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    Search for biographies and see who else shares your birthday.

    Biography Collection Complete (AskRI)
    177,000 full text biographies on many subjects from a variety of sources.

    National Inventors Hall of Fame
    Includes biographies of most of the inventors who were inducted in the Hall of Fame from the 19th and 20th centuries.

    United States Congress Biographies
    From 1774 - present.

    General Homework Help


    Designed with students in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.

    High School Ace

    Free online resources for English, foreign languages, math, science, and social studies. Includes learning games, puzzles, and quizzes.


    History & Government

    American Memory 
    Collections of historical document and photos form the Library of Congress.

    America's Story 
    Learn about different Americans, various time periods, explore the states, and much more.

    CIA World Fact Book 
    Looking for information on another country, check here first.

    Famous Trials

    Information on various trials.

    History Channel 
    What happened on your birthday? Check here. Also contains automotive, crime, literary and technology histories.

    History Place 
    If you need information on a part of history, look here.

    House of Representatives Education Resources
    Learn more about the "Declaration of Independence", "The Constitution of the United States", how laws are made, etc.

    U.S Census Information 

    Current U.S. and World population.

    U.S. Presidential Elections 
    Looking for information on past elections? Want to know how a certain state usually votes, Demogratic or Republican? Check out this site.

    Language & Literature

    Babelfish Language Translator 
    Look here if you need to know how to say something in another language.

    Literary Reference Center
    Author bios, criticisms, literary dictionaries, timelines, plot summaries and more.

    Project Gutenberg

    A collection of free ebooks.
    This site offers quizzes to help with SAT vocabulary.

    Look up rhymes, synonyms, antonyms, definition, related words, similar sounding words, etc.

    Spark Notes

    Excellent study guides for subject areas including philosophy, literature, math, history, and science. Also has full text of some classic literary works.

    Math & Science

    Chemical Elements
    Learn more about the elements here.

    SAGE Links: Mathematics
    Useful links for math, chemistry, astronomy, etc.,including weights and measures conversions. 
    Online quizzes, tests, trivia, and free games

    Dynamic Periodic Table 
    Click on an element in the table and get descriptions, history and properties.

    Writing Papers

    Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab)
    Provides instructions on how to make sure your citations and bibliographies are in proper format.

    Slate Citation Machine 
    A great site that allows you to type in the information from a book, article, website, etc...and the correct citation will appear.


    Rhode Island's Online Resource Center


    See all the databases that Coventry residents have access to with the help of their library card!

    Multnomah County Library

    Biology, literature and authors, and history are among the topics covered. Comprehensive site maintained by librarians.

    Student World Book

    Worldbook Online Encyclopedia