Austin Public Library has many excellent databases that can help you with your research and homework! just use your library card number and password, and click here to view the full list of Homework Help databases! Below you'll find a quick description of recommended databases, after clicking on the one that looks best for your research don't forget to read the descriptions of the databases to learn more about their individual features.
- Britannica Reference Center Search not only the Encyclopedia Britannica, but also the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.
- Facts on File: World News Digest includes thousands of news articles from 1940-onward, as well as timelines, and an almanac.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library Find scholarly articles on a wide variety of topics from the arts, literature to science and more.
- Literary Reference Center offers information about authors, plot summaries, book reviews and literary analysis.
- Middle Search Plus is an excellent place to do a broad search on just about any topic. You'll find essays, biographies, images, encyclopedia entries and more!
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