Databases and Services:
Brainfuse Help Now: For students K-12. One-on-one help with an online tutor every day after school. Includes tutoring for Spanish speakers.
Gale Courses: Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a Berwyn library card holder you are entitled to these courses at no cost.
Points of View: Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.
Transparent Language Online: A unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world.
Writing and Research:
A+ Research & Writing for High School and College Students: A step-by-step guide to researching and writing a paper.
Cliffs Notes: Study guides to help with your homework and tests for all subjects.
Thesis Builder and Online Outliner: Designed to help you choose a topic, build a thesis and create an outline.
MLA Citation Style: How to cite your resources and create a Works Cited page in MLA style; from Cornell University.
History & Social Science:
Historical Speeches: Links to 50 of the most influential and historically important speeches of the past century.
Mr. Dowling’s Electronic Passport: Download study guides and search for historical information and facts by time period or geographic location.
National Archives: Explore our nation’s history through documents, photos, and records.
CIA Factbook: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
World of Math Online: Interactive help algebra, geometry, trig, statistics, calculus and more.
Web Math: Stuck on a math problem? Web Math will show you how to solve it.
NASA – Students: The student portion of the official NASA website.
Periodic Table: Science videos from the University of Nottingham.
Geocube: An online resource about geography.
Tests (SAT, ACT, etc.):
Test Prep Review: Free online practice tests.
4Tests: Practice tests for High School, College, Professional, and Standardized Exams and Tests.
FAFSA: Free Applications for Federal Student Aid
Career Info Net: Search here for scholarships and their requirements.
Accredited Online Colleges Directory: Internet-based schools.
My College Guide: Search for colleges, plus info about scholarships, articles about campus life, and the “Admissions Guru.”
Next Step U: This online extension of the magazine provides a Step-by-Step guide to help you choose and be accepted to the college you want.
Peterson’s Planner: Information about application, financial aid, internships, and distance learning.
ISAC Student Portal: College planning made easy.