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A & E Biography

Search for biographies and see who else shares your birthday.

Biography Collection Complete
177,000 full text biographies on many subjects from a variety of sources.

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Includes biographies of most of the inventors who were inducted in the Hall of Fame from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Presidents of the United States

Contains key info on each President.

United States Congress Biographies

From 1774 - present.

General Homework Help

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

B.J. lists over 700 links to numerous homework topics from art to science.

Homework Spot

Divided in sections for elementary school, middle school, and high school.
Live homework help from real tutors. Sunday - Saturday from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.

History & Government

American Memory

Collections of historical document and photos form the Library of Congress.

America's Story

Learn about different Americans, various time periods, explore the states, and much more.

A to Z the USA

Facts about every state in the US. Includes Washington, D.C. and the territories.

CIA World Fact Book
Looking for information on another country, check here first.

Culturegrams Online

Concise, reliable, up-to-date reports of 200 cultures around the world.

Famous Trials

Information on various trials.

History Channel

What happened on your birthday? Check here. Also contains automotive, crime, literary and technology histories.

History Place

If you need information on a part of history, look here.

House of Representatives Education Resources

Learn more about the "Declaration of Independence", "The Constitution of the United States", how laws are made, etc.

Presidents of the United States

Contains key info on each President.

U.S Census Information

Current U.S. and World population.

U.S. Presidential Elections

Looking for information on past elections? Want to know how a certain state usually votes, Demogratic or Republican? Check out this site.

Language & Literature

Language Translator

Look here if you need to know how to say something in another language.

Literary Reference Center
Author bios, criticisms, literary dictionaries, timelines, plot summaries and more.

My Rocket Book

Video study guides that provide summaries and detailed analyses of literary works.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of free ebooks.

This site offers quizzes to help with SAT vocabulary.


Look up rhymes, synonyms, antonyms, definition, related words, similar sounding words, etc.

Teen Authors

Greenville Public Library's website on teen authors.

Math & Science

Chemical Elements

Learn more about the elements here.

How far is it?

Would you like to know the distance between Cumberland, RI and London, England? Check here.

How Stuff Works

Explains how various items work, from the yo-yo to the new Segway.

SAGE Links: Mathematics

Useful links for math, chemistry, astronomy, etc.,including weights and measures conversions.

Online quizzes, tests, trivia, and free games

Dynamic Periodic Table

Click on an element in the table and get descriptions, history and properties.

Science Fair Websites
A list of science fair websites.

The Why Files

"Science behind the news".

Writing Papers

Writing an Essay

Identifies the parts of an essay, how to write an essay, and the explains the different kinds of essay.

MLA Guide to Writing Research Papers

MLA, APA, & CMS: How to Properly Format Your Papers

Slate Citation Machine

A great site that allows you to type in the information from a book, article, website, etc...and the correct citation will appear.