Databases can help you find maps.

Curriculum Resource Center

Contains hundreds of maps, charts, diagrams and timelines for classroom use and homework help in history, geography, science and math.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Primary Search

All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), which help users to match results to the child’s reading level. This database includes Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. Find thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.

* After June 30, Primary Source will be available through Explora Primary Schools. *


Sanborn Maps (Digital) - Maryland

Bell & Howell Information and Learning's Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years. Our subscription includes the Maryland maps from 1890-1953.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)
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Auto Repair Reference Center
Find repair information for most foreign and domestic cars.

African American Resources from Alexander Street Press (collage)

African American Resources
Beyond Black History Month: find answers to your research questions using our online databases.