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Need help with a homework problem? Struggling with an essay? Try live homework help! Brainfuse is available directly to students, as well as schools, libraries, businesses, and community colleges to help K-12 and adult learners succeed. Live Homework Help is available 2pm to 11pm every day in English and in Spanish.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and tutorial course series to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic, basic skills or licensing tests. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and analysis of your results. Grade school through adult learners. Registration required.

Mango Languages

Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start. Whether you're learning how to order a pizza or ask when the game starts, Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in 48 different language courses. Also available as an iPhone app!

Research Sources

African-American History Online

African-American History Online is a comprehensive reference database, covering more than 500 years of African-American history—from the slave trade to the Civil Rights movement to the present day. Thousands of extensively hyperlinked and informative entries include topical entries, biographies, primary source documents, images, timelines, and maps and charts.

American History Online

American History Online is a comprehensive and authoritative reference to the most important individuals, events, and topics in U.S. history. The thousands of entries—topical entries, biographies, maps, timeline entries, primary source documents, and images—are hyperlinked and allow users a path to related entries. Extensive overview essays provide detail on each time period.

American Indian History Online

American Indian History Online is an authoritative reference database that provides in-depth coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. More than 500 Native American groups are covered in hyperlinked entries, including topical entries, primary source documents, biographies, maps, images, and timelines. The content is also searchable by tribe and culture area.

American Women's History Online

American Women's History Online is an authoritative reference database, extensively hyperlinked, providing thousands of entries—biographies, topical entries, maps, timelines, tables and charts, primary sources, and images—that are essential to understanding the experiences of women throughout U.S. history.

Ancient and Medieval History Online

Focusing on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia, Ancient and Medieval History Online gives a balanced, global view of the world in ancient and medieval times. Thousands of entries on events, people, and primary source documents are hyperlinked and allow users a comprehensive and comparative view of the pre-modern world.

Grolier Online

Grolier Online is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, Inc., a division of Scholastic Inc. It includes seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. Click here for comprehensive information on the many features available from within each of these encyclopedia databases.

Modern World History Online

Modern World History Online covers the important people and events of world history from the age of exploration in the mid-15th century through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timeline entries provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history.

ProQuest

Index of millions of articles and reviews from thousands of magazines, journals and newspapers covering a world of topics, many full-text. Middle school through adult use.

Science Online

Printable diagrams, definitions, biographies, experiments and essays covering a broad array of science topics for middle school through high school students.