Databases & Resources

Notes and Citations

NoodleTools - This is an online research management platform that promotes critical thinking and authentic research. Students stay organized as they evaluate information, build accurate citations, archive source material, take notes, outline topics, and prepare to write.

To access: go to "Access via G Suite/Office 365"and type in your FCPS Google email address

Quick Guide for Students

Video Tutorial Overview (20:56)


Student Resources In Context provides contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events, including access to full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

For remote access: Password: knights

Elizabethan World Reference Library (Gale Virtual Reference Library) allows researchers to instantly access thousands of electronic reference books including encyclopedias, almanacs, and other specialized resources.

Ebook: Elizabethan World: Provides background information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period.

For remote access: Password: knights

Digital Resources

Google Advanced Search: Type your topic in the search box. Near the bottom of the page, where it says "Search within a site or domain," type in .edu. This will help you find good-qualtiy sites from colleges and universities.

Print Resources

Elizabethan Age Print Resources