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Cloud Library (Formerly 3M Cloud Library) allows you to browse, checkout and read eBooks on your personal device. Customers can have six Cloud Library titles on hold and six checked out at a time. eBooks cannot be renewed. Download the App! (Cloud Library is not compatible with eInk Kindle. There is an app for the Kindle Fire.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Find out what to read next through expert reviews, author biographies and in depth searching.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Business collection of eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer/internet browser or download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on literature, including author biographies, criticism, excerpts and plot summaries.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from National Geographic magazine from its first issue in 1888 through 1994. Also includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

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Search for Fiction and Nonfiction titles by author, plot, read-alikes, curriculum and more.

Search for Fiction and Nonfiction titles by author, plot, theme, and more.

eAudiobooks from Recorded Books for downloading.

Access ebooks & downloadable audiobooks... instructions included.

Articles from popular general-interest magazines. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. (Formerly Student Resource Center).

Children's eBooks to read on your computer

Browse popular interest magazines. Read on a computer, or download to a mobile device through the RBdigital app.

Browse popular interest magazines. Read on a computer, or download to a mobile device through the RBdigital app.

eBooks, eMagazines & eAudiobooks

Cloud Library (Formerly 3M Cloud Library) allows you to browse, checkout and read eBooks on your personal device. Customers can have six Cloud Library titles on hold and six checked out at a time. eBooks cannot be renewed. Download the App! (Cloud Library is not compatible with eInk Kindle. There is an app for the Kindle Fire.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Business collection of eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer/internet browser or download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Collection of eBooks focused on health and medicine from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer. Download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from National Geographic magazine from its first issue in 1888 through 1994. Also includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

eAudiobooks from Recorded Books for downloading.

Access ebooks & downloadable audiobooks... instructions included.

Articles from popular general-interest magazines. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

afari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos and more. Focused on science for students, researchers and the general public.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference titles and encyclopedias for students and scientists. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. (Formerly Student Resource Center).

eBook versions of travel books. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer. Download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Children's eBooks to read on your computer

Browse popular interest magazines. Read on a computer, or download to a mobile device through the RBdigital app.

Browse popular interest magazines. Read on a computer, or download to a mobile device through the RBdigital app.

Business & Investing

Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Business collection of eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer/internet browser or download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on economics and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal articles focused on business and economics. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Collection provides historical, personal, and professional information about the inhabitants of a city and information about the city’s civic, social, benevolent, and literary organizations. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of the communications field. A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on the insurance industry and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Maryland-specific legal forms, including divorce, real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, landlord tenant and others. Also includes a dictionary of legal terms.

Full-text articles from general interest magazines, consumer sources, journals, business publications, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Investment information and analysis covering stocks and mutual funds. Comparable to the Morningstar premium subscription.

Investment information and analysis covering stocks and mutual funds. Comparable to the Morningstar premium subscription.

Full text articles from nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on small business concerns. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Resources on how to start and operate a business, including writing a business plan, management, marketing, franchising, etc.

Timely stock information & advice on stocks, the market, industries and the economy. Comparable to the Value Line professional product.

Supported browsers for Value Line include Internet Explorer version 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Chrome version 38 or higher, Firefox version 27 or higher, and Apple Safari version 7 or higher.

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Telephone Directories

Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

Search for doctors, dentists and other health care professionals and practices via A to Z Databases.

Consumer Information

Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Automotive repair. Access the latest Technical Service Bulletins and print wiring diagrams. Available only at the Annapolis Regional Library, Odenton Regional Library and Glen Burnie Regional Library. Use Internet Explorer or Firefox to access.

Automotive repair information from Chilton’s Guides including wiring diagrams, technical services bulletins, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on cooking and nutrition, recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Journal and magazine articles focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Full-text articles from general interest magazines, consumer sources, journals, business publications, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on nursing and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Repair guides for small engines for boats, motorcycles, mowers, snowmobiles, tractors, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Health and Wellness

Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium e-book reference sources published by Gale.

Journal and magazine articles focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Collection of eBooks focused on health and medicine from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer. Download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Up-to-date full-text articles from magazines, professional journals, pamphlets, encyclopedias and web sites in the health care field.

Search for doctors, dentists and other health care professionals and practices via A to Z Databases.

Journal and magazine articles focused on nursing and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Job Help

Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

Journal and magazine articles focused on vocational guidance, careers and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

Tools to prepare for citizenship and high-school equivalency exams, live tutors to help with Microsoft Office, Excel or Powerpoint, writing experts to assist you in perfecting your resume, and much more. 

Antiques & Collectibles

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Genealogy

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Census information from the U.S. and other countries, along with other resources such as birth, marriage and death notices. A genealogy resource distributed by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com. Must be used inside a library branch.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Collection provides historical, personal, and professional information about the inhabitants of a city and information about the city’s civic, social, benevolent, and literary organizations. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Civil War primary source documents including regimental histories and personal narratives. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Journal and magazine articles focused on cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Genealogy data from U.S. Census records 1790-1930 with over 25,000 original page images of full-text family and local histories, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on military and intelligence matters. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the arts, social sciences, and history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Hundreds of authoritative resources formerly available only in print or on CD-ROM, including trusted sources from Genealogy.com and Clearfield.

African Americans

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

History

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Census information from the U.S. and other countries, along with other resources such as birth, marriage and death notices. A genealogy resource distributed by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com. Must be used inside a library branch.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Collection provides historical, personal, and professional information about the inhabitants of a city and information about the city’s civic, social, benevolent, and literary organizations. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Civil War primary source documents including regimental histories and personal narratives. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Journal and magazine articles focused on cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Genealogy data from U.S. Census records 1790-1930 with over 25,000 original page images of full-text family and local histories, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Historical editions of major U.S. newspapers covering the last 150 years of world events.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on the hospitality industry, tourism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on military and intelligence matters. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the arts, social sciences, and history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on United States history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on U.S. History from Colonialism through the present. (Formerly History Resource Center: U.S.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Primary source documents including regimental histories and personal narratives. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

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Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on World History through the ages. (Formerly History Resource Center: World.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Published by Ebsco.

Government

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Articles from the Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others. Provided by Proquest.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of education and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles on many different topics of general interest.

Search for Fiction and Nonfiction titles by author, plot, read-alikes, curriculum and more.

lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

Includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. Includes content in subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Sailor provides broadband Internet access for public libraries, schools and local government in Maryland, and an extensive collection of premium reference sources. 

Anne Arundel County

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Education

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of education and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium e-book reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles on many different topics of general interest.

Search for Fiction and Nonfiction titles by author, plot, read-alikes, curriculum and more.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

Includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. Includes content in subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Homework

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Business collection of eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer/internet browser or download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on economics and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal articles focused on business and economics. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Collection provides historical, personal, and professional information about the inhabitants of a city and information about the city’s civic, social, benevolent, and literary organizations. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Civil War primary source documents including regimental histories and personal narratives. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of the communications field. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields. . A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on cooking and nutrition, recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Children's non-fiction books for toddlers through school-age. Includes the popular Eyewitness series.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. General encyclopedia. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles on many different topics of general interest.

Chat live with a tutor, 2 pm-11:55 pm, 7 days a week. Kindergarten through Adult Learner. Spanish-speaking tutors available. Includes Homework Help, Live Skills Building, Writing Lab, Foreign Language Lab, Adult Learning Center, and resume help.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. A variety of subjects for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on literature, including author biographies, criticism, excerpts and plot summaries.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, primary sources for middle & high school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from National Geographic magazine from its first issue in 1888 through 1994. Also includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Search for Fiction and Nonfiction titles by author, plot, read-alikes, curriculum and more.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles and information on current events and social issues.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos and more. Focused on science for students, researchers and the general public.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. (Formerly Student Resource Center).

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on U.S. History from Colonialism through the present. (Formerly History Resource Center: U.S.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Published by Ebsco.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Hundreds of science experiments covering key science curriculum areas.

Access to publications of The American Physical Society Journals on a variety of topics within the realm of physics. Premium Resource; must be used inside a library branch.

With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-8+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

Supports student research. Search results include articles, essays, and primary source documents. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

 

Designed specifically for elementary school students, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for middle schools. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Encyclopedias, periodicals, reference books and more provide information on popular research topics and current events. Includes tools to help students think about their ideas and organize information.

Magazines & Newspapers

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Articles from the Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others. Provided by Proquest.

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of the communications field. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields. . A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from over 900 newspapers worldwide. Search by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Journal and magazine articles focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Historical editions of major U.S. newspapers covering the last 150 years of world events.

Articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1985-present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), the New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Full-text articles from general interest magazines, consumer sources, journals, business publications, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, primary sources for middle & high school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community

Journal and magazine articles focused on military and intelligence matters. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from National Geographic magazine from its first issue in 1888 through 1994. Also includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles and information on current events and social issues.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the arts, social sciences, and history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from popular general-interest magazines. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on psychology, sociology and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Journal and magazine articles focused on war, terrorism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Browse popular interest magazines. Read on a computer, or download to a mobile device through the RBdigital app.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Published by Ebsco.

Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

New York Times from June 1, 1980 - present. Includes latest edition.

Includes New York Daily Times (1851-1857), New York Times (1857-1922), and New York Times (1922-2013). 

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette and Bowie Blade News.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette and Bowie Blade News.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Lists Maryland newspapers, publication dates, and availability through the Maryland Archives.

Reference

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including the Capital from 1877 – August 2014. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Historical newspaper images from newspapers across the country and in Maryland including The Capital from 1877 – 2009, with some content from 2011-2012. Previously Access Newspaper Archive.

Articles from the Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others. Provided by Proquest.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of education and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Journal and magazine articles focused on areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Provides information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants through a database of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Financial support for individual grantseekers for scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, research, etc. Also a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to the individual.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. General encyclopedia. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles on many different topics of general interest.

Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Collection of eBooks focused on health and medicine from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer. Download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

Up-to-date full-text articles from magazines, professional journals, pamphlets, encyclopedias and web sites in the health care field.

Search for doctors, dentists and other health care professionals and practices via A to Z Databases.

Chat live with a tutor, 2 pm-11:55 pm, 7 days a week. Kindergarten through Adult Learner. Spanish-speaking tutors available. Includes Homework Help, Live Skills Building, Writing Lab, Foreign Language Lab, Adult Learning Center, and resume help.

Genealogy data from U.S. Census records 1790-1930 with over 25,000 original page images of full-text family and local histories, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Historical editions of major U.S. newspapers covering the last 150 years of world events.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on United States and world history. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on home improvement, including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the hospitality industry, tourism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on technology and information science. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the insurance industry and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Maryland-specific legal forms, including divorce, real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, landlord tenant and others. Also includes a dictionary of legal terms.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on literature, including author biographies, criticism, excerpts and plot summaries.

Articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1985-present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), the New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Full-text articles from general interest magazines, consumer sources, journals, business publications, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, primary sources for middle & high school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community

Journal and magazine articles focused on military and intelligence matters. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from National Geographic magazine from its first issue in 1888 through 1994. Also includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Journal and magazine articles focused on nursing and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles and information on current events and social issues.

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Provides user a tool to map grantmakers and grants using a variety of criteria including geographic location, funders, social issues and demographics. Site includes a FAQ and online user manual.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the arts, social sciences, and history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from popular general-interest magazines. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on psychology, sociology and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Full text articles from nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on religion, philosophy and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

afari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos and more. Focused on science for students, researchers and the general public.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference titles and encyclopedias for students and scientists. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. (Formerly Student Resource Center).

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on United States history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on U.S. History from Colonialism through the present. (Formerly History Resource Center: U.S.)

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Journal and magazine articles focused on war, terrorism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Primary source documents including regimental histories and personal narratives. A subset of Gale Archives Unbound.

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Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on World History through the ages. (Formerly History Resource Center: World.)

Includes New York Daily Times (1851-1857), New York Times (1857-1922), and New York Times (1922-2013). 

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Home & Garden

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A subset of Gale Power Search.

How-to instructions and creative ideas in arts & crafts, games & electronics, knitting, model building, scrapbooking, etc. Full-text of hobby and craft magazines. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal and magazine articles focused on home improvement, including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Repair guides for small engines for boats, motorcycles, mowers, snowmobiles, tractors, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Full-text articles from home improvement magazines as well as videos of popular home repair projects. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.
 

Food

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

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A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

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Cars & Boats

Automotive repair. Access the latest Technical Service Bulletins and print wiring diagrams. Available only at the Annapolis Regional Library, Odenton Regional Library and Glen Burnie Regional Library. Use Internet Explorer or Firefox to access.

Automotive repair information from Chilton’s Guides including wiring diagrams, technical services bulletins, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Repair guides for small engines for boats, motorcycles, mowers, snowmobiles, tractors, etc. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Maryland Resources

Articles from the Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others. Provided by Proquest.

Sailor provides broadband Internet access for public libraries, schools and local government in Maryland, and an extensive collection of premium reference sources. 

News & Weather

Articles from the Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others. Provided by Proquest.

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Articles from the Christian Science Monitor newspaper from 1988-present (with some exceptions). Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of the communications field. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles from over 900 newspapers worldwide. Search by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields.

Articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1985-present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), the New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette and Bowie Blade News.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette and Bowie Blade News.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Lists Maryland newspapers, publication dates, and availability through the Maryland Archives.

Biography

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium e-book reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. (Formerly Student Resource Center).

Legal Information

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields. . A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Maryland-specific legal forms, including divorce, real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, landlord tenant and others. Also includes a dictionary of legal terms.

Current Issues & Debate

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields. . A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

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Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Journal and magazine articles focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1985-present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), the New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles and information on current events and social issues.

Journal and magazine articles focused on psychology, sociology and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Journal and magazine articles focused on war, terrorism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Global Issues

Journal and magazine articles focused on cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. A subset of Gale Power Search.

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Journal and magazine articles focused on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the hospitality industry, tourism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1985-present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), the New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Find magazines and newspapers that the library subscribes to in electronic format.

Articles from popular high school level magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

Journal and magazine articles focused on military and intelligence matters. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Articles and information on current events and social issues.

Articles from the Wall Street Journal newspaper from 1984 - present. Also includes Baltimore Sun newspaper (1837-1988 and 1990-current), New York Times (1851-2010) and others.

Journal and magazine articles focused on war, terrorism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on world history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Materials on World History through the ages. (Formerly History Resource Center: World.)

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Published by Ebsco.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Children

Children's non-fiction books for toddlers through school-age. Includes the popular Eyewitness series.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. A variety of subjects for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, poetry, and primary sources for elementary school students. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Arts & Entertainment

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Journal and magazine articles focused on areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Magazine and newspaper articles on current events, consumer information, arts and entertainment.

Listen to streaming classical music, jazz, folk, some pop & rock. PC and Mac compatible.

Listen to streaming classical music, jazz, folk, some pop & rock. PC and Mac compatible.

Journal and magazine articles focused on the arts, social sciences, and history. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Entertainment

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Children's eBooks to read on your computer

Religion & Philosophy

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on religion, philosophy and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Parenting & Child Care

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Travel and Transportation

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on the hospitality industry, tourism, and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.

eBook versions of travel books. Titles are always available. Read these on the computer. Download up to 50 sections to an eReader or a computer.

National Security

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Elections & Voting

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Science & Technology

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Journal and magazine articles focused on technology and information science. A subset of Gale Power Search.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

afari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos and more. Focused on science for students, researchers and the general public.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference titles and encyclopedias for students and scientists. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on the relationship between human beings and the environment, on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Published by Ebsco.

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Access to publications of The American Physical Society Journals on a variety of topics within the realm of physics. Premium Resource; must be used inside a library branch.

lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

Tools to prepare for citizenship and high-school equivalency exams, live tutors to help with Microsoft Office, Excel or Powerpoint, writing experts to assist you in perfecting your resume, and much more. 

Computer Help

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Journal and magazine articles focused on technology and information science. A subset of Gale Power Search.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

afari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

Tools to prepare for citizenship and high-school equivalency exams, live tutors to help with Microsoft Office, Excel or Powerpoint, writing experts to assist you in perfecting your resume, and much more. 

Environment

A link to all the premium reference sources published by Ebsco. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Technology

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Journal and magazine articles focused on technology and information science. A subset of Gale Power Search.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

afari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos and more. Focused on science for students, researchers and the general public.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference titles and encyclopedias for students and scientists. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Music

Journal and magazine articles focused on areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

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Listen to streaming classical music, jazz, folk, some pop & rock. PC and Mac compatible.

Listen to streaming classical music, jazz, folk, some pop & rock. PC and Mac compatible.

Grants (Foundation Center)

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Provides information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants through a database of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Financial support for individual grantseekers for scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, research, etc. Also a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to the individual.

Accessible only from Annapolis Regional Library computers. Provides user a tool to map grantmakers and grants using a variety of criteria including geographic location, funders, social issues and demographics. Site includes a FAQ and online user manual.

Communications

Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

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Math

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium reference sources published by Gale.

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Journal and magazine articles focused on particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Real Estate

Maryland-specific legal forms, including divorce, real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, landlord tenant and others. Also includes a dictionary of legal terms.

Personal Finance

Investment information and analysis covering stocks and mutual funds. Comparable to the Morningstar premium subscription.

Investment information and analysis covering stocks and mutual funds. Comparable to the Morningstar premium subscription.

Journal and magazine articles focused on small business concerns. A subset of Gale Power Search.

Resources on how to start and operate a business, including writing a business plan, management, marketing, franchising, etc.

Timely stock information & advice on stocks, the market, industries and the economy. Comparable to the Value Line professional product.

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Audiobooks (downloadable)

eAudiobooks from Recorded Books for downloading.

Local

Full text articles from nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications. This subscription is provided by Sailor, a service of the Maryland Public Library Community.

Website for Capital Gazette newspapers: The Capital, Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, and Bowie Blade News.

Sailor provides broadband Internet access for public libraries, schools and local government in Maryland, and an extensive collection of premium reference sources. 

Immigration

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

Teens

Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

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