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Here are some places to look when you need help with your homework or if you are just curious about something. Learn about history, animals, space, and much more!

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  • Biography Resource Center: African Americans

    A database of biographical information on more than 25,000 people from more than 60 volumes of 6 respected Gale Group sources such as Contemporary Black Biography, Notable Black American Men, Notable Black American Scientists, and Who`s Who among African Americans, with over 42,000 full text articles from nearly 300 magazines including American History, Essence, Jet, and U.S. News & World Report.

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  • CultureGrams 

    CultureGrams Online Database links you to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, Provinces, and States material. This resource includes: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, and a recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.

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  • Fact Monster

    Find all kinds of facts and information, play games, or take fun quizzes.

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  • Internet Public Library for Kids

    Visit this site for links to homework help, as well as sites for reading, personal interests, and fun.

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  • Kids Search

    Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-6. Kids Search makes it easier for students to look for their subjects of interest by automatically searching across all applicable databases simultaneously. Important features and functionality of Kids Search include a completely new, visually appealing look and feel; the ability to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords; simultaneous searching across all subscribed databases; the ability to sort results by relevance, as well as by date; the option of filtering search results by source type; and the ability to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to the folder.

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  • Kids.gov

    Explore, learn, and have fun at the official kids` portal for the U.S. government. This site offers links to lots of government and other kids` sites, grouped by age and subject.

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  • KnowItNow

    KnowItNow24x7, the place on the Web where Ohioans can get live help from a librarian for finding resources for homework or research on any topic, suggestions for good books to read, or answers to satisfy their general curiosity.

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  • Science Online 

    Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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  • Searchasaurus 

    Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

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  • World Book Kids 

    Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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