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Brainfuse HelpNow weblib1 house_ico2awebsize Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.
CultureGrams Online weblib1 house_ico2awebsize Maps, flags, statistics, histories, recipes, and photos for 200 countries.
Encyclopedia Britannica and Britannica Kids weblib1 house_ico2awebsize Contents of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus. Atlases, timelines, videos, and more.
Facts on File World Atlas weblib1 house_ico2awebsize More than 1500 printable maps.Facts and statistics about all 50 states and over 200 countries.
Scholastic GO! weblib1 house_ico2awebsize Formerly Grolier Encyclopedia, the Scholastic Go search engine provides access to The New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, and The New Book of Popular Science.  It’s a one-stop-shop for information on nearly any subject, for any reading level!
NoveList K-8 Plus weblib1 house_ico2awebsize Fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, read-alikes, award lists, book talks, and author biographies for the K-8 reading levels.
TumbleBookLibrary weblib1 house_ico2awebsize The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of animated, talking picture books, which kids can read or follow along as they are read aloud!

More Online Resources for all ages.

Homework Helpers on the Web

The following is a list of helpful guides for writing style and citations, general reference, and study guides available on the Internet, and is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students to use.

Style Guide and Citations

This useful guide to the Modern Language Association (MLA) writing style is presented by Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL).
This helpful guide to the American Psychological Association (APA) formatting style is presented by Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL).


General Reference

Here you will find information from a variety of reference resources gathered in brief articles on a variety of topics.
With a “This Day in History” section, as well as biographies, an almanac, and news, information abounds on this Web resource.
What’s your favorite hundred? Check out the Monroe County Public Library’s fun guide to using the Dewey Decimal System and tell us!
This is an interactive resource for students of all ages presented by the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Chemistry Division.


Study Guides

Available in 30 languages, the study guides and strategies for learning provided on this website are very useful for students who want to sharpen their study skills.