Homework Help and Test Taking

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Databases

These databases are available from outside the Library using your Carol Stream Library card and pin number.

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Discover information on a wide range of subjects, including business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, and consumer information. 

Use your students’ favorite books (or the books you use in your classes) to find more books to read and use.
Explore important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.
Encyclopedias
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America the Beautiful (Grolier)

Learn about the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state.

Access age-appropriate information for children, young adults, and adults to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.

Access three encyclopedia databases including Amazing Animals of the World, America the Beautiful, and Lands and People.
The popular World Book encyclopedia in an online format that includes articles, printable maps, images, and videos.
Test preparation and subject review
Receive live tutor homework help from 3:00-10:00 p.m.; newly added college and adult career SkillsCenters, available 24/7, include practice tests.
Access standardized test preparation, practice tests, and skills improvement programs, including job search information.
Read-along and online books
Read-along fiction and nonfiction titles are available for children in grades 2-6.
Read-along fiction and nonfiction titles are available for young adults in grades 7-12.
Read-along with this collection of animated, talking picture books.
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Receive live tutor homework help from 3:00-10:00 p.m.; newly added college and adult career SkillsCenters, available 24/7, include practice tests.

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