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Homework Hotline - Ask Rose

Call, email, or chat online to get free help with math and science homework from live tutors at Rose Hulman University. For Indiana students in grades 6-12. Available Sunday-Thursday, 6 pm – 9 pm.

Phone: 1-877-ASK-ROSE
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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete

Find articles from more than 3,800 journals in the world’s largest scholarly full-text database. Includes publications covering social sciences, humanities, education, computers, engineering, physics, chemistry, languages, arts & literature, medical sciences, and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank

Find in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, Junior Authors & Illustrators, and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center

Read full-text and narrative biographies, including those from Biography Today and Biography. This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Explora for High Schools

Explora for High Schools

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the arts, literature, biography, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, science and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

MAS Complete

MAS Complete

Read popular magazines for high school students, including Discover, New Republic, Popular Science, Smithsonian, American History, CollegeXpress Magazine, and more. Log in with your library card. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Online version of the well-known encyclopedia. Find brief overviews and articles for thousands of topics. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete

Read full articles from more than 2,000 magazines and journals covering general interest, business, health, education, science, and more. Includes Consumer Reports and other popular magazines. Also contains reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps & flags. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source

Provides selected full text from 200 U.S. and 20 international newspapers, 21 newswires and newspaper columns, and 26 TV and radio news transcripts. Cover-to-cover text from The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, and more. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

Get a balanced perspective on current events and issues with Points of View Reference Center. Contains 400 topics, each with an overview, argument, counterpoint, and supplementary research. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

TOPICsearch

TOPICsearch

Explore social, political, and economic issues, current events, scientific discoveries, and more. Find information on popular topics. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Artcyclopedia

Artcyclopedia

Index of online museums and image archives with links to over 180,000 art works that can be viewed online.

The Artist's Toolkit

The Artist's Toolkit

An interactive website by ArtsConnectEd that explores visual elements and principles.

Axis 360

Axis 360

Find popular fiction and non-fiction for teens and adults. Download eBooks and eAudiobooks using the Axis 360 app, or read/listen in your browser. Find out more about Axis 360. Log in with your library card number and PIN. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank

Find in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, Junior Authors & Illustrators, and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Book Connections

Book Connections

YA book and author resources, including book readings, author/illustrator interviews, book trailers, audiobook performances, book-related activities, and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

eBooks High School Collection

eBooks High School Collection

Fiction and non-fiction eBooks for high school students, including popular fiction, classic literary works, general reference, and non-fiction across subject areas. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Grammarly

Grammarly

Online proofreading tool that checks text for grammar, punctuation, and style.

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus

Find information on thousands of authors and their works. Includes full text of classic and contemporary poems, critical essays about popular YA titles, more than 750 literary journals, and reference guides related to literature. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

MagillOnLiterature

MagillOnLiterature

Find editorially reviewed critical analyses, character studies, author biographies and plot summaries of the most studied literary works. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Find book suggestions and more in this searchable database for readers. Covers fiction and non-fiction. Includes recommended reads by author, title, series, genre, or subject area; book reviews; feature articles; series order; award winners; book discussion guides; and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

The first and largest single collection of free electronic books to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. Over 40,000 ebooks available.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Find grammar information, writing resources, information about how to format a paper and cite sources, and more.

Short Story Index

Short Story Index

Index of short stories by author, title, genre, subject, literary technique and more. No full text. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Take free self-guided lessons to learn any of 80 languages. Have conversations with native speakers and other learners, score your pronunciation, play back recordings, and take quizzes that test pronunciation, vocabulary, comprehension, and spelling. Create a free account with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard.

Rosetta Stone Level 1 for Personal Use

Rosetta Stone Level 1 for Personal Use

Learn a new language using this technology-based language learning software. Level one only; not for use in K-12 schools. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

American Memory

American Memory

Digital record of American history and creativity, chronicling historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. Includes written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music.

American Presidency Project

American Presidency Project

Online archive of presidential documents.

BBC Country Profiles

BBC Country Profiles

Country profiles covering history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Includes audio and video clips from BBC archives.

Chronicling America

Chronicling America

Historic American newspapers. Search newspaper pages from 1836-1922. A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities & the Library of Congress.

Indiana Memory

Indiana Memory

Primary sources about Indiana history.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

iCivics

iCivics

Online games that teach civics. Be the President, a judge, a member of Congress, or a community activist fighting for local change.

Indiana MAP

Indiana MAP

The largest publicly available collection of Indiana geographic information system (GIS) map data.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Free online courses in world history, US history, and other topics.

National Geographic Society - Mapping

National Geographic Society - Mapping

Interactive map maker and printable maps.

National Map

National Map

U.S. maps presented by the U.S. Geological Survey, including aerial photographs, elevation, geographic, hydrography, transportation, and land cover maps.

The World Factbook

The World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 countries and entities around the world.

Algebra.com

Algebra.com

Ask algebra questions and get solutions to problems at this community website with hundreds of free tutors.

Dave's Short Trig Course

Dave's Short Trig Course

Online trigonometry tutorial created by David E. Joyce of Clark University.

Math Planet

Math Planet

Covers pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry. Also includes practice tests for the SAT and ACT.

AskRose Homework Helpline

AskRose Homework Helpline

Get live help with math and science homework from Rose-Hulman students, Sunday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m. For students in 6th-12th grades. Ask online or call 1-877-ASK-ROSE.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Free online courses in pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, and more.

Math Warehouse

Math Warehouse

Covers algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.

AskRose Homework Helpline

AskRose Homework Helpline

Get live help with math and science homework from Rose-Hulman students, Sunday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m. For students in 6th-12th grades. Ask online or call 1-877-ASK-ROSE.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Free online courses in biology, chemistry, physics, computer science and more.

NASA

NASA

Images, videos, and news from America’s space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration and scientific discovery.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

An extensive collection of science-oriented content for student researchers. Includes magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, biographies, videos, images, lesson plans, and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

Codecademy

Codecademy

Learn to code interactively, for free.

 

Make

Make

DIY projects and ideas. Celebrating your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will.

Visible Human Project

Visible Human Project

Learn key concepts in human anatomy through images and digitized sections of the human body.

Visionlearning

Visionlearning

Free online library and interactive animations on biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, and more.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals. Improve core academic skills, pass the GED/TASC, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. Includes interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. Available through INSPIRE.

Vocational Studies Premier

Vocational Studies Premier

Full-text journals and books to support the research needs of students enrolled in vocational programs. Includes cosmetology, fire science, law enforcement, veterinary assisting, computers, graphic arts, and more. Log in with your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Sign up now to get an eCard. Also available through INSPIRE.

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