Online Databases

Here is a LIMITED LIST of the most commonly used databases. Click the link AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE for the full list of ALL the FCPS Databases.

If a database asks you for a username and password, please use the word "fairfax" for both. 


abc-clio logo ABC-CLIO 
American Government, American History, State Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient, Medieval, Modern.
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Britannica School - Middle School

logo for Business Insights Essentials by Gale with mountain peaks in the background Business Insights: Essentials

CultureGram - World Edition

marshall cavendish digital icon Cavendish Square Digital
Includes content on topics from the sciences and social studies to humanities and geography.
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Academic OneFile

General Database for all topics, included periodicals and scholarly journals

gale science in context Gale Science in Context
gale research in context icon Gale Research in Context

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Gale Business Insights Essentials
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Gale Opposing Viewpoints

the gale logo Gale Global Issues in Context
gale bio in context logo Gale Biography in Context


Health & Wellness Resource Center

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Image Quest   Thousands of images with fair use rights for FCPS students



InfoTrac Edition - K12

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Literature Resource Center




Provides a large library of enhanced digital books for listening or reading.

National Geographic Kids

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Pebble Go Biography

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Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History

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U.S. History in Context

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World Book Online
Includes: WB Student, WB Advanced, WB Discover, WB Inventions & Discoveries, WB Living Green, WB Spanish Encyclopedia, and WB Timelines