Homework Databases

Book an appointment with one of our trained librarians for one-on-one training and assistance with any of our databases or on-line services. Use our computers or bring in your own laptop. Call 847-918-3225 or stop by any of our service desks to schedule an appointment.

Homework Databases

Database Name Description Click to use at home Click to use at the library
eLibrary

Full-text and multimedia materials from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts.

Gale Virtual Reference Library A central source for encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for a variety of subjects.
General OneFile General-interest periodical, journal, and newspaper database. It includes travel guides, radio and television transcripts, and more.
Grolier Online

Online Encyclopedias, Thesaurus, Dictionary, and Multi-media reference.

InfoTrac Newsstand Provides full-text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers.
Learn a Test

Study guides and practice exams for: AP, college prep, graduate placement, career and civil service. Please note that Learning Express has recently upgraded their interface, so previous users will need to register again. If you still have tests or training in the previous interface, you may still access them at http://learnatest.com/lel/ for a short time.

LitFinder Literature Database Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Mango Languages

Master a new language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions to help you learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. More than 40 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Available in-library or at home to Fremont cardholders only.

Online Courses in Information Technology Learn more about information technology with one of these open online courses. These classes, on areas including application development, systems analysis, and health informatics are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Mathematics Learn more about pure and applied mathmatics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Physics Learn more about physics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Science Learn more about science with one of these open online courses. These classes, on the subjects of chemistry, biology, physics, geology, social science, and medical science, are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Writing Learn more about writing with one of these free, open online courses, including both technical and creative writing.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Pro/Con views for over 13,000 subjects, court cases and other topics, biographies and profiles.  Includes pictures, graphs, references, and more.
Teen Health and Wellness Provides nonjudgmental, straightforward information on important health and wellness topics, including self-help support.
Tutor.com

Live, one-on-one homework help and writing assistance every day 3-9 pm. Subjects include math, science, social studies, and English.  Help also offered in Spanish.

World Book Encyclopedia Access encyclopedia content for kids through adult, including the Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.