Middle School


Online resources for the Middle 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.

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 access Cobblestone Online


Concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Each country’s customs, traditions and daily life are documented by local experts.

Click to access Culturegrams

Daily Life Through History

A cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English and language students; covers past and present, contemporary life and culture.

Click to access Daily Life Through History

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

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A customized collection of specialized encyclopedias chosen for the Bullis curriculum.

Click to access Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale World History in Context

A collection of encyclopedia entries, full-text articles, primary sources, images, maps and charts that provide geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history.

Click to access Gale World History in Context


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

Maps 101

A leading map and geography resource featuring reference atlases, interactive mapping, satellite imagery and current events articles.

Click to access Maps 101


A weekly online current events discussion program.

Click to access Newscurrents


A suite of interactive tools designed to aid students with their online research. From selecting a search engine and finding relevant sources, to citing those sources NoodleTools makes online research easier.

Click to access Noodletools

Oxford Art Online

The online version of the multi-volume dictionary with related links to paintings, sculptures, artist biographies and museum sites.

Click to access Oxford Art Online 

SIRS Knowledge Source

Newspapers, journals, magazines, encyclopedias, government publications and a range of multimedia sources selected to correspond with heavily researched topics in grades 7-12.

Click to access SIRS Knowledge Source 


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.