Homework Databases

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Homework Databases

Database Name Description Click to use at home Click to use at the library
Bookflix

Watch a story, read a book! This online literacy resource pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. Geared towards ages 4-8.

eLibrary

Full-text and multimedia materials from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts.

General OneFile General-interest periodical, journal, and newspaper database. It includes travel guides, radio and television transcripts, and more.
Grolier Online Online Encyclopedias, Thesaurus, Dictionary, and Multi-media reference.
InfoTrac Newsstand Provides full-text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers.
Learning Express Library

Study guides and practice exams for: AP, college prep, graduate placement, career and civil service. Please note that to use Learning Express you must create a free account. Click "Register" to create your own username and password.

LitFinder Literature Database Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn what you want, when you want, and practice with the instructor's files while you watch and listen.

Mango Languages

Master a new language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions to help you learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. More than 40 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Available in-library or at home to Fremont cardholders only.

Muzzy Online Hours of language-learning fun for children. Muzzy Online is an internationally recognized program that incorporates stories, activities, and games while teaching 8 world languages.
Online Courses in Information Technology Learn more about information technology with one of these open online courses. These classes, on areas including application development, systems analysis, and health informatics are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Mathematics Learn more about pure and applied mathmatics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Physics Learn more about physics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Science Learn more about science with one of these open online courses. These classes, on the subjects of chemistry, biology, physics, geology, social science, and medical science, are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Writing Learn more about writing with one of these free, open online courses, including both technical and creative writing.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Pro/Con views for over 13,000 subjects, court cases and other topics, biographies and profiles.  Includes pictures, graphs, references, and more.
PebbleGo For the emergent reader. Four databases (Animals, Earth & Science, Biographies, Social Studies) designed for beginning researchers.
ScienceFlix Geared for students in grades 4 through 9, highlighting 30 different scientific topics. Areas of study include Earth Science, Space Science, Life Science, Health and Human Body, Physical Science, and Technology and Engineering.
Teen Health and Wellness Provides nonjudgmental, straightforward information on important health and wellness topics, including self-help support.
TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Tutor.com

Live, one-on-one homework help and writing assistance every day 3-9 pm. Subjects include math, science, social studies, and English.  Help also offered in Spanish.

World Book Encyclopedia Access encyclopedia content for kids through adult, including the Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.