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Welcome to the HHS Library


Mary Wolfe, Head Librarian

Kim Dare, Librarian

Ann Shepherd, Administrative Assistant



Monday - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday - 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday - 7:00 am - 3:00pm

Thursday - 7:00 am- 4:00 pm

Friday - 7:00 am- 3:00 pm


Online Resources

HHS Online Catalog

FCPS Online Catalog

Google Apps


Citation Guides

MLA Citation Guide

The HHS Library, welcomes students, faculty, and staff to utilize the wealth of information we provide which will enable them to become lifelong learners and intelligent users of information. It is our purpose to provide print resources such as books, encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, magazines and newspapers, as well as online resources, such as databases which cover a large variety of topics and websites which are directly connected to their research. One of our specific goals is to provide a multicultural collection which will provide every student with the resources that will enable them to be successful and knowlegeable in their pursuit to become independent contributing members of society.


Public Library Databases

Looking for something that our HHS databases just don't have? The public library has other databases, including Ebsco Host and ProQuest HIstorical Newspapers. If you don't have your own public library card yet you can access these resources with the HHS Public Library Card code. Go to the Media Center Course in Blackboard and look for the new Public Library tab. There you will find the access code to use the public library databases. You can also get your own public library card and access the databases with that number.



Online Resources Provided by the HHS Library




Electronic books (accessed through the online catalog)

ebooks from Gale Cengage Learning, ABC-CLIO and
Infobase Publishing (Facts on File; Chelsea)


ABC-CLIO US government and history, US state and world geography, and world history

audioblocks - over 100,000 available music tracks, sound effects, loops, and more

Britannica School Edition

Britannica Online School Edition– Broad, searchable encyclopedia for all grades/levels

Britannica Global Reference Center

Britannica Global Reference Center - databases in Spanish, simplified Chinese, Korean, French, and Japanese. Dictionaries, articles, images, videos and more

Cavendish Square Digital

Cavendish Square Digital reference material for less advanced readers


CultureGrams information on countries


eLibrary newspaper and magazine articles, TV transcripts, maps, and images

gale cengage

Gale Cengage Learning our go-to database suite offering periodicals, biographies, reference material, and current issues for all course subjects


Grolier Online general and specialized encyclopedias including Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre


JSTOR academic journals and primary sources for advanced research


myOn – collection of over 1000 digital books


NoodleToolsMLA- and APA-style bibliography; notetaking


PebbleGo basic reference materials (e.g., animals, biographies) for early readers including audio, video and read-along features

PebbleGoNextbasic materials to explore the US Regions or American Indian Culture Areas


SIRS Knowledge Source database offering periodicals (e.g., magazines, newspapers) for all course subjects


Soundzabound royalty-free music library meeting licensing and technology requirements for education (with citation)


TumbleBookCloud online collection of read-along books for grades 6-12

TumbleBookCloud Junior online collection of read-along books for emerging readers

TumbleBookLibrary animated online picture book collection; includes English, Spanish or French

videoblocksStudio quality stock footage, motion backgrounds, after effects templates and more available


World Book Online encyclopedias of different levels, including a Spanish language encyclopedia, and other reference material



For home access, see your librarian for Logins and Passwords or go to the HHS Library Course on Blackboard.