The High School Student

World History

  • Primary sources, biographies, timelines, articles, videos, and timelines
  • Biographies of notable people

Use it for: Research, school projects, homework

 

American History

  • Primary documents, maps, graphs, timelines, and topic centers for American History
  • Biographies for U.S. Presidents and notable Americans
  • Summary of major eras in American history

Use it for: Research, school projects, biography projects

African American History

  • Primary sources, videos, slideshows, timelines and topic centers for African American History
  • Curriculum center for teachers
  • Major topics include colonization, Civil War, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights Movement. 

Use it for: Research, school reports, homework

Resume Builder

  • Templates and adivce for cover letters, resumes, and other documents

Lynda.com

  • Premiere provider of computer training video tutorials.
  • Basic computer skills and advanced software applications, e.g., (HTML, Javascript, jQuery)

Use it for: Computer training and learning new software 

World Almanac for Kids

  • Encyclopedia articles and videos for kids
  • Fun, easy to navigate interface

Use it for: General research

Tutor.com

  • Live 1-on-1 help in math, science, English, and social studies from noon to midnight
  • Writing center for help with essays
  • Grade school to college level

Use it for: Extra help with assignments, proofreading essays

Testing and Education Research Center

  • College prep practice tests: ACT, SAT, GMAT and more
  • Career practice tests: ASVAB, accountant, cosmetology and more
  • Scholarship search and resume builder

Use it for: Boosting your ACT score, help with financial aid, preparing for a new career

Did you know? You can take practice AP tests for over 15 subjects

Student Resource Center

  • General database of primary sources, journals, magazines and newspaper articles for middle school and high school students.

Use it For: School projects and general research

Grolier Online

  • Eight encyclopedias for research
  • Separate interfaces for middle school, high school, and adult patrons
  • Lexile scores for every article

Use it for: School projects, general reference.