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Homework Help Teens (Grades 9–12)

Select a database by a subject category listed below,
then enter your Glenview Library card number as prompted.
Most databases are available remotely. Databases available only in the Library
are noted in red.
Research databases are arranged by subject or A-Z by title.
Adult Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)
Video courses to improve basic skills in reading, writing and math, prepare for the GED test, become a U.S. citizen or apply for a Green Card.

African-American History Online

Thousands of entries covering African-American history for the past 500 years.

American History Online

More than 500 years of political, military, social and cultural events.

American Indian History Online

Online access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.

Ancient and Medieval History Online

World history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from reference sources and articles from magazines.

Brainfuse • HelpNow

Interactive online tutoring for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. Available 3-10 PM daily. Tambien en Espanol.

Chicago Tribune Archive

Articles including obituaries and news stories from 1849-1984.

College Center

(Learning Express Library)
Practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, PCAT & CLEP.

College Prep Center

(Learning Express Library)
Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP & PSAT/NMSQT and help preparing college admission essays.

CultureGrams States Edition

Explore the United States in colorful kid friendly reports.

CultureGrams World Edition

Experience the world through detailed cultural information on more than 200 countries.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

Biographical and critical essays of the world’s most influential literary figures.

Driving Test Prep

Online test prep to prepare for the Illinois driving tests. No library card number needed. Practice tests, traffic laws, manuals and a FAQ section.

EBSCOhost

Search a number of databases covering a multitude of subjects. (Library app available)

E-Journal Index

Index of full-text electronic magazines, journals and newspapers available through the Library’s databases.

Facts.com

Gateway to science, history and world news databases including a live news feed from Reuters.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Online reference books on multiple topics.

Grolier Multimedia

General reference articles and media resources for middle school students & up.

Grolier Online

Includes Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, Amazing Animals of the World and The New Book of Popular Science.

History Online

Information on American, Ancient, Medieval, American Indian and Modern World history.

Issues and Controversies

In-depth information on prominent issues of the day.

Learning Express Library

Online courses covering topics such as math, writing, and workplace skills; exam preparation for education (such as GED, SAT, ACT), professional licensing, civil service, military, law enforcement, nursing; popular software courses including Microsoft Office.

Literary Resources

(Artemis)
Literary criticism, primary sources, poems, short stories, speeches, plays, biographies, reviews, analysis and overviews of world literature for all time periods.

LitFinder

Stories, poems, plays, speeches and essays searchable by genre, subject, or author.

Lynda.com

Online video courses for business, software, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. For teachers, students and professionals.

Mango

Self-paced video language courses for multiple languages, and ESL courses. (Library app available)

Modern World History Online

From the mid-15th century to present, including timelines, images, videos and maps.

New Book of Popular Science

In depth science, health and technology research and news. Includes photos, maps and over 2200 biographies.

Newsbank: Illinois News Sources

Electronic editions of the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Glenview Announcements and other local news magazines and sources.

Newsstand

Full text articles from major newspapers throughout the United States.

Proquest

Local and national newspapers, magazines, blogs, podcasts and wire feeds. (Library app available)

Reference Library

Online reference books and encyclopedias on multiple topics. (Library app available)

School Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)
Students in elementary, middle and high school can prepare for tests, assignments and boost math, reading, science and social studies skills.

SIRS Knowledge Source

For student assignments covering multiple topics, with graphics, charts, maps and diagrams.

Student Research Center

Magazines, reference books, photos, flags and more for grades 6-12.

Today's Science

Full text articles on the latest scientific discoveries and concepts in health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth, space and more.

World Book Online Info Finder

Thousands of articles, science projects, and a multimedia library for grades 4-12.

World Book Online Reference Center

Encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary sources for grades 7-adult.

Please email the Reference Services Staff
call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.
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