The American Bee Journal has the honor of being the oldest English language beekeeping publication in the world. Readership is concentrated among hobby and commercial beekeepers, bee supply dealers, queen breeders, package-bee shippers, honey packers, and entomologists. To access the resource, click one of the issue covers, then enter 16450-1133-46007 in the Coupon Code field (leave the Login and Password fields blank). Access to American Bee Journal is provided by the Association of Southern Maryland Beekeepers.
The St. Mary’s Beacon, 1852-1921, is available online (with gaps) on the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America site. Because the paper operated under different names, there are three newspapers available: Saint Mary's beacon, St. Mary's beacon, and St. Mary's gazette.
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The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format. Find primary source sets, online exhibitions, genealogy resources, and more.
Collection of scholarly journals and general interest titles that covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences.
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Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Includes full-text access for The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and more.
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A searchable database of: The Saint Mary’s Beacon: 1923 – 1984, with gaps; The Enterprise: 1952 – April 2020, with gaps; Southern Maryland News: August 2020 – 6 months ago; Patuxent Tester: 1948-1962; Naval Air Test Center and NAS Patuxent River command histories through 1952
The Washington Post (inside the Library)IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Use this link if you are using the Library's computers or the Library WiFi on your own device. You will be directed to WashingtonPost.com. There should be no paywall and no registration prompt with onsite access. See more information about accessing The Washington Post through St. Mary's County Library.
Using your personal computer or device outside of the Library, use this link to reach a page with the following message: “Your library has provided you with complimentary access to WashingtonPost.com for the next 7 days. To access the site, sign in or create a free Washington Post account.” Register or login by entering an email address and password. Offsite access is available for seven days. On the eighth day, please return to this page and select the offsite access link again; this triggers a new seven day access period. You do not need to pay for an account. See more information about accessing The Washington Post through St. Mary's County Library.