Broward County Library Homework Help Links and Resources

Live Homework Help

  • Broward etutor: Free, live tutoring/skill-building in math, science, social studies, English, foreign language and writing for students K-12/college and adult learners. Daily from 2 to 11 p.m. Help/test prep aligned with Florida standardized tests. Assistance is also available in Spanish. More...

History, Geography and Social Studies

  • America the Beautiful: History, geography, economy, culture and government for all 50 states, Washington, D. C., Puerto Rico and other major U.S. territories. More... 
  • Lands and Peoples: Information on countries and culture around the world for grades 4-12. More...
  • Salem Press History: Resources for American and world history. More...

Language Instruction and Practice

  • BBC Languages: Online international language course produced by British Broadcasting Corporation. More...
  • Powerspeak Languages: Interactive language resource from Gale. More...
  • World Book Web Early World of Learning:  Helps young children develop reading and language skills through narrated stories, games and more. More...

Literature and Language Arts

  • Literature Resource Center: Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of more than 20,000 authors. More...
  • Literature Criticism Online: Archive of literary criticism resources including Dictionary of Literary Biography. More...
  • Salem Press Literature: Online access to Critical Survey of Long Fiction and Masterplots. More...

Research and Reference

  • African American Experience: Database of historical/contemporary African American history and culture. More...
  • Biography in Context: Biographical information on 22,000 people from throughout history and around the world. More...
  • Encyclopedia Americana: Full-text encyclopedia of more than 45,000 entries on full range of topics. More...
  • Expanded Academic ASAP: For research needs in all academic disciplines; access scholarly journals, news magazines and newspapers. More...
  • Florida Electronic Library: Provides select Internet resources for all ages that offer comprehensive, accurate information; includes databases, digital collections, evaluated websites and catalog of Florida’s library holdings. More...
  • Gale Reference Library: Encyclopedias and reference sources in eBook format. More...
  • General Reference Center Gold: Database with full-text articles from a range of sources on topics including current events, popular culture, business, the arts, science and more. More...
  • Info Trac Junior Edition: Indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books for middle school/junior high students. More...
  • Info Trac Student Edition: Indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books for high school students. More...
  • World Almanac: Online version of World Almanac and Funk & Wagnalls New Enclopedia; coverage from 1998-current. More...
  • Newsbank’s Special Reports & Current Event Hot Topics: News articles, images, videos and other content grouped under specific topics. More...
  • World Book Web: Online research tools on range of subjects for pre-K through high school; includes games, projects, activities, articles and videos. More...

Science

  • Amazing Animals of the World: Photos and facts about 1,200 animals for grades K-2. More...
  • The New Book of Popular Science: Current science, health and technology research and news for student in middle and high school. Ideas for hands-on science projects and experiments for science fairs. More...

Spanish-Language Resources (Recursos en Idioma Español)

  • Diccionario de la lengua española: Diccionario de la lengua española publicado por la Real Academia Española. (Spanish Language Dictionary: Spanish language dictionary published by the Real Academia Española.) Más...
  • Informe Académico en español – Interfaz Español: Artículos completos de publicaciones diversas como periódicos y revistas en idioma español. (Informe Académico: Full articles in Spanish language from diverse publications such as newspapers and magazines.) Más...
  • World Book Web Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Contiene videos, artículos seleccionados u un diccionario visual que facilita el aprendizaje a estudiantes de ambos idiomas. (Hallazgos Student Encyclopedia by World Book: Contains videos, selected articles and a visual dictionary for easy learning of both languages.) Más...

Test Preparation and Skill Building

  • Universal Class: Online educational learning opportunities with  500 different classes including typing, spelling, grammar, algebra, science, GED practice and more. More...
  • Free ACT/SAT Workshops: Free workshops for high school sophomores and juniors held at various dates/library locations. More...

On-site Afterschool Programs and Homework Help

  • Literacy Help Center: Free homework help for students available at nine Broward County Library locations. More...
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