About Us |  Meeting Rooms |  Get Involved |  Library for the Blind

Databases  Resident-only access Resident Only  In-House Only Access In-Library Only

Auto Repair

Books & Authors

Business & Investing

Career & Test Prep

Genealogy & Local History

Health & Medicine

History & Culture

Homework

Law & Government

Literature & Languages

Magazines & Journals, Virtual Reference

Newspapers

Quick Facts

Science & Technology

Research and Homework Header Best of the Web Header

Best of: Homework Hits    
Biography .  English .  General Homework Help Sites .  Math .  Newspapers/Magazines .  Science .  Social Studies .  United States 

Biography
American President:
This is a comprehensive collection of material about the U.S. Presidents and the history of the presidency presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
Biography.com:
This commercial website covers over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present; special features include individuals born on this day and links to A&E's Biography television programming.
Infoplease Biography:
More than 30,000 biographies arranged by category or by the person's name.
National First Ladies Library:
Find biographical facts, portraits, manuscripts, and articles on the First Ladies from the National First Ladies Library.
National Inventors Hall of Fame:
This multimedia site profiles numerous inventors and their inventions as well as providing resources and links to other invention-related sites.
National Women's Hall of Fame:
National Women's Hall of Fame provides short biographical information about the greatest women in the history of the United States. Searchable by person's last name.
Saint of the Day:
Browse patron saints or find saints by name or date.

back to the top


English
OWL (On-line Writing Lab):
Covers rules and examples of correct grammar and spelling, citing electronic and print sources including APA, MLA and Chicago Manual of Style.
Plagiarism Theme Page:
Learn what constitutes plagiarism and strategies on how you can avoid doing it.
Poetry Writing:
Famous poets share their tips and tricks on writing poems. You can even publish your poem online!
back to the top


General Homework Help Sites
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper:
Over 700 educational web links organized by subject.
Fact Monster:
This site has an almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia and homework help sites.
Homework Spot:
This collection of sites list information on common homework assignments.
IPL Kidspace:
Links to great homework help web sites organized by subject.
Kid Info:
Homework help sites plus some fun links and educational games.
Multnomah County Homework Center:
This library provides links to quality homework help web sites organized by subject.
Quiz Hub: K-12 Educational Quiz Games:
Quizzes on a wide variety of subjects including foreign languages. Also has some college prep information and links for additional homework help sites.
TeenSpace:
Find tons of links on everything from computers and homework help to books and writing.
back to the top


Math
A+ Math:
Flash cards, worksheets and more.
All Math:
Online interactive flashcards, math articles and reference pages.
Cool Math:
All sorts of math facts along with tons of puzzles and games.
Math Goodies:
Practice math skills with interactive lessons, puzzles, worksheets and more.
Webmath:
Try out various math concepts by solving problems and equations.
back to the top


Newspapers & Magazines
National Geographic Kids:
World news stories, games and a place where kids can post their opinions.
New York Times Learning Network:
News articles and educational resources especially for students.
Ranger Rick Magazine:
Find web links and articles about nature and the environment.
Time for Kids:
A kids version of Time magazine filled with current event articles as well as games and an area where kids can voice their opinions.
Yak's Corner:
A news magazine just for kids.
back to the top


Science
Chem 4 Kids:
Learn about atoms, elements, reactions and matter. Also visit the activities section for study tools.
Chemical Elements:
This is an interactive periodic table with information on the basic properties of each element.
Endangered Species Information:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers a list of endangered plants and animals. Searchable by specific name or animal type.
Nature & Wildlife Field Guides:
Identify plants, trees, animals and insects with the help of these picture guides.
Science Project Ideas:
This site is full of amazing information and cool ideas for science projects using easily available ingredients in biology, chemistry, physics, math, and environment & meteorology.
back to the top


Social Studies
Atlapedia:
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
CIA World Factbook:
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency provides detailed factual data, maps, and statistics on countries worldwide. Searchable by country or specific topic such as monetary currency.
Country Studies:
The Library of Congress provides social, economic and political information on countries around the world.
InfoNation:
Use this United Nations website and choose two or more countries to statistically compare the countries' economy, population and more.
Latin America:
Sponsored by the University of California Berkeley Library, this website offers links to Latin American resources by country, and by subject: media & communication, sustainable development, society & culture, education, recreation, regional resources, and science.
Native American Nations:
A listing of Native American Tribe websites.
This Day in History:
History Channel's collection of automobile, entertainment, technology and war headlines from years ago on this day. Includes a searchable monthly calendar
back to the top


United States
50 States:
This site includes basic facts for each state as well as links to state specific travel web sites.
Michigan Historic Sites Online:
Lists over 3,500 historic sites that you can search for by name or location. You can locate and map historic sites across the state of Michigan, on the Lower Peninsula and the Upper, in urban areas as well as rural.
Native American Nations:
A listing of Native American Tribe websites.
back to the top