Brain Fuse: Live tutoring, writing lab, learning library with lessons in many subjects, college test prep, etc. Library card needed.



MeL Teen: Explore the many Michigan eLibrary resources to aid in homework, college prep, career help, and more.

Britannica School – High: High school level articles, primary and secondary sources, videos, biographies, atlas, etc.

Biography Reference Center: Information on many historical and current influential individuals.

Gale in Context – Opposing View Points: Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.

English & Literature

Project Gutenberg: Free ebook formats of classic works that are available for downloading or reading online.

Bartleby: Classic poetry and books available online.

Cliffnotes: Character lists, summary and analysis by chapter, character analysis, biography of the author, quizzes and essay questions.

Sparknotes: Gives context of novels, plot overviews, character lists, analysis of major characters, themes, motifs, symbols, summaries and analysis of each chapter, key facts and study questions. Also a No Fear Shakespeare section that focuses solely on William Shakespeare’s works.

GradeSaver: Gives a basic summary of a work as well as in depth summary and analysis of chapters, major themes, and character lists.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary: A dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English dictionary, medical dictionary and encyclopedia.

Purdue Online Writing Lab: Explains the writing process in detail and also gives research and citation sources.

826 Michigan: A non-profit organization that tutors in writing skills.

Math & Science Math help for pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and calculus.

The Math Page: Online math courses from the City University of New York on arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, and calculus.

Free Math Help: Math lessons on algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus and statistics. Also has math games, calculators and information about sports math.

Common Algebra Mistakes: Gives examples of common algebra mistakes and explains them in detail. Gives calculus problems with step-by-step solutions.

How Stuff Works: Information on engineering, environmental science, forces of nature, physical science, science versus myth and space.

WebElements: Learn about the elements in the periodic table.