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Homework Help

There's a lot of information out there. Students can start their research here with websites and other online resources that our librarians have selected. Don't forget you can always ask a librarian if you need more help.



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General Research Help
Helpful websites and information gathered by librarians and other researchers. Includes a special search sections for kids and teens.

Multnomah County Library's Homework Center
A great collection of websites divided into subjects to make the search easier.

OSLIS
The Oregon School Library Information System provides research information and citation assistance for all grade levels. Choose your appropriate grade level to log on. Then follow the steps to begin your research process.

TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

WCCLS Teens Homework Help
Use the WCCLS for Teens page to search for online magazine and newspaper articles by subject. Also includes college prep and job hunting resources.







Biographies
  Presidents of the United States
The Internet Public Library offers a terrific online searchable resource about U.S. Presidents, including background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events and some points of interest about each of the presidents.

  TPL's Biography In Context
Provides 330,000 full-length biographies on more than 220,000 people such as artists, religious leaders, newsmakers and scientists.




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Current News and Events
  NewsHour Extra for Students
News resources by PBS written for students, with interactive information based on reports from the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Past news stories are archived by school topic.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  TPL's InfoTrac Student Edition
Provides high school students with access to a variety of full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts and reference books for information on topics most important to their curriculum including current events.





English and Literature
  Contemporary Literacy Criticism Database
Students can access biographical and critical introductions to major and new authors, find full-text criticism of major literary works, and target sources for further research.

  Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism
Critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title or by nationality and literary period.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  TPL's Nonfiction Classics for Students
Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format.




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Geography
  CIA World Factbook
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world.

  TPL's CultureGrams
Learn about the history, customs and everyday life of countries around the world.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.





Government
County Government

  Clackamas County, Oregon
Clackamas County information about officials and services.

  Multnomah County, Oregon
Multnomah County officials, services, maps. Links to pages for businesses and organizations in the county.

  USA Counties in Profile
This site, developed by the Indiana Department of Commerce, provides demographic data and rankings for every county in the U.S. Choose a state from the drop-down menu and click "get data." Then click on the state map to select a county.

  National Association of Counties
This site, developed by the National Association of Counties, includes information related to all the counties in the U.S. Choose a state on the map to select your county of choice, or search by keyword.

  Washington County, Oregon
Learn about Washington County officials and services. Also, read the county newsletters and find a map of the county fair.


State Government

  Oregon State Web Site
The official website of Oregon government, with links to state history, government agencies and elected officials.


U.S. Government

  The United States House of Representatives
Provides biographies of congressmen, legislative information and contact information for your representative.

  The United States Senate
Provides biographies of senators as well as significant legislation sponsored by each senator and committee information.

  The United States Supreme Court
Provides access to recent and historic Supreme Court decisions by topic, date and name as well as biographical information on the Justices.

  TPL's Military and Intelligence Database
A collection of over 400 journals, covering the socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces and much more.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  U.S. Government
The official gateway to information by and about the U.S. Government.


World Government

  CIA World Factbook
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  U.S. Department of State
Find out about international issues, diplomatic history, current events and much more.

  United Nations on the Web
Take a trip around the United Nations and find out what it's all about.





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Health and Education
  Medline Plus
This site provides reliable, well-organized health information from the National Institutes of Health. It includes a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary and information on over 700 health topics.

  TPL's Health and Wellness Resource Center
Access to medical, statistical, health and related information from full-text magazines, journals and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  WCCLS for Teens: Be Healthy, Happy, Safe
Explore online resources that give info on dealing with life and staying happy, healthy and safe.






History and Culture
American History

  American Memory Timeline
Written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions which chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas.

  Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History
This searchable guide to several American history topics is a rich resource for primary sources.

  TPL's American Decades Primary Sources
American Decades Primary Sources includes full or excerpted primary sources that provide insight into the significant issues, themes, movements and events from each decade.


General History Resources

  IPL-Arts and Humanities--History
The Internet Public Library's guide to over 200 credible websites to begin your research. It can be browsed by era, topic and region.

  TPL's CultureGrams
Learn about the history, customs and everyday life of countries around the world.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  TPL's Encyclopedia Britannica
Features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features.


Native American History and Culture

  American Indians and the Natural World
Site designed by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History to represent the enduring heritage of connections between American Indians and the natural universe.

  American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection
Developed by the University of Washington libraries, this site provides an extensive digital collection of original photographs and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures of Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. It also provides maps showing traditional territories or reservation boundaries.

  National Museum of the American Indian
Smithsonian Institute's searchable database dedicated to Native Americans from North, South and Central Americas.


World History

  Holocaust Encyclopedia
Online searchable encyclopedia of information on the Holocaust, created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.




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Oregon Facts, Figures and History
  A Place Called Oregon
A fabulous site on Oregon history and genealogy

  Oregon Blue Book
Includes facts and figures about the State of Oregon such as the State Bird and State Flower, as well as information about state and local governments in Oregon.

  Oregon Census Facts
Includes State and County facts for Oregon from the U.S. Census Bureau.

  Oregon Historical Society
Need to do research on Oregon's history? The Oregon Historical Society has put together a wealth of information on the subject.

  Oregon House of Representatives
Look up your state representatives by district or by last name.

  Oregon State Senate
Find contact information for each senator as well as committee assignments, district maps and leadership information.





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Science
  TPL's Science Online
Comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, biographies, experiments, activities and definitions.

  TPL's SIRS Researcher
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

  TPL's Encyclopedia Britannica
Features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features.

  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Oceanic research and information including weather and climate patterns, charting and navigation, coastal information, fisheries and much more, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  Plants Database
A searchable plant database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  Selected Internet Resources - Astronomy
Annotated links to astronomy topics from the Library of Congress.

  Solar System Exploration
Interactive site designed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to help you virtually explore earth's solar system.


 

  • Biographies
  • Current News and Events
  • English and Literature
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health and Education
  • History and Culture
  • Oregon Facts, Figures and History
  • Science



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