Grades 6-8

Homework help

Chat one-on-one with a live tutor who will help students of all ages understand their homework. Available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

African American Communities

Primary sources from African American communities in the United States from the 1860s through the 1970s.

CultureGrams

Search for up-to-date facts and cultural information about countries around the world. You can also research U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

eLibrary

Images, videos, e-books, and full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Book Encyclopedia Online offers a search interface and information in Spanish. Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is a beginner’s Spanish language reference tool.

Ethnic NewsWatch

Discover community viewpoints from local, ethnic and minority press news sources nationwide. This is often the only online source for this content.

Gale in Context: Biography

Find biographies and images. Search by name, country, ethnicity, job, or birth or death date.

Gale in Context: Middle School

This resource is intended for middle school and high school students. It includes content based on national curriculum standards in major subject areas such as history, literature, science, and social studies.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Find information and discussions about current social issues and topics in the news, including arguments from different viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints contains full-text articles, opinion pieces from reference sources, magazine and newspaper articles, pamphlets, transcripts, statistics, and links to selected websites.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Find information on current and historical authors and their writings: criticism, biographies, overviews, reviews, and multimedia. Search for authors by nationality, literary movements, themes and genres.

ImageQuest

Images from multiple sources for your personal or educational use.

Mango Languages

Learn a new language online with more than 40 languages, including English for non-English speakers.

MasterFILE Premier

Read articles from thousands of popular and professional magazines.

National Geographic Virtual Library

Search for articles, images, maps and advertisements found in National Geographic from 1888-2015.

NoveList Plus

Book recommendations based on your favorite authors, titles, and book series.

Oregon Career Information System

Learn about different jobs, the school and training required, scholarship information, and each career's projected future.

Oregonian Collection with Historical Archives

All versions of the online Oregonian in one interface.

Today's Science

The latest science news in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics and technology.

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book publishes information on many subjects and for different audiences. Access all of them here.

World Book Student

The search interface for elementary and middle school students World Book Encyclopedia Online.