School databases are available for use anywhere there is internet. Help yourself to the bookmark at the FHS Library circulation desk containing the logins and passwords for home use. Please see a librarian if you need assistance.
World Factbook by the CIA provides facts on countries throughout the world: maps, profiles, and country comparisons.
Find It Virginia - High School Is free for high school students in Virginia. It includes Gale Expanded Academic ASAP, eLibrary, Gale General Center Gold, Literati and Gale InfoTrac Student Edition. With your public library card you have access to much more - ebooks, popular magazines, newspapers and multimedia on topics most often researched in high school. You just put in you public library and link it to your email for easy access.
Gale Databases Includes Opposing Viewpoints! (All Gale databases offer translations into several different languages) Gale Group Databases is a database containing several smaller databases. It includes: Infotrac, Expanded Academic, Culinary Arts, Biography Resource Center, and many more.
ProCon.org This website is an independent nonpartisan organization that presents both pro and con sides of current issues many of which are related to student research topics.
World Book Encyclopedia (Offers article translations into 31 different languages) While most of our students will use the advanced and student versions, this World Book Encyclopedia database is good for the whole family. It includes: World Book Kids, World Book Discoverer, World Book Hallazgos, World Book Student, and World Book Advanced.
Encyclopedia Virginia Focus is Virginia history and culture. It has primary documents, high resolution images, maps, audio & video and virtual tours of many historically important sites in Virginia.
LINKS FOR CLASS PROJECTS
EasyBib.com Use the drop-down list to create your MLA citation. Prince William County uses the 7th Edition of the Handbook
Inside Nova Local News and Events online newspaper
KnightCite Teacher Recommended! This citation generator comes from the Heckman Library at Calvin College. It's in a user friendly format -easy to use and understand.
The OWL at Purdue Writing Lab Examples of citations from The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. MLA Citations
Movie Maker Tutorials: XP See short video tutorials to help you create your MovieMaker project.
Movie Maker 2 Tutorial A downloadable PDF Document from the University of Texas to help you understand and use Movie Maker 2.
Pics4learning Free, copyright-friendly images for use with school projects.
PWN Prince William Network Distance learning network for Prince William County. It contains links for electronic field trips and online courses for educators.
Son of Citation Machine Once in this website, click MLA, choose your resource type, plug in your citation information, and hit "Make Citation". This will format your information into MLA format. Copy and paste the citation into your works cited page.
Soundzabound Royalty free music to use in your projects.
Links to help find a career, conduct research, and learn about job opportunities.
VA Career View Provides career profiles including anticipated job growth and income.
VA Career Wizard This website contains a wide variety of information. It has a quick assessment tools which matches careers to your interests and skills. It has a college planner, and information to help you get internships, help you build a resume' and provides interview tips.
Military.com This site will answer many questions you have regarding joining the military and taking the ASVAB test. It has study tips and a practice test. Freedom Library has ten books on the ASVAB including ASVAB for Dummies that you can study online as an eBook; recommended by Military.com.
Official ASVAB Website This is the official testing website. It has information about the test, contains sample questions and explains the score.
Encyclopedia Virginia Features primary sources, high resolution images, maps, audio & video as well as virtual field trips. It covers Virginia history and culture - a wonderful history resource.