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Online Resources for Kids

Online resources, including magazines, newspaper articles, eBooks, study guides and live tutoring, created especially for kids to help out with homework and school assignments.

To access library online resources from home, you will need your library card number. Don't have a library card? Apply for one online!

Power Search ImageSearch a number of databases all at once!
Academic OneFile Image

Coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Biography in Context ImageBiographical entries spanning history and geography.
California Mission Image

California missions eBooks can be read online for free at the California missions eBooks site. NOTE: When asked for a Username and Password please enter: Username - missions; Password - missions

CliffsNotes ImageAce your tests and get homework help with summaries, character analyses, glossaries, quotes, essays, filmography and more.

General OneFile ImageNews and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Kids InfoBits Image

Database developed especially for children in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Literature Resource Center ImageResearch on literary topics, authors and their works.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Image

Social issues, with viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites and articles.

Science in Context Image

Information from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.

Spark Notes Image

Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.

Student Resources in Context Image

Information on all core subjects from science to literature to history. Image Free live homework help and tutoring!
U.S. History in Context Image

Information on U.S. history from precolonial times to the present.

World History in Context Image

Collection of award-winning reference, full-text articles on world history.