Homework Help: Databases for Children

Search for Famous People  
Search for people, both current and historic, based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, and gender. Full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, and thousands of images and links to Web sites are included.

Find Encyclopedia and Magazine Articles:  In Library ׀ Home or Office
eLibrary, for students K-12, has more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books and transcripts, plus more than 1,000 maps, Web sites, audio-video files and pictures.

National Geographic Virtual Library
National Geographic Virtual Library brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue from 1888 through present — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Search an Online Encyclopedia Just for Kids
The elementary and middle school Encyclopedia Britannica offers an encyclopedia, a dictionary and a thesaurus. Related images and Web sites are also included.

Get Free Online Homework from a Live Tutor
Get free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and English.  Help is available for grades K-12, College Intro and adult learners every day from 2 p.m. – 12 midnight. Help is also available in Spanish. La ayuda está también disponible en español.

A Full Service Encyclopedia for Students
Junior Edition K-12 offers magazines, newspapers, reference books and encyclopedias with information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, sports, history and more. Tools to help students think about their ideas and organize their information are included.

Practice Tests for Math and Reading
Learning Express Library provides practice tests for fourth and fifth grade math and reading.

Find Information about Science
The Science Reference Center offers magazines, newspapers, reference books and other sources on the full-range of science topics. The database also includes science experiments, images, videos and biographies.

Search an Encyclopedia for Younger Students
Younger researchers will find information on a full range of topics in World Book Kids. Age-appropriate activities, maps, and images are also included.

Search an Encyclopedia for Middle Schoolers
Find a topic via World Book Student’s search box; browse subjects alphabetically; view images, maps and videos. Older students may choose to change the display to view the advanced version.

TrueFlix: In Library | Home or Office
Watch and read; explore true facts from among over a dozen topics. Watch a video, read a book online, explore topics through project ideas, craft activities, online resources and more! Subjects cover history, science and geography. For ages 8-11.

FreedomFlix: In Library | Home or Office
FreedomFlix brings American history alive! Explore topics from the revolutionary era to today’s world through videos, online books, project ideas and quizzes to check your learning.  For grades 4 and up.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
This site offers the popular World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish.  Este sitio ofrece la enciclopedia popular en español.



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