Homework Help

Important Databases for Teens:

Morley Library offers databases structured to provide specific kinds of information which can be helpful for school work and research. It might be challenging and overwhelming to find resources surfing the web, so try one of our databases instead! Many of our databases can be used from home using your library card. Please call the library or stop by the Reference desk if you need help. Call 440-352-3383

 

 

Biographies

AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY  (Oxford) - (In-Library Use Only)

BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE BANK - Access from home

 

Controversial Issues

CQ RESEARCHER   - Access from home
When logging in from home, deactivate "Pop-Up Blockers".

Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS IN CONTEXT (Gale Net) - Access from home

POINTS OF VIEW (EBSCOHost) - Access from home

 

Dictionaries

OXFORD REFERENCE  -  Access from home
When Logging in from home, click on "Sign In" and use "Library card login" with your Morley card.

 

Driver's Education

OHIO DRIVER'S EDUCATION - Access from home

 

Español

AtoZdatabases - Access from home

Worldbook SPANISH - Access from home

Geography

WORLD GEOGRAPHY (ABC-CLIO) - Access from home

 

History

AMERICAN HISTORY  (ABC-CLIO) - Access from home

DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY - (In-Library Use Only)
From Greenwood Electronic Media, Daily Life Through History is an online sourcebook series providing a detailed portrayal of what life was like for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history.  Includes images, maps and illustrations.

WORLD HISTORY: THE MODERN ERA (ABC-CLIO) - Access from home

 

Language

ROSETTA STONE - Access from home

 

Magazine & Journal articles

EBSCOHOST - Access from home  
Choose MasterFILE Premier if you need magazine articles.  
Academic Search Premier may be a good place to start a search for journal articles.


Research

EXPLORA - Access from home


Science

SCIENCE ONLINE - Access from home


 Citation Resources:

 

Son of Citation Machine 

Son of Citation Machine automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard.

 

KnightCite

KnightCite is an online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. The service is provided free of charge by the college, and is available to members both within and outside of the Calvin community. There is no advertising on the site, and those who choose to register on the site will have the option of saving all of their citations and even multiple bibliographies to their account.

 

OWL

Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers free resources including writing instruction, grammar, tips on avoiding plagiarism, style guides, and citation information for APA or MLA formats.

Local Schools

Citation Resources