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Homework Help

Struggling with homework? We’re here to guide and assist you in navigating the often challenging world of school assignments. Whether you’re grappling with complex mathematical problems, crafting an essay or need assistance with science experiments, our comprehensive resources are tailored to suit a wide range of academic needs.

Grades

Preschool
Britannica Fundamentals

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Math
  • Puzzles & Games
TumbleBooks

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish and French.

  • Animals
  • Books & Reading
  • Puzzles & Games
  • Science
  • STEM
TumbleMath

Dive into a collection of animated and narrated math picture books covering addition and subtraction to fractions, finance and graphing (K–6).

  • Finance
  • Math
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Careers
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
Elementary School
Animal Kingdom

Learn about animals through videos, photos and fun learning materials.

  • Animals
  • Science
Britannica Fundamentals

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Math
  • Puzzles & Games
Britannica Library

Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
CultureGrams

Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
Explora

Access information from magazines and books on many topics, from animals to math, designed for elementary school students.

  • Animals
  • Art & Music
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports & Hobbies
  • Technology
Learn360

Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Finance
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
NoveList K–8 Plus

NoveList K–8 Plus is a trusted source of book recommendations for younger readers. It helps kids find books just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

  • Books & Reading
Pebble Go: Animals & Science

Contains articles, videos and activities. Animals includes range maps for amphibians, animal behavior, dinosaurs, fish, mammals and more. Science covers many topics such as weather, plants, simple machines and technology.

  • Animals
  • Science
Science Reference Source
Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Animals
  • Science
TumbleBooks

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish and French.

  • Animals
  • Books & Reading
  • Puzzles & Games
  • Science
  • STEM
TumbleMath

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Finance
  • Math
Tutor.com

Real-time tutoring — 24/7 for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on a variety of subjects, test prep assistance or parent coaching. An account is not necessary to use this service.

  • History
  • Math
  • Science
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Careers
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
World Almanac for Kids Elementary

Get homework help and discover articles and videos on a variety of topics from biographies and maps to science experiments, designed for elementary grades.

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Careers
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
Middle School
Britannica Library

Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
CultureGrams

Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
Explora

Access information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Animals
  • Art & Music
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports & Hobbies
  • Technology
Gale In Context: Biography

Biographical information on thousands of people throughout history. Includes video, audio clips and images.

  • Biographies
Learn360

Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Finance
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of book recommendations for younger readers. It helps kids find books just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

  • Books & Reading
Science Reference Source
Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Animals
  • Science
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Careers
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
High School
African-American History

Learn about Black History and explore over 500 years of the African American experience, history and culture.

  • History
Britannica Library

Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports
CultureGrams

Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
Driving Tests

South Carolina-specific practice driving tests and online car, motorcycle and commercial driver’s license manuals.

  • Test Prep
Explora

Access information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Animals
  • Art & Music
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports & Hobbies
  • Technology
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

For job-seekers, learn about different careers and how to get started in a new field, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, and perform job searches.

  • Careers
Gale In Context: Biography

Biographical information on thousands of people throughout history. Includes video, audio clips and images.

  • Biographies
History Reference Source
Provides access to full-text reference ebooks, encyclopedias, peer-reviewed journals, primary source documents and images covering U.S. and world history.
  • History
Learn360

Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Finance
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
Learning Express Library

Prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP and graduate school exams. Includes GED, occupational certification exam prep, ebooks, videos and Spanish-language content for the US Citizenship test. Note: You’ll need an EBSCO LearningExpress Library account to log in to this app.

  • Test Prep
NoveList Plus

Book recommendations of fiction and nonfiction to guide readers of all ages in finding their next title to read.

  • Books & Reading
Salem Press

Access reference titles related to literature, history, science, health and business.

  • Business
  • Health
  • History
  • Literature
  • Science
Science Reference Source
Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Animals
  • Science
South Carolina Encyclopedia

A joint project of South Carolina Humanities, the University of South Carolina Press, the USC Libraries, the USC College of Arts & Sciences, the USC Institute for Southern Studies, the South Carolina State Library, and many other organizations, the South Carolina Encyclopedia is a reference source of the people, places, events, things, achievements, and ideals that have contributed to the evolution of the Palmetto State.

  • History
TeenBookCloud

Includes ebooks, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, videos and audiobooks for a teen audience.

  • Books & Reading
Tutor.com

Real-time tutoring — 24/7 for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on a variety of subjects, test prep assistance or parent coaching. An account is not necessary to use this service.

  • History
  • Math
  • Science
College
Academic Search Premier

A comprehensive resource with scholarly research articles for college-level and adult learners.

  • Art & Architecture
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Health
  • Literature
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
African-American History

Learn about Black History and explore over 500 years of the African American experience, history and culture.

  • History
Britannica Academic

Provides access to comprehensive information for students. Britannica Academic contains the Encyclopedia Britannica, dictionary, thesaurus, academic magazines and more.

  • Animals
  • Art
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Technology
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1777 to 1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690 to present.

  • History
CultureGrams

Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • History
Explora

Access information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Animals
  • Art & Music
  • Biographies
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Sports & Hobbies
  • Technology
Gale In Context: Biography

Biographical information on thousands of people throughout history. Includes video, audio clips and images.

  • Biographies
History Reference Source
Provides access to full-text reference ebooks, encyclopedias, peer-reviewed journals, primary source documents and images covering U.S. and world history.
  • History
Learning Express Library

Prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP and graduate school exams. Includes GED, occupational certification exam prep, ebooks, videos and Spanish-language content for the US Citizenship test. Note: You’ll need an EBSCO LearningExpress Library account to log in to this app.

  • Test Prep
NoveList Plus

Book recommendations of fiction and nonfiction to guide readers of all ages in finding their next title to read.

  • Books & Reading
Salem Press

Access reference titles related to literature, history, science, health and business.

  • Business
  • Health
  • History
  • Literature
  • Science
Science Reference Source
Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Animals
  • Science
Tutor.com

Real-time tutoring — 24/7 for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on a variety of subjects, test prep assistance or parent coaching. An account is not necessary to use this service.

  • History
  • Math
  • Science

Subjects

All Subjects
Britannica Fundamentals

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
Britannica Library

Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Explora for Elementary School
Access information from magazines and books on many topics, from animals to math, designed for elementary school students.
  • Elementary School
Explora for Middle School

Access information for middle school students on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Middle School
Explora for High Schools
Access information for middle school students on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.
  • High School
Learn360
Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Salem Press
Access reference titles related to literature, history, science, health and business.
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College
Tutor.com

Real-time tutoring — 24/7 for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on a variety of subjects, test prep assistance, or parent coaching. An account is not necessary to use this service.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
World Almanac for Kids Elementary

Get homework help and discover articles and videos on a variety of topics from biographies and maps to science experiments, designed for elementary grades.

  • Elementary School
Animals
Animal Kingdom

Learn about animals through videos, photos and fun learning materials.

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
Britannica Library

Includes encyclopedia articles, magazines, recommended websites, videos, biographies, news, dictionary and thesaurus entries.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
Explora

Access information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Learn360

Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Pebble Go
Contains articles, videos, and activities. Animals includes range maps for amphibians, animal behavior, dinosaurs, fish, mammals and more. Science covers many topics such as weather, plants, simple machines and technology.
  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
Science Reference Source
Find more information about scientific topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College
TumbleBooks

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish and French.

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
Art
Academic Search Premier

A comprehensive resource with scholarly research articles for college-level and adult learners.

  • College
Britannica Fundamentals

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
Explora

Access information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, videos and more.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Learn360

Multimedia resources covering many subjects. Includes high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
Biographies
Britannica Fundamentals

Play math games, explore biomes around the world, read and draw. (preschool–grade 2)

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School
CultureGrams

Explore countries, states and provinces with photos, videos, biographies, recipes and other cultural staples.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
Explora

Access information from magazines and books on many topics, from animals to math, designed for elementary school students.

  • Elementary
Gale In Context: Biography

Biographical information on thousands of people throughout history. Includes video, audio clips and images.

  • High School
  • College
Pebble Go Next

Young learners can explore the lives of actors, explorers, scientists, Supreme Court justices, world leaders and others.

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
World Almanac for Kids

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps, flags and homework help.

  • Preschool
  • Elementary School