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Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History Online explores the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. Users can start their investigation of a topic with a video or slideshow overview, use the key content called out on the homepage to find an entryway into the database, or dig deep into an era through the Topic Centers. Read about key...
American Fact Finder provides housing, population, economic and geographic data. The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year. By law, no one is permitted to reveal information from these censuses and surveys that could identify any person, household, or business. Data from the following surveys and censuses are available in American FactFinder: The American Commu...
Ancestry Library Edition, the largest online family history resource available, provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Due to restrictions for licensing, this database is only available in the library.
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and mor...
This comprehensive biographical database offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals. Content includes coverage...
Full-text of more than 2,200 business research journals; market research, industry and country reports; company profiles; and SWOT analyses. Subjects include accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, management of information systems, and operations management. Business Source Premier offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency. Videos re...
GED, citizenship, resume help and other job resources
The Charles County Public Law Library provides the community with the resources needed to participate knowledgeably in the due process of law. The law library is open to the public and staffed by a full-time law librarian. The library collection includes access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance, legal encyclopedias, Maryland legal materials, and a comprehensive collection of legal forms. The library is...
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.
A product-test and consumer advisory publication. Publishes results of tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles & appliances to everyday items such as food & cleaning products. Also examines health, money management etc
A resource for understanding critical events and controversial subjects of the day
Free MD MVA permit practice tests
Content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources
Articles from academic journals and magazines, including Consumer Reports
Directories, grants, fundraising, philanthropy and training publications and materials. Due to licensing restrictions, available in selected libraries.
Useful to both adults and students, this encyclopedia provides reliable information on a wide variety of topics
Genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, serials and U.S. Census data
More than 1,600 primary and secondary resources including historical magazines, documents, biographies, maps, photos and videos
"How-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast
A collection of home improvement titles from Quayside Publishing, covering thousands of repairs in the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, wood projects, decorating projects, and maintenance
Practice exams for military, academic, civil service and licensing/certification exams
Practice lessons and study aids for elementary, middle, and high school.
Leading online learning platform covering business, technology and creative skills. Users accessing the services from the mobile app should select "Already a Member?" Then switch to the Organization tab. From there, scroll down to "Web Portal" and input cosmos.somd.lib.md.us. Once inside the portal, enter your library card number and PIN.
Instruction in foreign languages, including Arabic, Chinese, ESL, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and many more.
Test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review and five practice exams with answers
Full-text of 1,700 general magazines from 1975 to present, including Consumer Reports
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use Medli...
eNewsletter to assist readers in finding new authors and titles in more than 30 fiction and nonfiction topics
An electronic readers’ advisory tool and source for series, read-alikes and book discussion guides
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Improve your English or learn another language with Rosetta Stone Library Solution. This is an effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time. Rosetta Stone offers core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in 30 languages: • Arabic • Chinese (Mandarin) • Dari • Dutch • English (American) • English (British) • Filipino (Tagalog) •...
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in...
The most widely used independent investment information services Value Line includes online full-page reports and analyst commentaries as well as Timeliness and Safety Ranks. Also includes The Value Line Investment Survey®— Small & Mid-Cap. Note: Beginning June 30, 2017, users must use a compatible browser to access Value Line Library Elite: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Chrome ver. 38...
Articles from The Washington Post as far back as 1987 and as current as two weeks ago
The premier general encyclopedia and reference resource