BCPS Online Databases 2014-2015

BCPS Library Media Services

Access Online Resources

This document provides login information from within BCPS and remote login for these online databases:
  • Britannica School – Elementary, Middle, High Levels
  • Gale Online Databases and eBook Collections – Elementary, Middle, High, Professional
  • ProQuest’s SIRS Discoverer (Elementary, Middle) and SIRS Issues Researcher (Middle, High)

BCPS Innovative Learning and Arts Department

Dr. Jeanine Gendron, Director
Lynne Oakvik, Supervisor, Library Media
Tammy Netherton, Instructional Specialist
Desiree Berger, Destiny and MARC Records Manager

KCW, 5th Floor
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Login From School

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  • Enter the Username and Password for your school. Click “Log in” button. Then select your level – Elementary, Middle, or High.
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  • Click on the level to launch the "Home" page, or type into the "Search" box.
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Britannica Elementary School Level

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Britannica Middle School Level

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Britannica High School Level

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Remote Login

1. Type in URL: http://school.eb.com.
2. Choose your school from the dropdown menu.
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Gale Online Resources Login

  • Type in the BCPS Gale Portal URL: http://galesites.com/portal/broward/
  • All Libraries Tab – Lists all BCPS schools. Click on the appropriate tab for your school. Each school’s customized Gale site is displayed.
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  • The Default display is “Resources” listing all the online databases with a short description.
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  • Click on the “eBooks” tab to display all the ebooks available for your school. This includes all the ebooks provided by the district as well as any ebooks purchased by your school.
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  • Search widgets are available on each school’s site for direct keyword search (dependent on level). Links and Training Material links are also provided.
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ProQuest's SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issues Researcher