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Homework Central

Homework Central 

Homework Central delivers educator-reviewed and approved websites organized around more than 20,000 of the most-studied topics. Find relevant, reliable, and credible sources that help to support learning through seeing and doing.

Homework Central also offers web-based teacher lesson plans for K-12 students. 

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Online Learning Tools

Access World News

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.


AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

The premier job search, reference, and mailing list database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, fining friends, relatives, and more.


Auto Repair Source (AutoMate)

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.


Biography Reference Bank

This biographical database offers the in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides full-text articles, images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.


Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.


Consumer Reports

Enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.



Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports – delivering the world to you. CultureGrams helps you discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.


For Kids and Parents: CultureGrams (Kids Edition)


One-stop shopping for your research and entertainment needs. Contains full-text for thousands of popular magazines and academic journals, as well as photographs, reference books and primary source documents. Includes EBSCO’s Masterfile Premier, Academic Search Premier, Computer Source, Legal Information Reference Center, Religion & Philosophy Collection, and Military & Government Collection.

EBSCOHost Mobile


Homework Central

Homework Central delivers educator-reviewed and approved websites organized around more than 20,000 of the most-studied topics. Find relevant, reliable, and credible sources that help to support learning through seeing and doing.


Literary Reference Center

Includes more than 10,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, 75,000 articles of literary criticism, 130,000 author biographies, full text of over 300 literary journals, 500,000 book reviews, 25,000 classic and contemporary poems, 11,000 classic and contemporary short stories, 3,000 author interviews, and over 1,000 images of key literary figures.


LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a great place to learn about a wide variety of topics, such as technology, business/management, and design. This resource offers more 5,000, expert-taught courses, and is free to use with your library card.


Niche Academy

This resource includes video tutorials for digital content, such as downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, Novelist Plus, TumbleBook Library, and more..



Find something good to read with this reader’s advisory site. NoveList can help find works of fiction that suit your interests and tastes. Includes reviews, recommended reading lists, discussion guides and more. Has information on more than 155,000 fiction titles.

For Kids and Parents: NoveList K-8


Points of View Reference Center™

is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview, point, counterpoint, and Critical Thinking Guide.



This database indexes more than 4,000 periodicals, and provides full-text access to many of these publications. A great as a research tool, or as a resource for regional and national newspapers.


Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages. With everyday dialog from native speakers, engaging interactive lessons, and a unique intuitive teaching style, Rosetta increases your ability to use, adapt and build on what you learn. In no time at all, you’ll be able to navigate all sorts of everyday situations — get directions, order a meal, make new friends — the possibilities are endless!


Salem Press

Provides access to Magill’s Medical Guide, 7th edition; Psychology & Behavioral Health; Milestone Documents in American History; American Presidents; American First Ladies; and Critical Survey of Shakespeare’s Sonnets.


The Seattle Times Collection

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the Collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.


Skagit Valley Herald (2005-Current)

Articles from our local daily paper, The Skagit Valley Herald, dating back to late 2005.


Washington State News

Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State. This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.



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