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September 10, 2009


It's Back To School Time...
NC LIVE Is Here To Help

Are you writing an essay or researching a topic?

Not allowed to use Wikipedia or the Internet to complete assignments?

Want practice exams or career information?

Want to use library resources without having to leave home?

Back to school pencils

Try NC LIVE's Homework Help Resources.

These non-Internet resources are more trustworthy than what you will find on the Web and your teachers will love it!

Just ask your local library for information on how you can use all the NC LIVE Homework Resources from home.


Career Prep & Practice Exams

LearningExpress Library - Find practice exams for tests like the SAT, ACT, LSAT, ASVAB, GED, and many more! You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results

Career Library - Resource for career and college research


Essay Writers & Researchers

CQ Researcher - Great for essay writers who need to find Pros & Cons on popular topics

Student Research Center - Student-friendly interface that searches a wide variety of topics, magazine and newspaper articles, reference books, and photos

NetLibrary - A collection of electronic books that you can read from home in full-text, including fiction & non-fiction

Literary Reference Center - contains plot summaries, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, and literary essays


Great for Kids

Science Reference Center (New!) - Science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, & other sources for students

Kids Search - Kids Search makes it easy for students grades K-8 to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results

Searchasaurus - Colorful and fun way for elementary and middle school students to search for information in encyclopedias, articles, and more


For Teachers and Students

PBS Video Collection (New!) - Stream these videos live in your classroom or have your students watch them from home; More than 300 PBS programs, including films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline

NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8 Plus (New!)- Reading recommendations and book lists arranged by subject, includes Lexile reading levels

ERIC - Find over 750 journals in the field of education


*For these and many more NC LIVE resources, visit www.nclive.org and select “Browse Resources.” The above resources are listed in “Homework Help” & “Resources for Teachers.” Learn more at your local library.

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