Homework Help for Teens


Locally-Subscribed Databases are available to Oregon Public Library patrons with a valid library card and have designated Oregon Library as your home library.

  • Literature Resource Center has information about authors and their works.
  • Mango is an online language-learning system for help learning languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and Russian and more.
  • NoveList Plus offers recommended reads, book discussion guides, book talks, author biographies, and articles.


BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library and offers online resources for all Wisconsin residents with a valid library card.


  • Britannica School provides encyclopedia articles with images, maps, and other learnin materials for K-12 students and educators.
  • LearningExpress Library provides web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials and includes comprehensive courses in math, reading and writing, and more than 300 online practice tests for students and adults.
  • LitFinder provides a collection of literary works and related articles including access to thousands of full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and play along with biographies, summaries, photos, and more.


Health & Nutrition

  • TeensHealth Offers information on a variety of topics like food & fitness, diseases, drugs & alcohol, and much more.


Writing & Research

  • Coming to Terms A guide to writing research papers that includes tips for getting started, finding information on the web and in the library, and links to online resources.
  • Schoolbytes Lots of book summaries.
  • CliffsNotes Literature, math, science, language, and more subject guides are available.
  • SparkNotes Many subjects and test prep guides are available.
  • UW- Madison Writing Center Writing guides and citation styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.).
  • NoodleTools Offers citation generator and tools for research.
  • EasyBib Free bibliography and citation maker.