Lower School


Online resources for the Lower School

Our subscription databases listed below are available from any networked computer on campus. You can get passwords from the library to access them from home or click here to log into your Bullis e-mail to access the passwords.


Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World, New Book of Popular Science, New book of Knowledge, and Lands and Peoples

Click to access Grolier

Britannica School

The complete encyclopedia with related web references and periodical links.

Click to access Britannica School

Cobblestone Online

Online version of all the Cobblestone magazines focusing on American history, contemporary and ancient world cultures and science.

Click to accessCobblestone Online

Discovery Education

A high-quality video on-demand service which integrates seamlessly into any curriculum with 8,700 full-length videos segmented into 87,000 content-specific clips tied directly to state and national standards

Click to access Discovery Education 

Expert Space

A digital curriculum and toolkit for the 21st century to access and organize assignments.

Click to access Expert Space


A weekly online current events discussion program.

Click to access Newscurrents

SIRS Discoverer

Database tailored to Lower Schoolers. Articles are carefully chosen from domestic and international publications. Additional features include US Presidential biographies and daily updated current events. The database also focuses on the research process.

Click to access SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Webselect

An editorially selected database of web sources.

Click to access SIRS Webselect


Bullis Librarian Pat Semple shared her tips with fellow educators and with us in her article, “It’s Never Too Late to Flip!” which appeared on the website Internet @ Schools.

Click here to learn about the evolution of our library/media center and how it supports our students every day.