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Welcome! We hope that you and your family are well.
Mission: The DHS School media center's mission is to foster and encourage lifelong learning and a culture of literacy in a collaborative community, and to provide a variety of diverse materials in different formats and viewpoints, both supporting the curriculum as well as individual growth.
Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MCPS Student accounts and access, start here.
Students and Parents, need TECH help? Email email@example.com
To access YouTube have a parent or guardian fill out this form.
Visit our myMCPS virtual media center site for all the online databases with logins, book recommendatons, and much more. Make sure you are logged into your school Google account to view full content.
Be sure to visit our online catalog, Destiny Discover. The catalog is where you can check out ebooks and audiobooks, as well as place books on hold.
Another source for ebooks and audio books is Sora. Go to the Sora app and click on Montgomery County Public Schools, find Damascus High School, then sign in with your IDnumber@mcpsmd.org and password and start listening or reading. It's that simple!
Teen Book Cloud offers access to ebooks and audio books without having to put anything on hold! Also no login is required. Check it out!
Media Center Staff
Media Specialist, Ms. Ward
Media Assistant, Mrs. Wiacek
Media Services Technician, Mr. Graham
IMPORTANT: please make sure you are using CHROME, or a browser other than Internet Edge (IE) to view the resources as many of the following links will not open in IE. If you're at school, simply click on the links below.
You will need the usernames and passwords which can be accessed here via your school google account: DHS Online Resource Usernames and Passwords
- Britannica Academic
- Britannica Annals of American History
- Britannica Escolar (Spanish)
- Britannica Image Quest
- Britannica Japan
- Britannica Merriam-Webster's Dictionary
- Britannica Moderna (Spanish)
- Britannica School: All Levels
- Culture Grams
- Destiny (Library Catalog)
- Discovery Education
- Encyclopedia Universalis
- Encyclopedia Universalis Jr. Online
- Gale Academic One File
- Gale Chilton Library (Auto Repair)
- Gale in Context Middle School
- Gale in Context High School
- Gale General One File
- General One File High School
- Gale One File NEWS
- Gale Opposing Viewpoints
- Gale U.S. History in Context
- Literature E-Book Collection (ABC-CLIO)
- Mackin Ebooks (Fiction and Non-Fiction)
- Mango Languages
- Overdrive ebooks and audio books
- Proquest SIRS Discoverer
- Proquest SIRS Researcher
- Salem Health
- Salem History
- Salem Literature
- Salem Science
- Teaching Books
- Teen Health and Wellness
Resources for Teens: Whether it is getting ready for college, looking for volunteer opportunities, writer's clubs or more, our Teen Page is there for you.
Online Resources such as:
Driving-Tests.org, which includes the manual and simulated tests
Peterson's Testing and Career Prep for Practice SAT, ACT, AP, and more
LearningExpress Library with nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books
- Brainfuse's HelpNow is a unique tutoring and study suite designed for patrons of all ages. With on-demand one-to-one online homework help, students can draw or type their questions into an online classroom and receive live homework assistance from a Brainfuse tutor.