Homework Help Resources

No matter what back-to-school looks like this year, be assured that the Library will continue to support your family! We have a large assortment of online resources to access from the comfort of your home, free with your library card number, opens a new window.


Britannica School Edition, opens a new window

Assist research within curriculum standards in this up-to-date and age-appropriate tool for elementary, middle, and high school students. Content includes articles, images, videos, primary sources, and other learning materials. Information is available at three reading levels, and students can move between levels without changing the look and feel of the site.

California Digital Newspaper, opens a new window

Access full image scans of articles from selected historical California newspapers from 1846 to the present, with the capability to search by Title, Date, Tag, and County.

CultureGrams, opens a new window   (Gr 3-12)

Learn about cultures around the world with World, Kids, States, and the Canadian Provinces Special Editions. The Kids Edition examines the daily life in other nations from a kid’s-eye view.

HelpNow, opens a new window Brainfuse

Online tutors aid students with a wide range of academic needs, whether it’s a homework problem, understanding a specific topic, or writing a paper. These subject matter experts are available for students of all ages, in English or Spanish, Monday – Sunday, 1 pm – 10 pm PT. (*Availability: Not all libraries in Marin offer HelpNow. Access depends on your residence address. Learn more, opens a new window.)

ProQuest Academic Platform, opens a new window

Search this collection of 7 multi-disciplinary databases containing journals, eBooks, news, and video. You can access an individual database to retrieve specific content or all 7 in one search. A guidance section delivers search help, a description of features, and advice for choosing a research topic.

eLibrary, opens a new window  (Gr 6+)

Provide students with digitized reference book content, magazines, newspapers, images, maps, websites, videos, and interactive simulations. Support novice researchers in finding authoritative information about people, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events, and more.

SIRS Discoverer, opens a new window  (Gr 3-9)

Use this general reference database to investigate current events, science, social studies, history, health, technology, reading, and language arts.

SIRS Issue Researcher, opens a new window  (Gr 6+)

Discover the pros and cons of leading issues that are the most studied and debated by students with articles, primary sources, graphics, and websites. Select from Trending Topics such as Racial Discrimination, Mental Health, and Gun Control, or Editors’ Picks like Private Sector Space and Vaccines.

TeachingBooks.net Book Connections, opens a new window

Learn about children and young adult books and authors in this comprehensive collection of multimedia resources. Explore features such as book descriptions, suggested grade levels, booklists, meet-the-author videos, read-along audiobooks, complete readings, book trailers, and more.


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