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Homework and Research Websites


    • Info Please Kid's Almanac provides biographies, a daily almanac, and information on science and technology, history, world and U.S. news, arts and entertainment, countries, and more.
    • Fact Monster, produced by Information Please, provides homework help, a dictionary, an atlas, an almanac, timelines, and an encyclopedia.
    • Multnomah County Public Library Homework Center concentrates on K-12 homework-related sites. Includes web resources that are reviewed by librarians.
    • Sponsored byDiscovery Education, this site covers subjects like world languages, health, math, research, science, social studies, technology.
    • Free access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources.


NOVELNY: The New York Online Virtual Electronic Library is available 24/7, providing a wide variety of resources like books, magazines, newspapers, research and reference sources.

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA MYTHICA: An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legends for many cultures.

THE NEW TIMES LEARNING CONNECTION provides news summaries, a web navigator, resources and lesson plans for teachers, links to The New York Times Upfront and discussion guides for parents.

THE NEW YORK TIMES is an online version of current and archival news articles.