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...
  • Byki: Learn foreign language fast with flashcards that help you retain foreign words and phrases. More...
  • Powerspeak Languages: Interactive language resource from Gale. More...
  • Signing Savvy:  Video-based learning instruction for American Sign Language. 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...
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context:  Information on today’s hottest social issues including articles, documents, statistics, images and website links. 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...
  • Grzimek’s Animal Life: covers more than 4,000 species; appropriate for middle school and older. 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...
  • Science in Context: In-depth, curriculum oriented database provides one-stop resource for all science-related research needs; for middle and high school students. More...

Spanish-Language Resources (Recursos Lengua Española)

  • Diccionario de lengua española: El diccionario español de la reference de la lengua public por la academia real española. Mas...
  • Informe – Interfaz Español: Una collection de revistas hispanicas con textos completes. Mas...
  • World Book Web Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Periodicos del Mundo Hispanico (A beginner’s Spanish language reference tool with bilingual features). Mas...

Test Preparation and Skill Building

  • ePrep: Online, video-based study program to prepare for SAT, PSAT, ACT, SSAT and PLAN; can access at the library or at home. More...
  • 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

  • Afterschool @ Your Library: Free ongoing program held at 11 Broward County Library locations provides tutoring, homework help, reading practice and enrichment, computer skills and character development for students 6-12 years old. More...
  • Literacy Help Center: Free homework help for students available at nine Broward County Library locations. More...
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