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FREE homework and research resources available

Monday, October 3, 2011, 4:41 pm

The 2011 Montana State Legislature appropriated monies, again, for statewide information resources for all Montana libraries to provide to their patrons. This includes all school libraries in our state. Please find a list below of these extraordinary resources which will provide Montana students and parents with much needed assistance. Click on the working links listed below.

EBSCOHost consists of places to do research on everything from academics, business, auto and small engine repair, nursing & much more. Your teacher-librarian can help set up access at school as well as access from home for students, teachers and parents. Online tutorials can be found at http://support.ebsco.com/training/tutorials.php 

HomeworkMT.org powered by Tutor.com) is a homework help Web service dedicated to online and live tutoring, test preparation and curriculum support for K-12 students. Be sure to log in after 2pm to see the live help section come alive.

Here is a general list of the services provided through HomeworkMT.org:

o   
Live Homework Help Online Tutoring in over 20 subject
areas:  Coverage for Montana will be
Sunday through Thursday, 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.


o    ProofPoint Real-Time Writing Center allows  students and tutors to collaborate in real time on reports, essays and papers

o    SkillsCenter Resource Library includes a library of Web sites, videos, sample problems and worksheets based on subject academic resources, GED materials, financial literacy e-resources and includes these standardized test preparation materials:

§  College Entrance
Exams (ACT, PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests including SAT-II)


§  Graduate School
Entrance Exams (GMAT, GRE, GRE Subject Tests, LSAT, MCAT, SMLE)


§  Other exams: (AP, ASVAB, CMA, Civil Service, CLEP, COMPASS, GED, NCLEX, NNAAP, NET, TOEFL,USMLE)

Please contact Colet Bartow, Library-Information Literacy Curriculum Specialist, with any questions about these FREE resources for Montana schools and libraries.

For more information, contact Colet Bartow, 406-444-3583