Students - Homework, Research and Reference Desk

All Kinds of Minds
Helps families and educators better understand differences in student learning.

AltaVista
Provides Internet search capabilities with global connections.

Ask Jeeves
Serves as a site for students especially those looking for music and image sites.

Fact Monster from Information Please
Features a colorful, kid-friendly web site as a great homework helper. Subjects are clearly marked for easy reference, and a search engine is included.

Information Please: Fact Finder
Serves as a one-stop reference, and includes information about almost anything.

KidsClick!
Provides information on topics like current events, weird and mysterious facts, health and well-being, entertainment, the arts, sports and recreation, and much more.

Merriam-Webster Online
Serves as the online version of the popular tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Includes many links to related words and phrases.

Michigan eLibrary
Offers over 20,000 resources grouped into 14 major subject areas. There are links to Michigan government, tax information, election results, kid's online magazines, reference books and much more. MEL is also the gateway to the Access Michigan databases.

Michigan Geneology: Kindred Trails, Worldwide Geneology Resources
Provides links and information for family history resources including, events, reunions, state histories, geneology research, speakers, publications, geneology charts and much more.

Michigan State University Libraries
Offers access to MAGIC, MSU's Online Catalog.

National Association of Media and Technology Centers
From the National Association for Media and Technology Centers.

Noodle Tools
Gives free tools that will be helpful for students when writing a paper. Using Quick Cite students can quickly generate a MLA-style citation for a single source (simplified for younger students).

The Library of Congress
Offers access to major exhibits, the Library of Congress Information System (LOCIS), the POW/MIA database; and the U.S. Congress.

Web Crawler Web Search
Offers a combination of different search engines.