Homework Resources by Subject

Authors and Books | Current Events | Geography | Health and Science | Encyclopedias Newspapers and Magazines | Learn a Language | Elementary School | Middle School | High School


Authors and Books

contemporary1.jpgContemporary Authors

Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on many U.S. and international authors.


litreference1002.gifLiterary Reference Center

Contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.


novk8-100.gifNoveList K-8 Plus

This reader’s advisory tool for students also contains author information.


novplus100.gifNoveList Plus

This fiction and non fiction reader’s advisory tool contains author information.


Current Events

 pov100.gifPoints of View Reference Center

Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.


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This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.


Geography

A-to-Z-Maps.pngA to Z Maps Online

The worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps.



atoz_usa_165A to Z  The USA

Find information, maps, data, reports and images for the 50 states. This database is perfect for that school assignment on states or to help you plan your next trip.


AtoZWorldTravel-library.jpgA to Z World Travel

Find useful information about 202 cities around the world: where to stay, where to eat, what to see, etc. Includes accurate currency converter. User can choose to print specific sections.


Health and Science

aspremier100.gifAcademic Search Premier

Provides full text for more than 4,500 journals (magazines)covering social sciences, computer sciences, engineering, medical sciences and other science topics.


MasterFILE-Premier-button100x50.gif MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.


National Library of Medicine National Library of Medicine

Discover a wealth of information at the National Library of Medicine.  Beside links to Medline and other free databases, there are links to historical medical documents, historical photos, videos, books, journals and historical medical statistics.


Psych_button_100.gif Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Contains full text for more than 560 journals.


science-ref-center1.gifScience Reference Center

This research database provides access to many full text science oriented content from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.


Encyclopedias, Newspapers, Magazines and Search Tools

aspremier100.gifAcademic Search Premier

This collection of full text articles and journals offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.


other_IconsBritannica School

This link will take you to research material appropriate for elementary school, middle school and high school students.  Adults will be very happy with the information from the high school level of Britannica, too.


explora_logo_Productbutton100  Explora High School Version

Explora is an easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments. Discover reliable information on topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. Search results are aligned with a student’s grades in school.


 FunkLogo1.gifFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.


 greenfile1001.gifGreenFile

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Read up on PV cells, greenscaping, and much more.


history-ref-ctr.gifHistory Reference Center

This database features full text from more than 1900 reference books, encyclopedias and non fiction books PLUS 200 history periodicals.


 masultra100.gifMAS Ultra School Edition

Specifically designed to provide high school students with full text access to periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, and more.


MasterFILE-Premier-button100x50.gifMasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.


 middlesearchplus100.gifMiddle Search Plus

Middle school students can access biographies, historical essays, encyclopedias, and popular, middle school magazines.


 NewspaperSource1.gifNewspaper Source

Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.


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Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.


Learn a Language

logo-mango-languages.gifMango Languages

Learn a language from the following list: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, AND English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers.


Testing Help + Subject Tutorials

 khan-logo-vertical-transparentKhan Academy

The motto of Khan Academy is: You can learn anything. This website offers video tutorials on a huge variety of topics from math, science and history for all grades to computer programming and  economics. You can even study for the SAT and other standardized tests. All tutorials are free and self paced.


LearningExpress.jpgLearning Express Library

Explore the Learning Express web site – sharpen your skills and improve your score with online practice tests and self-paced courses. For academic and career testing.  Includes new GED test material.

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