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Direct Linking to 6-12 Database Content

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Direct Linking to Grades 6-12 Database Content

 
  • To obtain direct links to BCPS database content, you must access the database through the BCPS One Digital Content tile
  • If you are working from outside the BCPS network, you will be prompted on-screen with remote access logins for databases if needed.

  • When clicked by users inside the BCPS network, direct links created using the protocols below will automatically authenticate, and the linked digital content will display immediately.  
    • For certain databases, users must first authenticate before selecting the direct link, by clicking once on the database icon on the Digital Content tile. Instructions are included below for databases where this is required.
    • From outside the network, users who click on a direct link may be prompted with the database's unique remote access login; after that login is input, the linked digital content will display.
  • For information about using database features and functionality including tutorials, visit the Digital Content Snapshot & Support pages.  

 

        • Access Newspapers in Education: The Baltimore Sun via BCPS One Digital Content to locate a specific article. 

        • Subscriptions are school-based; users must input their school's unique username/password, which is provided by the librarian at middle & high schools, or by STAT teacher at Alternative Centers/eLearning Center.

        • No direct linking is available; however, teachers may download a PDF copy of a specific article to post in Schoology or print out for student access. 

 

GALE Academic OneFile Select icon GALE Chilton Library icon GALE eBooks icon GALE General OneFile icon 
GALE OneFile High School icon GALE In Context High School icon GALE In Context Middle School icon GALE OneFile News icon 

  • Access any of the GALE databases shown above via BCPS One Digital Content to locate specific digital content.
  • Click Get Link on the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screen and then copy the displayed URL.  
 

NBC Learn icon

        • Access NBC Learn via BCPS One Digital Content to locate a specific video. 

        • Click the SHARE button on the video‚Äôs Cue Card.

        • Click Copy URL to copy the Cue Card link.

 
netTrekker icon
            • Access netTrekker via BCPS One Digital Content to locate and display a vetted webpage.
            • Click Copy on the top left toolbar, under the netTrekker logo; the netTrekker URL will be copied to your clipboard and ready to paste into Schoology or elsewhere for student access.
            • DIrect links open in the netTrekker frame, allowing student use of embedded learning supports (read-aloud, dictionary, translation).
CultureGrams icon
          • Access CultureGrams via BCPS One Digital Content to locate specific digital content.
          • Copy the URL displayed in the Internet Address bar of your browser.  
          • Users may need to authenticate by clicking the database icon on Digital Content tile before selecting the direct link.  
eLibrary icon
          • eLibrary subscription has been discontinued.
SIRS Discoverer icon
          • Access CultureGrams via BCPS One Digital Content to locate specific digital content.
          • Copy the URL displayed in the Internet Address bar of your browser.  
          • Users may need to authenticate by clicking the database icon on Digital Content tile before selecting the direct link.   

SIRS Issues Researcher icon

          • Access SIRS Issues Researcher via BCPS One Digital Content to locate specific digital content.
          • Copy the URL displayed in the Internet Address bar of your browser.  
          • Users may need to authenticate by clicking the database icon on Digital Content before selecting the direct link.  
Scholastic GO! icon
        • Access Scholastic GO! via BCPS One Digital Content to locate and display a specific article or media.
        • Select Copy URL on the left sidebar under Use this Article. 

Teen Book Cloud icon

 

*NOTE:  Before selecting a direct link to Teen BookCloud content, students must first authenticate by clicking  the Teen Book Cloud icon on BCPS DIgital Content once and then clicking on the direct link.

  

  • Access Teen BookCloud via BCPS One Digital Content to locate a specific eBook or video.  
  • Copy the URL from the browser address bar on the book's intro page, if you want students to be able to see the cover, read the synopsis, click Read Online, or access a Quiz, Book Report form, etc. after reading.
  • You can click Read Online and copy that URL, if you want to direct students directly inside the eBook without accessing the other resources.
  • You can also create a direct link to a Video, Book Report, Quiz or Playlist by copying its URL from the browser address bar.
 

   World Book Advanced icon   World Book Student icon   World Book Spanish icon 

  • Access a World Book database via BCPS One Digital Content to locate specific digital content.
  • Copy the URL displayed in the Internet Address bar of your browser.  
  • Users may need to authenticate by clicking the database icon on Digital Content before selecting the direct link.  

 

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