Oxford Reference E-Books)

    Discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion. 

  • PebbleGo

    PebbleGo databases help to teach research skills to K-3 students, and include built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio that models correct pronunciation and fluency.

  • Pongalo (RBdigital)

    Stream Spanish-language telenovelas and translated movies.

  • Qello

    Watch over 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries. Qello spans over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country. Enjoy music from the 1920s to today’s hottest artists, including Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, and Aerosmith.  

  • RBdigital (Recorded Books Digital)

    Tutorial videos
    Search, check out and listen to the best in audiobooks on your computer or mobile device. RBdigital also offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading.

  • ReferenceUSA (Infogroup, Inc.)

    Tutorial videos
    Detailed information on more than 44 million businesses and 271 million consumers; records are continuously updated.

  • Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

    Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

  • The Wall Street Journal 1984-present (ProQuest)

    The Wall Street Journal is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.

  • Transparent Language Online

    Tutorial videos
    An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers.  With over 100 languages to choose from, every language learner will find something to interest them.

  • Value Line Investment

    Tutorial videos
    Includes Markets & Industries, Commentaries, Analyzer, Advisor, Selection & Opinion and much more. Investment Education area offers videos, articles and glossary.

  • VetNow (BrainFuse)

    Tutorial videos

    Resources designed to help veterans navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs, prepare for college, and brush up on job skills.

  • Washington Consumers' Checkbook

    Consumers' Checkbook is an independent nonprofit consumer organization founded in 1974. It surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products in the Washington D.C. metro area. Checkbook also provides comprehensive advice to help people save time, money, and hassle. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

  • Washington Post, 1877-present (ProQuest)

    Browse and search complete issues; view articles, photos, ads, marriage announcements, obituaries and cartoons; print, download, and share articles and images.

  • World Geography: Understanding a Changing World (ABC-Clio)

    Focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world. Contains country profiles and primary and secondary sources including flags, speeches, recipes and facts and figures. 

  • World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-Clio)

    Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world, providing a dynamic learning experience that encompasses intellectual developments, wars and cooperation, religion, cultural practices, and more from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance. Presents intriguing questions and includes primary and secondary sources and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.

  • World History: The Modern Era (ABC-Clio)

    Covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present: the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; revolutions in France and Latin America; imperialism; nationalism; World Wars I and II; growing global powers and more. Includes era explorations, primary sources, resources to strengthen critical thinking and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.

    • ArtistWorks (Recorded Books Digital)

      Tutorial videos
      Provides world-class vocal, instrumental, and artistic instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning musicians and artistic professionals.

    • Ebook Central (ProQuest)

      Ebooks in the STEM field covering a wide range of subjects including Agriculture, Computer Science/IT, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Science.

    • Gale Academic OneFile Select

      Tutorial Videos

      Resources for research across all academic disciplines.

    • Gale In Context: High School

      Subject overviews, critical essays, biographies, multimedia, and articles from reliable reference sources.

    • Gale In Context: Middle School

      Authoritative, multimedia reference content covering the most studied middle school topics.

    • Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

      More than 1,100 magazines and newspapers on education topics ranging from preschool to college.

    • Gale OneFile: High School Edition

      Magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference content for middle and high school students.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Great Courses

      Tutorial Videos

      Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

    • HelpNow (Brainfuse)

      Tutorial videos

      Live tutoring (including en espanol) available 2pm to 11:55pm EST. Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension, and learn other key skills. Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and get feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information.

    • Kanopy

      Tutorial videos
      Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Users are limited to 10 videos streamed every month.

    • Kids InfoBits (GALE)

      Tutorial Videos

      Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students.

    • Learning Express Library 3.0

      Tutorial videos
      Practice tests for college entrance, employment, and citizenship. Tutorials in basic skills for math, reading, and writing.

    • Lynda.com

      Tutorial videos
      Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Utilizes a large video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Log in with your library card number and PIN.

      PGCMLS is losing access to Lynda on October 28, 2019. 

    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (GALE)

      Covers today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration, includes more than 19,000 pro/con viewpoint essays.

    • PebbleGo

      PebbleGo databases help to teach research skills to K-3 students, and include built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio that models correct pronunciation and fluency.

    • Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

      Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

    • VetNow (BrainFuse)

      Tutorial videos

      Resources designed to help veterans navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs, prepare for college, and brush up on job skills.

    • ABC-CLIO Solutions

      Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

    • African American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Research African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and images.

    • African American Heritage (ProQuest)

      African American Heritage is a digital genealogy resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

    • HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

      A collection of research materials containing family history, genealogies, city directories, census data, and schedules.

    • ABC-CLIO Solutions

      Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

    • African American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Research African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and images.

    • American History (ABC-CLIO)

      Surveys American history from the colonial era and American Revolution through to the nation’s rise to eminence as a global superpower, analyzing American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture and thought.

    • American Indian Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Reference materials include hundreds of primary documents and thousands of images from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida covering precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century.

    • Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford Reference E-Books)

      Contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.

    • Great Courses

      Tutorial Videos

      Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

    • Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest

      Access millions of rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world.

    • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

      Tutorial videos
      Offers detailed how-to instructions, articles, periodicals, books, video and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

    • Qello

      Watch over 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries. Qello spans over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country. Enjoy music from the 1920s to today’s hottest artists, including Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, and Aerosmith.  

    • ComicsPlus

      Tutorial videos
      Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. Browse by genre, publisher, or title; checkouts are for seven days with unlimited renewals.

    • Ebook Central (ProQuest)

      Ebooks in the STEM field covering a wide range of subjects including Agriculture, Computer Science/IT, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, and Science.

    • Overdrive

      Tutorial videos
      Overdrive offers thousands of downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, all free with your Prince George's County Memorial Library System library card. There is a limit of 10 items per customer, checked out at any time.

    • RBdigital (Recorded Books Digital)

      Tutorial videos
      Search, check out and listen to the best in audiobooks on your computer or mobile device. RBdigital also offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading.

    • Biography in Context (GALE)

      Biographies with related full-text articles from books, interviews, magazines, and newspapers. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • ABC-CLIO eBooks

      Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

    • Beanstack

      Discover favorite books and apps, matched to your child's age and interests.

    • Books & Authors (GALE)

      Find book recommendations by topic, genre, author, and more.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)

      Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

    • NextReads

      Wondering what to read next? Sign up for NextReads! With NextReads e-newsletters you can receive book suggestions on all your favorite topics. You will also be able to check the library collection and place requests.

    • Novelist K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

      Search or browse for picture books, novels and series; for infants through teens.

    • Novelist Plus (EBSCO)

      Tutorial videos
      For fiction lovers. Includes searchable fiction reviews, read-alike lists, award winners, and reading group guides.

    • Oxford Essential Quotations (Oxford Reference E-Books)

      Discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion. 

    • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

      Provides full text coverage of 2,966 scholarly business, management, and economics journals. Non-journal content includes company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.

    • Foundation Directory Online Professional

      Provides private funding research with many useful features including the ability to search over 100,000 foundations, 3 million grants, and Foundation news. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

    • Gale Legal Forms

      Tutorial videos
      Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, and Federal legal forms for wills, name changes, contracts, and more. Click "All State Subscriptions" to access legal forms for DC and VA.

    • Gale OneFile: News

      Searchable access to over 1000 global newspapers, images, broadcasts, and transcripts.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Grants to Individuals by Candid

      Grants to Individuals by Candid is an online database of more than 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

    • Mergent Archives

      Access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.

    • Morningstar Library Edition

      Tutorial videos
      Investment Research Center provides information about stocks, funds, ETFs, and Industries. Use Portfolio X-Ray to view how a set of holdings can work together.

    • ReferenceUSA (Infogroup, Inc.)

      Tutorial videos
      Detailed information on more than 44 million businesses and 271 million consumers; records are continuously updated.

    • Value Line Investment

      Tutorial videos
      Includes Markets & Industries, Commentaries, Analyzer, Advisor, Selection & Opinion and much more. Investment Education area offers videos, articles and glossary.

    • Washington Consumers' Checkbook

      Consumers' Checkbook is an independent nonprofit consumer organization founded in 1974. It surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products in the Washington D.C. metro area. Checkbook also provides comprehensive advice to help people save time, money, and hassle. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

    • ABCmouse.com

      ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

    • Beanstack

      Discover favorite books and apps, matched to your child's age and interests.

    • Kids InfoBits (GALE)

      Tutorial Videos

      Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students.

    • Novelist K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

      Search or browse for picture books, novels and series; for infants through teens.

    • PebbleGo

      PebbleGo databases help to teach research skills to K-3 students, and include built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio that models correct pronunciation and fluency.

    • Acorn (RBdigital)

      Stream world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain.

    • ArtistWorks (Recorded Books Digital)

      Tutorial videos
      Provides world-class vocal, instrumental, and artistic instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning musicians and artistic professionals.

    • ComicsPlus

      Tutorial videos
      Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. Browse by genre, publisher, or title; checkouts are for seven days with unlimited renewals.

    • Creativebug

      Tutorial Videos

      1,000+ art & craft video classes covering art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and kids.

    • Freegal Music Downloads (Library Ideas, LLC)

      Tutorial videos
      Download 5 free songs per week from a library of millions! Listen to up to three hours of streaming music per day. 

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

      Tutorial videos
      Offers detailed how-to instructions, articles, periodicals, books, video and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

    • Hoopla

      Tutorial videos

      Stream or temporarily download popular movies, television shows, and music on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Every user gets six (6) checkouts per month.

    • Kanopy

      Tutorial videos
      Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Users are limited to 10 videos streamed every month.

    • Pongalo (RBdigital)

      Stream Spanish-language telenovelas and translated movies.

    • Qello

      Watch over 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries. Qello spans over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country. Enjoy music from the 1920s to today’s hottest artists, including Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, and Aerosmith.  

    • ABC-CLIO eBooks

      Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

    • ABC-CLIO Solutions

      Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Great Courses

      Tutorial Videos

      Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

    • Latino American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. (Dedicado a la historia y la cultura de los latinos.)

    • World Geography: Understanding a Changing World (ABC-Clio)

      Focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world. Contains country profiles and primary and secondary sources including flags, speeches, recipes and facts and figures. 

    • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

      Provides full text coverage of 2,966 scholarly business, management, and economics journals. Non-journal content includes company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.

    • Gale Legal Forms

      Tutorial videos
      Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, and Federal legal forms for wills, name changes, contracts, and more. Click "All State Subscriptions" to access legal forms for DC and VA.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • ABC-CLIO eBooks

      Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

    • ABC-CLIO Solutions

      Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

    • African American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Research African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and images.

    • American History (ABC-CLIO)

      Surveys American history from the colonial era and American Revolution through to the nation’s rise to eminence as a global superpower, analyzing American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture and thought.

    • American Indian Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Reference materials include hundreds of primary documents and thousands of images from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida covering precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century.

    • Biography in Context (GALE)

      Biographies with related full-text articles from books, interviews, magazines, and newspapers. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.

    • Daily Life through History (ABC-CLIO)

      Explores the daily lives of ordinary people through time and across the globe. This resource provides details about family life, work, food, clothing, sports, language, literature, romance, education, gender roles, social customs, and more.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Great Courses

      Tutorial Videos

      Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

    • Latino American Experience: The American Mosaic (ABC-CLIO)

      Dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. (Dedicado a la historia y la cultura de los latinos.)

    • World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-Clio)

      Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world, providing a dynamic learning experience that encompasses intellectual developments, wars and cooperation, religion, cultural practices, and more from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance. Presents intriguing questions and includes primary and secondary sources and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.

    • World History: The Modern Era (ABC-Clio)

      Covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present: the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; revolutions in France and Latin America; imperialism; nationalism; World Wars I and II; growing global powers and more. Includes era explorations, primary sources, resources to strengthen critical thinking and Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars.

    • Career Transitions (GALE)

      Step-by-step guidance to discovering your interests, choosing a career, preparing a resume, finding schools and programs, searching job openings, and more.

    • JobNow (Brainfuse)

      Tutorial videos

      Complete a career assessment, search for jobs, create a resume and get expert feedback, and receive interview tips and live coaching on JobNow.

    • Learning Express Library 3.0

      Tutorial videos
      Practice tests for college entrance, employment, and citizenship. Tutorials in basic skills for math, reading, and writing.

    • VetNow (BrainFuse)

      Tutorial videos

      Resources designed to help veterans navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs, prepare for college, and brush up on job skills.

    • HelpNow (Brainfuse)

      Tutorial videos

      Live tutoring (including en espanol) available 2pm to 11:55pm EST. Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension, and learn other key skills. Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and get feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information.

    • Mango Languages

      Tutorial Videos

      Learn a new language from home or on-the-go with Mango! Mango’s award-winning language courses combine quality content with intelligent technology to deliver practical phrases from real situations in a way that makes you want to start the conversation. Every learner’s experience is unique: Mango adjusts to your learning pace, teaching until you feel confident with new words and phrases, creating a learning solution centered around you. 

    • Overdrive

      Tutorial videos
      Overdrive offers thousands of downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, all free with your Prince George's County Memorial Library System library card. There is a limit of 10 items per customer, checked out at any time.

    • Transparent Language Online

      Tutorial videos
      An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers.  With over 100 languages to choose from, every language learner will find something to interest them.

    • America's Obituaries & Death Notices (NewsBank)

      Contains more than 15 million recent death records from across the nation with new content added daily. Records are searchable by name, date, or text within the notice.

    • Chicago Tribune 1985-present (ProQuest)

      The Chicago Tribune keeps readers informed of the latest news from the Chicago area, the nation, and the world every day.

    • Full Text Finder (EBSCO)

      Tutorial video

      Search or browse all publications available through EBSCO, divided by discipline. Popular titles include Creative Knitting, Consumer Reports, and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.

    • Gale General OneFile

      Full text periodicals and popular magazines.

    • Los Angeles Times 1985-present (ProQuest)

      The Los Angeles Times is one of the largest metropolitan newspapers in the U.S. It has won numerous journalism awards including 37 Pulitzer prizes, five of which are gold medals for public service.

    • Major Daily Newspapers (ProQuest)

      Search or browse issues of major American newspapers including The New York Times (1980-present), The Wall Street Journal (1984-present),  the Washington Post (1877-present), The Los Angeles Times (1985-present), and the Chicago Tribune (1985-present).

    • MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

      MasterFILE Premier contains magazines and publications that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues.

    • New York Times 1980-present (ProQuest)

      The New York Times is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches, and presidential press conferences.

    • RBdigital (Recorded Books Digital)

      Tutorial videos
      Search, check out and listen to the best in audiobooks on your computer or mobile device. RBdigital also offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading.

    • The Wall Street Journal 1984-present (ProQuest)

      The Wall Street Journal is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.

    • Washington Post, 1877-present (ProQuest)

      Browse and search complete issues; view articles, photos, ads, marriage announcements, obituaries and cartoons; print, download, and share articles and images.

    • ABC-CLIO eBooks

      Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

    • American Physical Society (APS) Journals

      Provides in-library access to Physical Review A through E, X, Applied, Modern Physics, Special Topics, and the APS archive back to 1893. Available only to users in PGCMLS branches; no remote access.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Great Courses

      Tutorial Videos

      Binge-learn over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. Hundreds of videos are available on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between. 

    • Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

      Access to nearly 300 consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Prevention, and Vegetarian Times.

    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

      This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

    • Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

      Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

    • ABC-CLIO eBooks

      Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides on history, business, current events, world cultures, folklore, food and cooking, and many more.

    • ABC-CLIO Solutions

      Search across any combination of ABC-CLIO databases (The African American Experience, American History, The American Indian Experience, Daily Life through History, Issues: Controversy and Society, The Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and The ABC-CLIO e-book collection).

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

      Tutorial videos
      E-reference books which can be searched or browsed; topics include biography, business (including business plans!), environment, medicine, etc.

    • Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-CLIO)

      Brings important issues in today’s world to attention, highlighting the complete historical background, contemporary status, and global view of each. Provides authoritative context, diverse expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources for truly understanding the issues that currently affect much of our global society, and for developing informed positions on those engendering controversy.

    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (GALE)

      Covers today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration, includes more than 19,000 pro/con viewpoint essays.