Teen Homework Help

What do you do when the library is closed, you need a source, and your teacher says Wikipedia doesn’t count?

Check out our library databases of course!

Databases are links to reputable sources on almost any topic you might need. Need a primary source – we have the complete New York Times database online! Need a science article to support your case? We have that too!

Scroll down and find the world at your fingertips – all in one easy-to-access place.

a perplexed teen


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  • A to Z Maps Online

    4000+ world maps including political, physical, population, climate and other thematic maps.  New maps are added to the collection every month.

  • A to Z the USA

    Information about U.S. states and territories covering the fields of culture, travel, language, trade and business.

  • Academic OneFile

    Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

  • Academic OneFile Select

    Research academic topics ranging from art and literature to economics and the sciences. Ideal for smaller academic libraries.

  • Biography in Context

    Includes 600,000+ biographies with photos and links to current research on the world’s most influential people.

  • Britannica Escolar

    Access to two Spanish language encyclopedias, one for ages 6-12 and another for the high school and college ages

  • Britannica Library

    Britannica Library is an award winning resource for Children and Adults. Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information.

  • Britannica School

    Elementary, Middle and High School levels, plus read-aloud at all levels and translation for over 50 languages.

  • Driving-Tests.org

    Free driver education program including: 14 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests,  27 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests,  3 online driver’s manuals.

  • Environmental Issues (Encyclopedia of)

    Topics include endangered animal species, air pollution, national parks, environmental legislation, oil spills, alternative energy sources, and global climate change and more.

  • Environmental Studies and Policy OneFile

    Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.

  • Global Issues in Context

    Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

  • Health and Wellness

    Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.

  • High School Edition OneFile

    Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.

  • Hoopla

    Use hoopla to borrow digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. No waiting to borrow and hoopla digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. To get started, simply create an account with your library card number.


    JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

  • 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 60 different language courses and ESL instruction.

  • Middle School in Context

    Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

  • NoveList

    Find new and similar fiction authors and titles.  NoveList contains materials for all ages including picture books, children’s “chapter” books, young adult titles and books for adult readers. Updated quarterly.

  • Peterson’s Test Prep

    Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career.

  • PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science

    PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science offers research, report and homework help in earth and space science for grades 3–8.

  • PowerKnowledge Life Science

    PowerKnowledge Life Science offers research, report and homework help in life science for grades 3-8.

  • PowerKnowledge Physical Science

    PowerKnowledge Physical Science offers research, report and homework help in physical science for grades 3–8.

  • Salem Press Online

    Includes a wealth of titles on literature, history, science and health.  Great for homework help and research papers, some popular series include critical insights on well-known authors and their works, great events in history, principles of science and medical guides.

  • Science (Gale Interactive)

    Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content.

  • Science in Context

    Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

  • U.S. History in Context

    Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history from a variety of sources.

  • World History in Context

    Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.