Education and Homework Help

Get on-demand tutoring, test preparation, writing assistance and homework, science project and term paper help in over 40 subjects.

Academic Search™ Premier

Full text articles for more than 4,700 publications, including more than 12,200 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available.

School Information
Grade Level: high school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, history/government

Access Academic Search™ Premier Now

Access World News – Newsbank

The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally. Provides extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 states as well as more than 5,900 international news sources from 172 countries. News content may be included in its original published language or translated into English.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

Access Access World News – Newsbank Now

African History and Culture, 1540 - 1921

Covers the history of Africa and its diverse people through more than 1,300 books, pamphlets, almanacs and more.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: English/language arts, history/government and social studies

Access African History and Culture, 1540 - 1921 Now

African-American Heritage

A great resource for African-American genealogical and biographical research. Search essential historical records including federal census, slave and freed person registers, marriage and military records and more. Connect with others using AfriGeneas, a social networking website.

School Information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: history/government, social studies

Access African-American Heritage Now

African-American Newspapers, 1827 - 1998

Search history, culture and daily life written in African-American newspapers from around the U.S. Covers life in the Antebellum South through the Civil Rights movement and more.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: health, history/government, social studies

Access African-American Newspapers, 1827 - 1998 Now

African-American Periodicals, 1825 - 1995

Explore crucial facets of the African-American experience through more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals. Rare titles, many short-lived and not collected by most libraries, brim with surprises and untold stories.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: history/government and social studies

Access African-American Periodicals, 1825 - 1995 Now

Biography Reference Bank

Provides biographies, obituaries and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Updated monthly.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, history/government and social studies

Access Biography Reference Bank Now

BookFlix
     

Features: Watch, read and listen to animated picture books in nine categories, including Animals and Nature, People and Places, and Family and Communities. Includes fiction, nonfiction and some Spanish language titles. No waiting.

School information
Grade Levels: preschool and elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

Access BookFlix Now

CultureGrams

Features reports with facts and one-of-a-kind perspectives on daily life and culture, customs and lifestyles of people across the world including special editions dedicated to the United States, Canadian provinces, the international world and kids.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: history/government, geography and social studies

Access CultureGrams Now

DMV Written Test

Provides a DMV written test cheat sheet and a series of practice tests by state.

School Information
Grade Level: high school
Subject: driver's education

Access DMV Written Test Now

ERIC

Searchable database of articles (some full text) from education-related journals, dissertations, regulatory materials, quantitative data and reference materials. Also features opinion pieces, tests/questionnaires and materials published in foreign languages.

School Information
Grade Levels: for college students and educational instructors and researchers

Access ERIC Now

Explora Primary Schools (K-5)

Provides safe, trustworthy research materials for class projects or homework on a variety of topics.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

Access Explora Primary Schools (K-5) Now

Explora Public Libraries

Provides user-friendly features and easy-to-browse categories of reliable content from the world's leading magazines.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

Access Explora Public Libraries Now

Explora Secondary Schools (6-12)

Provides safe, trustworthy research materials for class projects or homework on a variety of topics.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

Access Explora Secondary Schools (6-12) Now

Gale eBooks (formerly GVRL)

Access hundreds of books and publications within 21 different topics including the arts, biography, business, education, the environment, history, LGBTQ, medicine, multicultural studies and race and civil rights. Email, download, print or save pages. iOS app Google Play app

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, college prep, English/language arts, health, science, history/government, social studies and technology

Access Gale eBooks (formerly GVRL) Now

Gale in Context:Middle School

Provides engaging reference, periodical and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school
Subjects: English/language arts, history/government, science and social studies

Access Gale in Context:Middle School Now

GCFLearnFree.org

Provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and/or math skills. Offers information on more than 180 topics through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos and over 50 interactive activities and games.

School Information
Grade Levels: elementary, middle school and high school
Subjects: art, English/language arts, health, math and technology

Access GCFLearnFree.org Now

Kids InfoBits

Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

Access Kids InfoBits Now

LearningExpress Library

Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help users of all ages. Offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep and more.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: college prep, English/language arts, high school prep, history/government, math, science and social studies

Access LearningExpress Library Now

Literary Reference Center

Contains articles and essays of literary criticism and journals, biographies, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, book reviews, author interviews and classic novels.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: English/language arts

Access Literary Reference Center Now

National Geographic Kids

Includes National Geographic Kids magazines (2009-present), videos, pictures and books in a kid-friendly environment. Some books available in French, Spanish, Chinese and other world languages.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school and middle school
Subjects: geography, history/government, science and social studies

Access National Geographic Kids Now

National Geographic Virtual Library Series

Access the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine (1888-Current) - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos including National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: history/government, science and social studies

Access National Geographic Virtual Library Series Now

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Provides new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics and disciplines including but not limited to American history, business, criminal justice, environmental science, literature, politics and religion.

School Information
Grade Level: high school
Subjects: business, English/language arts, health, history/government, science and social studies

Access Oxford Research Encyclopedias Now

Scholastic Teachables™

Scholastic Teachables™ is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Prek-6th grade! Teachables™ has 25,000 classroom resources to supplement any subject including leveled mini-books, fun clip art, plus skill and activity sheets.

User Name: nmz
Password: flix


Access Scholastic Teachables™ Now

Science Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content, lesson plans, science experiments, citation help, worksheets and curriculum standards.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: science

Access Science Reference Center Now

ScienceFlix
     

Features: View educational videos, read articles, find experiments to try, take quizzes and explore trustworthy related websites on a variety of science topics including Earth, space science, life science, health and the human body, physical science, and tech, math and engineering. Also offers lesson plans, quizzes and projects for teacher use.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: geography, health, math, science and technology

Access ScienceFlix Now

TOPICSearch

Students and educators may find this site useful in researching the current events and popular topics being discussed in today's classrooms.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

Access TOPICSearch Now

Transparent Language

Learn more than 100 languages at your own pace with easy-to-use online lessons, vocabulary exercises, practice activities and more.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: foreign language

Access Transparent Language Now

TrueFlix
     

Features: View educational videos, read books and articles, take quizzes and explore trustworthy related websites on a comprehensive range of topics – from American history to geography to science. Each category also offers lesson plans for teachers. No waiting.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: geography, history, science and social studies

Access TrueFlix Now

Tutor.com®

Tutor.com offers online academic tutoring to K-12, intro-level college and GED students. No appointment is needed and tutors are available noon to midnight, 7 days a week! Study 24/7 with their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library. Sample quizzes include ASVAB, ACT/SAT prep, Math Fundamentals and much more. Tutor.com also provides writing support either in a live session or through the Drop-off Paper review. Receive feedback on reports, essays, resumes and cover letters within 12 hours.

Need help? Try our online chat or check out Tutor.com's FAQ and Troubleshooting page.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: get tutoring on any school subject, as well as college and high school prep

Access Tutor.com® Now

Very Short Introductions

Offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate to consciousness, game theory to ancient warfare, privacy to Islamic history, economics to literary theory and beyond.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

Access Very Short Introductions Now

World Book eBooks
  

Supports classroom instruction and library reading initiatives with over 2,500 titles, including World Book exclusive content and classic literature. 24/7 unlimited, simultaneous access. World Book eBooks also feature a free downloadable app compatible with Apple, Windows, and Android devices.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

Access World Book eBooks Now

World Book Encyclopedia

Online version of the popular encyclopedia. Great for general information or for school projects. Includes non-fiction eBooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, geography, history/government, science, social studies and technology

Access World Book Encyclopedia Now