Due to continued possible hazardous road conditions, all branches and buildings of the Central Arkansas Library System will be open reduced hours Wednesday, January 17, from 12pm - 6pm.

Homework Help

  • Biography Resource Center — Includes thousands of biographies from Gale Group print publications as well as full-text articles from hundreds of magazines.
  • Discovery Education— "Provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning."
  • eLibrary – Provides a colorful graphical search interface for more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, web links, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition – A curriculum and reference resource that provides a large general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all sizes.
  • eLibrary Science – Offers targeted science content and tools along with unique video and interactive content. It is designed to support the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences in schools and libraries of all sizes.
  • Homework Spot—A free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.
  • Infoplease.com—Free online reference resources including an encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, biographies, dictionary, and thesaurus.
  • World Book Early World of Learning – Offers narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games, interactive reference material for beginners, and more to help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.
  • World Book Online - Kids – Features content especially for young students, with simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities, and teacher tools.
  • World Book Online for Kids – Developed especially for young public library patrons, with easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.
  • World Book Online Info Finder – Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, this resource contains content and features designed for school-aged patrons’ homework and research needs.
  • World Book Student – includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.