You can jumpstart your homework projects with these resources. Don't
forget all the print resources at the library! Find books through the SWAN On-line Catalog
Encyclopedia.com, a service of HighBeam
, is a free on-line encyclopedia, which
features more than than 57,000 frequently updated articles from the
Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Each article is enhanced with
links to newspaper and magazine articles as well as pictures and maps.
FactMonster.com (formerly known as Infopleasekids.com) was launched in
August 2000 by Information
. FactMonster.com and its Homework Center have received
national recognition for their unbeatable reference materials, fun
facts and features, and individualized homework help.
Homework Helper was created by Christopher Callahan, associate dean of
the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland
who specializes in uses of the Internet. Homework Helper is designed to
help middle school and upper-level elementary school students, and
their parents, with nightly homework as well as long-term research
projects. It was launched in January 2003. Any questions or suggestions
can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Produced by the U.S Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA World Factbook
is an excellent source of authoritative and detailed information on
countries of the world, to include maps, flags, geographic and
As Numbers.com gives you conversions for everything! Weight, Time,
Length, Distance etc.
A free resource center for teens, this site features subject guides,
reference tools, news, puzzles, quizzes, and college information.
Literature analysis website with information on many of the classics.