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Academic Info
An organized directory of resources for college and high school students. The annotated subject guides contain over 25,000 hand-picked resources that include arts, sciences, business, humanities, law, government, health and medicine, reference, job placement resources and more. Also contains a directory of online degree programs and admissions test preparation resources such as the SAT. ACT, GRE, LSAT, etc.

Algebra Resources Galore
Lots of algebra resources that will help you in school and in passing the SAT test.

The Beehive Homework Help for High School Students
Need help with a math problem? Working on a science project? Need a Spanish/English dictionary? Check out the high school homework help at BeeHive.

CliffsNotes
Get free help with homework and tests on literature, Shakespeare, science, math, and history. Each literature note includes a book summary, analysis, essays on theme and plot, character analysis and more.

Dmoz Open Directory Project - Biographies
Provides kids and teens with biographies listed by subject.

High School Ace
A trusted guide to free quality online educational resources for teens.

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
The "all things gifted" resource for parents, teachers, administrators, mental health professionals, and gifted kids and adults.

How Stuff Works
An award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.  In addition to comprehensive articles, helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively.

InfoZone
Multiple links on a variety of topics created by Bedford Public Library.

Internet Public Library for Teens
Find links to web sites to help you do your homework. Specific topics include biography, English language and literature, geography, history, languages, math, reference, science, and U.S. government, but the collection also includes links to sites that teach study skills and how to do research on the Internet, as well as write effective research papers.

LearningExpress Library
High school students will find practice tests and tutorials designed to improve reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing and math skills.  Remote access is available by using the barcode from your library card as your Username and making up your own Password.

Math Moves U
An innovative program designed to engage middle school students with math when their interest in the subject typically declines. Algebra, geometry, decimals, fractions & word problems combine with topics kids are passionate about; sports, music & fashion. MMU delivers math problems via games, polls and fun facts.

Multnomah County Library Homework Center
Great links from Multnomah County Library in Oregon.

Net Worth: Homework Helpers
Where to go when the library is closed and you need help.

Online Cliffs Notes
The library provides full-text access to Cliffs Notes through NetLibrary. To access from outside the library, users must first visit the library and create a free account with NetLibrary.

PinkMonkey.com
Free online study guides, book notes, plot notes and literature summaries for a variety of subjects.

Soshiku
Soshiku is a simple but powerful tool that manages your high school or college assignments. Soshiku keeps track of when your assignments are due and can even notify you via email or SMS.

SparkNotes-Online study guides
Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analysis of characters, themes and plots.

Teen Advice
Provides homework help in all subjects for teens in grades 7 to 12.

Teens Point Homework Help
Puzzled by a cryptic question? Frustrated by the meaning of life? Check out these great homework helpers.

TexShare Databases
Access full-text articles in encyclopedias, almanacs, magazines, newspapers, professional and scientific journals, and electronic books. You’ll find valid information on health, business, biography and genealogy, literature, history, current events, art, economics, religion, psychology, science as well as homework help for students, and bibliographic information on books and articles. For access from home you’ll need to obtain the login and password from the library.

Varsity Tutors Practice Tests
Free practice tests, digital flashcards, and questions-of-the-day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels.

World Book Online
Access this popular encyclopedia online using your library barcode number.

BibMe
A free and fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. Search for a book, article, website, or film, or enter the information yourself. Add it to your bibliography.  Then download your bibliography in either MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian formats and include it in your paper.

Chicago Manual of Style - Quick Guide
Provides examples of materials cited using the Chicago Manual of Style.

Citation Style for Research Papers
Get information on and examples of APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago and MLA styles.

CiteULike
A free service for managing and discovering scholarly references.  Easily store references you find online, discover new articles and resources, get automated article recommendations and more.

Citing Online Sources
Examples on how to cite online sources in MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE, and others.

Easybib.com
An automatic bibliography composer that formats, alphabetizes, and prepares your MLA works cited list for printing.

Elements of Style
Explanation of writing rules with examples.

MLA Citation Style
Provides examples of a variety of resources using MLA citation style.

WorldCat
Search for your resource in WorldCat then click on the “Cite this Item” link for a properly formatted reference in five popular styles.

Google News
Get breaking US and world news.

Social Issues
Learn about a variety of social issues affecting our world. From Multnomah County Library.