Online Research: Homework and Reference

Learning Express Library

  • LearningExpressLibrary (For library users)
  • LearningExpressLibrary (For home users. You will need to type in the barcode from your library card)
  • Practice test taking with LearnATest self-paced online tests! Individual scoring and analysis show you how to improve your scores on official exams with explanations of both right and wrong answers. Tests are available in the following subjects (a complete list of individual tests is available at the LearnATest site).
    • Basic skills
    • Civil Service examinations
    • College Preparation - ACT, SAT
    • Cosmetology
    • Elementary School skills - grade 4
    • EMS basics
    • Firefighter
    • GED Preparation
    • Graduate School - GMAT, GRE
    • High School Advanced Placement courses
    • Law Enforcement exam
    • Middle School skills - grades 5-8
    • Military ASVAB Preparation
    • Postal Services
    • Real Estate
    • Teaching
    • U.S.Citizenship

Top of page

Pennsylvania Power Library

  • Access PA Power Library
  • Searchasaurus: For elementary and middle school students these full text databases are searchable by keyword or by simply clicking on a subject of interest
  • Contemporary Authors & Scribner Writers Series: Biographic and critical essay information on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and noted scholars.
  • SIRS Discoverer: An interactive reference tool for young readers including full text articles and graphics by subject, country facts, World Almanac.
  • EBSCOHost including:
    • MasterFile Main - Full text of over 1,900 magazines.
    • Primary Search: Provides full text for 50 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.
    • Middle Search: Provides full text for over 120 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.
    • Newspaper Source Plus : Provides full text for 159 regional U.S. newspapers, 18 international newspapers, 6 newswires, and 9 newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times (for a total of 194 full text newspapers and other sources).
    • Business Source Main - Provides full text for 1,090 business journals. Updated daily.
    • Regional Business News - Full text newswire incorporating business news from all over the world. Updated daily.

Top of page

Reference

Top of page

General Homework Help Sites (specific subjects below)

Top of page

Arts: Art, Art Museums, Theatre, Music

Top of page

English: Grammar, Writing, Citing

Top of page

Geography

Top of page

Government

Top of page

Health

Top of page

History

Top of page

Languages

Top of page

Law

Top of page

Maps

Top of page

Math

Top of page

Pictures and Sounds

Top of page

Science

Top of page

Statistics

Top of page

Homeschooling / Worksheets to print or download from the web

Top of page