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Homework Resources for Children and Families

Online Resources for Homework Help

Use of these resources requires a valid library card if you are using them outside a Madison Public Library. For more online homework help, see also:
Access age-appropriate reference articles, journals, magazines and more. Teacher resources are also available through this school edition of Encyclopedia Britannica for grades PreK-12. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
A Spanish elementary encyclopedia, containing images, Spanish-language videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger students. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
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Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests. | more info »
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.
A full-text database combining information from many sources in one unique location. Plot summaries, articles, author biographies, book reviews, novels, literary journals, short stories, poems, and much more. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
NoveList K-8 meets all the fictional reading needs of kids (0-18) and includes picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
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Profiles of Wisconsin provides data and insight into the makeup of the state of Wisconsin, including population statistics, geography, political maps, and more. | more info »
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.
With Science Reference Source, you’ll find full text articles for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
Generate enthusiasm for children's and young adult books with this multimedia-rich website full of book readings, author interviews, book reviews and more. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
Transparent Language Online is a language-learning system including over 100 languages. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to cardholders with a subscribing library as their home library and in-library at all subscribing libraries.

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