Destiny Home Access

Destiny - https://destiny.carrollk12.org/ - This link allows home access to CCPS online electronic catalog of materials. Users will be able to look for media center materials, e-books, and electronic databases from home. Additionally, students can log into their Destiny account by using their school username and password to view the materials they have checked out, due dates, or fines.
 

Office 365

Office 365 -To logon and access your account click here.  Use your student email - (your school username@star.carrollk12.org ) and your school password to log in.

 

Research Databases

Passwords for databases can be obtained in the Media Center.

ABC Clio:

http://databases.abc-clio.com/Authentication/LogOn?returnUrl=/Multi/

Reference articles, images, and primary sources related to history, geography, and the social sciences.

Britannica School Online:                                         
http://school.eb.com/
a general reference encyclopedia
Culturegrams:
http://online.culturegrams.com/ - a specialized reference focusing on world culture - includes current information about countries, cultures, maps, statistics, famous people, photographs, recipes, and flags

Discovery Education

https://carrollk12.discoveryeducation.com/

Cross - curricular streaming video, lesson plans, and reference articles

Login a a student's school username and password

EBSCOHost

Access to scholarly articles and trade periodicals

Specific collections for science research, history esearch, home improvement, hobbies and crafts, and automotive maintenance

 

Gale

Access to biographies, news articles, and reference articles.

Infobase

http://online.infobaselearning.com/Default.aspx

Includes databases for current issues and controversies, world geography and culture, American history, world history, Bloom's literature, health reference, science reference and streaming video.

SIRS:
http://sks.sirs.com - a multidisciplinary reference source - includes Issues Researcher Pro vs. Con,  Government Reporter, Renaissance, Web Select, and Decades  

E-Books

Gale Virtual Reference Library:                 
http://go.galegroup.com/

Gale e-books

Images / Streaming Video

Britannica Image Quest:
http://quest.eb.com/
an image database containing millions of searchable, high quality, rights-cleared images -Each image provides a MLA citation. Additionally, images may be used for non-profit educational purposes.   

 

Discovery Education

http://carrollk12.discoveryeducation.com/

Cross - curricular streaming video, lesson plans, and reference articles

Login a a student's school username and password

Facts on File Video on Demand:
http://streaming.factsonfile.com/ - a collection of educational videos available to teachers and students - this resource may be accessed from school and home -students may get the required username and password from their teachers or in the media center

 

Carroll County Public Library

The databases available through the Carroll County Public Library are accessed using the barcode  number on the student's Carroll County Public Library card. Library card applications are available at the public library branches and on their website.  

Carroll County Public Library Databases: http://library.carr.org/collections/research.asp - a variety of electronic resources  for academic and personal pursuits - including Magazine Index, Ancestry Library, Auto Repair Reference Center, Biography Resource Center, Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Novelist, ProQuest newspaper archive and many more.