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Media Center: English - Music Genres

Art History Topics


Online Resources

Reminder: Resources marked with an asterisk (*) below will need a login when working from home.  Logins for online subscriptions can be found in Google Classroom or Canvas.

  Gale Virtual Reference Library* - One search through 100s of books!

  Britannica Online* - general reference with in-depth articles, images and graphics on a variety of subjects.general reference

  Gale in Context: High School * - Searches reference materials, magazines, newspapers and other research materials.

   Academic Search Complete *

  SIRS Discoverer - Searches reference materials, magazines, newspapers and other research materials

  Image Quest* - don't forget to grab the MLA citation!

  Music Genre List - click on the the music genre for more information

 Synopsis of a long list of genres


Search the Magruder catalog for titles related to your topic.

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Your login is the same as you use to log into the school computers.

Research Tips!

When researching at home using the MCPS Online Services, you will need to access usernames/passwords from your teacher or in your online classroom (Google or myMCPS).  MCPS Online Services are marked with an asterisk (*).

Most of the articles from MCPS Online Services have MLA citations already created at the bottom of the webpage.  Feel free to copy/paste the citations into a text file (ex. Word) as you compile your bibliography.

This is part of the trial subscription offerings.  Refer to your handout for login information.  Trial subscriptions are marked with two asterisks (**).

 OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University - Citation formats.  Remember to use MLA format.