Teen Homework Help
||Homework Help for Teens at RCPL
Homework can be a pain, no doubt about it. On this page, you will find some resources that are intended to help allay some of the frustrations associated with homework. And if you get bored, you can stare at this comic panel. If anybody bugs you, tell them you're doing research.
Some of the things we offer:
Research databases are a great way to find information on a number of topics. They are free to use, and count as outside resources for a paper.
We provide links to The Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab, where you can find the most up-to-date citation information for MLA, Chicago, and APA styles.
Check out what we have to offer!
|YA Research Databases
InfoTrac is a database of magazine and newspaper articles covering a variety of subjects (access from home via FindItVa)
It also has a multitude of materials, like scientific papers and radio
recordings that you can listen to by downloading. A wonderful general
Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that can help you learn Spanish, Pirate, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and more.
Main Street Newspapers
As a community news source, Our Valley.org
provides access to archives of area newspapers, including Vinton
Messenger, Salem Times- Register, Cave Spring Connection, and Blue Ridge
Family Magazine. The source also provides access to Fincastle,
Montgomery, New Castle, and Radford papers. Good if you're doing a report on a local person or community event.
Newsbank (Roanoke Times)
provides access to full-text articles on local news, issues, events,
and people, as well as current and archived issues of Roanoke Times.
Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, and